Fire broke out Tuesday in St. Louis County, severely burning a woman and causing a police officer to be treated for smoke inhalation.
The plant prepares chicken, turkey and pork for other companies to use in dog food.
The teenager from O'Fallon pleaded guilty and was charged with involuntary manslaughter after an argument with his father escalated and caused them both to fall down the stairs.
The indictment says the 14 from the St. Louis area made their money from bank and wire fraud, the receipt of stolen property, and the buying and selling of contraband cigarettes.
A billboard, which features a caricature of Obama in a turban, posted near U.S. 63 has caused quite a stir in the small town and across the Web, with some people claiming it is racist.
The attorney of the woman accused of operating a fake MySpace account, which is said to have caused her teenage neighbor to hang herself, argued Tuesday that a second teenager was responsible for at least one of the messages that came from the account.
A state audit says the Department of Health and Senior Services did not adequately notify the public or medical providers about a new law requiring mercury-free vaccines for children younger than three and pregnant women.
Married people whose names did not match their Social Security numbers will receive stimulus checks after all.
Barack Obama's campaign rejected John McCain's invitation to collaborate on a committee against voter fraud, saying it was designed to decrease voter turnout.
InBev's takeover of Anheuser-Busch is still in the works amid the recent credit crunch. Even during the downturn in financial markets, the Belgium company said plans are on task to create the world's largest brewer of beers.
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking comments on its proposal to cut down trees in the Cedar Creek Ranger District and along Cedar Creek.
The body of 63-year-old Delores Locascio was discovered Tuesday in the Lake of the Ozarks, but no one saw what happened, according to the Missouri State Water Patrol. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.
The four recordings were made under the direction of the late Hans Vonk, who died in 2004.
Sen. Joe Biden's wife will discuss the economy, health care and education.
Secretary of State Robin Carnahan allowed a Democratic candidate for governor on the primary ballot after disqualifying him for not submitting necessary documentation.
Investigators say identifying the remains could take some time.
Only golf carts designated as "low-speed vehicles" can be used on Missouri roads.
A nineteen-year-old pleaded guilty for having her boyfriend shooting her parents at their home near Summersville.
The suspect, 28-year-old Pamela Fraction, is charged with assault for the incident that happened Thursday at New Life Evangelistic Center.
Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn said the crime scene included certain "elements" not usually present in local murders that he thought reflected a degree of "hatred" toward the victims.