The flags of three nations flew above the Mississippi River Sunday.
Thousands gathered at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis to mark 200 years since the United States took control of the Louisiana Terrority from France.
The 1804 treaty was a pivotal moment in the histories of the United States, Spain, France, and also for countless American Indian Nations. KWMU's Kevin Lavery prepared this report on the legacy of the Louisiana Purchase.
Jefferson City, MO – Opponents of Missouri's conceal and carry gun law are asking the state Supreme Court to rehear evidence in the case.
Attorneys who filed the original lawsuit want the justices to review arguments that the law makes requirements of Missouri counties without providing the funding to pay for them. Those are called unfunded mandates.
Last month the court ruled that the law was an unfunded mandate, but only in 4 counties.
A few sheriffs around the state are taking concealed gun permit applications.