ST. LOUIS (AP) — Eight people are dead and 14 others wounded after a violent 72-hour period over the weekend in St. Louis.
Graves County couple Brandon and Jonna Crews donated hundreds of dollars and thousands of pop tabs to the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Independence Police Department announced late Wednesday that 22-year-old Officer Blaize Madrid-Evans died following the Wednesday morning shooting.
A U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri, Republican state Attorney General Eric Schmitt, is flexing the power of his office by filing a slew of lawsuits, including against Democratic cities and schools to stop mask mandates.
Missouri lawmakers, business lobbyists and protesters are railing against President Joe Biden's planned vaccine mandate for large businesses.
A review of hundreds of pieces of legislation across the United States shows that Republican legislators in more than half of the states are taking away the powers state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases.
Most Americans believe that the public health benefits of restrictions due to Covid-19 are worth the economic and lifestyle costs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center.
The death brings the total number of Missouri children younger than 18 who have died from COVID-19 to six, according to state health department spokeswoman Lisa Cox.
Investigators ask those with information about where the escaped inmate is to call the Scott County Sheriff’s Office at 573-545-3525 or 573-471-3530, the Chaffee Police Department at 573-887-6911 or the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E Headquarters at 573-840-9500.
The cases — driven by the delta variant combined with resistance among some Americans to getting the vaccine — are concentrated mostly in the South.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO– On Wednesday evening, Cape Girardeau Police Officers responded to a reported motorcycle accident on the 800 block of South Kingshighway.
The 18-year-old student athlete's family said they've been given "the run around" for the past week and heard different stories about what happened the day the young man died.
Thousands of Missouri children have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since the new school year began, and at least one rural school closed for cleaning after an outbreak.
The kids' grandmother said a man approached the children, pointed a gun at the 9-year-old and demanded the go-kart, which he then sped away on.
Sen. Greg Razer, a Kansas City Democrat and the only openly gay member of the Missouri Senate, said he would “demand answers immediately” after receiving word a display entitled “Making History: Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights” had been shelved.
The 12-state human trafficking operation, led by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and Missouri Highway Patrol, is believed to be the first multistate operation of its kind.
The enhanced benefits added money to the unemployment checks for out-of-work Americans to help ease the crunch caused by shutdowns for the COVID-19 pandemic.
One area of the state is still seeing a surge. Southeast Missouri had 10 people hospitalized with the virus on July 1. That number was at 140 as of Tuesday.
Lawyers for Missouri residents who had their federal unemployment benefits cut when Gov. Mike Parson pulled out of programs in June are asking a court for reinstatement, with back pay.
The ferry is expected to be out of service for about three days to allow a mechanical team to evaluate the problem and obtain the parts required to make repairs.
The governor said Friday the new actions acknowledge the state's progress in fighting the pandemic but keeps in place rules that allows the health care system to more quickly respond to its needs.
US law enforcement officials say local officials in Cape Girardeau decided their officers couldn't assist federal authorities because there was a chance a drug dealer had a gun in the home.
Authorities made 102 arrests and rescued 47 victims as part of a 12-state effort to combat human trafficking, Missouri’s top law enforcement official said Friday.
Southeast Missouri State University has launched a vaccine incentive program, with a new goal of reaching a 70% vaccination rate for students, faculty and staff by Nov. 1
The 180 winners were randomly chosen from the program's first five drawings, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday names Columbia Public Schools along with the district’s Board of Education and board members, but is a class action lawsuit that would apply to any Missouri district requiring masks.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Civil rights leaders on Monday warned Missouri lawmakers that attempts to ban critical race theory in schools could scare educators away from teaching about the Holocaust.
The state health department said 86 of those deaths were discovered in the department’s weekly examination of death certificates from across the state.
Witnesses told first responders the man was not a strong swimmer, and others in the group jumped into the water to try to save him, but couldn’t find him in the water. Rescue crews found his body around 9 p.m.
Timothy Edward Corrigan was originally charged with first-degree murder. Prosecutors said he called Cape Girardeau police on the night his wife died and admitted shooting her.
Missouri hospitals are filling to the brim with COVID-19 patients, and so are their intensive care units, where a record number of patients are now being treated.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO — The municipal government of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, is requiring masks in city-owned facilities, including Cape Girardeau City Hall.