He has been the governor-elect's top legal counsel in the attorney general's office since 2003.
A boy from Jackson was hit by a car after a Veterans Day parade.
The Office of Public Counsel issued an analysis showing a funding method for a new nuclear reactor in Callaway County that could minimize the profits of the reactor and the cost to customers by about $5 billion.
A state trial judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday filed by critics of embryonic stem cell research who wanted to block $21 million in state funds from going to life sciences research.
While overall revenue rose from the same time last year, the numbers appear to have been inflated by the opening of a new casino.
Resarchers linked obesity in children to heart disease.
Sarah Steelman, who lost in the Republican primary to Kenny Hulshof, will teach a political science course on public policy and leadership.
The houses are expected to allow family members of injured veterans to stay near their relatives receiving medical care.
The shooting took place outside a tavern in Pontoon Beach, Ill., and left two people wounded.
Nixon announced Tuesday that Wayne Goode, a former Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, will be the deputy transition director for budget review.
Eldridge Lovelace, a retired urban planner who helped design the Gateway Arch grounds, died Friday at a St. Louis hospital. He was 95. Lovelace oversaw the design of the 90-acre grounds surrounding the Gateway Arch, which was completed in 1965.
Bill George, the CEO of the Kansas City Transportation Group, created the service with a business partner who was charged with a DUI last year.
The Missouri University of Science and Technology has designed a new networking site to help Missouri students communicate with a NASA astronaut in space. Through Spacebook, students from across the state are chatting with Sandra Magnus, a graduate of the university in Rolla.
A Missouri judge threw out a law capping how much a revenue department can charge for getting driver's license and motor vehicle records.
More than 500 employees of a Centralia manufacturing plant that makes plastics and construction materials are on strike over a contract that eliminates benefits. The plant is Centralia's largest employer.
Preacher Roe, a baseball player who had a 12-year career with the Dodgers, Pittsburgh and St. Louis died Sunday in West Plains. He was a four-time All-Star and a revered member of "The Boys of Summer" in Brooklyn.
Baxter Harris, a business teacher and girls' basketball coach at Hancock Place High School in south St. Louis County, is accused of having sex with a girl at a school and showing her and three other girls explicit pictures of himself.
A convicted drug dealer and one other man were found dead in a Kansas City apartment.
A 2-year-old southwest Missouri boy shot himself in the face with a gun that was not his father's duty weapon.
The Kansas City Star announced Monday it will cut 50 more employees from several departments. A memo from publisher Mark Zieman said the cuts were meant to buffer the paper in "one of the most challenging years in Star history."