Missouri became the latest state to adopt a new set of education benchmarks to replace the national Common Core standards, ditching the benchmarks Tuesday following conservative backlash.
Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure aimed at reining in the amount of money lawmakers will provide to K-12 schools.
A man charged with posting threats online last year that he would shoot black students and faculty at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus has changed his plea to guilty.
The University of Missouri is countersuing a law school professor who has asked a court to invalidate the university's ban on firearms.
Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster's most recent fundraising has exceeded the combined total of all his Republican opponents in the race for Missouri governor, reports filed Friday with the Missouri Ethics Commission show.
Services pending for Jefferson City businessman and former lawmaker. Jefferson City businessman Carl Vogel lost his battle with pancreatic cancer Thursday night, 5½ weeks after his 61st birthday.
A committee leading the search for a new president of the University of Missouri system nagged by racial unrest says candidates must have "a deft command" of communications and public relations.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill toughening some ethic rules following scandals in the Legislature that prompted a push for reform.
Missouri lawmakers are advancing a proposed ban on donation of fetal tissue from abortions.
Former University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin is preparing to take on a new role at the school but details of what he will be doing remain unclear.
Missouri lawmakers have voted to summon a regional Planned Parenthood CEO to explain why she should not be held in contempt of the state Senate for defying a subpoena that demanded documents on how the organization handles fetal remains.
The Missouri Senate is missing the large wooden gavel used to call the chamber to order.
Gov. Jay Nixon and Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard met for about 20 minutes Tuesday afternoon, in Richard’s third floor Capitol office.
Just 13 hours after the state Senate ended its most recent discussion of the proposals, more than 100 members and supporters of the NAACP were told Tuesday that Missourians need to stop state lawmakers from imposing voter photo identification rules.
Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri’s presidential primaries, though a recount remains a possibility.