Hearing Begins for Absentee Voter Fraud AllegationThe hearing before Judge Rex Burlison is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.
Fleeing Car Hits House in St. LouisPolice say the driver lost control and the vehicle jumped a sidewalk, slammed into the home and caught fire.
US Capitol Lockdown EndsCapitol police had said they were searching for an individual but offered no details.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
Clay Pushes EPA, Army Corps Transfer for Westlake LandfillMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay is backing a plan to transfer the cleanup duties from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Ill. Senate Sends Two More School-Funding Revamps to HouseThe array of ideas for making Illinois public-school funding fairer grew more complex Friday with two more plans sent to the House by Senate Democrats with three days remaining in the spring session.
Missouri Legislature Sends Photo ID Amendment to VotersDemocrats say such a requirement could disenfranchise thousands of voters who don't have a driver's license or other identifications.
Lawmakers Alter Deadly Force Standards for Police, CitizensThe bill says an officer can only use deadly force if a suspect is dangerous.
Carlinville House Explodes Due to Natural Gas LeakIllinois State Police say a natural gas explosion leveled a house in Carlinville.
Missouri House Passes Guidelines on Embryo Custody BattlesThe measure now goes to the Senate.
Illinois Senate Approves $454 Million More for CollegesLawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House, which can take it up as soon as Tuesday when state representatives return to Springfield.
Missouri Lawmakers Undo Veto to Enact School Funding MeasureBipartisan supporters of the change say meeting funding goals outlined without the cap wasn't feasible.