Parents wanting to transfer their children out of failing school districts should act by Aug. 1, and if demand is higher than available classroom seats, their children may have to wait on a lottery draw before they can attend a new school, according to state recommendations released Wednesday.
Pollution caused by stormwater runoff, referred to technically as nonpoint source pollution, occurs when pollution is released from multiple indeterminate locations making the sources difficult to identify and control.
Today, no fewer than five transit agencies operate in the Kansas City area: the recently created Kansas City streetcar authority and four bus systems run by Independence, Johnson County and both Kansas Citys.
A Missouri man who set his wife on fire and evaded capture for more than 24 hours was arrested Tuesday night and charged with first degree assault, armed criminal action and arson, according to the local sheriffs office.
ST. LOUIS -- A St. Louis woman has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor animal abuse charges for nearly starving her two dogs to death, then tossing one in a trash bin behind her home.
One of two men accused in a southwest Missouri teenager's stabbing death will be sentenced in November after admitting his role in the case.
A northwest Missouri couple who authorities say were heavy gamblers have pleaded guilty to a $2.8 million embezzlement and check-kiting scheme.
Two men were charged with third-degree assault Monday in connection with an assault Friday night outside the Blue Fugue.
After years of deep budget cuts, several states are poised to boost higher education funding this year, often in exchange for a promise by public colleges and universities to freeze tuition.
Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe spots until the dangerous weather passed, officials said.
The Missouri State Fair will be increasing its efforts to collect canned food this year as it joins in a challenge presented by its industry trade association.
Here's how former Missouri Sen. Matt Bartle, R-Lee's Summit, once described the state's love affair with tax credits as an economic development tool: "We have become drunk on tax credits," Mr. Bartle said.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill Tuesday added her support to a growing roster of Democratic activists pushing the former secretary of state to make another bid for the White House in 2016.
The Joplin Globe reports the announcement came after a closed board meeting Friday , which was the last of several board meetings held in recent weeks in conjunction with Speck's annual evaluation.
ST. LOUIS -- The ash trees on the grounds of the Gateway Arch are expected to die off soon, and they're being removed.
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