60,000 Missourians at risk of losing food stamps
More than 1 million low-income residents in 21 states could soon lose their government food stamps if they fail to meet work requirements that began kicking in this month.
Missouri lawmakers who want a private firm to scrutinize the state’s welfare rolls say it could save the state millions of dollars by ending benefits for people who aren’t actually eligible for them.
Dan Hanneken sums up the work he does helping people recently released from prison readjust to society with a simple phrase.
A former northwest Missouri junior high school teacher faces nine years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old student.
Lawsuits against the owner of an online service that caters to men and women looking to cheat on their spouses are being consolidated in federal court in St. Louis.
A Sedalia man faces a federal charge accusing him of trying to arrange sex with a 14-year-old girl.
The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is opening an urban school for the first time in more than 70 years.
The St. Louis Police Department says police officers involved in a shooting or serious vehicle accident will undergo testing for drugs and alcohol.
Underused or empty office buildings in downtown Kansas City are being converted to residential space, as demand to live in the once-dormant area continues to grow.
The mother of a boy killed in the Joplin tornado nearly five years ago says she’s upset the school district won’t leave an empty chair in honor of her late son during the next commencement.
Three Salem residents have pleaded guilty to felony Medicaid fraud for billing the health care program for personal care attendant services that were never provided.
Missouri Senate continues to move in the opposite direction
Reporters in Virginia will once again be able to get an up-close look at how the state Senate is operating, while plans proceed in Missouri to move reporters away from the action.
Authorities are investigating a man's death in southern Missouri as a homicide.
A Kansas City woman has admitted to helping to burn down one home and plotting to burn another for insurance money.
A 28-year-old man has been convicted of fatally stabbing a rural southwest Missouri couple four years ago during a botched burglary.
Illinois resident Rick Steffey drowned after his boat sank Friday morning
Authorities have identified Friday's drowning victim at Sunrise Beach as Rick L. Steffey, 48, of Homer, Illinois.
For the first time in several years, transportation officials said they are optimistic the General Assembly could provide a financial solution for funding future transportation needs in Missouri.
The Missouri Department of Corrections’ Restorative Justice Garden Program donated 91 tons of fresh produce in 2015 to local food pantries, shelters, churches, nursing homes and other organizations throughout the state.
The federal Drug Enforcement Administration is enlisting health care providers, civic groups and parents of overdose victims in the St. Louis region as part of what it calls its “360 Strategy” to combat heroin and prescription drug abuse and related violent crime.
The Kansas City Police Department announced Thursday that two sergeants and seven detectives in its Crimes Against Children section have been suspended with pay while it investigates claims that some cases haven’t been addressed in a timely manner.