The Missouri Senate announced Thursday it is suspending contempt proceedings against a Planned Parenthood CEO after reaching an agreement to review some documents a legislative committee investigating the organization subpoenaed last year.
Sears Holdings Corp. announced Thursday it will close 68 Kmart stores and 10 Sears stores as it struggles to restore profitability.
The Missouri House has rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.
A Missouri woman faces 15 years in prison for the death of her newborn son, whose body was found in a cave.
The Missouri Senate has passed legislation to increase penalties for some immigrants who enter the country illegally and commit crimes.
A bill given first-round approval in the Missouri House would give state residents a chance to vote on whether to ban red-light cameras.
A man accused of killing a Kansas City survey worker in 2004 has been found not guilty.
A Nigeria native living in St. Louis has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and ordered to repay $753,063 to the IRS for his role in a stolen identity tax fraud scheme.
Hours after the Missouri Senate sent legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at clamping down the state’s loose ethics laws, senators voted for a provision to strip a gift ban from a bill that was intended to bar lobbyist gifts to lawmakers.
Planned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more under a Missouri budget passed Thursday by the Legislature.
Missouri should join 40 other states and raise the age for juveniles being handled by adult courts, as proposed in a Senate bill.
About 26,000 Missouri residents have lost government food stamp benefits for failing to comply with work and job training responsibilities.
Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season they are ahead of all other states in the nation for corn planting, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. With rain predicted for the next two weeks, that’s a hopeful sign for the 2016 crop, according to University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
Missouri lawmakers no longer could immediately become lobbyists after leaving office under a measure headed to the governor.
The GOP-led Missouri House is advancing a measure to make it easier for women to get birth control.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is backing fellow Republican Jay Ashcroft for Missouri secretary of state.
Reforms are expected to begin quickly in Ferguson now that a federal judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
A suburban St. Louis woman has been sentenced to more than four years in prison and ordered to pay $3.5 million in restitution for defrauding a disabled man, and lying on tax returns.
One of St. Louis County's two election directors has been suspended and the other is mulling retirement in the wake of a mistake that resulted in ballot shortages at dozens of precincts.
St. Louis police have identified a 15-year-old as the victim of a fatal police shooting during a chase involving a car that authorities say had been stolen at gunpoint.