Homeless Advocate Accused in Lawsuit over Springfield FireThe lawsuit accuses the Rev. Larry Rice of the New Life Evangelistic Center of arranging for Moore to live in a home that lacked fire alarms.
Illinois Capitol May Face a 'Lights Out'Secretary of State Jesse White has reportedly suggested the lights could be turned off at the Illinois Capitol due to the state’s budget crisis.
Police Investigate Abductions of Two Springfield Co-WorkersSpringfield police are investigating reports that a masked man abducted two co-workers, roughed them up and returned them in separate incidents.
Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud SchemeA Springfield man pleaded guilty to an investment fraud scheme that cost three victims more than $1.1 million.
Missouri Sorority Opens Doors to Transgender StudentsThe Xi Omnicron Iota sorority voted Aug. 30 to change its bylaws to accept the transgender students, the Springfield News-Leader reported.
Survey: Teachers Spend Hundreds of Personal Funds on StudentsHorace Mann insurance says its survey shows teachers just want the best education possible for students.
St. Louis Ranks No. 10 in Best American Tech Cities for WorkIn at No. 3 is Springfield, Illinois, and in the top 25 at No. 17 is Peoria, Illinois.
Workplaces Call for More Safety After TV Reporters KilledNews Director Scott Brady in Springfield, Mo., says there is an element of "it could happen to us."
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
New Law Will Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes A new Illinois law will allow cameras in nursing home rooms.
McCaskill, Richardson on 'Dress Code' as Response to Harassment AllegationsU.S. Senator Claire McCaskill sent letters to Missouri Representatives Bill Kidd and Nick King on Tuesday, following reports that the legislators were considering instituting a dress code for interns as part of a response to allegations of sexual harassment against interns.
5 Day Trips Near St. Louis To Do Before The Kids Go Back To SchoolSqueeze in a few extra memories with your kids before summer vacation slips away.