Missouri Inmate: Lethal Injection May Trigger Severe PainErnest Lee Johnson is scheduled to die Tuesday for using a claw hammer to kill three Columbia convenience store workers in 1994.
The Gateway Arch: Spanning 50 YearsTo commemorate the historic occasion KMOX News has produced a 3-part series in which we spoke with Arch historians, relatives of Arch designer Eero Saarinen, and those who actually worked on the monument.
Federal Judge Declines to Block Missouri ExecutionA federal judge refused Tuesday to block Missouri's scheduled execution next week of an inmate who killed three convenience store workers with a claw hammer, rejecting his claim that the execution drugs could cause an agonizing reaction with his brain tumor.
STL Ranks 32nd in Cities Recovered After RecessionPersonal finance website WalletHub, examined the most and least recession recovered cities.
Defense Secretary Carter Thanks Boeing Defense Workers"I think people give insufficient attention to the kind of innovation that is going on every day at Boeing here," Carter said, "and I know for a fact that some tech companies that I'm familiar with, and that we work with also, learn from Boeing, and not the other way around."
Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. LouisThey say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.
Rauner: 'No lockout' of State Workers, But Strike Possible Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday that he won't lock out state workers if his administration and the largest public-employee union can't agree on a new contract, but both sides acknowledged that they are nowhere near a deal.
Illinois Has Begun Processing Paychecks Due WednesdayIllinois officials say they have begun processing paychecks for state workers even though there's no budget for the fiscal year.
Confusion in Illinois as a Court Orders State Workers PaidA one-month Illinois budget that would guarantee state employee pay for July was approved by the House on Thursday.
New Minimum Wage Proposal: Still $15 Per Hour, Longer WaitCity Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city's minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
Missouri Senate Democrats Delay Vote on Right-to-Work BillMissouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers' collective bargaining rights.
Machinists Withdraw Request for SC Boeing Union VoteThe Machinists union is delaying its attempt to organize Boeing workers in South Carolina, announcing Friday that it's withdrawing a petition to hold a union vote next week.