JEFFERSON CITY — For about five years, Missouri quietly held on to millions of dollars in overpaid taxes from consumers who shopped and dined in the state.
Two more people have succumbed to the blistering heat that has settled over the region for two weeks.
Democratic attorney general candidate Margaret Donnelly on Wednesday called for Missouri to enact a children’s product safety law that could penalize businesses that don’t quickly inform consumers of product recalls.
After water washed over the top of the Taum Sauk hydroelectric plant reservoir in September 2005, plant supervisors determined the water level gauges weren't accurate and attempted to correct them.
St. Louis officials on Monday blamed the deaths of three elderly residents on the heat wave that has settled over the region for two weeks, and Midwesterners braced for even hotter weather over the next few days.
Karl Rove’s well-known political tactics also reached Missouri, observers said Monday after he resigned the post of chief political adviser at the White House.
NEOSHO — Prosecutors on Monday filed three murder charges against a Micronesian man accused of opening fire inside of a church, killing three people and wounding five others during a worship service of a mostly Micronesian congregation.
In recommending a successor for Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White, the judicial selection commission gave no public notice of its meetings, and has refused requests to publicly release its records.
Electrical problems appeared to have contributed to a house fire that claimed the lives of six family members.
An experiment by the Cape Girardeau County office of the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service is capturing the power of sunlight to provide fuel for irrigation. So far, the results have exceeded expectations.
Wildlife biologists this summer were puzzled when reports started coming in about the bark being stripped off trees high above the ground.
Construction workers, ballplayers and postal carriers: Don’t complain to Bud about the heat. He lives and works in this weather 24 hours a day.
With government institutions, including the courts, hobbled by decades of corruption and neglect, one of the few bodies still reliably administering justice is a parliament run by, and mostly for, children.
A nationwide recall of about 255,000 Chinese-made tires was announced by Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon on Thursday.
A gunman opened fire in the sanctuary of a southwest Missouri church Sunday, killing three people and wounding several others, authorities said.
For the next four weeks Boonville locals may see a young man sitting at the Fredrick Hotel typing on his computer or walking, biking or driving around the city’s streets with a camera in hand.
Today’s heat index, which is the combination of the temperature and the humidity, is expected to soar as high as 107 degrees.
The National Weather Service on Saturday upgraded the excessive heat watch to an excessive heat warning from 1 p.m. today to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Driven in large part by increased recognition from doctors and more houses built in old forests, the diseases are being reported at a rate far higher than the five-year average.
The case of Michael Dowell, accused of raping and killing a Wentzville teenager, has been moved to Boone County on a change of venue.