Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has asked lawmakers for more money this year and next, but with an even stronger grip on the Legislature and new checks on the governor’s power, Republicans are unlikely to give him what he wants.
A special prosecutor is taking a fresh look at the death of a handcuffed Iowa suspect who went overboard as a State Highway Patrol boat was transporting him.
A 34-year-old man has been charged with killing a man and wounding a woman after driving through the closed garage door of a rural northwest Missouri home.
Upcoming technology for driverless cars and smart roads dominated discussion at the recent 2015 Missouri Chamber Conference on Transportation.
What are ‘waters of Missouri?’
Two Mid-Missouri lawmakers want the state Legislature — not the federal government — to define who owns and controls water and the nearby land in the state.
If Missouri lawmakers approve, all Show-Me State students will have to pass a civics test in order to graduate from high school or get a GED, starting Jan. 1, 2016.
A registered nurse worked beyond her role with the St. Louis Region Quality Enhancement office with the Department of Mental Health to fulfill two clients’ wishes to go to camp. Lisa Buckles has worked for more than 15 years serving in consumer health, safety and rights.
An online system used to train employees from the four-campus University of Missouri system to address violations of a federal law that bans gender discrimination in education has been fraught with problems.
College programs that train Missouri's future teachers are facing an unprecedented level of scrutiny as the state overhauls how educators are certified.
It's a familiar sight in Maryville — a familiar sight, in fact, in thousands of towns and cities all across the United States — two lanky, clean-cut young men in dress slacks, collared shirts and neckties walk down a residential street carrying satchels, occasionally stopping to ring someone's doorbell.
State college and universities say they welcome the $12 million in extra funding Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is seeking in the next budget, but it’s not enough to make up for years of underfunding.
The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death row inmates in Oklahoma.
One of Missouri’s lowest-performing school districts is searching for a new superintendent.
Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday.
A man the FBI believes is responsible for at least three bank robberies this month in St. Louis has turned himself in after seeing his photo broadcast on the news.
The American Civil Liberties Union announced Friday that it has settled a lawsuit with a Kansas City suburb after the town agreed to stop ticketing drivers who flash their headlights at oncoming traffic to warn that a speed trap lies ahead.
A Turkish citizen has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $150,000 for smuggling misbranded and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States.
Illinois State Police say they are turning over to a private forensics group the unsolved 1992 slaying of an Iowa-bound college student from New Jersey.
A St. Louis County police officer is recovering from injuries after he was hit by a car and dragged down a road.
Investigators with the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis believe a Lincoln County woman whose body was found at her home died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.