State News

Michael Brown's parents to speak at UN

A Saint Louis University law professor is helping to organize the trip and to solicit online donations for the couple's travel expenses.

Missouri firearms hunters take 5,700 turkeys

The agency also reported selling about 14,000 fall firearms turkey hunting permits this year. That's a decline of 5 percent from last year.

What's at stake in Missouri on Election Day

Here are five things at issue in Tuesday's election in Missouri.

Rep. Smith wins southeast Missouri election

Republican U.S. Rep Jason Smith will serve his first full term. Previously, he succeeded Republican Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, who resigned.

Charity boxing event postponed over Ferguson

The charity bouts drew about 17,000 people last year and were scheduled for this year for Nov. 26, the night before Thanksgiving.

Rep. Graves re-elected in northern Missouri

Rep. Graves, R-Mo., won his 8th term in the U.S. House.

Missourians vote down teacher evaluation proposal, pass child sex abuse evidence law, reject early voting, approve limiting governor's budget powers

The amendment would have linked teacher evaluations to student performance and limited tenure protections.

UPDATE: Year after son's fatal high school football injury, parents demand better safety policies

Kencq and Amy Stover, parents of late Tipton football player Chad Stover, want MSHSAA to require professional medical help and equipment at playoff games after their son's death last year in a Sedalia playoff game.

White House: Ferguson no-fly didn't restrict press

The Radio Television Digital News Association called the FAA's defense of using no-fly zones in Ferguson "disingenuous."

Report: Midwest economic growth slowing down

Sharp declines in grain and crude petroleum prices drove down the region's overall economic index for October, which fell to 51.8 from 54.3 in September and 57.2 in August.

Final leg of Route 364 opens in St. Charles County

Only one leg is open for now. But the road is finally complete after four decades.

Thieves target St. Louis musical acts

At least two visiting artists have been robbed this fall, sparking some to threaten never to return to the city again.

Money pours to Missouri races days before election

The last-minute spending often goes to television ads and other media intended to reach voters before they hit the polls Tuesday.

Missouri voter turnout forecast at 40 percent

The predictions range from a low of about 15 percent in some counties to more than 60 percent in other counties.

Missouri persimmons forecast a cold winter

Horticulture specialist Patrick Byers examined 102 seeds to determine what Missouri folklore says about the upcoming winter conditions in the Ozarks.

Ferguson no-fly zone aimed at media

Federal Aviation Administration air traffic managers redefined the flight ban allowing commercial flights and police helicopters, but no others under 3,000 feet.

Missouri deputy, passenger killed in early morning shootout

Cedar County Deputy Matthew Chism, 25, tried to pull over a driver for having no headlights. Chism and a 28-year-old passenger were fatally wounded in an exchange of gunfire.

Family sues over St. Louis police shooting

A lawyer of the relatives of Kajieme Powell, who was shot by officers in August after an incident at a convenience store, has said that a wrongful death lawsuit has been filed.

Petition calls for legislator to resign as House Speaker-in-Waiting

Missouri Leadership Project protests Diehl's nomination for Speaker-in-Waiting, citing ethical conflicts.

Incumbent state auditor faces challenges from two third-party candidates

Incumbent auditor Tom Schweich is seeking another four-year term, but Libertarian candidate Sean O'Toole and Constitution Party candidate Rodney Farthing want his office.