The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned the first-degree murder convictions and the death sentence for one of four men convicted of raping two sisters and throwing them to their death from an abandoned Mississippi River bridge in St. Louis 24 years ago.
A Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia has stopped performing abortions, leaving only one clinic in the state still offering them.
An audio recording has captured a heated phone call between two Republican candidates for Missouri governor.
The Columbia Police Department is planning to cut back its traffic enforcement unit so it can expand a unit for community outreach.
The strain of E. Coli linked to Costco chicken salad that has sickened 19 people in seven states is more likely to be life-threatening than a recent foodborne illness that led to the closure of some Chipotle restaurants in the Northwest
Authorities have identified three people found shot to death in an apparent double-homicide and suicide at a central Missouri home.
Police have identified a Springfield homicide victim as a 48-year-old woman.
A 48-year-old man has been convicted in the beating death of another man in St. Joseph.
The Martin Luther King Bridge connecting East St. Louis to St. Louis is set to reopen after being closed for construction.
An autopsy report shows that an 18-year-old who exchanged gunfire with police in suburban St. Louis died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was not hit by any officer's bullets.
A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that suspended Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical, but stable condition after being shot.
A hotel in northeast Missouri's Hannibal is temporarily closed after health officials found evidence of the respiratory-related Legionnaires' disease there.
Fifty years after a St. Louis gospel singer said she was toldher daughter died at birth — a claim disputed by authorities — and months after the 76-year-old woman learned her daughter was still alive, a judge is being asked to restore the birth mother’s parental rights.
A 20-year-old Central Missouri man is facing several charges in the death of a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper.
The most common Sunshine Law violations in Missouri include closed-session discussions on issues that should be open to the public, according to a report released Monday by state Auditor Nicole Galloway.
A year has passed since parts of Ferguson burned in the rage that followed a grand jury’s decision not to prosecute the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. In that time, signs of hope have emerged.
Relatives of a civil rights attorney being honored posthumously this week with a Presidential Medal of Freedom for challenging the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II are alarmed by recent opposition to Syrian refugees resettling in the U.S.
Efforts to make cannabis oil available to Missourians with a severe type of epilepsy are off to a slow start, mostly because neurologists are reluctant to certify patients to try a treatment that does not have federal approval.
Federal wildlife officials are raising concerns about a proposed northwest Missouri wind farm they say could have an impact on the migration of birds into the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge.
All six of Missouri’s living governors gathered Friday to tout their administrations’ economic development accomplishments and discuss the importance of building trade relationships with foreign countries.