An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.
Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.
Funeral services and a visitation will be held next week for Spence Jackson, the spokesman of former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich.
Police are looking into circumstances leading up to a shooting Thursday evening in O’Fallon in which a juvenile was shot.
The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
No damage is reported from a magnitude 3.6 earthquake centered in the Bootheel region of Southeast Missouri.
Co-chairs of the Ferguson Commission commend the legislative action.
A Republican lawmaker said a measure to require Missouri public schools recite the Pledge of Allegiance in English is needed because that’s the official language of the state.
The general manager of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes says his team has a 50-50 chance of signing Michael Sam.
The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.