Under legislation approved by state lawmakers in May, nonprofits working to deter crime in seven Missouri communities can now apply for state funds — up to $500,000 — to support their work.
Roughly 4,300 Missourians eligible for health care under Medicaid expansion have been enrolled, a top Missouri Medicaid official said Thursday.
As Missouri was preparing on Tuesday to execute Ernest Johnson, whose legal push for clemency had garnered national headlines, a pair of St. Louis lawmakers arrived at the prison focused on the deaths of prisoners whose names had not made the news.
After overcoming numerous hurdles and delays in the legislature, more than 200,000 newly eligible Missourians are now able to enroll for Medicaid coverage.
Rejecting calls from lawmakers, advocates and even the Pope for him to stop the execution of Ernest Johnson, an intellectually disabled man convicted of murder in 1995, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Monday that the state will carry out the death sentence as planned at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
A federal watchdog found that Missouri failed to sufficiently reduce children’s risk of going missing from the foster care system and frequently failed to notify local and federal authorities they were missing.
Children in Missouri had elevated levels of lead in their blood at a greater rate than almost any other state, according to a massive national study published this week.
College students in Kansas now have access to a new scholarship designed to help keep their talents in the state after they graduate.
Harris-Stowe State University junior De’Ketra Tatum remembers listening to a lecture in February 2020 about what could happen if the coronavirus hit the United States.
Four veterans who have made outstanding contributions through their service while in uniform and through their work in the community, will be recognized as part of a month-long, local program planned in honor of National Veterans & Military Families Month. Veterans from our community sel…
AJ Morris is a graduate transfer 6-foot-3, 180-pound point guard on the Newman University Jets basketball team. Morris received his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Alcorn State University before transferring to Newman to pursue a master’s in Business Administration.