No contract has been awarded, but to speed things up, state transportation officials have given approval for a potential contractor to begin the engineering work on the project to repair 802 bridges.
A woman was critically injured and two of her relatives were killed by her estranged husband before he turned the gun on himself, police said.
Their lawsuit says many immigrants who have met the requirements to become U.S. citizens are left in limbo for months or years because of slow processing of FBI name checks.
The governor had planned to sign the measure Friday afternoon just a couple of miles from the neighborhood where 13-year-old Megan Meier hanged herself in 2006 after receiving cruel messages over the Internet.
SaveBudweiser.com encourages visitors to contact elected officials and Anheuser-Busch shareholders to discourage the takeover of the company by Belgium-based brewer InBev. The Web site claims to have more than 18,000 signatures on its online petition.
The leaders who organized an anti-crime march that drew tens of thousands last weekend in St. Louis said Thursday they have begun recruiting “street teams” to mobilize in high-crime neighborhoods.
Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation Thursday adding the contribution checkoff to Missouri’s income tax forms.
John Cooper was placed on administrative leave with 30 days of pay.
The 21-year-old man, who is in prison in Minnesota, pleaded guilty to sending a letter containing a white powder and a note mentioning anthrax to the IRS headquarters in Kansas City.
The 22-year-old Bonne Terre man said he was the leader of the Bonne Terre Cult.
A Texas ranch says sperm from the bull, named Mommas Boy, was illegally taken in the 13 days between the time the bull was bought and delivered.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sarah Steelman has stopped airing a TV ad touting her actions against a construction company that hired illegal immigrants — just as Democrats intensified their criticism of it.
Samples of Missouri’s largest bur oak tree have been grafted in order to preserve its DNA.
A Missouri Supreme Court judge told a conference audience Wednesday that keeping nonviolent criminals away from violent criminals helps them to not reoffend.
A 7-year-old boy drowned Wednesday after losing his footing and being swept into a culvert by the current of Big Buffalo Creek in central Missouri.
Gov. Matt Blunt expressed disappointment Wednesday that California’s highest court declined to delay until after the November elections its decision legalizing same-sex marriage in that state.
A Jackson County judge has postponed Kansas City’s ban on smoking in bars and restaurants.
Thirty-nine of the 58 participating newspapers reported using at least 50 percent recycled newsprint, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Monsanto Co. plans to develop strains of corn, soybeans and cotton that can yeild more grain and fiber while consuming less water by 2030.
Missouri collected $7.2 billion in May, which is higher than the growth rate anticipated by the budget.