Court documents show Schuyler County Sheriff Josh Dole took inmates to bars in Knox and Sullivan counties and released two inmates to work at his home.
Additional details of the visit, including the location of his speech, were not immediately available. It also isn't known if the public will be able to attend.
Fifteen barges became dislodged about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday from a tow operated by Marquette Transportation Company of Paducah, Ky.
Both of the first-time candidates, Elizabeth "Betsy" Phillips and Chuck Basye, hope to take on the incumbent, Rep. John Wright.
Sloan Gibson vowed to crack down on whistleblower retaliation one day after a private government watchdog released a critical report on the agency's treatment of whistleblowers.
Some of the most active death penalty states — including Texas, Florida and Missouri — have been the subject of similar lawsuits from virtually every death row inmate facing imminent execution over the past several months, but courts have rarely stepped in.
Firefighters who were doing water training pulled the body out of the river in downtown St. Louis on Saturday near the Eads Bridge.
Mohammed Whitaker, 28, is charged with 20 felony counts stemming from 10 shooting incidents in March and April.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge linking St. Louis to Illinois' East St. Louis.
Parents and students in the Kansas City School District will have to wait until the final few days before classes begin to learn whether the urban school system will remain unaccredited.
The council approved one bill that allows two hives on city lots of at least 5,000 square feet, and one more hive for every additional 5,000 square feet.
Lamar Advertising Co. contends in the lawsuit filed last month that the denial of the permits was "arbitrary, capricious and prohibited" and not allowed by the settlement agreement.
More than 40 motorcycles and racing cars held up traffic while performing stunts on Interstate 435 in northwest Missouri.
Joseph Arbeiter is charged with first-degree murder, first-degree rape and several other crimes in the death of 35-year-old Marshall resident Mandy Black.
Medical professionals from coast to coast have pointed out problems at the VA, only to suffer retaliation from supervisors and other high-ranking officials, according to a report Monday by a private government watchdog.
The issue has been debated in Missouri for years and came up again at a recent meeting of payday lenders, utilities and consumer groups organized by the Missouri Public Service Commission.
The St. Louis County Planning Commission is expected to approve a "blighted area" declaration for the 1.2-million-square-foot parcel on Monday.
In Missouri, that state's transportation department says Missouri 79 in Louisiana, located northwest of St. Louis, was reopened to traffic Thursday morning, though that highway remains closed just south of Clarksville.
The justices on Friday unanimously ruled that they are bound by a state law forbidding courts from adding issues to a ballot within six weeks of an election.
Committees for and against Amendment 1, the "Right to Farm" amendment, and Amendment 7 for a transportation sales tax have seen the most contributions.