Gov. Matt Blunt said the Missouri National Guard faces a ‘demanding chore’ in Kosovo, where 1,000 guard members are now serving on a peacekeeping mission.
Barbara Dixon leaves after five years over differences with the board of governors.
A hunter James Berg is alive and well after being rescued from a tree as floodwaters surrounded him.
Alarmed by the reported tumors in the Cameron area, a team of state and federal officials took samples of tap water Monday to have them tested for potential health hazards.
The mayors of St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, St. Joseph, Joplin and Jefferson City met behind closed doors Tuesday in the capital city. Also at the meeting was the St. Louis County executive.
National Transportation Safety Board officials suggested that the Federal Aviation Administration work with the United States Parachute Association to strengthen safety regulations.
A theft investigation in northern Missouri led to the rescue of more than 200 animals, including chinchillas, alligators and baboons, Macon County Sheriff Robert Dawson said Tuesday.
The heavy rains over the weekend likely to cause several Missouri rivers to flood in the coming days.
Gov. Blunt is in Kosovo for the week to visit the Mo. National Guard stationed there and meet with leaders. Blunt also plans to visit with an Austrian business.
Missouri is deploying 141 workers from the Department of Social Services to help in relief efforts in Louisiana.
A year ago, John Dunivan fled from authorities after he was accused of sodomizing a young girl. His remains were found earlier this month after he shot himself, according to authorities.
A state audit found that there has been a decline in workers compensation claims since a 2005 law made it harder to prove.
Endangered Wyoming toads are being bred in captivity at the K.C. Zoo in a last-ditch attempt to save the species.
Major flooding is predicted at several communities, including St. Louis, St. Charles and Ste. Genevieve.
The heavy rainfall caused many creeks to overflow their banks, making roads across Columbia impassable and flooding some homes and businesses. In Boone County, flooding closed 28 roads on Saturday night and Sunday, and rescue crews were busy responding to numerous reports of stranded cars.
Crop progress and condition reports released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Missouri Field Office indicate the corn crop is faring well.
The Webster County Sheriff’s Department said 44-year-old Richard Parker pointed a loaded rifle at an officer Saturday and threatened several times to kill him.
It seems Attorney General Jay Nixon and U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof are in general agreement. Except the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial candidates can’t agree on which way is North and South, which way is forward and which way is backward.
The governor and his family had been traveling or staying in Springfield this summer while renovations were under way. Renovations continue.
Harrell Johnson’s attorney asked a Jackson County Circuit Court to dismiss the first-degree murder charge against him on the grounds that no case law supports the charge.