- Man gets life term for fatal robbery set up on Craigslist Updated: May-05-15 8:20 am
ST. CHARLES, Missouri - A St. Charles County man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing a man during an encounter set up through an ad on Craigslist.
- President of Mercy Hospital Carthage resigns Updated: May-05-15 7:43 am
CARTHAGE, Missouri - The president of Mercy Hospital Carthage has resigned.
- Charges filed against man suspected of keeping woman captive Updated: May-05-15 6:59 am
SEDALIA, Missouri - A man who authorities allege kept a woman captive in a wooden box in a home in Sedalia has been charged.
- Missouri Legislature OKs easing employer tip tax duties Updated: May-05-15 6:31 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A measure restaurant owners say is needed because of Missouri Department of Revenue attempts to collect more tax on cash tips is now headed to the governor.
- Man accused of Ferguson shooting again heads to court Updated: May-05-15 5:05 am
CLAYTON, Missouri - A man accused of shooting two police officers during a Ferguson demonstration is scheduled for another court appearance.
- Cubs blow 5-run lead, lose 10-9 to Cardinals Updated: May-05-15 1:59 am
ST. LOUIS - Travis Wood helped build the Chicago Cubs' seemingly imposing cushion. The lefty was a lot better with a bat in his hands.
- Cardinals rally from 5 down to beat Cubs 10-9 Updated: May-05-15 12:53 am
ST. LOUIS - One big swing by Mark Reynolds and a once-imposing deficit was down to a single run.
- Missouri House OKs bonding plan for state building repairs Updated: May-04-15 11:25 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri House has approved a plan to use bonds to repair the Capitol and other state-owned buildings.
- Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after poor start Updated: May-04-15 11:12 pm
MILWAUKEE - Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.
- Missouri lawmakers disagree on murder sentences for minors Updated: May-04-15 10:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday advancing a proposal that would end the state's mandatory life without parole sentences by offering an alternative sentence of 25 to 40 years.
- Ferguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms Updated: May-04-15 9:49 pm
FERGUSON, Missouri - Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.
- Reunited mother, daughter seeking court records Updated: May-04-15 8:40 pm
ST. LOUIS - A woman who recently reunited with her 49-year-old daughter filed a petition Monday seeking court files and adoption records that might shed light on what exactly happened in 1965 at Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, where the mother says she was told her newborn baby was dead.
- Growth continues as Missouri revenues increase 7.7 percent Updated: May-04-15 7:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The state budget director says Missouri's revenues continue to increase compared with last year's.
- Missouri Senate roll call on override of welfare limit cuts Updated: May-04-15 7:43 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 25-9 roll call vote Monday by which the Missouri Senate overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months. The measure also needs a two-thirds vote in the House to override the governor's veto.
- Missouri Senate votes to override veto of welfare limits Updated: May-04-15 7:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri's limits among the lowest in the nation.
- Student accused of hacking school district's computer system Updated: May-04-15 5:55 pm
FULTON, Missouri - A Fulton High School student is suspected of hacking into the district's computer network, shutting down the system for several hours.
- Autopsy planned for teen who died during Missouri party Updated: May-04-15 1:10 pm
HILLSBORO, Missouri - An autopsy is planned for a 17-year-old St. Louis-area girl who authorities say died after being found unconscious during a weekend party at a supposed haunted house.
- Counsell replaces Roenicke with Brewers after 7-18 start Updated: May-04-15 12:33 pm
MILWAUKEE - Former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell was hired Monday to manage the Brewers, about 12 hours after the team fired Ron Roenicke.
- Southeast Missouri boy hospitalized after being shot in leg Updated: May-04-15 11:22 am
SENATH, Missouri - Authorities in southeastern Missouri's Dunklin County are investigating a weekend shooting that wounded a 4-year-old boy.
- St. Joseph school superintendent resigns amid criticism Updated: May-04-15 11:19 am
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - St. Joseph's school superintendent resigned, months after the release of an audit report that was highly critical of the district.
- St. Louis-area volunteer firefighter found dead in vehicle Updated: May-04-15 11:13 am
PORTAGE DES SIOUX, Missouri - A suburban St. Louis volunteer firefighter who was responding to a weekend blaze was found dead in his vehicle in a field.
- Northwest Missouri school district loses buses in fire Updated: May-04-15 8:19 am
CHILLICOTHE, Missouri - A fire at a bus barn destroyed eight buses, leaving a northwest Missouri school district scrambling to get its students to school.
- Man stuck in collapsed trench rescued in St. Louis Updated: May-04-15 5:46 am
ST. LOUIS - A man has been rescued after being stuck in an 18-foot-deep trench in St. Louis.
- Missouri House approves reducing, simplifying business fees Updated: May-04-15 5:04 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A proposal from Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander to reduce fees charged to businesses is headed to the Senate.
- Tigers, Royals resume respectful rivalry with split Updated: May-04-15 3:05 am