Feb 23, 2010 14:06 EST
Mo. lawmakers balk at special dispensation for liquor sales when Feb. 14 falls on Sunday. A Missouri lawmaker wanted to make it a little easier for restaurants to serve wine and beer when Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday, but his colleagues showed little love for the idea.
Feb 16, 2010 11:23 EST
Jurors to be brought to central Missouri for trial of teen charged in 9-year-old's slaying. An out-of-town jury will hear the murder trial of a central Missouri teenager accused of slaying a 9-year-old neighbor girl because she wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone.
Feb 04, 2010 19:24 EST
Union Pacific to give historic railroad bridge to Mo. city for potential use on Katy Trail. A rusty Missouri River railroad bridge that came to symbolize the battle between historical tourism and modern transportation has been saved from demolition due largely to federal stimulus funds.
Feb 02, 2010 18:37 EST
Jan 30, 2010 21:04 EST
Mo. grandma accused of feeding blood thinner to 1-year-old to get baby's parents back together. A Missouri woman is accused of drugging her 1-year-old granddaughter, hoping that the child's divorcing parents would get back together if they had a sick child.
Jan 28, 2010 05:41 EST
When in doubt, sit them out: States consider bills to protect athletes against concussions. At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received in the NFL.
Jan 28, 2010 05:32 EST
At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received in the NFL.
Jan 22, 2010 21:23 EST
All aboard! UConn women's basketball team takes a different route, trains down to Philly. "All aboard!"
Jan 13, 2010 19:00 EST
Mo. utility regulators reject Ameren request to clarify public relations rules for rate cases. Missouri utility regulators decided Wednesday to not wade into a dispute between AmerenUE and a group that has organized opposition to a proposed increase in electric rates.
Jan 07, 2010 19:37 EST
Cardinals pitcher Wainwright says McGwire deserves Hall of Fame, likes Holliday's new contract. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is excited about Matt Holliday's huge new contract and disappointed that Mark McGwire hasn't made the Hall of Fame.
Jan 06, 2010 20:23 EST
In economically ailing states, governors spell out plans to tame fiscal crises. Governors in California, New York and Kentucky spelled out ambitious plans to create jobs and deal with a crippling financial crisis Wednesday at a time when states around the country are opening their legislative sessions under an ominous cloud of economic uncertainty.
Jan 06, 2010 15:13 EST
Budget woes, business incentives and ethics reforms top 2010 agenda for Missouri Legislature. Missouri lawmakers convened their 2010 session Wednesday besieged by budget woes and perceptions of corruption. They pledged to clean up their image and keep government running without raising taxes.
Dec 10, 2009 19:33 EST
Unilever to close Southern California plant, cut 61 jobs by third quarter of 2010. Consumer products maker Unilever PLC said Thursday it will close a Southern California plant and cut 61 jobs to lower costs.
Dec 09, 2009 16:59 EST
Mo. teenager charged with killing neighbor, 9, seeks to move trial, claims residents biased. A Missouri teenager charged with killing a 9-year-old neighbor cannot get a fair trial in her home county because residents are biased against her, the teen's attorney said.
Dec 09, 2009 16:46 EST
Missouri system mulls 3-year degree, local partnerships as campuses brace for more budget cuts. Add the University of Missouri to the growing number of schools considering three-year undergraduate degrees to reduce college costs.
Dec 08, 2009 19:30 EST
Ex-Mo. House speaker to close political consulting business following assault charge. An attorney says a former Missouri House speaker plans to withdraw from politics altogether after he was accused of assaulting a woman during a sexual encounter.
Dec 03, 2009 13:35 EST
Missouri lawmakers propose expanding ban on cell phone texting while driving to all motorists. First Missouri's youngest drivers were told to quit sending cell phone text messages, and now lawmakers are going after everybody else.
Nov 25, 2009 14:25 EST
Mo. must pay $152,000 for breach of contract to janitor firm accused in 2007 immigration sting. A Missouri trial judge Wednesday ordered the state to pay $152,000 for illegally terminating a janitorial company's state contracts when the firm was targeted by an immigration sting.
Nov 25, 2009 10:58 EST
Mo. woman accused of cheating farmers out of $27 million in grain proceeds pleads guilty. A 45-year-old businesswoman accused of cheating farmers out of at least $27 million in proceeds from grain sales pleaded guilty to mail fraud in what prosecutors have said was the largest scheme of its kind in Missouri history.
Nov 23, 2009 15:10 EST
Police: Mo. building lockdown followed elevator phone call warning of hostage situation. Police say an unfounded report of a hostage situation in a building near the Missouri governor's mansion was caused by someone calling an elevator phone to warn of a hostage-taking.