Jefferson City lawmaker offers substitute version
Anticipations aside, no debate was held on the floor of the Missouri House this week over bill to establish a statewide prescription drug monitoring program.
Missouri's top two elected officials credited Ferguson on Thursday with pressing ahead with policing and court reforms despite a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit alleging that the St. Louis suburb routinely violated residents' rights and misused law enforcement to generate revenue.
Bills governing seat belt use, texting while driving and helmet requirements for motorcyclists prompted debate in a Missouri Senate committee over whether the government should play a larger role in road safety.
Authorities say a 3-year-old Missouri boy who was found dead hours after he was reported missing likely died of hypothermia.
A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper is winning praise after rescuing a driver from a burning car south of Kansas City.
A 35-year-old Crips street gang member has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for illegally possessing a controlled substance and firearms, but prosecutors say evidence indicates he's also responsible for killing five people.
Medicaid coverage provider Centene has ended a search for six hard drives that contained the personal information of roughly 950,000 customers more than a month after the equipment turned up missing.
The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline during the fourth quarter in Midwestern and Western states, so farmers are borrowing more.
Police say an Indiana man and a Missouri man have died in eastern Indiana after apparently shooting each other.
Missouri regulators are evaluating a Canadian company's planned purchase of a Joplin-based utility.
An environmental group is formally questioning Peabody Energy's ability to fully bond its coal mines in Wyoming and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain region, saying the St. Louis-based company has insufficient funding to qualify for self-bonding.
A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died after an accident at the city landfill.
St. Louis fire crews rescued two young boys from a burning apartment where officials said they had been left alone.
As Ferguson prepares to do legal battle with the Justice Department, the town's leaders have acknowledged the possibility that it might someday disband its police department and cede law enforcement to another agency.
Missouri lawmakers are considering how to combat rising levels of opiate addiction — and while some proposals have garnered widespread support, others face challenges over funding and privacy concerns.
Morgan County Sheriff's Office and additional jursdictions continue to investigate case for possible additional charges
A Missouri man wanted on kidnapping and domestic violence assault charges was located in Morgan County and arrested Wednesday.
Missouri lawmakers have voted to give themselves more control over the Capitol's renovations and security.
A Missouri state trooper has waived his arraignment on an involuntary manslaughter charged linked to the drowning of an Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat while handcuffed at the Lake of the Ozarks.
The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system's handling of race-related protests is being blamed.
The number of business and interest groups lobbying in state capitols has risen nearly 11 percent in recent years as organizations have shifted some efforts away from the stalemates in Washington to statehouses, which are more apt to act on key policy initiatives, according to a new study.