State Republican legislative leaders have called a joint hearing that will review programs that could be used to provide assistance for refugee resettlement in Missouri.
Bishops John Gaydos of the Jefferson City Diocese, James V. Johnston Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Thomas E. Reidy of Springfield-Cape Girardeau and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis expressed their "solidarity with all those terrorized by ISIS and other violent extremists."
Senator says bringing Syrians to U.S. isn’t in best interest of anyone
Before letting more Syrian refugees into the U.S., Sen. Roy Blunt told reporters Thursday: “We definitely need to hit the ‘pause’ button here, until we can figure out a way that you can determine that the refugees don’t put Americans at risk.”
Four members of Missouri's congressional delegation on Thursday called for the Army Corps of Engineers to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill site in St. Louis County, saying the Environmental Protection Agency is moving too slowly in addressing concerns about nuclear contamination.
Bankers continue to predict the economy will slow in the months ahead in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states.
The wife of a principal in a St. Louis-area school district is accused of stealing thousands of dollars while serving as the now-former overseer of a scholastic book fair.
A man who fell and injured himself on MetroLink train tracks was saved Wednesday night after a train came within 6 feet of hitting him in downtown St. Louis.
Ferguson is getting its first Starbucks, with the Seattle-based coffee chain sweetening the offer by partnering with a bakery damaged during protests and unrest in the St. Louis suburb after last year's police shooting death of Michael Brown.
A group of students at Missouri State University say they’ll protest if the university doesn’t address several concerns, including instituting a zero-tolerance policy for hate crimes.
An Independence woman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty in the neglect-related death of her 6-month old daughter.
A software problem is blamed for an error that caused tax bills with overcharges to be sent to nearly 380,000 homeowners and businesses in St. Louis County last week.
The University of Missouri has named a new interim vice chancellor for graduate studies.
A dozen St. Louis-area municipalities sued the state Thursday, hoping to halt what they consider to be an unconstitutional new law that limits Missouri cities’ ability to profit from minor traffic tickets and court fines.
The St. Louis Zoo wants to buy the sprawling animal park Grant’s Farm from the heirs of August Busch Jr. for about $30 million, but one son of the beer baron is making his own offer to keep it in the family.
A new provost has been named for Southeast Missouri State University.
A southeastern Missouri man is jailed on $200,000 cash bond after being accused of killing his parents, whose bodies were later found in the Mississippi River.
A three-judge appeals court panel this week rewrote the summary statement for a proposed ballot initiative, but rejected the sponsors’ complaints the fiscal note and fiscal summary were wrong.
Missouri prosecutors have charged a 44-year-old Dallas woman with manslaughter, accusing her of recklessly causing a woman’s death in July by performing an illegal cosmetic butt injection on her.
The United Auto Workers union is making a last-ditch push for the union's proposed contract with Ford, which is heading for defeat in votes at Ford's plants.
A 47-year-old suburban Kansas City man has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for sexually assaulting a toddler while recording the acts on his cell phone.