A 34-year-old black man whose family was homeless at times during his childhood in Kansas City will become the city's 55th mayor.
Neither prominent GOP donor and St. Joseph businessman Stanley Herzog, nor the conservative group that got his money will say what it's for.
Missouri's case for not renewing the license of its lone remaining abortion clinic includes a claim that three "failed abortions" there required additional surgeries and another led to life-threatening complications for the mother, according to a now-sealed court filing that Planned Parenthood alleges state officials made public in violation of patient privacy laws.
Some black activists in St. Louis say there's an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perjury charges.
Netflix's show "Queer Eye" says it's bringing fabulousness to the masses for two more seasons.
Officials say vandals have spray painted apparent references to a Peru prison massacre on a wall at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City.
A security detail has been assigned to a black suburban Kansas City school district superintendent who received racist threats after proposing racial equity training.
Organizers of a gay pride parade in St. Louis are reversing course and allowing police to march in uniform.
Rail-related pedestrian deaths occur almost every day in every state across America, and they have sharply increased in recent years. Fencing and other safety measures might have stopped the death of 9-year-old Katawna Clay.
A former FBI agent who was involved in the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been indicted as part of a perjury investigation.
The ruling by a St. Louis judge is among a handful of legal battles underway over abortion in the Show-Me State.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy center — and been disciplined for publicly doing so — to an administrative panel that could handle a licensing dispute with the state's only abortion clinic.
Two of five people from Kansas City remain hospitalized after their boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks.
Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign a repeal of Missouri's required motorcycle helmet law. While riders rights' groups rejoice, government officials and doctors anticipate injury and fatality.
Sen. Jason Holsman said he proposed the measure in part because outdoor cremations have been performed "since the dawn of man."
More than 200 buildings were damaged or destroyed by the tornado in Jefferson City last month.
INDEPENDENCE— A jury has convicted a 19-year-old Independence man of second-degree murder and a weapons count in the January 2018 shooting death of a teen.
Woolfolk was given a contract through 2021 when she was hired in 2018, and the latest extension keeps her under contract to the historically black college in Jefferson City until 2024.
Gov. Laura Kelly told reporters Friday that her executive order will mirror the new Missouri law that prevents incentives from being used to lure businesses across the border in the metropolitan area.
Legislation signed into law last month prevents counties from adopting stricter rules governing concentrated animal feeding operations than those at the state level. The law takes effect Aug. 28.
The New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-7 on Saturday night after starter Noah Syndergaard exited with a strained right hamstring.
ST. LOUIS — After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship.