As part of a national effort, Missouri families are being encouraged to take children to the nearest state park so they can explore nature during "Take a Child Outside" week from Sept. 24 through 30.
The amended murder charge says Karen Davenport failed to provide adequate medical treatment for her daughter.
Troops who respond to state emergencies are paid on the state payroll system, which can take a month to be processed.
Twenty-seven counties are now eligible to receive aid after flooding this summer.
Kansas City police said they’re investigating the death of a man found shot inside a taxi on a city street.
Sen. Chuck Graham, D-Columbia, confirmed he plans to run for Democratic floor leader if he wins his re-election campaign. His opponent will likely be Sen. Victor Callahan, D-Jackson County.
But Mark James, who oversees homeland security and is director of the state Department of Public Safety, warns that potential terrorists are always looking for new ways to wreak havoc, and the state must always keep its guard up.
Voters will get a chance to decide whether investor-owned utilities must boost their use of renewable energy sources.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate also said he would bring more private money to colleges and universities.
A former Shell Knob man said he harvested the eggs at his home and sold the resulting caviar in Tennessee. Prosecutors say he sold about 387 pounds of caviar for at total of $35,820.
An expert defense witness said during a sentencing hearing that Jerry Buck Inman would likely be killed if he were allowed to mix with other inmates because of his sex-related convictions.
Eugene Ford faces sentencing in November for helping plan the theft of an armored car in Farmington in 2006.
Thieves in the St. Louis area have been breaking into vehicles to steal the devices, which contain expensive metals such as platinum.
Lawrence Adolphe Thompson III was involved in a single-car accident and was being held on pending charges of driving while intoxicated when an officer discovered his body hanging in the holding room.
The model will boost an area of the museum that had previously been lacking.
Middleweight boxer Cory Spinks was cleared of allegations he had an altercation with a woman after surveillance video showed he was shopping at the time.
Schaefer served from 1995 to 2007 and oversaw major development for the town
Gov. Matt Blunt denied voting privileges to the student member of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators despite the legislation passing in the House and Senate.
Sen. Chuck Graham is sponsoring a measure that would give the student member of the UM System Board of Curators a vote.
Scott Muschany resigned Tuesday from the Missouri House just hours after pleading not guilty to felony charges of deviate sexual assault.