Lawyers representing midwifery advocates and opponents debated the constitutionality of the midwifery provision before Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce on Thursday.
The Missouri Department of Transportation’s plan to repair 800 of the state’s worst bridges has been delayed until September because of legal issues, said Eric Schroeter, assistant central district engineer.
ST. LOUIS — Missouri officials have identified 11 bridges in the state highway system that will be inspected to confirm their safety. One of the bridges is a deck arch truss bridge, the same that collapsed in Minnesota on Wednesday.
One hundred twenty professional cyclists will come to the state in six weeks, and routes for the Tour of Missouri are now set.
Missouri state senator and likely attorney general candidate Chris Koster announced Wednesday morning that he is leaving the Republican Party and joining the Democrats.
COLUMBIA — Sen. Chris Koster announced Wednesday that he was switching from the Republican to the Democratic Party, as he prepares for a likely run for attorney general.
ST. LOUIS - The former head of the state public defender's office in St. Louis has pleaded guilty to federal charges of arranging a sham marriage to keep his boyfriend in the U.S.
KANSAS CITY - Two teenagers were charged Tuesday with kidnapping and assault after they allegedly kidnapped a pregnant woman and held her in a motel room until one of the suspects left the room and alerted police.
ST. LOUIS — A 40-year-old St. Louis County man has contracted the first human case of West Nile virus in Missouri this year, health authorities said Tuesday.
COLUMBIA - Expectant mothers Kimberly Fallon and Dallion Rehm were planning to take advantage of a new state law by giving birth at home, using certified professional midwives as their primary caregivers.
Missouri is leading the nation in reducing its inmate population, thanks to changes in recent years designed to get offenders back on their feet, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday.
An environmentalist group wants Missouri to stop funding certain water studies, saying the research fails to accurately determine which streams are used for swimming and would therefore qualify for greater environmental protection.
As the race to be the next president of the United States heats up, four Democratic candidates spoke here Friday about issues concerning the black community.
In the next few weeks, the University of Missouri System Board of Curators will begin another round of interviewing candidates to choose the next system president.
I wondered: Would it be hard for two white journalists from the Columbia Missourian to cover a black conference? Beyond that, I pondered the question every reporter asks: Will I get a good story?
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Edwards and Dennis Kucinich outlined plans encouraging change in American policy.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and others working to pay off old campaign debts could benefit if the state Supreme Court follows the state’s suggested model for reinstating Missouri’s campaign contribution limits.
A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy resigned today after being accused of sodomizing a 15-year-old girl in a Sibley park.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former tanning salon owner on eight child pornography charges for allegedly videotaping underage female customers with a hidden camera.
Police said Thursday they are trying to determine the identity of cremated remains in a popcorn tin that ended up in front of a home in the southwest Missouri town.