James Adams, 23, of Overland Park, Kan., was crossing Belcher Branch Lake when his boat started taking on water.
Officials in Jackson, Clay and Platte counties say they will take the lead on a regional mass transit plan in wake of Kansas City's failed light-rail proposal.
Washington University is phasing out almost all of its sales of bottled water because of its costs to society in energy and expense.
Two Illinois brothers were charged Thursday in the shooting deaths of a waitress and cook at a Steak 'n Shake restaurant where the suspects had worked, authorities said.
President George W. Bush has declared a major disaster in Missouri and ordered federal aid for areas recovering from severe storms, flooding and a tornado in September.
St. Charles and Kansas City casinos will lay off as much as 6 percent of their work force.
A northwest Missouri man draws a 22-year sentence in federal prison for a loan scheme that defrauded investors around the country, including a church in Las Vegas.
Sen. Kit Bond is one of two Republican senators to back the Democrats' $25 billion bailout plan for the auto industry, which is being pushed by General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler.
Officials in the western Missouri town of Clinton have rescheduled a prayer breakfast to celebrate the reopening of an Elks Lodge that was the scene of a deadly collapse.
AmerenUE has teamed up with St. Louis University and created Quantum Weather, a network of 100 weather stations, mounted on existing utility poles, that record close to real-time feedback about storms, which helps utility crews respond more effectively.
Members of the Teamsters union have overwhelmingly approved modifications to their contract with Interstate Bakeries Corp., clearing the way for the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread to come out of bankruptcy no later than February.
The hospital will be cutting 160 jobs, 20 of which were cut last week.
The coroner will not say if the Taser shock was the direct cause of death
Some studies tend to suggest that voters were more likely to rely on their own knowledge when they cast their votes rather than newspaper endorsements.
AmerenUE and Saint Louis University are teaming up to create a new weather-monitoring system to help work crews stay on top of power outages.
Jason E. Branch of Grandview was also ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution to the investers he was convicted of defrauding, including a church in Las Vegas.
Anthony Akins Jr. and Oundr'e Akins were each charged in the deaths of a waitress and a cook at a Steak 'n Shake where the brothers had once worked. Officials said the robbery of the restaurant yielded less than $200.
Gustavson Development Co. says it will sample for uranium in Mississippi County beginning next month. Finding the mineral could bring in as much as $60 million.
St. Louis Children's Hopsital will open an area called "safety stop" where they will offer free safety consultations and discounted products for families.
The Social Security Administration has informed Missouri school districts that only teachers, principals and a few other positions are exempt from paying into Social Security.