The student tweeted in early February that he was upset classes were not canceled because of bad weather. A student at Lincoln University in Jefferson City responded with a tweet saying that the MSU student was about "to shoot up his school #MSU BEWARE."
Republicans in the Missouri Senate withdrew support from a provision to the Second Amendment Preservation Act following an attack on it by the National Rifle Association.
While snowfall totals for the Corn Belt are so far in the below-normal to typical range, the potential for late-season precipitation could mean problems for farmers and shippers.
Roman Catholics in Kansas City have joined a formal request to Pope Francis calling for him to discipline Bishop Robert Finn. Finn, the head of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph was convicted in 2012 of failing to report a priest involved in child pornography.
Republican Catherine Hanaway and Democrat Chris Koster are building gubernatorial campaigns while other republicans are reported to be interested in making a 2016 run.
The Missouri Senate is set to begin debate on an overhaul of the state's criminal laws that supporters say is necessary because the current justice system is too confusing and has too many crimes.
The former U.S. Senate candidate's comments came a few days after Catherine Hanaway, a former Missouri House speaker, announced her Republican candidacy for governor.
The Democratic governor said he had agreed with Republican Sen. Will Kraus on a new plan that would reduce the individual income tax rate by up to one-half of a percentage point.
The Gateway City turns 250 either Friday or Saturday — depending on how you interpret Auguste Chouteau's penmanship.
Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer, of Columbia, told the Senate Ways and Means Committee on Thursday that his bill would give lawmakers an incentive not to overspend on government services.
Vice chairman Stephen Miller, of Kansas City, will take over as chairman from Joe Carmichael, of Springfield, who will become vice chairman.
Students at Rockwood Summit High School, in suburban St. Louis, have become so interested in creating biodiesel that they started a club. The students meet after school to process waste vegetable oil from the cafeteria into fuel and test its quality and uses. The program recently received a $100,00o grant from Monsanto to build a learning center focused on sustainable fuel sources.
The number of homeless students in Springfield Public Schools was more than 700 by the end of last year. This is an all-time high for the 25,000-student district and nearly double the 378 homeless students reported in 2009-2010.
Deborah Denno, a Fordham Law School professor, said those on both sides of the death penalty debate are watching developments after a ruling temporarily prohibited a compounding pharmacy from selling execution drugs to Missouri
When asked again if he was leaving the door open for a presidential run, Nixon responded that he was pleased such questions are not greeted with laughter.
Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri's same-sex-marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he would sign a bill cutting individual income tax rates by up to one-half of a percentage point if lawmakers agree to several contingencies designed to protect funding for public schools and other government services.
The legislature has interpreted the Sunshine Law to apply to the full House and Senate, committees and staff members, but not to individual lawmakers.
Republicans supported the measures and argued they were necessary to prevent election fraud.
Lawmakers began considering the measures after propane prices jumpedmore than $5 per gallon in January.