Official: One-third of Calls to VA Suicide Hotline Are UnansweredSome hotline workers handle fewer than five calls per day and leave before their shifts end.
Woman Sets Herself on Fire in Chicago Congressman's OfficeAuthorities haven't identified the woman who was taken to a hospital in serious condition with burns.
A Hiring Boom at St. Louis Public SchoolsNearly three dozen counselors with Master's degrees have been hired.
Mental Health Department Investigates State Hospital SuicideMental health department spokeswoman Debra Walker says the agency is looking into whether staff members were negligent.
Local College Rejects Request To Allow Students To Carry Guns on CampusFormer Marine says he and others could provide additional security at no additional cost.
US Capitol Lockdown EndsCapitol police had said they were searching for an individual but offered no details.
Missouri Democrats Stall Religious Objections VoteAt issue is legislation to amend the Missouri Constitution to prohibit government penalties against those who cite a ``sincere religious belief'' while declining to provide goods and services for same-sex marriage ceremonies or ensuing celebrations.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Concealed Weapons in CollegesA Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on two bills that would expand gun access on campuses.
Lt. Gov. Kinder Calls for Mizzou to Investigate Staff Shown in Protest Video"I would immediately, today, begin an investigation. I would have the appropriate authorities at the school call them in and ask them to explain themselves. The video speaks for itself very loudly," Kinder said.
Hirth: House Committee Out of Touch on Sexual Harassment Standards"I don't think they reached out to any victims when proposing or when developing their proposals either," Former LeVota Intern Taylor Hirth said in an interview.
Statehouse Sex Scandals Carry Public Costs and ConsequencesIt's as if politicians have forgotten the lessons of former President Bill Clinton, who was impeached in 1998 — but ultimately remained in office — after being accused of lying about his sexual relationship with a White House intern.
Lawmaker Pushes for Cameras in Nursing Homes to Prevent Abuse, NeglectA St. Louis-area woman says she would have put a camera in her husband's nursing home room had she known what she knows now.