The container was found in Laclede County over the weekend, and an autopsy will be conducted.
Glenn Barker, who suffered a brain injury while serving in Iraq and whose son was killed earlier this year in a vehicular accident, is unable to return to his home because of flood damage from burst pipes. The "Heroes to Hometown" program is trying to raise $63,000 to help Barker get a roof over his head.
Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., is one of two Republicans senators to have publicly supported the Democrat-backed automaker bailout. The Detroit Three are seeking $25 billion from the financial industry bailout for emergency loans.
Gary Sheets, who police say killed his ex-girlfriend Friday, spent two years in prison for sexually assualting a different girlfriend, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported today.
Authorities in southern Missouri are searching for witnesses to a fire at a detached garage where a body was found inside.
The future of the Kansas City School of the Arts charter is uncertain because a sponsor has not signed on.
Then-chief of staff Ed Martin was seemingly at odds with his boss when he tried to encourage conservative groups to block the nomination of Judge Patricia Breckenridge. Such a use of state e-mails was not unique.
A summary of the major figures in this story.
The e-mails released show Scott Eckersley went from being praised by his bosses to banished from the office in a matter of weeks — just as he was raising red flags about their handling of e-mails.
Here is a timeline of events surrounding Scott Eckersley's firing. Ecklersley, a former legal cousel for Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt's office, had raised concerns about the office's handling of e-mails.
The former president of Allen Village Charter School in Kansas City was ordered to pay restitution for embezzling money from the school.
O'Fallon man arrested after being charged in a 78-year-old woman's death.
Police have released the name of a man who fatally shot his ex-girlfriend at a medical center near St. Louis before he was killed by officers.
James Adams, 23, of Overland Park, Kan., was crossing Belcher Branch Lake when his boat started taking on water.
Officials in Jackson, Clay and Platte counties say they will take the lead on a regional mass transit plan in wake of Kansas City's failed light-rail proposal.
Washington University is phasing out almost all of its sales of bottled water because of its costs to society in energy and expense.
Two Illinois brothers were charged Thursday in the shooting deaths of a waitress and cook at a Steak 'n Shake restaurant where the suspects had worked, authorities said.
President George W. Bush has declared a major disaster in Missouri and ordered federal aid for areas recovering from severe storms, flooding and a tornado in September.
St. Charles and Kansas City casinos will lay off as much as 6 percent of their work force.
A northwest Missouri man draws a 22-year sentence in federal prison for a loan scheme that defrauded investors around the country, including a church in Las Vegas.