There 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.
A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.
Early Sunday morning, two sisters, ages 15 and 20, were found shot to death in a vacant lot on north Vandeventer Avenue. On Thursday morning, two young women were found shot to death inside an apartment on Natural Bridge Road near Fairground Park.
Monroe County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Becky Herrin says two men and a woman were vacationing with their families in the Keys when they died on Monday.
The suggestion is part of a study by the Institute of Medicine, which found a minimum age of 21 would reduce smoking prevalence by about 12 percent and smoking-related deaths by nearly 10 percent.
Mirroring a national report, pedestrian deaths in both Missouri and Illinois are on the decline.
An appeals court has restored $28 million in punitive damages to the relatives of six people who were killed when a skydiving plane crashed shortly after taking off from a rural Missouri airport.
Police found the bodies of 40-year-old Tabitha Miller and 38-year-old Gary Gibbons on Friday.
Report suggests dozens of deaths involving disabled adults not investigated.
MoDOT: No work zone deaths in St. Louis this summer.