The attorney for suspect in staged kidnapping case says its more bad judgment than criminal behavior.
The districts say shorter work weeks could help save them money and retain teaching staff.
The online real estate database Zillow ranked the top 10 cities with more than 250,000 residents.
Walter Timothy Storey died by lethal injection early Wednesday for killing a female neighbor in St. Charles.
A St. Louis Bosnian couple were in front of judge Wednesday for allegedly providing money and military weapons to groups the U.S. deems terrorist organizations. They are joined by two other defendants from Illinois and New York.
Still, Gov. Jay Nixon said he has not seen a right-to-work bill that he would not veto. The Missouri House of Representatives failed to get the 109 votes needed to override a gubernatorial veto.
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III was the lead witness as a Missouri legislative committee began hearing testimony on why the National Guard was not quickly deployed in Ferguson when grand jurors opted not to charge officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Gov. Jay Nixon will nominate Maj. Bret Johnson, who runs the Missouri State Highway Patrol's field operations bureau, to take over as superintendent of the Highway Patrol.
Joseph Davis of Plymouth, North Carolina, replaces Art McCoy, who resigned last spring after he was suspended.
The indictment announced Tuesday says the conspirators stole more than $5.6 million in cooking oil from restaurants in five states.
Police say the boy's mother, grandmother and aunt planned the ruse to scare him because they believed he was too nice to people.
The new building will be 100,000 square feet with an open floor plan to house the cooperative's 325 employees.
Twenty people were arrested on alcohol and drug charges, and two partygoers were treated for drug overdoses after the "raves in the cave."
The Senate gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill that includes an exemption for foster children in state custody who may be temporarily living outside Missouri.
The National Park Service says the museum will be replaced by new exhibits and visitor experiences. The project is expected to be completed by spring 2017.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey Cole ruled Tuesday that the 34-year-old mother must remain in custody. That means she won't be able to travel on her own to St. Louis, where the case is being handled, but will instead be escorted by U.S. marshals.
A Missouri legislative committee is beginning hearings Wednesday aimed at determining why Gov. Jay Nixon didn't use the National Guard to prevent the civil unrest that followed a grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case.
The bill, which won initial approval Tuesday in the House, would link the weeks of benefits that unemployed workers can receive to the statewide unemployment rate and could limit the time available to as few as 13 weeks.
A grand jury ruled in November that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would face no criminal charges for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9. The shooting, and the grand jury decision, led to protests and rioting.
Police on Tuesday released surveillance video of November looting at Prime Sole shoe store on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson.