Missouri fourth- and eighth-graders hold steady in math and reading proficiency.
Thirty-nine-year-old Melissa Ireland, of Henley, was placed on two years of unsupervised probation after entering the plea Wednesday in Cole County.
Judges from the three districts of the Missouri Court of Appeals occasionally hold sessions outside their regular courtrooms to help the public observe their work.
A House committee dug into budget numbers Wednesday that showed potential savings to state general revenue if it were to approve Medicaid expansion.
In its ruling Tuesday, the appeals court agreed, saying, "absent a change in either Missouri state law, or a revision of municipal ordinances to eliminate any conflict between their ordinances and state law, municipal red light camera regulation will continue to run afoul of Section 304.120.3, and will hence be void and unenforceable."
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced an agreement Wednesday that divides up to $2 million in costs for repairs at the historic Missouri State Penitentiary. The goal is to allow visitors to return in the spring.
MU students heard from health care navigators and a Health and Human Services official Tuesday night and were urged to learn about the new health care law.
Rebuild Joplin has built a home for the Campbell family, the organization's 100th home constructed after the 2011 tornado.
Rep. Steve Webb faces one felony charge of stealing and seven misdemeanor charges for failing to report campaign contributions and expenditures and mixing campaign contributions with personal funds.
A 100-year-old statue has been removed from its perch atop a Civil War memorial in Wichita. The 13-foot-tall "Liberty"' has been sent to central Missouri for repairs.
Bill James, former publisher of The Daily Star-Journal in Warrensburg and a member of the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame, has died.
St. Louis archbishop Robert Carlson has connections to the Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, who was accused of child abuse in 2012, and may have failed to report Jiang's behavior.
Nathan Grellner, former mayor of Valley Park, pleaded guilty Tuesday to several charges including drug and alcohol intoxication, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer.
The organizers for the Musial Awards say the St. Louis Cardinals are being recognized for "playing with heart, class, character and respect for the game."
The Missouri governor wants to meet with members of House and Senate interim committees who have been studying potential Medicaid changes ahead of the 2014 session.
The panel will investigate allegations of a hostile work environment in the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Authorities said the company had marketed the antipsychotic drugs Risperdal and Invega for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients.
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Monday issued a temporary injunction barring the Department of Agriculture from inspecting the plants. Slaughterhouses in New Mexico and Missouri had hoped to start up as soon as this week.
Jeffery L. Bruner, of Joplin, is being held without bond in the Jasper County Jail on charges of felony murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of MSSU offensive line coach Derek Moore.
Missouri budget officials say the state's tax revenues have increased 2.5 percent through the first four months of the current fiscal year.