St. Louis

(Jefferson City, MO) -- Two more candidates are in the 2016 race for Missouri lieutenant governor. Republican Bev Randles and Democrat Tommie Pierson announced yesterday that they will run next year for the number two post in the state. Randles is a lawyer from Kansas City. Her...
(Undated) -- Today is the last day for fans to vote for their favorite player to start the All-Star Game in Cincinnati. Voting ends at 10:59 tonight. As of Monday, the Cardinals' Matt Holliday, Matt Carpenter and Jhonny Peralta were all in line to start on July 14th. The...
(Festus, MO) -- Flooding leads to dramatic rescues in Jefferson County. At least 50 people had to be taken by boat from a trailer park near Festus. Meanwhile Mercy Jefferson Hospital was forced to close its ER and move emergency patients to a different area. A shelter has now...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Governor Jay Nixon will be giving a briefing this afternoon on the flooding conditions at the Lake of the Ozarks. Nixon will explain the state's response to the storm and high water situations in and around one of the state's vacation destinations. The...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- A gun rights amendment is being upheld. The state Supreme Court has ruled Amendment Five, allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons, is constitutional. The St. Louis Police chief argued against the amendment passed by voters, saying the wording on...
(Jefferson City, MO) -- A program that aids in Medicaid funding is being extended in Missouri. Governor Jay Nixon signed the bill today that extends Missouri's Federal Reimbursement Allowance program. The measure allows the state to draw down additional federal dollars to fund...
(St. Louis, MO) -- It looks like you can forget the free ride from Uber-X. Uber had requested a chance to promote its service with free rides this holiday weekend. The St. Louis Taxicab Commission granted that with the condition that drivers submit to background checks. But Fox-...
(Ferguson, MO) -- Ferguson police officers are being criticized in a new federal report. The Department of Justice says efforts to control protesters after the Michael Brown shooting were uncoordinated. The report says protestors' free-speech rights were violated and officers'...
(St. Louis, MO) -- If you need a ride this Fourth of July weekend, Uber-X may be your ticket, your free ticket. The vehicle-for-hire service hasn't been approved to operate in St. Louis City, but offering free rides is not against any law or rule stipulated by the St. Louis Taxi...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to...
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The city of Peoria is ready to welcome food trucks to its downtown and other areas. The Peoria...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is honoring the nine victims of last month's shooting at a historic black church...
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois prosecutor's request to move his own murder trial from the county where he...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware...