They didn't set records, but both cities reported spikes in homicides — and the bad economy may be partly to blame.
But the Midwest and Plains states are expected to fare better than the nation, a professor who oversaw the survey said.
Farmers in 11 counties are eligible to participate in the program, which could provide some handy money in return for a good nesting habitat for the scarce birds.
Two of the crashes occurred on the same street within a few hours of each other.
A 14-year-old boy was driving his parents' car when he hit a sewer culvert just before 3 a.m. Friday.
A 14-year-old boy was driving his parents' car when he struck a sewer culvert.
Three people died in 2008 in two separate accidents involving the business.
Donald Keith Giammanco is charged with the robberies of 12 St. Louis-area banks.
Three separate accidents have left five people dead in the first two days of 2009.
Projections indicate the state will average just over 57 inches of precipitation, a fraction above the record set in 1993, when the final numbers are official.
Chet Pleban said he considers the settlement unacceptable and will file an objection during a hearing on Monday . He said a decision on whether Matt Blunt's office violated laws on open records and document retention should be made through the judicial system, not by the investigators.
The use of the projected $130 million annually in new casino taxes figures to spark debate during the legislative session that starts Wednesday — partly because new tax dollars are expected to be scarce.
An appeals court in St. Louis has ruled that a Kansas-based payday lender — which does business in Missouri as Quik Cash — can't prevent customers from filing class-action lawsuits over its lending practices.
Tanya Fredman moved 8,000 miles away from her St. Louis family to spend a year volunteering in Rwanda and the Middle East.
Dairy Farmers of America is accused of buying large amounts of cheese to manipulate dairy prices.
One vehicle struck another shortly after midnight. At least one car caught fire.
With Missouri men recording low sperm counts, one Missouri legislator is proposing a bill that would require health insurance companies to pay for infertility treatments.
A federal conservation program originally designed to help small farmers is now disproportionately benefiting industrial livestock operations, according to a new report by a family farm advocacy group.
While first-time applications for jobless benefits dropped last week, economists mostly attributed that to the Christmas holiday and cautioned that a more accurate picture of new layoff filings won’t become clear until the holiday season is passed — around mid-January.
The outgoing governor has been hired by an equity firm led by Mitt Romney's son Tagg.