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: Joplin Man, David Allen Giffen, Sentenced to 28 Years for Sexual Exploitation of Children

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Joplin, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for the sexual exploitation of several children. David Allen Giffen, 57, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 28 years in federal prison without parole.  The court also sentenced Giffen to spend the rest of his life on … Continue reading Missouri News: Joplin Man, David Allen Giffen, Sentenced to 28 Years for Sexual Exploitation of Children

Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, issued the following statement regarding the penalties delivered by the NCAA against the University of Missouri-Columbia. “At a time when so many institutional bodies face questions about transparency and accountability, I find it especially egregious that the NCAA would punish the University … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

Missouri Lottery News: Lemon Delight Recipe Leads to $100,000 Prize in Kansas City for Molly Upton

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – Ever the person to seek out a deal, Molly Upton recently went out of her way to purchase a cheaper ingredient for her lemon delight recipe.  That, coupled with a fleeting decision to purchase a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket, resulted in a $100,000 prize. “I never even go to that … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Lemon Delight Recipe Leads to $100,000 Prize in Kansas City for Molly Upton

Missouri Lottery News: California Woman, Deanna Dale, Claims $100,000 Top Prize

TIPTON, MO (STL.News) – Deanna Dale of California uncovered a $100,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery “20X Lucky” Scratchers game. She purchased her winning ticket at Beverage Hut, 207 U.S. Highway 50 W., in Tipton. “20X Lucky” is a $5 ticket that began on Jan. 2. It offers more than $14 million in remaining … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: California Woman, Deanna Dale, Claims $100,000 Top Prize

Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson hosted a celebration of the Lunar New Year Monday evening outside the Governor’s Office at the Missouri State Capitol. The evening featured a traditional lion dance by students from the St. Louis Chinese Language School, and a musical performance by students … Continue reading Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol

Missouri News: Columbia Man, Justin Craig Ewing, Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Columbia, Missouri man who was in a vehicle that led police officers in a pursuit pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to illegally possessing a firearm. Justin Craig Ewing, 30, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to being a felon in possession of a firearm.  … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Man, Justin Craig Ewing, Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Charles E. Williams, Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

KANSAS CITY, MO (STL.News) – A Kansas City, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court yesterday for illegally possessing a firearm. Charles E. Williams, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 15 years in federal prison without parole.  Williams was sentenced as an armed career criminal due to his prior felony convictions. … Continue reading Missouri News: Kansas City Man, Charles E. Williams, Sentenced to 15 Years for Illegal Firearm

Missouri News: State Auditor’s Office responds to statement by Clay County Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) On Feb. 4, 2019, the Clay County Commission released a statement regarding a recent legal action.  The response to that statement from the State Auditor’s Office is below: “This is a grossly inaccurate statement.  The subpoena has not been withdrawn.  Today’s legal action took place to ensure the case could proceed … Continue reading Missouri News: State Auditor’s Office responds to statement by Clay County Commission