Watch: Officer helps raccoon whose head gets stuck in jar
It happened during the officer's “midnight shift” in Oak Grove, Missouri, recently.
Budweiser announces birth of 4 new Clydesdales — here's how you can meet them
To celebrate the recent birth of four new foals, the Budweiser Clydesdale breeding and training ranch in Missouri is hosting a Super Bowl watch party.
Kansas City Zoo says oldest polar bear in US captivity dies
The 33-year-old animal, named “Berlin,” lived at the zoo for a decade.
Transgender inmate executed for murder of ex-girlfriend
A Missouri inmate has been put to death for a 2003 killing, becoming what is believed to be the first transgender woman executed in the U.S.
Missouri woman tracks down, kills alleged carjackers at gas station
Police arrested a Missouri woman after she tracked down her stolen car and killed two men outside a gas station for the alleged theft.
B-2 'stealth' bomber damaged after emergency landing at Missouri base
One of the U.S. Air Force’s few stealth bombers caught fire after an emergency landing at its home base in Missouri over the weekend, the military announced Monday.
Judge denies 19-year-old's request to attend father's execution
Kevin Johnson is set to be executed for killing Kirkwood, Missouri, Police Officer William McEntee in 2005.
FBI background check stops gun sale to St. Louis school shooter
Authorities said a 19-year-old shooter who killed two people at a St. Louis high school bought an AR-15-style rifle from a private seller after an FBI background check prevented him from buying a gun from a licensed dealer.
Amazon driver found dead in Missouri yard may have been killed by dogs, authorities say
The sheriff said the driver had injuries consistent with an animal attack, but an autopsy will be conducted to officially determine if the two "aggressive" dogs caused the driver's death.
St. Louis school gunman had AR-15-style weapon, 600 rounds of ammo
The shooter, a 19-year-old who graduated from the school last year, was killed in an exchange of gunfire and had left behind a note, police said.
St. Louis high school shooting leaves 3 dead, including suspect; multiple injured
A teacher, a 16-year-old student, and the gunman - who was a former student at the school - were killed.
Missouri school where radioactive waste was found will switch to virtual learning
A study released by a chemical company found nuclear material in several places inside the elementary school. An Army Corps of Engineers official questioned the report saying the agency found no contamination at the school or areas nearby.
Missouri school district brings back punishment by paddle
The Missouri school district said parents have to opt-in and that the new policy came as a result of parents wanting an alternative to suspension, according to reports.
St. Louis flooding: 1 dead as historic rainfall triggers flood emergency
It's the wettest day in St. Louis history as a line of steady thunderstorms dropped 8-10 inches of rain across the area early Tuesday morning, swelling rivers and creeks and stranding drivers across several roads in the region.
Amtrak derailment: 4 killed, several injured after train hits dump truck in Missouri
The Missouri State Highway Patrol said at least four people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed after hitting a dump truck in Missouri at a crossing Monday.
Murder charges filed after explosion kills 4 people making black-market fireworks
Two men have been charged with murder after a house explosion near St. Louis, Missouri, killed four people, including three teenagers, who were assembling illegal fireworks in a garage.
2 extremely rare leopard cubs born at Saint Louis Zoo
The Amur leopard is considered one of the rarest and most endangered cats in the world, the zoo said when announcing the female cubs.
Missouri fisherman catches 50-pound rare sturgeon
An angler in Missouri recently reeled in something you don't see every day — a lake sturgeon.
500 pounds of weed scattered across Missouri highway after crash on 4/20
Dozens of packages of weed were scattered across several lanes of highway.
Online video shows girl, 12, fatally shooting cousin, 14, before killing herself
Police in St. Louis are investigating the shooting deaths of two young cousins that was livestreamed in what the family believes to have been a “freak accident.”