As reported by Public Policy Polling, current Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has an 8 point lead over likely election challenger Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder. The approval rating of the Governor is also up in relation to other U.S. Governors -- but not because of the support of his Democratic base.
ST. LOUIS – Two brothers who run several St. Louis businesses each were ordered to spend a year and a day in federal prison on tax-evasion charges.
A federal judge in St. Louis on Friday also sentenced William Bialczak to $100,000 in fines and $370,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. That payback will be taken out of $500,000 the government seized when it raided the brothers' St. Louis Metropolitan Towing company in August 2008.
ST. LOUIS – Missouri has levied more than $1 million of penalties against dozens of tax credit recipients for violating a state reporting law intended to gauge whether their projects actually are producing the promised results.
Records provided to The Associated Press show 56 businesses, nonprofit groups and individuals have failed to meet the mandates of a 2004 state law that requires annual progress reports after receiving tax credits.
ST. LOUIS – A suburban St. Louis man already among five men accused of torturing and mutilating a young Missouri woman who authorities say was a sex slave now faces charges that he illegally possessed a cache of guns.
Federal grand jurors in St. Louis indicted 32-two-year-old Bradley Cook of Kirkwood on Thursday on a felony charge that he unlawfully transported firearms.
At noon on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the 90 members of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra are on stage at Powell Hall getting ready to rehearse German composer Paul Hindemith's "Symphonic Metamorphosis."
Typical Thanksgiving break plans for trombonist David Lindsay, a junior at Pattonville High School who's in his first year with the orchestra, don't include an hour and a half rehearsal.