- Authorities ID Missouri woman killed in Ohio hotel fire Updated: May-24-16 3:23 am
COPLEY, Ohio - Authorities have identified a Missouri woman who was killed over the weekend during an early morning hotel fire in Ohio.
- 9 students injured in southwest Missouri school bus wreck Updated: May-23-16 8:03 pm
SPOKANE, Missouri - Authorities say at least nine students were injured when a southwestern Missouri school district's bus entered a pickup truck's path on a highway.
- Voter-ID proposal to go before Missouri voters Nov. 8 Updated: May-23-16 6:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri voters will decide Nov. 8 whether to amend the state Constitution to allow lawmakers to add voter-identification requirements.
- Missouri governor pushing back on newly passed tax breaks Updated: May-22-16 12:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican-led Legislature this year passed tax breaks for goods and services ranging from wheelchairs to yoga classes, setting up a potential showdown with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over what he said could lead to a hole in the state budget.
- Missouri patrol trooper, suspect injured in shooting Updated: May-21-16 11:18 am
NORTH KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper and a suspect he was trying to arrest are hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a confrontation at a casino parking garage.
- Lawmakers vote to expand industry say in water regulations Updated: May-21-16 10:28 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Agriculture and mining industries could gain more influence over Missouri's water regulations if legislation awaiting Gov. Jay Nixon's signature becomes law.
- Missouri court backs voter-registration rule for candidates Updated: May-20-16 9:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A requirement that legislative candidates meet a voter-registration deadline is constitutional and in the state's interest, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision that likely secures a state House seat for a St. Louis-area incumbent.
- Patrol: Man fatally shot after pulling gun on trooper Updated: May-19-16 11:07 am
SULLIVAN, Missouri - An eastern Missouri man was fatally shot by a state trooper after pointing a gun at the officer during a foot chase, the Missouri State Highway Patrol says.
- Plan advances for $60M bridge linking Missouri, Illinois Updated: May-18-16 11:04 am
LOUISIANA, Missouri - An old, narrow and deteriorating Mississippi River bridge at Louisiana, Missouri, may finally be replaced within the next few years, following two recent developments.
- Ex-Oklahoma doctor sentenced in Missouri child pornography case Updated: May-18-16 1:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former doctor from Tulsa, Oklahoma, accused of using a Missouri minor to produce child pornography has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison.
- Missouri attorney general hopefuls slam Obama on bathrooms Updated: May-16-16 1:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's two Republicans vying for attorney general on Monday slammed the Obama administration for a directive aimed at protecting bathroom access for transgender students.
- Suspected drunken driver arrested after Missouri crash Updated: May-16-16 8:18 am
KENNETT, Missouri - Authorities have arrested a suspected drunken driver in a head-on crash that killed a husband and wife in southeast Missouri.
- Missouri Legislature scales back public access to records Updated: May-15-16 2:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature this session voted to curtail public access to some public records that lawmakers have sought to seal for years.
- 18-year-old drowns in Blue River in Jackson County Updated: May-15-16 12:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Authorities have recovered the body of an 18-year-old who drowned in the Blue River in Jackson County.
- Missouri lawmakers pass ethics laws but fail on gift ban Updated: May-14-16 2:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - GOP Speaker Todd Richardson, who assumed leadership of the Missouri House a year ago when his predecessor resigned amid scandal, said the 2016 Legislative session brought progress toward change in a state that's been called the wild west of ethics, but he's disappointed a bill to limit lobbyist gifts didn't win approval.
- The Latest: Nixon isn't saying whether he'll veto gun bill Updated: May-13-16 9:45 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Latest on the final day of the Missouri legislative session (all times local):
- Missouri lawmakers pass expanded gun rights on final day Updated: May-13-16 9:21 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats.
- Top Missouri Senate Democrat to step down for judgeship Updated: May-13-16 1:18 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The top Missouri Senate Democrat says he will be appointed to an administrative judgeship and will step down.
- Missouri bill creates tax breaks for business moves, exports Updated: May-13-16 10:27 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have approved new tax breaks for businesses that export cargo or import jobs into the state.
- Legislature upholds veto on changing union dues collection Updated: May-13-16 9:41 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators fell one vote short of overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto early Friday morning after a Democrat withdrew her support of changing how public-sector unions collect dues.
- Missouri lawmakers approve bill to verify welfare rolls Updated: May-13-16 12:40 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A private company would review the state's welfare rolls for fraud and waste under legislation passed by Missouri lawmakers.
- Missouri lawmakers pass sales tax exemption for Internet use Updated: May-13-16 12:19 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have passed a sales tax exemption for Internet use.
- Scholarship expansion for private schools heads to Nixon Updated: May-12-16 11:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation to expand access to the state's A+ college scholarship to private school graduates.
- Man accused in 2-state killing rampage to stand trial Updated: May-12-16 7:27 pm
MONTGOMERY CITY, Missouri - A Mexican national suspected of killing five men in a two-state crime rampage will stand trial in Missouri, a judge ruled Thursday.
- Lawmakers alter deadly force standards for police, citizens Updated: May-12-16 5:12 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri House members have voted to change the standards for when police and citizens can use deadly force.