Illinois Records 1st Human Case of West Nile Virus in 2016There were 77 human cases last year including nine deaths.
Bill Would Prevent Shock Deaths at Lake of the OzarksA bill designed to prevent electrocution-related deaths at the Lake of the Ozarks has again been introduced in the state legislature.
Fire Deaths in St. Louis City Increased in 2015St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson is frustrated that the city had nine fire deaths in 2015, which was two more than the year before.
State Rep. Wants All Police-Involved Deaths Statewide Reviewed by Citizen Oversight BoardAccording to a database compiled by killedbypolice.net, there have been 23 officer-involved deaths in Missouri so far this year. But not all of them were shot. A Black Jack State Rep. has pre-filed legislation to implement a statewide citizen review board.
Traffic Fatalities Increase in Missouri, IllinoisDebra Hersman heads the National Safety Council says texting and gas prices are partially to blame.
UPDATED: 4 Homicides in 8 Hours Overnight in St. LouisCity's murder total has topped 100 in mid-July, compared to 71 through July 2014.
Three More Dead on Streets of St. LouisThere were three murders in the city of St. Louis within a three-hour span early Sunday.
Ex-husband, Son of Convicted Killer Paula Sims Die in CrashThe ex-husband and son of an Illinois woman convicted in the deaths of her two baby daughters 25 years ago were killed Saturday.
Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in SpringfieldCerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.
Illinois Legislation Would Change Police StandardsIllinois legislation would change standards of officer-involved death investigations, police-worn body cameras and officers' use of force.
Honey Bee Deaths Rise Throughout IllinoisThere has been a sharp rise of honey bee deaths in Illinois, but there are steps that local governments may be able to take to reverse that trend.
Bird Flu Virus Creeps Across MissouriA strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.