Missouri National Guard members have been disciplined for looting in Joplin after the massive tornado.
Much of Joplin fell silent to mark the precise moment the city was hit by a tornado one year ago.
The Missouri secretary of state says this year's ballot will not include a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for a photo identification requirement at the polls.
A measure that would reduce property taxes and slightly increase sales tax is going to Jefferson City voters this August.
The Columbia City Council approved a measure Monday creating a board that reviews the economic potential of underdeveloped city neighborhoods.
The Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities of St. Louis are among dozens of Roman Catholic institutions suing the Obama administration over a mandate that most employers provide birth control coverage.