A former Jackson County Circuit Court administrator's guilty plea to mail fraud served as a springboard last week for an announcement by federal officials of a new telephone hot line people can call to report public corruption.
Columbia school officials say they weren't censoring student journalists when they barred a man who served nearly eight years in prison for the slaying of a newspaper sports editor from coming on campus during school hours.
The Missouri National Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military ID cards that are the gateway to accessing benefits. A Pentagon policy taking effect in early September makes same-sex spouses of gay military members eligible for health care and other benefits that also are available to opposite-sex partners.
Boeing Co. is soliciting bids from more than a dozen locations that want to build the new 777X airplane and secure thousands of jobs along with it, a company official said Saturday. Officials in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas and Utah are among those who have talked about trying to lure Boeing.
A 19th-century steam engine has been delivered to a Kansas City tourist attraction.
A 30-year-old southwest Missouri man has been ordered to stand trial in a fatal stabbing.
The Boulder County Coroner's Office says the climbing death of a 20-year-old man in Rocky Mountain National Park was an accident.
Columbia police say one man might be responsible for up to nine crimes including one rape and other incidents where the man crawled into bed with women before being frightened away.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that Missourians who have health insurance from the individual and small group markets in the state can keep the insurance in 2014, even if it doesn’t comply with standards laid out in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
A Kansas City police officer has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for punching a suspect several times after the suspect resisted arrest.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said diverting Missouri River water to Kansas would be “ill-advised” and urged the state to reconsider studying its feasibility.
Gov. Jay Nixon has selected the chief medical officer for the Missouri Department of Mental Health to lead the state's Medicaid health care program. Joe Parks will take over as director of MO HealthNet.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says diverting Missouri River water to Kansas would be "ill-advised."
A top state senator said Friday that he would support special tax incentives to try to entice the Boeing Co. to produce a new airplane in Missouri.
Missouri businesses will continue to pay higher unemployment taxes next year in order to pay down a state debt to the federal government.
Missouri continues to lag behind the national average for seat belt use.
Grieving pet owners can now receive counseling through a new University of Missouri program.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says his administration will work quickly and aggressively to land Boeing Co.’s next-generation commercial aircraft.
A federal study of the 2011 Joplin tornado suggests that stronger building codes, more storm shelters and improved emergency communication systems could have significantly reduced the death toll and the costs of rebuilding from country’s deadliest single modern tornado.
Missouri will allow health insurance companies to continue offering policies that otherwise would have been cancelled under the terms of the new federal health care law.