A federal grand jury indicted the captain of the duck boat that sank in July at Table Rock Lake that caused the deaths of 17 people. U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced the 17-count indictment of Kenneth Scott McKee in Springfield Thursday.
A Ferguson protestor’s son was found dead near their St. Louis County home last month, the Associated Press reported. Melissa McKinnies thinks her her son, Danye Jones, was murdered, the AP reported, but police are investigating it as a suicide.
Nearly four months after 17 people died in the duck boat tragedy, lawsuits cram dockets in federal and state courts. And it’s still not clear why the boat no longer had its powerful ‘super bilge’ pump.
Three researchers, including George Smith of the University of Missouri, who “harnessed the power of evolution” to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling drug and biofuels won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday.
Missouri Court of Appeals judges heard arguments for and against keeping Amendment One on the November ballot. The measure would make several ethics reforms and overhaul the state's redistricting system.
The Missouri Department of Conservation and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources are working together to help restore Missouri’s ruffed grouse population. The goal is to trap and relocate 300 grouse over 3 years to Missouri.
The University of Missouri says its reforms will make sure its Greek system survives a national reckoning. The MU Chancellor’s Office released a series of recommendations that would transform the Interfraternity Council’s fraternities.