Researchers Find Blue Crab in Mississippi RiverConservation Department Wetland Ecologist Frank Nelson tells KMOX the crab was probably dumped in the river by a person and is the only one.
Protections Sought for Eastern Massasauga RattlesnakeThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday the snake's population is dwindling, primarily because of loss and fragmentation of its habitat, which includes wetlands such as swamps, bogs and marshes.
Maryland Heights Touted by Money Magazine's Best Places to LiveThe magazine mentioned Creve Coeur Lake and the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater as reasons for Maryland Heights high ranking
Tale of Two Cities - Report Shows Racial Divide in St. LouisSt. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.
Illinois Prison Population Down, Still OvercrowdedGovernor Rauner wants to reduce the number of prisoners by 25 percent over the next decade.
St. Louis County Tests for West Nile Virus, City Does NotArrighai says since West Nile Virus is endemic to Missouri, St. Louis city no longer tests for it "because we know it's here."
Metro-East Population DecliningNew U.S. Census Bureau figures show Madison and St. Clair Illinois are down several thousand residents each
County Health Rankings Contain Good, Bad NewsSt. Louis, St. Charles and Monroe Counties do well. City of St. Louis does not.
St. Louis is Shrinking - Where's Everyone Going?The next census is five years away, but already some are wondering if the city's population could dip below 300,000 people for the first time since the 1870s.
Missouri Population Growth Rate Lags National AverageNew estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau show Missouri's population of 6 million grew by fewer than 20,000 people from 2012 to 2013.
SIU-Edwardsville Calls Off Campus Geese Harvest After BacklashThe school announced it would cull the campus' population of the geese, citing dozens of documented cases of the birds acting aggressively.
Census: St. Charles, St. Louis Counties Grow; City LosesSt. Charles led all Missouri counties with a gain of 3,685 residents, followed by Greene, Boone, Clay and Jackson counties.