Officials say five children all younger than 10 who were left home without an adult died in a fire at an apartment building in southwestern Illinois.
The Republican governor announced Tuesday that he pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in June.
The father walked into the police station and said he tried to drown his 6-month-old daughter in a pond. The police chief rushed into the icy water to rescue the unconscious baby and worked to revive her. He then went back to the police station, threw the handcuffed father to the ground, punched him in the face and told him, "You deserve to die."
A shootout that lasted several hours left one SWAT officer hospitalized and the suspected gunman dead.
The state is already known for its beer, home to the headquarters of Anheuser-Busch, but one developer thinks it has potential to be just as popular for wine.
Mark McCloskey, a St. Louis attorney who, along with his wife, armed himself and confronted protesters outside their home last year, said he is considering a run for a U.S. Senate seat.
A fallen Missouri police officer will be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Citizen Honors Award after he died protecting a friend's business from looters during police brutality protests last year.
Doctors gave David Williams less than a 1% chance of survival after contracting COVID-19 and slipping into a coma last fall. Now, they call him their “miracle patient.”
A Missouri pastor is on leave and in counseling after he told his congregation in a sermon last month that wives should make themselves sexually available to their husbands, "lose weight," and look less "butch."
The trial is separate from the capital murder trial he faces next year in the July 2019 deaths of Nicholas and Justin Diemel, of Shawano County, Wisconsin.
A funeral home van with a woman’s body inside was stolen from a convenience store in St. Louis, Missouri. The driver went inside and had left the vehicle running, police said.
The family of an Illinois woman who died last year after drinking hand sanitizer contaminated with methanol is suing the company that made the product.
Officials say inmates at a St. Louis jail have set fires, broken out windows and thrown things from fourth-floor windows in the latest disturbance over conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Federal prosecutors allege Patricia Derges, who was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives, knowingly sold fake stem cells marketed as a treatment for COVID-19, defrauding individuals for thousands of dollars.
The proposal is one of several that follow sometimes violent protests in Missouri last summer over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
After her 3-year-old son suffered a stroke brought on by his infection with the novel coronavirus, Sara Parris wants to remind other parents that COVID-19 can have devastating effects on children.
Across-the-road neighbors were charged previously, and authorities said both families attend the same church.
Missouri prosecutors say the parents were also beaten, along with another toddler. The father said they were told the wife "had a 'Demon' inside her and her children would end up just like her if it wasn't taken care of."
Missouri state health officials said they don’t believe the man was in close contact with the more than 1,800 voters who visited the polling location where he was working on Election Day.
A grand jury earlier this month indicted Mark McCloskey, 63, and Patricia McCloskey, 61, on charges of unlawful use of a weapon and tampering with evidence.