ST. LOUIS — A 40-year-old St. Louis County man has contracted the first human case of West Nile virus in Missouri this year, health authorities said Tuesday.
COLUMBIA - Expectant mothers Kimberly Fallon and Dallion Rehm were planning to take advantage of a new state law by giving birth at home, using certified professional midwives as their primary caregivers.
Missouri is leading the nation in reducing its inmate population, thanks to changes in recent years designed to get offenders back on their feet, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday.
An environmentalist group wants Missouri to stop funding certain water studies, saying the research fails to accurately determine which streams are used for swimming and would therefore qualify for greater environmental protection.
As the race to be the next president of the United States heats up, four Democratic candidates spoke here Friday about issues concerning the black community.
In the next few weeks, the University of Missouri System Board of Curators will begin another round of interviewing candidates to choose the next system president.
I wondered: Would it be hard for two white journalists from the Columbia Missourian to cover a black conference? Beyond that, I pondered the question every reporter asks: Will I get a good story?
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Edwards and Dennis Kucinich outlined plans encouraging change in American policy.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and others working to pay off old campaign debts could benefit if the state Supreme Court follows the state’s suggested model for reinstating Missouri’s campaign contribution limits.
A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy resigned today after being accused of sodomizing a 15-year-old girl in a Sibley park.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former tanning salon owner on eight child pornography charges for allegedly videotaping underage female customers with a hidden camera.
Police said Thursday they are trying to determine the identity of cremated remains in a popcorn tin that ended up in front of a home in the southwest Missouri town.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night voted down the latest medicinal marijuana bill, which sought to keep residents of states that allow marijuana for medicinal purposes safe from federal raids.
A 2003 lawsuit against Dillard’s in Columbia, which appears likely to go to trial, contains allegations that “suggest a larger pattern of race based harassment,” wrote Judge Diana Murphy of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in the court’s opinion released last week.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and five other speakers agreed Thursday at a national convention that closing the economic gap between blacks and whites is the most important issue facing blacks today.
JEFFERSON CITY — Attorney General Jay Nixon suggested Wednesday that most candidates should have to return any campaign money they received above the state’s recently reinstated contribution limits.
The Hinchey Medical Marijuana Amendment,would prohibit the federal government from prosecuting people caught with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana with a doctor’s permission if it is legal in their state.
A Joplin teenager charged with firing an assault rifle in his middle school will go to trial as an adult and not be sent back to the juvenile system, a judge ruled Tuesday.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a potential independent presidential candidate, said today that performance-based merit pay for teachers should be implemented in the nation’s public schools.
Utility employees who removed safety gauges at the Taum Sauk reservoir immediately after it collapsed essentially tampered with key evidence, a state dam safety official testified.