JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two House members say they will ask the legislature to consider making body cameras mandatory for every law enforcement officer in the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bipartisan group has launched an effort to make sure Missouri’s high school graduates know as much about their country and its system of government as immigrants know when they become citizens. They recall a time when Civics was a course taught in high schools.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The august ballot's highly-contested Amendment One -- or the 'Right to Farm,' as it's called -- will become part of the Missouri constitution now that all votes have been recounted.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon deemed the veto session a success in Springfield Friday even though lawmakers overrode 47 of his budget vetoes and passed 10 new state laws over his objections.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has released another $22-million dollars of the money he had been withholding in the state budget, while announcing new withholdings of more than $54-million dollars, in part, tied to the cuts he had made in the budget that the legislature overturned this week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- One backer of a proposed change to the state Constitution hopes Missouri voters were paying attention during this week’s veto session.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A state senator from Springfield, whose package of tax breaks was vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon, has a bigger goal than trying to get the veto overridden.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Democrats gathered for their annual fall picnic Thursday evening.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following Wednesday night’s veto session, one senator is voicing his disappointment that a certain bill isn’t becoming law.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has released $143.6-million dollars of the money he was withholding from local schools and higher education, after the state legislature failed to overturn a number of bills Nixon said threatened state revenue.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State House has narrowly failed to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that would have put the control of captive deer in Missouri under the Department of Agriculture.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri House and Senate have voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill requiring a 72-hour waiting period before a woman can obtain an abortion. The state already requires a 24 hour waiting period.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has overridden Governor Jay Nixon’s veto on Senate Bill 656, gun legislation that allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly carry guns even in spite of local ordinances prohibiting it.
MOUNTAIN HOME Ark.. -- One of the most watched political races in the country is for Arkansas governor, and Wednesday the republican candidate was in the Ozarks on the campaign trail.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers are back in Jefferson City for a showdown with Governor Nixon Wednesday.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Missouri lawmakers have plenty on their plate when they return to Jefferson City Wednesday for their annual veto session.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature’s budget leaders say they have identified about 50 items that Governor Jay Nixon cut from the state’s current operating budget that they will recommend for veto override attempts. Those lines total about $40-million.
ST. LOUIS -- A case filed by a Missouri lawmaker challenging the requirement that his state-sponsored insurance plan provide birth control coverage has been heard in a federal appeals court in St. Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Greene County election officials will recount votes from the August election involving the Right to Farm Amendment.
WASHINGTON --McCaskill’s subcommittee starts hearings Tuesday with officials from the departments of Justice, Defense, and Homeland Security, police chiefs, and others who have gotten equipment through Homeland Security programs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Lawmakers are set to return to the state capitol this week for a veto session. Multiple bills vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon are on the agenda, including one that would extend the wait time for an abortion from 24 to 72 hours.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Monday night’s City Council meeting is expected to draw in a large crowd and might even exceed the building’s fire code capacity, according to a statement from the City.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Auditor’s Office says Governor Jay Nixon violated the state Constitution when he withheld money in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget because the state brought in more revenue than needed to support that budget.
LITTLE ROCK -- A new poll from NBC News/Marist shows Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton and GOP Gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson have opened up leads in their respective races.
WASHINGTON -- A hearing Tuesday by Senator Claire McCaskill’s Subcommittee on Financial & Contracting Oversight will examine the use of military equipment by local police departments.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Republicans representing the Ozarks in the Missouri General Assembly told KOLR10 Friday they expect a budget battle with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in next week's veto session.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has called together health professionals to speak in support of his veto of electronic cigarette legislation passed in the spring.
FORSYTH, Mo. -- Missouri begins the process of recounting nearly one million ballots.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon has seen reports in the past week that the Republican-led legislature is planning to overturn his cuts in the current budget, that amount to about $144-million dollars.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Jay Nixon is defending his response to unrest in Ferguson in the days and weeks after Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Lawmakers return to the State Capitol a week from today to consider whether to overturn Governor Jay Nixon on his decision to reject more than 30 of the bills they passed in the legislative session.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Supporters of raising Arkansas minimum wage expect to learn this week if a ballot measure will make it to voters in November,.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers that backed two big agriculture bills in the regular session believe they will have enough votes to override Governor Jay Nixon’s (D) vetoes of those bills.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Former St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom II has been named the director of the Department of Public Safety.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Democrat congressional candidate Jim Evans will be in Springfield today for an issues forum. He is running against Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo) for the 7th district U.S. House seat in November.
WASHINGTON -- Senator McCaskill plans a hearing on the militarization of police departments as soon as Congress returns to Washington from its August break.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Judges would be allowed to decide whether juries would hear evidence of previous criminal acts in cases of sex crimes against minors, if voters approve Amendment 2 on the November ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander certified the results of the August primary Monday.
HARRISON, Ark. -- Arkansas' customized approach to Medicaid expansion, known as the "private option," is getting the credit for dramatically reducing the number of Arkansans without health insurance.
WASHINGTON D.C. – In an announcement on Thursday, Senator Claire McCaskill says she plans to lead a Senate hearing in September to take a closer look at the militarization of local police departments.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Planning for a big birthday party takes some time. Planning for a 200th birthday party takes a lot of time. But organizers have only seven years to put the event together.
HARRISON, Ark. -- Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor plans to visit Harrison today.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There are again 110 Republicans in the Missouri House after a special election in two districts that coincided with the August Primary. That would be enough to overturn vetoes during September’s veto session, but only if all Republicans are in the Capitol and if all of them vote for the overturn.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Sunday night, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an order mobilizing the National Guard to help restore peace in Ferguson, Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will be in Springfield this morning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two Republican State Representatives, who survived heavily-financed efforts to oust them from office last week, think it’s time to reign in what they think are abuses in campaign finance.
While investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board were looking into what went wrong with a train collision that killed two men and injured two others on Sunday, the victims’ families and friends patiently waited for answers and grieved.
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board said it could take six months to a year to complete the investigation surrounding a train collision that killed two people and injured two others Sunday morning. While they look for answers, families of the victims patiently wait while they grieve and react to the news.
Law enforcement stressed the most important tactic to use in order to avoid being late because of back-to-school traffic on Monday: leave early.
North Little Rock police were still asking for the public’s help identifying who shot and killed 31-year-old Samantha Olson on August 14, 2013. Olson was driving near JFK and McCain Boulevard when a man driving by her car shot her and kept driving.
Members of Mount Nebo A.M.E. Church celebrated the church's 111th anniversary on Sunday, but said they had more work to do. They wanted to continue bridging the gap between church members and non-members in order to reduce crime in the area.
Members of Mount Nebo Church in College Station celebrated 111 years Sunday and planned to celebrate more while helping bridge the gap between church members and non-members.
A Mayflower woman inside an above ground storm shelter died during April’s tornados and researchers believed they knew why. Researchers with Texas Tech University said the door on that shelter had a malfunctioning problem. They said that while the door was steel, it didn’t qualify to be a tornado safe room door.
The mother of a man who was shot and killed in 2006 wanted to know why police said witness statements and a failed lie detector test wasn't enough evidence to arrest a man she believed killed her son.
Three assault rifles were stolen from Pawn City pawn shop in Pine Bluffs last Monday. This was the third break-in at the shop this year.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Candidates for Arkansas Governor covered their plans for dealing with jail overcrowding and crime Thursday in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- New poll from conservative-leaning Rasmussen Reports gives Democrat Mike Ross an edge in the race for Arkansas governor.
"I am complimented that Mr. Hutchinson would think so much of my education policy, that he would try to dress it in a different set of clothes and call it his own."
The statement was made by Ross spokesperson Brad Howard.
Republican candidate for governor says his Workforce PREPARE Plan emphasizes that skills and training are key to economic growth.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. --- Nearly a dozen candidates are running for office in Arkansas, but you won't find them campaigning for Tuesday's primary elections.
Arkansas voters will head to the polls Tuesday for a primary election that will be the first big test for the state's voter identification law.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Voters in Arkansas go to the polls on Tuesday, May 20. The polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. These are the key races to watch in Tuesday's Primary.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- When people head to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Arkansas primary, they’ll find the majority of contested races on the Republican side of things. The GOP has races with multiple candidates at the national, state and local level.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Watch the attached video of the April 19 debate between the Republican candidates for Arkansas Governor featuring Curtis Coleman and Asa Hutchinson.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Watch the attached video of the April 19 debate between Republican candidates for Arkansas Attorney General featuring Patricia Nation and Leslie Rutledge.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Watch the attached video of the April 19 debate between the Republican candidates for Arkansas's 4th District congressional seat featuring Tommy Moll and Bruce Westerman.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Watch the attached video of the April 19 debate between the Republican candidates for Arkansas 2nd District Congress featuring Ann Clemmer, French Hill and Colonel Reynolds.