It’s unclear whether halting payments for the current St. Louis football stadium, or refusing to make them for a potential new stadium, would hurt the state’s high credit rating, a state official told Missouri lawmakers Thursday.
Numerous new Missouri laws are set to take effect Friday, ranging from caps on traffic fines to changes in sex education.
The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri.
Missouri high school students who took the ACT exam in the 2014-15 school year scored higher and turned out in greater numbers than previous classes, Missouri state education officials reported Wednesday.
An oversight by representatives of a business community improvement district in Columbia means a 23-year-old woman might be the only one voting on a proposed sales tax increase needed to make the district successful.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says gangs in places such as Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis and Ferguson are populated with “rough dudes” in the country illegally. But officials in those cities say there’s no evidence to support him.
Missouri's legislative budget chairmen say they don't approve of a plan to use state money for a new St. Louis football stadium.
An increase in the Missouri’s Medicaid caseload had legislators questioning representatives from the department of social services in a Tuesday hearing.
Urging legislators to override governor's veto of right-to-work bill
The group Americans for Prosperity said Tuesday it will be running new advertisements statewide starting Thursday, focusing “on the urgency of overriding Gov. Nixon’s veto of right-to-work.”
Republican senators and the Missouri health department director debated Tuesday whether a Columbia Planned Parenthood met state requirements needed to perform abortions, an issue that has led to questions about whether the agency properly granted the clinic a license in July.
In what’s been a violent year in St. Louis, a common theme has emerged: The gun used in any given crime was probably stolen.
A white supremacist charged with killing three people last year at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City asked a judge on Tuesday to postpone the defense part of his trial until evidence he requested arrives in the mail.
Funeral arrangements are now in place for the 9-year-old girl killed when someone shot into a Ferguson home last week.
A southeast Missouri man who has portrayed Santa Claus at events has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of abusing a child.
The Joplin City Council has voted to hold a hearing to resolve ethics questions about a council member that were raised in a recent state audit.
After five weeks of testimony, lawyers presented closing arguments Tuesday in the civil trial involving a fatal explosion more than two years ago at a Kansas City restaurant.
Authorities believe a 21-month-old boy who died at a St. Louis-area hospital of a gunshot wound accidentally shot himself.
The brother of Missouri's Republican U.S. Rep. Jason Smith has been reported missing.
An eastern Missouri teenager has died after being struck by a car while walking on a highway.
A Senate staff member is back at work, a month after being fired by a senator who was facing sexual harassment allegations.