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.
WASHINGTON - Four decades after President Richard Nixon resigned, a slight majority of Americans still consider Watergate a very serious matter, a new national survey shows. But how serious depends on when you were born.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Veterans Commission will now have to ask lawmakers for another funding solution after voters defeated a proposal for a veterans' lottery ticket.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The candidates are determined for November's election for 7th District Congress in southwest Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Backers of the sales tax for transportation are disappointed not only that their proposal has lost; they're disappointed by how badly it has lost.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri’s primary election ballot was heavy on constitutional amendment issues. Here is a breakdown on how each issue was voted on.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The votes are in and tallied. Numerous Christian and Greene County offices were on the primary ballot with candidates seeking a spot in November’s general election.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Amendment One vote tally was very close by midnight Tuesday -- split nearly even with most precincts reporting.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- There will not be two early voting issues for Missouri voters to consider on November’s ballot.
MISSOURI -- It is primary election day across Missouri. If you don't know where you vote, there is an online locator you can use. Also, review the 5 statewide constitutional amendments on today's ballot.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) and Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo) are both praising the passage of a bill to overhaul the Veterans Administration. The bill passed the Senate Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama lambasted Wednesday's House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) was critical of the speech.
(CNN) -- The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the Constitution. The vote was 225-201.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama arrived in Kansas City Tuesday night ahead of a speech today on the economy. He had dinner with four people from the area who recently wrote him letters about issues affecting their daily lives.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. --Backers of the transportation sales tax on the ballot a week from today say it’s the only chance Missourians have to adequately finance future transportation needs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The White House confirms President Barack Obama will be in Kansas City on Tuesday and Wednesday to speak about the economy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri's August primary election is a week from Tuesday (Aug. 5) and if you won't be in your county on election day, you still have time to vote by absentee ballot.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missourians will decide a week from tomorrow if they'll pay more sales taxes to keep money flowing into state roads and bridges.
WASHINGTON -- It is likely the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether subsidies for insurance coverage under the federal healthcare reform law will continue to be available. Missouri's two Senators discuss the conflicting rulings this week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster will be in Springfield today, to weigh in on the controversial Right to Farm amendment on the August ballot.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The nation's veterans are meeting in St. Louis for the annual VFW convention and they are hearing from U.S. Senators about care and benefits for veterans.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local military expert discusses options for the U.S. after the Malaysian Air shoot-down over Ukraine.
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Taney County residents have an opportunity to meet the candidates this afternoon.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The State Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a proposed project list for Amendment 7 on the August ballot.
MISSOURI -- The August primary election is less than one month away and Missourians are nearly out of time to get registered to vote.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) has vetoed two agriculture bills that, among other provisions, would have added captive deer to the definition of “livestock” in state statutes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Cole County judge has dismissed lawsuits challenging two issues on the August ballot, saying the deadline has passed for a court change to the ballot language of those issues as plaintiffs had hoped.
WASHINGTON -- Monday's Supreme Court ruling about contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act, is bringing reaction from Missouri lawmakers.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The issue of gay marriage seems sure to feature in the 2016 race for governor in Missouri after four same-sex couples were married last week in St. Louis.
WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee this month approved an act meant to ease regulations for small businesses. It was sponsored by a Missouri Congressman.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A judge has heard the arguments of attorneys who say the language of two issues on the August ballot should be struck down, and attorneys who say it’s too late for that.
WASHINGTON -- Missouri’s junior senator says he’s still waiting for answers, even after getting a reply to his inquiry about the workload at centers processing federal healthcare plan applications.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Republican budget leaders are slamming Governor Jay Nixon (D) for the actions he has taken with the state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) Tuesday vetoed millions of dollars from the budget approved by the Missouri legislature this spring, and put limits on spending millions more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A political science professor at Drury University says Missouri's Republican Congressional members can learn something from recent primaries, and it isn't to fear the Tea Party.
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court has taken away some of the Obama administration's authority to tighten emission standards.
WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Thursday that the United States will not send troops back into combat in Iraq, but said he and his national security team are preparing to take further action if necessary.
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.