RSS Feed

News Tribune State

Missouri lawmaker ends restraining order after alleged fight

A Missouri lawmaker has dropped a restraining order he had obtained against a colleague with whom he said he got into a fistfight.

Kroenke business partner pushes St. Louis-area development

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.

Police: Facebook helped track down snake thief

A St. Louis-area man is accused of stealing a Brazilian rainbow boa constrictor from a pet store, then losing it inside a Lowe's home improvement store.

Kansas City applies for federal transportation grant

Kansas City has applied for a federal grant to help mid-sized cities test transportation innovations.

11 defendants indicted in $1.2 million oxycodone conspiracy

Federal prosecutors in Kansas City say 11 defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a $1.2 million conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

DNA links Missouri inmate to Kansas City woman's 1986 rape

A Missouri man serving time for rape, kidnapping and other violent crimes has been charged in connection with the July 1986 rape of a Kansas City woman.

About 50 Rams employees left behind in move to Los Angeles

As the St. Louis Rams organization packs up its headquarters in preparation for moving the National Football League team to Los Angeles, about 50 employees are preparing to be left behind.

Audrain County man sentenced to 30 years for wife's shooting death

A mid-Missouri man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the shooting death of his wife.

Woman stabbed to death at St. Louis-area home

Police in the St. Louis suburb of Moline Acres are investigating the stabbing death of a woman.

Man with St. Louis homes searched for explosives sentenced

A man who once had his St. Louis homes searched by federal agents for hidden explosive devices has been sentenced to 366 days in prison on a single federal gun charge.

State to audit tax procedures in Cass County

The state auditor has announced plans to audit Cass County's procedures on Tax Increment Financing districts.

Tease photo

Couple wanted in crime spree led police on chase; 1 killed

A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.

Black students seek swifter race reforms at Missouri

Several University of Missouri students are pressing the system's governing board for faster reforms in diversity as the Columbia campus continues grappling with racial unrest punctuated by racial protests there last November.

Conservation Commission change passes Missouri Senate

The Missouri Senate has approved a measure that would ask voters whether to add two members to the Department of Conservation's governing board.

Missouri presidential search committee members expanded

The search committee for a new University of Missouri system president will include two students, two faculty members and a staff member.

Tease photo

Nixon says South American trip yields results for Missouri

Claims $1 billion in new business

Gov. Jay Nixon is returning from South America today with agreements promising more than $1 billion in new business for Missouri businesses.

Tensions bubble between Capitol, MU

Legislators press to keep curator seats vacant

Missouri’s Democratic governor pledged Thursday to circumvent the Republican-led Legislature if needed to fill vacancies on the board that oversees the state’s flagship university, further escalating the tensions of legislators already frustrated about the handling of racial issues that culminated in the resignations of the system president and campus chancellor.

University system faces two audits

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that the state will implement two new audits to state-funded universities, including one that will examine the University of Missouri System’s administration.

Changes eyed to state worker health plan operations

State Sen. Rob Schaaf thinks Missouri government can save money by changing the way it runs its employees’ health care plan.

Shooting deaths of 2 bald eagles in Missouri investigated

Agents with the Missouri Department of Conservation are investigating the shooting death s of two bald eagles over the span of less than a week.