A Republican candidate for the Missouri Secretary of State is pushing an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.
Boone County authorities say the death of an 11-month-old girl at a small home-based day care near Columbia was an accident.
Authorities say three large reptiles that are similar to alligators have been found at a Kansas City home.
Although Missouri isn’t the hardest hit, there have been about 29,000 confirmed cases.
Chad Sabora, who is now a recovery specialist, has taken it upon himself to hand out public doses of Narcan.
A dog food recall announced Monday affects products sold a specialty stores in Missouri.
Senate Democrats briefly relented Friday from a weeklong blockade to allow final approval of a bill reauthorizing $3.6 billion of annual health care provider taxes for the state’s Medicaid program. But that was the only bill they let come to a vote.
The Missouri House unanimously elected Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot on Friday following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, who acknowledged exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a Capitol intern.
The House’s vote Friday sends the bill to the Senate, where activity has been stalled this week. Legislators face a 6 p.m. Friday deadline to give final approval to bills.
Katie Graham, of Joplin, Mo., and a student at Missouri Southern State University, sent out a statement late Thursday evening.