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The Latest: Nixon proposes 2 percent pay increase for state workers

Also calls for small increase in state fuel tax

The latest on developments Wednesday during Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address (all times local).

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State of the Union: Obama warns against giving into election year cynicism

Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow election-year fear and division to take hold.

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Fulton man dies in house fire

A house fire Monday night claimed the life of an 82-year-old Fulton man.

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Governor declares state of emergency in response to deadly flooding

Ameren urging Lake of the Ozarks area property owners to take flood precautions

Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency in Missouri Sunday as heavy rain, flooding and flash flooding continue to impact much of the state.

Charges filed in weekend shooting in Callaway County

A man from California, Missouri, has been charged in connection with a weekend shooting in Callaway County involving a sheriff's deputy from that county.

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Missouri selects Odom as head football coach

Barry Odom will be the next head coach of the Missouri football team.

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The Latest: San Bernardino shootings suspect traveled to Saudi Arabia this year

Dead suspects identified as husband and wife

Police estimate that at least 14 people have been killed and more than a dozen wounded in the shooting at a social services facility in Southern California.

Judge blocks Missouri from pulling clinic's abortion license

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.

MU investigating threats on social media

The University of Missouri says it is investigating threats made on social media and has increased security on campus.

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UPDATED: UM president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues

University of Missouri System president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues.

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Missouri football players join in hunger strike protests

University system president Tim Wolfe, Gov. Jay Nixon among those to weigh in

The University of Missouri football team will refrain from practicing until Missouri graduate student Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike comes to an end. Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel tweeted a photo this morning of the entire team — coaches and white players included — with the caption “The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players. #ConcernedStudent1950 GP.”

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Columbia man arrested in local shooting

Columbia resident Laquent Palmer was arrested for shooting a man in the face in the Westview Heights area just outside Jefferson City Saturday evening.

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Missouri football players boycott in support of protest

Missouri football players announced on Twitter that they will not participate in team activities until the university president resigns, a move designed to join forces with a black graduate student who is holding a hunger strike.

Complaint dropped; Randy Henry retires from Patrol

Sgt. Randy Henry, a 29-year veteran of the state Water and Highway patrols, has retired. Henry had challenged the Patrol's plan to discipline him for "misconduct," based on a complaint from Osage County Prosecutor Amanda Grellner.

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Royals return to World Series, beat Blue Jays in ALCS Game 6

Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer's single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night to earn their second straight trip to the World Series.