Nicholas Sheley is charged with killing eight people in Missouri and Illinois. A judge is giving attorneys until Wednesday to agree on an expert to evaluate whether Sheley is fit to stand trial in the murder of 65-year-old Ronald Randall.
Police say the dogs were abandoned by a woman in pens without food or water. The Humane Society says it took 119 animals from the woman four years ago.
The Missouri governor said the president's plan is not the right option for reforming the country's economy.
When Missouri Right To Life, an anti-abortion rights organization, publishes its endorsements for statewide offices next week, neither the Republican or Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor will be on that list, a group spokesperson said Wednesday.
Gov. Matt Blunt said he's not ruling out another run for public office, and to that end, will not close his campaign accounts. Blunt currently has more than $1.23 million on hand from his previous campaign.
A survey of farmers and ranchers released Thursday by the nonprofit Missouri Rural Crisis Center shows that one in five reported financial problems caused in part by spiraling health care costs.
Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson is contesting a judge's ruling that he owes $132,000 in unpaid alimony and child support.
A Missouri teenager is charged with killing an elderly couple and setting their home on fire in a $70 robbery on June 5, 2006.
The Missouri Board of Pharmacy on Wednesday took no action against Justus Drugstore: A Restaurant. The board earlier this year ordered the restaurant's owners to drop drugstore from its name, relying on a state law that prohibits businesses from using that term, along with "pharmacy" and "apothecary," unless they employ a licensed pharmacist.
In 2005, Blunt's administration issued a new travel policy. It requires employees to use state vehicles or rental cars whenever they are cheaper than reimbursing employees for using their personal vehicles.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing after a Hollister Co. store worker was allegedly fired for refusing to wear pants or a skirt above the knee, something that she says violates her religious beliefs.
A 68-year-old woman pleaded guilty to taking $118,000 in Social Security payments meant for clients of her office by writing herself checks.
The Missouri Farm Bureau Federation wants a Cole County judge to reconsider a hog-farm permit ruling that some critics fear could put the brakes on the state's agricultural business.
Shawn Hornbeck, who was kidnapped in 2002 in Washington County, tells his story during an interview with CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery." The show airs at 9 p.m. Saturday.
A report by the Republican Governors Association Missouri 2008 Political Action Committee shows it made the contribution to gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof on Aug. 26, two days before Missouri's contribution limits were repealed. But the group may have been hasty in making the contribution.
Missouri's congressional delegation is opposing an effort to establish a World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.
According to information from the Boone County Clerk's office, 22 percent fewer voters have registered in the county this year than at the same period in 2004.