Fire At Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City officials have confirmed a fire broke out tonight, near the Outlaw Run roller coaster. The flames were contained to the structure that is near the coaster, and the coaster itself was never on fire.
Park officials say firefighters had the flames quickly contained to an area near the depot sign of that building. There is some smoke and water damage to ...
Missouri appeals Nicklasson execution stay to U.S. Supreme Court
The fate of Missouri death row inmate Allen Nicklasson is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster late Tuesday appealed a stay of execution granted by a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The full appeals court declined to take up the case, prompting Koster's appeal to the Supreme Court.
Nicklasson is scheduled to die by injection ...
Missouri offers billion dollar tax incentive to lure Boeing 777x airliner
The Show-me state, along with about a dozen other states, has its sights set on landing a deal to build Boeing's 777x airliner.
A week-long special legislative session ended with Governor Jay Nixon signing into law a tax incentive package worth billions to lure the aerospace giant.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agreed to offer the company tax credits up to $150 million dollars ...
State auditor blasts past financial practices by City of Bolivar
The State Auditor's Office found many negative items that it believes the City of Bolivar needs to fix immediately. State Auditor Tom Schweich's office gave the city of Bolivar a "poor" rating in its special audit of fiscal year 2012.
Schweich delivered the audit report at a public meeting at Southwest Baptist University on Tuesday evening. His office did the audit at the request of about ...
Weather-related cancellations and postponements
If your organization has an event that is postponed or cancelled because of the weather, please post it in the comments section below. (We started fresh with this item at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday because of so many previously posted cancellations and postponements.)
Here are some postponements and cancellations that we received by email, but we can't guarantee that we'll be able to post each event that ...
Helicopter that crashed, killing 2, tangled with power line
A helicopter that crashed and killed two people near Cross Timbers, Mo., last spring hit a power line before it hit the ground. That information is in a federal report released on Tuesday. The report does not determine why the helicopter hit the power line.
The crash on May 24, 2013, killed pilot William Higgenbotham, 32, of Arizona, and Catalina Richard, 21, a Missouri State University ...