- Nixon orders agencies to implement same-sex marriage ruling Updated: Jul-07-15 6:51 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Gov. Jay Nixon directed all Missouri state agencies on Tuesday to review their procedures in order to immediately implement the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision legalizing same-sex marriage.
- Interstate 35 in Clay County reopens after gas leak Updated: Jul-06-15 5:16 pm
PLEASANT VALLEY, Missouri - Interstate 35 in Clay County near Liberty has reopened after being closed for more than four hours Monday.
- Utah using playful highway signs to encourage safe driving Updated: Jul-06-15 3:31 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah highway drivers may do a double take this summer when they look up and read what's on the digital signs overhead.
- Patrol drops no-wake policy at the Lake of the Ozarks Updated: Jul-04-15 3:29 pm
OZARKS, Missouri - Authorities are no longer restricting boaters to operating at idle speed on the Lake of the Ozarks.
- Missouri Supreme Court keeps farming, gun rights measures Updated: Jun-30-15 8:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms, but also said voters could go to court to challenge the summaries of ballot issues even after they've been approved by voters.
- Federal report faults police actions during Ferguson unrest Updated: Jun-30-15 6:08 pm
ST. LOUIS - Police antagonized crowds who gathered to protest in Ferguson after Michael Brown's death last summer, violated free-speech rights and made it difficult to hold officers accountable, according to a Justice Department draft report that found across-the-board flaws in law enforcement's response.
- Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium Updated: Jun-30-15 4:27 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an "illegal purpose."
- Springfield inundated by high-grade marijuana from Colorado Updated: Jun-29-15 4:02 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Narcotics investigators in Springfield say the city is seeing an influx of higher-grade marijuana from states where the drug is legal, particularly Colorado.
- Man drowns while launching boat in northeast Missouri Updated: Jun-28-15 6:19 pm
LA GRANGE, Missouri - Authorities say a 23-year-old man has drowned while launching a boat at Wakonda State Park in northeast Missouri.
- Cincinnati man drowns on James River in southwest Missouri Updated: Jun-28-15 6:02 pm
GALENA, Missouri - Authorities say a Cincinnati man has drowned while kayaking on the James River in southwest Missouri.
- Biplane crashes during northwest Missouri airshow Updated: Jun-27-15 10:01 pm
CAMERON, Missouri - Authorities say a biplane has crashed during an air show in northwest Missouri. Police said the only injury was to the pilot. No details on that were immediately available.
- 27-year-old man drowns at the Lake of the Ozarks Updated: Jun-27-15 3:35 pm
SUNRISE BEACH, Missouri - A 27-year-old man has drowned while swimming at the Lake of the Ozarks.
- The Latest: Missouri reacts to gay marriage ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 7:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples (all times local):
- Nixon vetoes Missouri student transfers legislation Updated: Jun-26-15 6:31 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed a bill aimed at revamping Missouri's student transfer law, saying it "veered of track" with some of its provisions and failed to cap tuition districts can charge other districts to educate students who transfer from failing schools.
- Missouri moves swiftly to begin same-sex marriages Updated: Jun-26-15 5:47 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision Friday to legalize gay marriage - upending Missouri's constitutional ban on the practice - same-sex couples in the state applied and were granted marriage licenses.
- New bridge in suburban St. Louis opens Monday Updated: Jun-25-15 1:50 pm
WELDON SPRING, Missouri - A new bridge in suburban St. Louis will open in time for the morning commute on Monday.
- Official: Kansas, Missouri close to ending economic war Updated: Jun-23-15 3:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Missouri and Kansas officials are close to an agreement that would end a long-running "border war" that saw both states using economic incentives to persuade businesses to move, a Kansas Cabinet secretary said.
- Police: Man dies after getting shocked at Lake of the Ozarks Updated: Jun-23-15 3:10 am
OSAGE BEACH, Missouri - An East Moline, Illinois, man has died after being shocked when touching a dock ladder at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.
- Missouri football player remains in serious condition Updated: Jun-22-15 1:18 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Missouri defensive lineman Harold Brantley has improved to good condition after undergoing surgery on his left leg following a car accident on Sunday.
- Report: Ex-House speaker had affair with governor's aide Updated: Jun-19-15 6:29 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A police report says former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl acknowledged having an affair with a former aide to Gov. Jay Nixon.
- Missouri crash of Utah-bound plane blamed on loss of control Updated: Jun-19-15 6:10 pm
HUGGINS, Missouri - A southwest Missouri plane crash that killed a Utah State Board of Education member, his wife and two of his children happened after the Beechcraft A-36 lost control during its initial climb, according to a preliminary federal investigative report released Friday.
- Missouri court affirms decision in electrocution case Updated: Jun-16-15 7:22 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A lower court was correct to dismiss the lawsuit of a Boone County woman who sued a utility company after her two children died in a boat dock accident at the Lake of the Ozarks, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
- Missouri lawmakers' bills raise questions about conflicts Updated: Jun-13-15 1:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - During Missouri's legislative session, a landlord worked to change rental policy, farmers pushed agricultural legislation and a grocery association official pushed a bill that would prevent communities from banning environmentally costly plastic bags.
- Nixon signs bill aimed at protecting seniors from fraud Updated: Jun-12-15 8:35 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Financial advisers soon will have more authority to act if they suspect an older Missouri resident or person with a disability is the target of financial fraud.
- Utah board of ed member, wife, 2 children die in plane crash Updated: Jun-12-15 6:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Utah State Board of Education member, his wife and two of their children died Friday morning and another child was hurt when their small plane crashed while taking off from a relative's grass airstrip in southwest Missouri, authorities said.