The state's minimum wage will increase by 15 cents to $7.50 per hour. While some argue the increase is too small, others say it makes Missouri uncompetitive.
The Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum closed in Ash Grove because the owner, Moses Berry, says the museum is too time-consuming for him to handle by himself at 63 years old.
Most of the defendants are Sedalia residents. Several are from towns in neighboring Johnson County and the rest are from Columbia, Blue Springs and Raytown.
Botanists often rely on literature when identifying and describing plants they find in the field. An attempt to involve the gaming community could help them translate 500 years worth of plant and animal books.
Brian Gansereit, a farmer in Leslie, is creating Gansereit Farms Goat Grazing, which will use goats and modern portable electric fencing to clear vegetation from overgrown properties
Doctors at St. Mary's Health Center treated a patient with severe leg sores caused by use of krokodil, a flesh-eating drug.
The zoo will continue to care for Berlin as though she were pregnant, however.
Mark and Laura Fiedler were accused of arranging meetings between people seeking sex and alleged prostitutes in a downtown office they leased.
Because Missouri does not allow same-sex marriage, Gov. Jay Nixon's order applies to couples legally married in other states who file taxes in the state.
Officials recently submitted a letter to the Republican National Committee formalizing their intent to bid on the convention.
In what may be a preview of the heated debate to come in the 2014 legislative session, a Senate panel was sharply divided over the best ways to reform Medicaid and whether to expand eligibility to include people at or below 138 percent of the federal poverty line.
Boone County legislators said Gov. Jay Nixon's request for an economic "truce" with Kansas should lead to a broader conversation about state tax reform. In a speech Tuesday, Nixon called for an end to tax incentive programs that move businesses back and forth across the Missouri-Kansas border.
The improvement project around the Gateway Arch will not be completed by the Arch's 50th anniversary.
Missouri and 35 other states are allowing the federal government to run their health insurance exchange. The shopping site is a key part of the 2010 health care law signed by President Barack Obama.
Ameren Missouri has already paid almost $22 million and is to continue rebates for consumers who install solar systems until reaching $91.9 million.
The community has agreed to pay $95,000 to end its involvement with the lawsuit, which was more than a dozen filed after the close of an artificial sweetener plant in August 2011. The plant's construction stopped when Mamtek failed to make a required bond payment.
Alyssa Bustamante plead guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the killing of 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten in 2009.
Jeffery Tillman of Kaiser, Mo. and Robert Morgan of Sunrise Beach, Mo., died when their powerboat flipped and crashed inside a Key West Harbor during the World Championship powerboat race in 2011.
Bustamante was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole and ordered to serve a consecutive 30-year term for armed criminal action.
Officials advise assembling separate emergency kits for homes and motor vehicles.