John Hagler says he had previous told Gov. Jay Nixon of his plans to retire this fall. After being removed from his position as director of the Agriculture Deparment, he is now working for an unidentified Missouri company.
Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph is planning an unveiling event Monday morning on what would have been the Walter Cronkite's 97th birthday.
Shawn Ratigan was sentenced in September to 50 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to five child pornography counts, one charge for each of five victims.
Police said a 39-year-old suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting and was being held Saturday at the Joplin City Jail on a 24-hour hold pending formal charges.
Scott Kleeschulte was 9 when he went missing on June 8, 1988, while walking near a wooded area not far from his home.
A temporary order blocking a return to domestic equine slaughter expired without a federal judge ruling, spurring horse slaughterhouses to reopen. It will be the first time the slaughterhouses will be open since 2006 when Congress eliminated inspection funding and therefore banned the practice.
The Missouri Supreme Court has heard oral arguments but has not issued a ruling yet for a case involving a Kansas City Royals fan hit in the eye by a wrapped hotdog thrown by a mascot at a 2009 game. John Coomer says he consequently underwent tremendous physical and monetary injury, but the court is undecided about whether the mascot is protected as a part of the game or is liable for the injury.
With the winning design, the home's bedrooms, living room, porch and other rooms are wrapped around the core. They might not survive the storm, but the core would.
The popular product, which can cost as much as $250 a pack, has been stolen from several St. Louis stores over the past year.
KC Faith, a new Kansas City-area initiative, is using the platform of church to educate African-American communities about healthy living.
Springfield couple collects black walnuts to buy Christmas presents for family.
Jedediah Stout, 30, is accused of setting fires at a Planned Parenthood facility and a Joplin mosque.
Leaders at the cattlemen's group said Hagler created a hostile work environment.
The new draft still declares any federal policies that "infringe on people's right to keep and bear arms" void, but removes the section that would have allowed federal agents to be charged with a misdemeanor for attempting to enforce federal gun control laws.
Sen. Claire McCaskill believes people eventually will appreciate the health insurance exchanges, just as they do Medicare.
Ron Holliger plans to retire as general counsel near the end of the year and will serve part-time as a senior counsel for the office.
A Missouri River sculpture was commissioned by the Nelson-Atkins and will be installed Nov. 15 in the Bloch Building.
A House committee met for more than 12 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday as they dove deeper into the state's Medicaid program and how it might be changed.
Reggie Griffin, 53, was convicted of stabbing a fellow Moberly prison inmate in 1983. He found out Friday that the Randolph County prosecutor was dropping the charge.
He stood out as a man willing to listen amid a hardening partisan divide. By 2010, a tea party storm forced him from office, but not from continued advocacy for all things military.