The St. Louis County and St. Charles County executives are challenging a state law designed to boost pay for sheriff deputies. Lawmakers added a $10 fee that sheriffs can charge for serving subpoenas and other court documents. The money is deposited in a state fund to boost deputy salaries.
Two colleagues from the state’s Western District Court of Appeals in Kansas City have been named to key posts in Chris Koster’s attorney general office. Joseph Dandurand was picked to be the deputy attorney general, and Ron Holliger will be the office’s general counsel.
Authorities identified a Webb City man who died while skydiving in southwest Missouri. The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department says 37-year-old Larry V. Miller was killed in Sunday’s skydiving accident.
Weekend storms brought up to 2 inches of rain through much of Missouri. Combined with snow melt, that’s causing minor flooding along some rivers, including the Mississippi. No significant damage is reported or expected.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 12 people died on Missouri roads during the four-day Christmas holiday.
A Roman Catholic women’s order that has been in eastern Kansas for 113 years plans to leave next year and merge with another Ursuline order in Kentucky. The Ursuline sisters plan to sell their grand convent in Paola — a local landmark — and begin moving in May.
Candidates for area House, Senate seats raised and spent more than ever
Missourians competing for public works contracts can actually benefit from high unemployment rates, thanks to a 1993 law that restricts who can be hired for public construction projects during times of high unemployment.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reviewed more than 1,000 pages of FBI documents on Thomas Eagleton and reported it found no direct evidence countering the FBI's denials that it had gathered information on the Missouri senator's treatment or leaked information about it.
Flood warnings were posted Sunday over sections of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and northwest Ohio, the National Weather Service said.
State Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, has proposed a bill to make it more beneficial for health care providers to see Medicaid recipients.
Graham, who sculpted Kansas City's 18-foot monument to jazz great Charlie Parker, died Saturday in Santa Monica, Calif.
Nurse Nancy Birkenmeier saves worn-out moms and desperate dads by fixing their children's sleep issues.
The standoff began when the man, considered a person of interest in the death of a Nebraska woman, called police to say he wanted to turn himself in.
Two teenagers and a 63-year-old were killed in accidents this weekend.
John-Paul Forget's body hasn't been recovered since he fell into the river from a bridge on Interstate 70 west of Columbia on Dec. 16. He was trying to avoid an oncoming semi.
Thousands lost power in Kansas City from the high winds. Meanwhile, several reported tornado touchdowns north of St. Louis damaged buildings.
The agency wants the focus to be on the stretch between the Meramec and Ohio rivers and on a stretch north of St. Louis. The change could require upgrades in sewage treatment plants along the Mississippi.
Bates County rancher David Cook disappeared in mid-November. As his cattle were auctioned off, his family and friends continued to search for answers.
The man, described as a model prisoner, went out to empty the trash and didn't come back.