Randall D. Russell, a pastor from Neosho, pleaded guilty on the charges of first-degree child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor. The sentencing is scheduled for April 21 and prosecutors say Russell will receive 15 years.
Former Gov. Matt Blunt's office legal counsel Scott Eckersley sued Blunt for defamation and wrongful termination in September 2007. Attorneys for Blunt are asking an appeals court to dismiss the lawsuit and are citing executive privilege.
Though large casinos at gambling hot-spots across the country are losing money, Missouri casinos have posted more patrons and higher revenues in February than during the same month last year, according to the Missouri Gaming Commission.
Federal charges have been filed against an active duty naval recruiter and three others for attempted commercial sex trafficking of a child.
The Senate approved an amendment Tuesday requiring police to positively identify the driver of a vehicle caught on camera running a red light before a ticket could be issued.
Springfield police have not made any arrests in connection with the suspected embezzlement from St. John's College of Nursing and Health Services but Republic police say they are investigating the same suspect for thefts from another organization.
The 71-year-old eastern Missouri woman died Jan. 21 from septic shock. Iron Mountian Lake police are investigating the notion that unsanitary living conditions led to her death.
Former Gov. Matt Blunt is claiming executive privilege in his fight against a former staff lawyer who said he was wrongfully terminated.
Steelman contends earmark spending has contributed to the nation's troubled economy and wastes money.
Cedar Fair, based in Sandusky, Ohio, took on a huge debt in 2006 with its $1.24 billion acquisition of Paramount Parks Inc.
The House Elections Committee endorsed the proposal, which would allow lawmakers to spend the entire 16 years in one chamber, instead of the previous limit of eight years in each chamber.
The Missouri Department of Conservation has recognized a population growth in black bears for the state and is trying to implement a system to educate residents about the bears' need for protection.
Hospitals would have paid an additional $20 million in annual taxes to include more adults in the state's Medicaid program. Some Republicans were reluctant to accept the increase without backing from hospitals.
Two separate accounts will be created in the bill, which also allows the state treasurer to create additional accounts for stimulus money.
Rivers in Missouri are expected to reach flood level this week, but no significant problems are expected.
Curt Sleeper of Festus said Tuesday that a New Jersey-based business, Logical Source Inc., offered a 15-year loan with a low interest rate that should allow his family to keep their home.
Illinois State Police detective James Walker's account of the shooting that took place at the First Baptist Church in Maryville, Ill., offers a clearer picture of the incident.
The cuts represent about 15 percent of The Star's work force and wages will be reduced for all workers.
Money committed to the upkeep of the Truman Sports Complex could be used to stave off cuts to the Kansas City Police Department.
Terry J. Sedlacek was charged Monday after the shooting death of the Rev. Fred Winters and the stabbings of two parishioners of the First Baptist Church in Troy, Ill. Sedlacek once suffered from Lyme disease, which can have serious effects on the brain if left untreated.