Ex-IL House Speaker Madigan Resigns
Illinois state Rep. Michael Madigan has announced that he is resigning his seat in the Legislature.
First MO Case of COVID Variant Reported in Marion County
State health officials said Saturday that the first case in the state of a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus has been recorded in northeast Missouri.
Cardinals Trade Dexter Fowler to L.A. Angels
The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran outfielder Dexter Fowler from the St. Louis Cardinals for cash or a player to be named later.
Cardinals Finalize Deal to Acquire Arenado from Rockies
The St. Louis Cardinals have completed their blockbuster trade to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies.
Missouri-LSU Game Moved to Columbia Saturday Morning
Saturday’s game between Missouri and No. 17 LSU has been moved to Missouri’s home stadium and will be played in the morning because of Hurricane Delta.
Gov. Parson, First Lady Test Positive for COVID-19
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus.
WIU Student Accused of Shooting Roommate Turns Himself In
Western Illinois University says a student suspected of shooting his roommate in their dorm room has turned himself into police.
Former Menard’s Manager Pleads Guilty to Theft Charges
A former Quincy store manager accused of stealing more than $500,000 from a Menards store has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.
Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club to Require Face Coverings
Walmart has become the latest major retailer to require customers to wear face coverings at all of its namesake and Sam’s Club stores.
Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order to curb virus
Gov. Mike Parson has issued a statewide stay-at-home order starting Monday, meaning Missouri will join about 40 other states that require residents to avoid going out except for essential purposes.