Richard Davis of Independence faces the death penalty when he is sentenced Thursday in the May 2006 killing of 41-year-old Marsha Spicer, also of Independence.
Voters approved a plan in 2006, but this November, they'll be voting for city-supported construction of a 14-mile starter route.
Larrison's World's Largest Small Appliance Museum opened Friday in hopes of preserving for future generations what kept yesteryear's kitchens percolating.
Six people are in serious condition following a crash stemming from a bus failing to yield to an SUV in Stoddard County.
Drury University officials are hoping a 90-minute presentation on binge drinking helps prevent the kind of thing that happened to a freshman a month ago.
Vice presidential candidate Joe Biden promised more jobs, affordable health care and tax cuts for 95 percent of Americans in one of three campaign stops in Missouri on Thursday.
Ethics, health care, the economy and highway funding were among the topics d’jour at the hour-long debate on Thursday in Kansas City.
Former Sen. John Danforth wants the Republican Party to get back to its "good, old" traditions: lower taxes and less government.
The only major disagreement that emerged between Missouri's attorney general candidates in their second debate involved a proposal to protect journalists from having to disclose anonymous sources and unused information in court.
Statehouse candidates in Boone County are weighing in on whether to rewrite a 1976 consumer protection law that AmerenUE has targeted as a barrier to financing a second nuclear power plant in Callaway County.
The bald eagle, barn owl and western fox snake have all been removed from the state endangered species list. The decision was voted on at a Missouri Conservation Commission meeting in September in Poplar Bluff after an internal review by the Department of Conservation and an external review by other experts on the status of each species.
An Independence lawyer who invested money from a memorial fund for two slain children into his own company is being investigated for possible securities fraud.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday denounced Republican John McCain's $300 billion mortgage bailout plan as a way "to reward banks and lenders for their greedy behavior."
An audit of state spending cards released Wednesday found that oversight has improved but noted that one former state worker used the cards for thousands of dollars of personal expenses.
A southwest Missouri egg-production plant is named in four federal lawsuits claiming it and other companies conspired to fix domestic egg prices.
Marcus Powell, 27, was found in a shed in a mobile home park after a manhunt by St. Charles County Police this morning.
Officials in Missouri, a hard-fought jewel in the presidential race, are sifting through possibly hundreds of questionable or duplicate voter-registration forms submitted by an advocacy group that has been accused of election fraud in other states.
Heavy fog is believed to have contributed to the accident early Wednesday morning on eastbound I-44.
Police in St. Charles County are looking for Marcus Powell, 27, who is wanted for questioning in the shooting death of Delarrian Davis, 12, of Madison, Ill.
The National Rifle Association is endorsing Republican presidential nominee John McCain despite differences with the Arizona senator on gun-show rules and campaign finance restrictions.