The Missouri Department of Corrections received a mandate Monday to return Rios to Boone County for a new murder trial.
The request to former state Attorney General John Ashcroft from then-state Sen. Ralph Uthlaut Jr. was clear: Are Missouri lawmakers immune from arrest for drunken driving and other traffic violations?
Zach Kinne was elected national FFA president in at the 80th FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
The Missouri Bar Association won’t take a stance on having a moratorium on the death penalty in Missouri, but a national ban is recommended by the American Bar Association.
Gov. Matt Blunt, an abortion-rights opponent, has launched a task force on a scientific quest to determine how abortions affect women.
Sen. Chuck Graham, under pressure from Republicans to resign following his drunk driving arrest last weekend, said he has no plans to ditch his re-election campaign.
Gov. Matt Blunt terminated the state contracts of Sam’s Janitorial Services in Jefferson City following a raid that resulted in the arrest of 25 employees. The owner of the service said the governor overstepped his authority.
A planned fundraiser for Sen. Chuck Graham will take place as scheduled Friday evening at the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena.
Steve Tatlow, after raising concerns with the Missouri attorney general’s office about the public entity’s practices, faces retribution from board colleagues.
A spokeswoman for University Hospital said staff acted appropriately in trying to prevent Columbia police from obtaining Sen. Chuck Graham’s urine — the Police say they acted appropriately as well.
The president will tour the headquarters of a St. Louis-based business, give a speech about the federal budget and attend a Republican fundraiser.
With both permanent flagpoles destroyed by high winds, state officials have erected a temporary pole to carry the U.S. and Missouri flags.
Rep. Tom Burcham, the last Missouri legislator to be arrested for drunken driving, gave advice to Sen. Graham, who was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Widespread storm damage has been reported from mid-Missouri to southwest Illinois.
The state provides as much public school funding as the Missouri Constitution requires, a Cole County judge ruled Wednesday in rejecting a lawsuit filed by almost one-half of the state’s school districts, including Columbia Public Schools.
Community-acquired Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, a type of staph infection, is a recently found illness that is more easily treatable but capable of more damage.
The state provides as much public school funding as the Missouri Constitution requires, a Cole County judge ruled Wednesday.
If the Missouri Ethics Commission rules that the gubernatorial candidates must refund excess campaign donations, Gov. Matt Blunt would have to return $4.2 million, and Attorney General Jay Nixon would have to return $1.3.
The demand for the kits, which provide digital and DNA records of children, has risen in response to prominent Missouri kidnapping cases.
Gov. Matt Blunt’s higher education initiative calls for MOHELA to pay the state $350 million over several years. The money will fund various college construction projects.