New Chess Program Begins in Ferguson-Florissant DistrictHundreds of kids in Ferguson are learning to play chess.
McCaskill says Missouri Needs Tighter Drug MonitoringMissouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.
STL Alderwoman Wants People to Mow Vacant Lots - Then Keep ThemSome St. Louis residents might be able to get free land, just by firing up their lawn mowers.
Independence, Mo. Selected for Part of $42M Public Data ProgramThe Missouri town is one of eight cities selected by former New York Mayor, Michael Bloomberg to make better use of data.
Federal Agency to Study Contamination at Coldwater Creek"I have seven brothers and sisters, and I think there's five of us that have had cancer, and both of my parents have had cancer," Kolkmeyer says.
College Kids Program Offers $50 to Every St. Louis Kindergarten StudentSt. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones' office pays for donations through "residual parking revenues."
Illinois Treasurer Reuniting People With Forgotten TreasuresThe I-CASH database connects people with money, safe deposit boxes and jewelry who may never had known was theirs.
Records: Ill. Athletics Part of $1.5M Vehicle Program An open records request has found that 57 University of Illinois athletics employees, including coaches, administrators and wives, are part of a program in which car dealers provide them use of $1.5 million worth of vehicles.
Feds Sending Missouri $36.7 Million to Help Crime VictimsMissouri received $8.7 million from the grant last year.
Missouri Summer Jobs Program Places More than 3,100 YouthsA new Missouri summer jobs program provided more than 3,000 low-income youth with work experience.
St. Louis City Uses Unique Strategy To Buy Back GunsBoard President Lewis Reed says the city is working with the police department to disable the guns, which will be given to the group Guns in the Hands of Artists.
STL Police Use KC 'Call-In' Method to Lower CrimeDotson says they were also warned that their family and friends could face utility shut-offs for unpaid bills if they get in trouble, again.