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3 hrs ago | Missourian
A state audit released Tuesday raised questions about whether hundreds of Missouri welfare recipients actually are living out of state or using their benefits for alcohol, tobacco and gambling instead of their children.
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7 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star
Friends of KCI needed 3,573 valid signatures of registered voters to force an election.
9 hrs ago | River Front Times
A ProPublica investigation published in the Post-Dispatch Sunday details nightmare tales of Missourians taking out small loans - sometimes as low as $100 - and having to pay back that amount several times over.
13 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat
David W. Albrecht, 53 of Wentzville, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday was allegedly using burglary tools to try to break into the change maker and vending machines at the Sure Shine Auto Wash, 702 N. Market St. The owner of the business was watching on surveillance cameras from his home and called the Waterloo Police Department, according to Chief Jim ... (more)
17 hrs ago | Missourian
A northwest Missouri man who left his 8-month-old son alone in the bathtub was sentenced to three years in prison for the boy's drowning death.
18 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Columbia City Council passed a nonbinding resolution Monday calling for the Missouri Legislature to accept Medicaid expansion as provided under the Affordable Care Act.
The Missouri rodeo clown who ignited a firestorm this summer for wearing a disrespectful Obama mask is the runaway favorite to be named "Person of the Year" in his small town of Sedalia.
A bipartisan group of six Missouri senators representing the St. Louis region filed legislation Monday to change provisions of laws related to student transfers, school accreditation and charter schools.
Collier was arrested in May after a police chase ended near Business Loop 70. His car overturned after slamming into several vehicles at the Bob McCosh Chevrolet dealership.
Missouri Auditor Thomas Schweich is weighing whether to launch an audit of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in light of recent controversies involving the education commissioner.
APRIL 05: A LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner prepares for landing after a certification flight April 5, 2013 at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.
Drivers ask the question every time they see another motorist sending texts while barreling down the interstate at 75 mph, or changing lanes without signaling, or hanging a left on red: Does found that some of the nation's worst drivers weren't in a state at all but in Washington, D.C. The insurer based its rankings on how well - or how little - ... (more)
Legislators in more than a dozen states are waiting for Boeing's response to their bids to win the company's new 777X assembly work, but in Missouri the effort alone could have a wider impact.
Three people from Missouri who police say kidnapped a 5-year-old Idaho boy after attacking his father with a stun gun have been arrested.
Missouri stretched its NCAA-best homecourt winning streak to 25 games and has won 80 straight games against nonconference opponents at Mizzou Arena dating to the 2005-06 opener.
A woman has died in a traffic crash in Raytown early Saturday morning. Police are investigating the rollover accident.
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.