Parson Plans to Shrink Missouri Economic Development Agency
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson wants to downsize the Department of Economic Development and move several hundred staffers to the Department of Higher Education.
Missouri Sued Over Rules for Foster Parents who Have Guns
A Kansas City couple claims in a federal lawsuit that state requirements for foster parents who own guns violate their constitutional rights.
Man Pleads Guilty in Abuse Death of Then-Girlfriend’s Son
A 22-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the abuse death of his then-girlfriend’s 3-year-old son in southwest Missouri.
Bull Rider Dies After Being Stomped in Denver Competition
A professional bull rider died after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
Columbia Police Investigate Deadly Shooting
Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting in a Columbia neighborhood.
Missouri Supreme Court: Health Provider Must Pay Woman $29M
A Missouri health provider will have to pay tens of millions of dollars to a former patient with a rare disease after the state’s Supreme Court rejected the hospital’s appeal.
Parson Proposes $351M Bond for Bridges
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is proposing a $351 million bond to repair or replace 250 bridges across the state, a pitch he made to lawmakers Wednesday during his first State of the State speech since taking over when his predecessor resigned in scandal last year.
Man, Woman from Indianapolis Charged in Missouri Killing
Authorities are searching for a man and woman from Indianapolis who are charged in the killing of a central Missouri man.
Drug Suspect Charged after Deadly Missouri Police Shooting
Prosecutors have filed charges against a drug suspect after a SWAT team member fatally shot the owner of the home where the man had been staying while executing a search warrant.
Missouri Boy’s Caregiver Pleads Not Guilty in His Death
A caregiver who reported a 4-year-old Missouri boy missing about a week before his body was found has pleaded not guilty in his death.