KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others injured Monday when an explosion launched a boiler the size of a van through the roof a St. Louis box company and slammed much of it down hundreds of feet away in a neighboring laundry business, the fire chief said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Half a dozen cattle apparently had a beef with a St. Louis slaughterhouse and high-tailed it out of there, spawning an hours-long police chase and an online fundraising drive to spare them from the supermarket shelves.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The operator of a downtown St. Louis homeless shelter long at odds with the city says he will close the site at least temporarily after a judge refused his request to keep it open.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is defending itself at trial against more than 300 farmers and other landowners who say the agency's management of the Missouri River has contributed to major flooding in five states, most notably 2011 flooding that caused billions of …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A severe storm system pummeled parts of the Midwest overnight with tornadoes, huge hailstones and powerful winds, damaging nearly 500 buildings and injuring a dozen people in one Missouri city.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man has been charged with murder in what some witnesses described as a racially motivated shooting at a crowded suburban Kansas City bar that left one Indian man dead and two other men hospitalized.
LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — A lawyer who specialized in end-of-life matters has been acquitted in the death of her millionaire father, whom prosecutors claimed she had removed from life support by forging power of attorney documents after he survived an attack at his lake house that claimed his girl…
CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man was charged Monday in a shooting outside a rural Missouri nightclub that left one man dead and six others injured.
LEADWOOD, Mo. (AP) — The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri were charged in his death Monday.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants users of its permit-purchasing website (mdc-web.s3licensing.com/ or mdc.mo.gov/buypermits) and free mobile apps – MO Hunting and MO Fishing – to know that it will be upgrading the website and mobile apps in mid-January for increased security.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old Missouri woman allowed her intoxicated boyfriend to drink her blood then stabbed the wannabe vampire during a subsequent argument.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Kansas City, Missouri, postal carrier has pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to distribute PCP through the mail.
GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a robbery in which a man was shot in front of his wife and their two young children south of Kansas City, Missouri.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A fire investigator says a hangar and a plane in which it was store at a suburban St. Louis airport were damaged in a blaze.
MILAN, Mo. (AP) — The Humane Society of Missouri has removed eight horses and mules from a northern Missouri property, claiming the animals are badly malnourished.
The state of Missouri has the lowest sales tax on cigarettes in the nation, but that all could change if voters approve Amendment 3 next month.
GREEN PARK, Mo. (AP) — Police say a St. Louis County police officer was killed and a suspect critically injured in an exchange of gunfire.
More than 2,000 pieces of legislation were introduced during the 2016 Missouri legislative session and a mere 138 made it to the desk of Gov. Jay Nixon for signature or veto.
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 17-year-old northwest Missouri high school student has been sentenced to eight years for raping a 14-year-old girl.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' law officers will work in pairs until further notice because of the killings of five Dallas law enforcers during a mass shooting Thursday night.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have eliminated the current requirements that individuals must obtain training, education, a background check and a permit in order to carry a concealed firearm in Missouri.
CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — Two suspicious packages that caused a suburban St. Louis hospital's emergency room and a nearby interstate highway to be shut down don't appear to have contained explosives, police said after a bomb squad blew up one of the packages.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new synthetic drug that can be purchased online and is connected to at least 50 deaths nationwide has several states scrambling to stop its spread, with Kansas law enforcement agencies seeking an emergency ban.
After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing the bill from moving on.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A central Missouri sheriff is free on bond after being arrested on charges that he misused a firearm during an incident last month at a tavern.
ST. ANN, Mo. (AP) — Police in the St. Louis suburb of St. Ann say a driver overdosed on heroin and struck a couple and their 2-year-old son, seriously injuring the family members.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill told The Missourian this week that while she favors the choice charter schools provide, she does not favor tuition vouchers for students.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the man charged with murder in the killing four men in Kansas City, Kansas, and a fifth man in central Missouri. (all times local):
Downtown Washington Inc. and its sister organization, the Historic Washington Foundation, Tuesday will mark the fifth anniversary of operating a contract postal unit (CPU) in the historic post office building at Second and Lafayette streets.
The use of lead remediation funds to create a state park near the Arkansas border has raised eyebrows and House Republicans are standing up to the governor over the purchase.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri fired an assistant professor on Thursday who had been suspended after run-ins with student journalists during protests last year, including a videotaped confrontation where she called for "some muscle" to remove a videographer from the Colum…