The economic recession in Mid-America will rival the 1981-82 recession for unemployment, according to professor Ernie Goss of Creighton University. The primary index from his Mid-America Economic Survey, which includes Missouri, has plunged to its second record low in as many months. The November index hit 37.8 in November, down 2.1 percentage points from October.
The term has been called derogatory and groups are pushing for legislation to change the language on parking signs.
John "Jack" Bardgett served 12 years on the state Supreme Court, co-founded his own law firm, as well as served in the Navy during WWII.
The new law will enforce Amtrak's right of way to freight traffic and help more trains arrive on time.
St. Louis CrimeStoppers is following in Kansas City's footsteps, displaying fugitive wanted ads on city standard and digital billboards in hopes of obtaining tips leading to arrests.
More than 2.9 million people in Missouri voted for president — nearly 200,000 more than in 2004. But compared with four years ago, tens of thousands more voters trailed off, skipping races for the state legislature and even for governor.
Kansas city officials, industrial companies and volunteers are restoring the waterway. They have already removed 100,000 tons of scrap iron and trash, as well as 20,000 to 30,000 tires.
A Missouri man was pardoned by President George W. Bush twelve years after pleading guilty to federal charges in the deaths of three bald eagles.
Lonnie Potter, his two daughters and four family pets safely escapted the fire, which destroyed the family's garage.
Students in an English class in New Madrid were given the assignment to interview and write about a local veteran. "New Madrid's Hometown Heroes" will be published, thanks to underwriting from a bank in the area.
The city hopes to combat pollution along the river, which winds through Kansas City, by working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to enlarge the channel and remove trash and run-down buildings along its banks.
A mural depicting a prayer service held after one of Missouri's worst train accidents, in 1914, will hang at Neosho United Methodist Church.
A Polk County woman wrecked her car near Bolivar. A deputy found her car, searched it for survivors and ordered the car towed after he found no one inside. Her husband later found her body below the bridge.
Burglaries in multiple states have been connected to three men who have managed to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to federal court documents.
Dardenne Prairie resident Tina Meier, whose daughter, Megan, hanged herself in the wake of an Internet hoax, says that while a neighbor's conviction in court this week didn't bring closure, other things have brought comfort.
After a Missouri mother was convicted Wednesday of accessing computers without authorization in a landmark cyberbullying trial, legal experts said the outcome could mean anyone who violates a Web site’s service terms is subject to prosecution.
In recent years, the pardoned turkey and its alternate have had the good fortune to retire to the site of many a dream vacation — Disney World and Disneyland.
The jury found Lori Drew guilty of three counts of accessing a computer without authorization. Each count is punishable by up to one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.
His attorney also said Wednesday that his client had nothing to do with unsolved slayings of a potential witness in the fraud case.
One passenger is hospitalized and in stable condition.