The Texas woman left her granddaughters in the car while she was in the Lady Luck Casino in Caruthersville.
The city pleaded guilty and signed a plea agreement in federal court on Monday.
The program teaches students and professors to use improvised weapons to fight back. One researcher has concerns.
The state Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of killing his cellmate. It upheld one given by a judge after the jury was deadlocked.
The mayor of the city, which has been plagued by bad smells from its plants, said the state needs to develop stricter rules for investigating and enforcing odor problems.
The Kansas City symphony and two sick Missourians want a court to rule that lawmakers have shortchanged their causes. In separate lawsuits, the Kansas City symphony and Thomas and Margaret Redmond ask that Missouri lawmakers be ordered to increase funding for the arts and life science research.
The singer has been diagnosed with laryngitis. But the move to postpone didn't come until after a concert Monday in Columbus, Ohio, that left many fans demanding refunds.
An official said he was concerned because he didn't know how long the water system had been without chlorine.
A 27-year-old eastern Missouri man is sentenced to 120 days in jail for stealing the bronze plaque that marked the St. Charles County grave site of pioneer Daniel Boone.
A bipartisan pair of prominent attorneys renewed a lawsuit Monday seeking e-mails from Gov. Matt Blunt’s office while asserting it has violated Missouri’s open-records law.
In a break from modern political tradition, Sarah Steelman so far has not endorsed Kenny Hulshof in his November general election against Democrat Jay Nixon. In fact, since election night, Steelman has said nothing at all about Hulshof.
The pressure is on to perform because she has a particularly choice spot on the Democratic National Convention program. She's speaking Monday night right before headline speaker Michelle Obama.
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning barge operators about the old tank, which rests firmly against the river bottom and sticks 10 to 15 feet above the water near Cape Girardeau.
But they agreed that better training for the state's work force will be a big part of their plans to expand the economy.
The nation's fourth-largest traditional telephone company said it was making those cuts and more to cope with the loss of business as more people drop landline phones for wireless and Internet phone services.
Officials say the adults lived with their children in filthy conditions among more than 300 ill-kept animals on a Polk County property.
Soil samples showed elevated levels of arsenic and lead, but not at hazardous levels, officials told residents of Cameron.
The rapes took place in the Westport area in the 1980s.