The Missouri Supreme Court has affirmed the murder conviction for Gregory Bowman, but reversed the sentence that put him on death row.
The court ruled today that St. Louis County jurors should not have heard about Bowman's two prior murder convictions during sentencing because those convictions were overturned.
Sen. Claire McCaskill reports raising more than $1 million for her re-election campaign in the first quarter in 2011, a strong showing for the first-term incumbent.
The Missouri Democrat's campaign released the numbers on Tuesday. Candidates are required to submit their fundraising reports to the Federal Election Commission by April 15.
McCaskill raised $1.05 million in 2011. Her campaign also reported that she had nearly $1.8 million cash on hand.
The Missouri Court of Appeals has ruled that St. Louis County is not required to share revenue from a new casino with the Lemay Fire Protection District.
A potential Republican candidate for president made a stop today at the Missouri Capitol.
Business executive-turned-radio talk show host Herman Cain met with state lawmakers and addressed a Tea Party rally on the South Lawn of the Capitol.
Thousands of low-income parents would see their state child-care subsidies reduced under a budget plan passed by a Missouri Senate committee.
The plan approved Tuesday would reduce monthly child-care subsidies for about 6,600 children while extending benefits to an estimated 570 children whose parents currently earn too much to qualify.
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