Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state is committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by a St. Louis suburb's racial unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
The cost of extra policing in Ferguson after rioting and looting that followed the police shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old could cost local, Missouri and federal taxpayers millions of dollars.
A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child sexual abuse charges could lead to more wrongful convictions of the falsely accused, a prominent defense attorney said Wednesday.
The St. Louis County medical examiner, whose office performed the first autopsy on Michael Brown, is a Jefferson City native and Jefferson City High School graduate.
Whether the police are right in a situation and whether one likes the police, an officer should receive respect for his position. The matter can be addressed or corrected later, if the subject complies and then walks away.
In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust — holding public meetings, fielding questions and letting people voice the anger they feel toward officers who patrol their neighborhoods.
The daughter of a Missouri woman sentenced for killing her husband in Wyoming almost 40 years ago said Wednesday she stands by her mother as she prepares to spend the rest of her life in a remote prison. The daughter of the victim was not so kind.
Course syllabi are the intellectual property of their creators and not considered public records under Missouri's Sunshine Law, a state appeals court ruled this week.
The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility’s newly elected board of directors.
A high school journalism teacher in suburban St. Louis has been selected as Missouri’s teacher of the year.
A Branson woman has admitted that she embezzled thousands of dollars from the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, where she worked from 1992 to 2009.
A manhunt continued Wednesday for a northwest Missouri man suspected of overpowering a Kansas City police officer and stealing his patrol car, which was found abandoned along Interstate 35.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.
Police have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued after the suspected abduction of Ramy Angeline Demboski today in Excelsior Springs, Mo. She was found safe with her mother.
Missouri law enforcement groups are teaming up in support of a proposed constitutional amendment that they said Tuesday could make it easier to gain convictions or guilty pleas in child sexual abuse cases.
Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to local and federal law enforcement — including the revival of a proposed civilian police oversight board.
As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there’s no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
A new report has shown Missouri is one of the three worst states in the country for passing meaningful legislation to prevent cancer-related suffering and death.
A regional economic development group says thousands of people have commented on possible future cuts at Fort Leonard Wood.
The Cole County Sheriff's Department is investigating a homicide at the Jefferson City Correctional Center after an inmate died from injuries related to an assault earlier this month.