Ferguson’s cost of implementing reforms spelled out in a consent agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice could approach $4 million in the first year alone, according to new estimates that further raise questions about whether the community can afford it.
A St. Louis utility company is pushing back on the federal government’s plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions.
An investment banker will pay $850,000 as the last settlement involving lawsuits over bonding for a failed Missouri sweetener factory, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander announced Monday.
Republican senator takes lead with fifth bill to repeal capital punishment
The death penalty no longer serves as a deterrent for citizens and is plagued by systematic racism, critics argued during a Senate hearing Monday on a bill to repeal capital punishment. But defenders of the death penalty countered that it’s the most effective and accurate form of justice for those who intentionally murder.
Missouri state Rep. Genise Montecillo said nothing publicly for more than six months about the June day she tried to kill herself.
In the final days of World War II, an 18-year-old Army private from Missouri named Arla Wayne Harrell was sent to Camp Crowder in the southwest corner of the state, where he said he was twice exposed to mustard gas.
While there's consensus in some other Republican-dominated states to ramp-up laws to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a Missouri proposal to do that appears to have little chance in the GOP Legislature.
Proposed constitutional amendment would add 2 members
Missouri voters could be asked this fall to expand the Missouri Conservation Commission from four members to six.
Some dyslexic students read entire sentences backward, invert words while reading or writing, and mix up letters and numbers. The most common characteristic, though, is difficulty breaking down the letters of written words into distinct sounds.
When he was in college, Mark Wolfe didn’t think sales would be for him, so he went into the agriculture business.
State Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard is the first Missourian in 194 years of statehood to serve as the top official in both the House and Senate.
A Missouri lawmaker says he's pleased that a colleague dropped a restraining order against him, but says the man was trying to hurt his reputation.
Hunter makes daily rounds at Children's Mercy Hospital. Sort of like a doctor — until he jumps into a kid's bed and gets his tummy rubbed. Doctors can't do that.
The text message to Mark Bridges, coroner of Newton County, told a story that has become increasingly familiar in Southwest Missouri.
A 19-year-old southeast Missouri man faces charges accusing him of videotaping a man in a YMCA restroom.
The surviving suspect in a multistate crime spree has been booked into a Florida jail.
Parts of last year’s law changing the way Missouri’s municipal courts operate actually violate the state Constitution — and Cole Circuit Judge Jon Beetem should block them, a lawyer for a dozen St. Louis County towns told Beetem Friday.
Advocates for the homeless say Springfield police have told people they have 48 hours to leave homeless camps in the city.
A Missouri lawmaker has dropped a restraining order he had obtained against a colleague with whom he said he got into a fistfight.
Weeks after the NFL agreed to allow Rams owner Stan Kroenke to move his team out of St. Louis, one of the billionaire sports mogul's business partners is pushing a development plan in the city's suburbs that could be funded in part by taxpayer money.