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."
The two suburban St. Louis men are accused of recruiting investors to buy Sikeston properties for more than the actual selling price. Investigators learned of concerns when bankers in Sikeston began to notice inflated prices linked to the transactions.
Judge George H. Wu told attorneys he was leaning toward excluding the evidence of the suicide from the trial of Lori Drew, who is accused of using a fictitious profile on the social networking site to drive Megan Meier, her daughter's former friend, to hang herself.
Constitution Party treasurer candidate Rodney Farthing got 2.4 percent of the vote in last week's election. Farthing did not win, but that's a large enough proportion to ensure the party a spot on Missouri's 2010 and 2012 ballots.
An Illinois judge revoked the bond for Olutosin Oduwole, who allegedly threatened a rampage on the Southern Illinois University campus, where he was a student.
By late Monday afternoon, police had no suspects in the shooting deaths of Tammy Cantrell, 44, and Mark Gerstner, 24.
After nearly a month of maintenance, AmerenUE's nuclear power plant was restarted Friday night.