Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit accusing a small southeast Missouri meat-processing plant of polluting a steam with slaughterhouse waste.
The Missouri Revenue Department would be blocked from considering how much a business would pay back to the state for running license offices under a proposal moving forward in the Legislature.
More than 3,000 low-income Missouri families could lose monthly welfare assistance under a measure heading to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for consideration, the first such bill approved by lawmakers this year among a number aimed at trimming social services.
A proposal to raise Missouri’s fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session, Missouri Senate leaders said Thursday, despite warnings from transportation officials about the future of the state’s infrastructure.
The simple wooden toys range from race cars to airplanes, hummingbirds to cupcakes. For 20 years, members of the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild have provided the toys to hospitalized children.
Missouri’s Roman Catholic leaders are pressing anew for the abolishment of the state’s “flawed” system of capital punishment, expressing concern at the rapid recent pace of executions and questioning whether last-minute clemency requests get proper consideration.
Authorities say an armed man was fatally shot inside a University of Missouri parking garage.
A measure allowing Missouri lawmakers to hire defense attorneys for lawsuits is moving forward.
Lane Roberts, a former Joplin police chief, will become the leader of Missouri's Department of Public Safety.
It’s not often that Monsanto comes to Missouri lawmakers to support legislature-imposed mandates on businesses.
Southwest Airlines has unveiled a Boeing 737 jet that is painted as though it's wrapped in the Missouri state flag.
The Missouri Senate is sending back to the House a measure supporters say will address problems with the state’s flawed student transfer law.
St. Louis' governing board signed off Wednesday on sending a much-debated measure that would allow citizens to review complaints against police officers to a final vote as early as next week, with a key sponsor promising future tweaks while welcoming "an extra set of eyes" on law enforcers.
A former youth soccer coach in a Kansas City suburb was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for secretly videotaping young girls on his team while they changed clothes.
Eastern U.S. poultry producers are bracing for the potential arrival of a deadly bird flu virus outbreak that farmers in the Midwest have struggled to stop.
The construction of a $14 million residence hall complex and a field house at Missouri Southern State University are set to be completed this summer.
The business border wars continue between Kansas and Missouri.
More than 200 low-wage workers took to the streets in Kansas City in pursuit of raises to $15 an hour as part of an expanding national movement known as Flight for 15.
Missouri lawmakers say they want to regulate facilities where individuals can go and use brewing equipment to make their own alcoholic beverages, including beer, hard cider or mead.
Some Missouri Senate committees are violating the state’s Sunshine Law, the group Progress Missouri said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the Cole County circuit court.