Missouri

News from across the state of Missouri including General News, State Political News, Entertainment, Sports, and Real Estate.  Our news is aggregated by Blogarama, RSS.News and STLNewsMissouri.com.

Missouri was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.  Jefferson City has been the state capitol since 1826.  With more than six million residents, Missouri is the 18th most populous state and is the 21st most extensive area.

Governor: Mike Parson (R)

Lt Governor: Mike Kehoe (R)

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Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Renews Warnings of Scams, Price Gouging in Wake of Flooding

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Following Missouri Governor Parson’s declaration of a state of emergency due to the flooding in certain parts of Missouri, Attorney General Schmitt renewed his warning to Missourians regarding price gouging and scams.  Earlier this week, AG Schmitt warned citizens about construction fraud, charity fraud, and price gouging.  During times of … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Renews Warnings of Scams, Price Gouging in Wake of Flooding

Missouri Department of Revenue News: New London License Office Opens

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News)  — The New London License Office, located at 112 E Fourth Street, opened Thursday, March 21, at 8:30 a.m.  For office hours and days of operation for the New London License Office, please visit the License Office Location Map at http://dor.mo.gov/offloc/ or call (573) 985-3560. The management contract for the New … Continue reading Missouri Department of Revenue News: New London License Office Opens

Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) – Mediha Medy Salkicevic, a/k/a Medy Ummuluna, a/k/a Bosna Mexico, 38, pled guilty yesterday to one federal count of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.  Salkicevic appeared yesterday before Judge Catherine D. Perry who accepted her plea and set her sentencing for June 18, 2019. According to court documents, on … Continue reading Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – Columbia Missouri Police officers were dispatched to a report of a home invasion in the 1500 block of Spiros Drive at approximately 3:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 21. The investigation revealed that three males forced entry into the residence while brandishing firearms and claiming to be with the Boone County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions.  Boards and commissions are a way for citizens to be involved in local government and to represent the voices of their fellow community members.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office, 701 E. Broadway, second floor, by … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

(STL.News) – A Missouri Lottery player has claimed a $50 million jackpot prize from the March 12 Mega Millions drawing.  Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas, bought the winning ticket at QuikTrip, 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, and matched all six numbers drawn – 10, 12, 16, 49 and 57 with a Mega Ball … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

O’FALLON, MO (STL.News) – Cosmos Corporation, a pet care manufacturing company, announced plans yesterday to expand its world headquarters.  Located in O’Fallon, Missouri, the $25.7 million facility will be the site for all administration, manufacturing and distribution operations, allowing Cosmos to meet a growing demand for natural pet products. “Cosmos is a faith-driven company that … Continue reading Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson was joined by several farmers and ranchers for the first ‘Farmer’s Talk’ of the 2019 season in advance of the 34th KMMO Ag-Day, which was hosted at the home of family farmers Isaac and Elizabeth Christy in Nelson, Missouri.  Governor Parson was joined by Director … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Governor Parson and Congressman Graves To Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Thursday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division ordered unregistered agent Jeffrey Wayne Robnett and his company to cease and desist after allegedly offering securities under a prohibited contract. In August 2017, Robnett, a Jefferson City resident, allegedly met a 51-year-old Texas resident online and carried on a phone, text … Continue reading Missouri News: Jefferson City man, Jeffrey Wayne Robnett, ordered to cease and desist from offering securities

Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division, ordered unregistered agent Stoney Davin Shaw and his company to cease and desist after allegedly soliciting at least 47 investors from at least four states to invest $2.6 million in unregistered, non-exempt securities. Shaw, from Chesterfield, Missouri, allegedly solicited at least 47 … Continue reading Chesterfield Missouri News: Chesterfield man, Stoney Davin Shaw, illegally solicits $2.6 million from 47 investors to finance medical product ‘Liquid Skin’

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in an armed robbery that was part of a three-month-long spree of armed robberies at metropolitan area businesses. Donald L. Boggess, also known as “Old School,” 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Donald L. Boggess, Sentenced to 11 Years for Armed Robbery

Missouri Governor Parson Orders Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Missouri on March 21 in Honor of Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson of Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson today ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at government buildings statewide be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 21, to honor Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson, of Hillsboro, Missouri.  Johnson will be buried at Jefferson Barracks on March 21. Specialist Johnson was a Transportation … Continue reading Missouri Governor Parson Orders Flags Fly at Half-Staff in Missouri on March 21 in Honor of Army Reserve Specialist Jackson D. Johnson of Jefferson County

St Louis News: UMSL named one of nation’s Most Affordable Colleges by Study.com

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The University of Missouri–St. Louis has long been a provider of quality education to its students without saddling them with an overbearing financial burden. In fact, one set of rankings rates UMSL as one of the top institutions in the nation when it comes to offering the chance to get … Continue reading St Louis News: UMSL named one of nation’s Most Affordable Colleges by Study.com

St Louis News: Updated 2019 City of St. Louis Long-Range Financial Plan Now Available

The report includes an assessment of progress since 2015, analysis of the city’s current fiscal state and recommendations for increased fiscal health ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the 2019 update to the city’s Long Range Financial Plan.  The report was approved by the Board of Estimate and Apportionment (E&A) … Continue reading St Louis News: Updated 2019 City of St. Louis Long-Range Financial Plan Now Available

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Chance Ayers, Who Led Police in Car Chase Charged with Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man who rammed a police vehicle and crashed into two more cars while leading officers on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle was charged in federal court today with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Chance Ayers, 24, was charged with being a … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Chance Ayers, Who Led Police in Car Chase Charged with Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Obtains Guilty Plea from Dr. Thomas H. Alms, $200,000 in Restitution in Medicaid Fraud Case

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that Dr. Thomas H. Alms of Mount Vernon, pled guilty to committing a class C felony of Medicaid fraud, following an investigation and prosecution by his office.  Alms was ordered to repay $200,000.00 to the Medicaid program and surrender his license to practice dentistry … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Obtains Guilty Plea from Dr. Thomas H. Alms, $200,000 in Restitution in Medicaid Fraud Case

Alternative Energy News: New toolkit provides U.S. cities with ten ways to go solar

(STL.News) – With local municipalities playing an increasingly important role in the clean energy revolution, Environment America Research and Policy Center released a new toolkit today to support cities and towns nationwide in capturing more clean renewable energy from the sun.  Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar offers practical ways to take advantage of … Continue reading Alternative Energy News: New toolkit provides U.S. cities with ten ways to go solar

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises Missouri Supreme Court’s Ruling Against Modern Day “Debtors’ Prisons”

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt praised the Supreme Court of Missouri’s ruling against so-called Debtors’ Prisons in the State of Missouri v. George Richey.  Attorney General Schmitt filed an amicus brief in this case on January 7th, arguing that no Missouri statute provides clear authority to consider jail debts … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises Missouri Supreme Court’s Ruling Against Modern Day “Debtors’ Prisons”

Missouri Highway Patrol News: Troop G Releases Enforcement Totals

(STL.News) A total of 39 citations and 28 warnings were issued in conjunction with a hazardous moving violation enforcement operation conducted in Wright County on March 16, 2019. Also, troopers arrested four people for misdemeanor drug violations and four people for felony drug violations. Totals from this enforcement effort include: 30 — speed citations 6 … Continue reading Missouri Highway Patrol News: Troop G Releases Enforcement Totals

Missouri Highway Patrol News: Results Of DWI Saturation In Daviess & Dekalb Counties

(STL.News) Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, announces the results of a DWI saturation conducted in Daviess and Dekalb counties. The saturation was held from 7 p.m. on March 16, 2019, to 3 a.m. on March 17, 2019.  During this enforcement operation, four officers patrolled Daviess and Dekalb counties with … Continue reading Missouri Highway Patrol News: Results Of DWI Saturation In Daviess & Dekalb Counties

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Encourages Missourians to Think Safety as Flooding Continues

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson urged Missourians to use caution around floodwater as Missouri River levels near cresting at major flood stage in some Missouri communities.  Rain will move into the western part of the state tonight through Wednesday morning but is expected to have minimal effect on current river levels. … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Encourages Missourians to Think Safety as Flooding Continues

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office filed charges in Boone County, Missouri against Kyle McClain of Moberly, Missouri for violating the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.  The four-count Felony Complaint alleges that McClain fraudulently sold insurance plans to patrons at Boone County food banks under the guise of helping … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Springfield, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for enticing a person whom he believed to be a minor (but who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer) to engage in illicit sex. Daniel Rowland, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 10 years in … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

The Department of Health enters into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to operate the city animal shelter ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The City of St. Louis Department of Health has entered into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to … Continue reading St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – Missouri American Water is leveraging the nationwide awareness campaign taking place during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week in order to advance local water conservation goals as well as provide a savings to homeowners, property owners and businesses in the communities it serves. The annual Fix a Leak Week … Continue reading St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24

Missouri Department of Natural Resources News: Roaring River State Park hosts Birding Boot Camp March 30-31

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Come to Roaring River State Park for Birding Boot Camp during the weekend of March 30-31.  Beginning and experienced birders are invited to learn about topics such as bird identification, songs, nests and helping scientists around the world protect birds.  Strap on your boots, grab your binoculars and get ready … Continue reading Missouri Department of Natural Resources News: Roaring River State Park hosts Birding Boot Camp March 30-31

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Announces Ken Zellers as Acting-Director of Department of Revenue

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Friday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Ken Zellers as the Acting-Director of the Missouri Department of Revenue. On Thursday, the Governor received a letter of resignation from Joel Walters, Director of Revenue, stating his last day at the department will be Friday, March 22, which will help to ensure enough … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Announces Ken Zellers as Acting-Director of Department of Revenue

Missouri News: Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Academic Achievement

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Adult education program participants in Missouri lead the nation in achieving academic gain.  For the period July 2017 to June 2018, 63 percent of the state’s adult learners advanced at least one educational level while enrolled in the program.  Missouri was the top state in 2016-2017 and 2014-15 as well, … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Academic Achievement

Missouri Governor Mike Parson Meets with Emergency Management Team as Flooding Impacts More of State

Missourians Urged to Take Protective Actions JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday morning, as Missouri River levels continued to rise, Governor Mike Parson met with his emergency management team to review and update flood response plans.  The team met at the State Emergency Operations Center, which is activated in response to expected historic flooding along … Continue reading Missouri Governor Mike Parson Meets with Emergency Management Team as Flooding Impacts More of State