Governor Nixon was in Joplin to announce the new Director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Cameron police have canceled a silver alert after Hugo Umphrey was found late Thursday night.
In addition to reducing board of education terms to three years, the bill would also eliminate the need for signatures to appear on a school board ballot and prevent a former superintendent from running for the school board.
Missouri not only fails, but ranks last in the country when it comes to welfare reform, according to according to a report released Thursday by policy research group Heartland Institute.
State Rep. Jim Neely, who is also a physician, introduced a bill to ban powdered alcohol also known as Palcohol.
A Missouri family is turning tragedy into an opportunity for a life-saving lesson for women.
MoDOT is about to begin an extensive sidewalk and curbing project on the Belt from Ashland Street to County Line Road.
The CEOs offered some words of wisdom to up and coming business executives at a Chamber of Commerce CEO roundtable event on Thursday.
The legislation reduces school board term limits from six years to three and drops the required signatures to run for school board from 750 to 0.
Nearly a dozen candidates are now vying for the open seat on the St. Joseph School District Board of Education.
Owner Ryan Gerster says his first priority is his employees.
A section of Karnes Road will be closed overnight, according to police.
Mosaic Life Care is working to give customers a voice regarding the hospital's billing and debt collection practices.
After a Wednesday morning fire destroyed a local hair salon, police and fire inspectors are working to determine a cause for the fire.
After a family receives a letter from the IRS, they are trying to figure out who stole their information.
The Rumours Salon fire also destroyed the home of a father and son. George Gray and his son were asleep at the time of the fire but they made it out in time.
The fire department is still trying to determine what sparked the flames that destroyed a home.
The hospital's Board of Trustees began to look into Mosaic's billing practices after an investigation by National Public Radio
The bill now heads to the House floor for debate.
About 50 guests and six employees were able to make it out of the building after a cook came out of the kitchen saying it had caught fire.
Hugo Umphrey, 76, left his home yesterday in Tecumseh, Michigan. He was traveling to Cameron but never arrived.
Troopers stopped 843 vehicles.
Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 242,000 cases of its Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner because some boxes may contain small pieces of metal.
Missouri executed convicted killer Cecil Clayton in the state's second execution of 2015.
Emergency crews battle second fire of the day in same area of St. Joseph Avenue.
A St. Joseph firefighter was injured Tuesday night while battling a house fire.
Former owners, bar patrons and its owner reacts to a massive fire that destroyed the First Ward Bar.
St. Joseph Representative Delus Johnson spoke before the education committee this week, calling for better regulation of the board.
Highland Community College is trying to adjust to a $26,000 funding cut.
The Kansas Senate approved a bill on Monday that overhauls how schools will receive state funding.
The Remington Nature Center is expected to reopen Wednesday but the trail to the downtown Riverfront Park will remain closed as trees are removed.
Nine candidates are now vying for the open seat on the St. Joseph School District Board of Education.
Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice charged 23-year-old Tyreak Speed with rape. Speed is accused of having sex with a 19-year-old woman while she was intoxicated and could not consent to have sex.
The Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals recognized Dr. Jasmine Briedwell, Terri Deayon and John Davison this week.
The Nodaway County Commission announced the ban for the county on Tuesday. The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice.
Ten people were arrested Monday afternoon at a home near 30th and Jules.
The smoking ban will remain in effect, despite a local groups efforts to repeal it.
A 22-hour standoff in southwest Springfield ended Monday night with a man found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and two children found dead as well.
State Rep. Delus Johnson wants to make changes to how school boards are composed.
The city announced Bill McKinney's retirement on Monday.
Two St. Joseph men were arrested on Monday after leading police on a high speed chase through several northwest Missouri counties.
A suspect is in custody at the Nodaway County Jail. Charges are pending.
The facility, on McArthur Drive, was not damaged by a weekend grass fire, but the City of St. Joseph wants to prevent any residual smoke from getting in to the building.
The university's Board of Regents on Friday approved the higher costs for the 2015-2016 school year.
Doniphan County's emergency manager has requested no burning through Monday, March 23.
Police say a missing Sugar Creek woman could be in the St. Joseph area. They are asking the public for help in locating Ronelle Dixon, 26. She has been missing since March 13.
The City of St. Joseph's emergency manager lifted the order Monday morning for residents on Elwood Street. The evacuation order went in to effect Sunday due to heavy smoke from a field fire near the Missouri River.
Record breaking heat on the way today. Gusty winds will help temperatures climb to the 80s. Fire risk remains high through the afternoon.
A St. Joseph firefighter was injured Sunday while fighting a fire along the Missouri River.
Firefighters in Missouri and Kansas battled a massive field fire Sunday.