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New Missouri laws go into effect today

What follows below are highlights of new laws and changes to existing law based upon the Missouri General Assembly's bill summaries. A link to the Senate or House summary of each bill is also provided. Unless otherwise noted, the new laws and amendments to current laws are effective August 28, 2012.

11:42 AM, Aug 28, 2012

St. Louis VA Medical Center dental infections: Nearly 2,000 at risk

The St. Louis VA Medical Center is notifying 1,812 people that they may have been exposed to dirty dental equipment and be at risk of infections.

10:31 PM, Jun 29, 2010

Teen Beauty Queen Arrested for Skipping on Restaurant Bill

A Louisiana beauty queen was arrested over the weekend for skipping out on a restaurant bill.

11:00 AM, Oct 22, 2008

Man rescued from house fire ignited by neighboring day care center

Fire in one building spreads to another, but quick action by firefighters aided in safely evacuating a man living in the home.

4:35 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Reggie Clemons back in court

It's one of the most talked about double murder cases in Missouri's history...and now one of the convicted killers gets another day in court. Reggie Clemons is on death row for the 1991 murders of sisters Julie and Robin Kerry.

8:06 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Separate Jefferson County crashes claim two lives

Two different crashed in Jefferson County prove fatal to the drivers involved.

4:05 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Kansas considers removing President Obama from ballot

A GOP-controlled board in Kansas is trying to decide whether to remove President Obama from the state ballot over objections about his birth certificate.

1:28 PM, Sep 14, 2012

Honolulu Hit With Lawsuit Over Office Ball Game

A 911 dispatcher who claims a ball injured her eye during an office game has hit back with a lawsuit against the city and her co-worker. Sally Crowder claims her suit stems from a game in which employees threw a small ball at each other's backs while they were working.

11:42 PM, Nov 27, 2007

Truman L. Smith murdered in East St. Louis

Illinois State Police released the name of an Irondale man who was robbed and murdered while making a delivery in East St. Louis.

11:38 PM, Feb 17, 2011

Elderly couple caught having sex in car in parking lot

You're never too old to show someone your love, but if you do it in the wrong place, you could get into trouble.

11:59 AM, Feb 14, 2013

Teen charged with trying to blow up Chicago bar

FBI agents have arrested a man they say planned to set off a car bomb outside a bar in downtown Chicago.

8:34 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Two arrested after running stop sign, crashing into police car

A St. Louis policewoman was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

6:06 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Obama, Romney courting key states, constituencies

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals to key constituencies with less than two months until Election Day.

5:15 PM, Sep 16, 2012

State to review St. Louis school district's accreditation

The state has agreed to consider whether St. Louis Public Schools should remain unaccredited.

8:42 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Ameren restores power to NewsChannel 5

'Today in St. Louis' went dark for a short time due to a downtown power outage Monday morning.

7:22 AM, Sep 17, 2012

Police: Fla. boy, 13, killed 2-year-old brother

Lawyers for a 13-year-old boy charged with murdering his 2-year-old half-brother and sexual abusing another young half-sibling will ask a Florida judge to dismiss the case.

5:23 PM, Sep 16, 2012

St. Louis man killed in traffic accident

Police say one man was killed and another seriously injured when the Ford Windstar they were in struck a cement retaining wall around 5 p.m. Saturday night.

7:20 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Jackson held out of game after penalty

St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson sat out most of the final three quarters of Sunday's victory over the Washington Redskins with a groin strain that worsened on his last few carries.

8:32 PM, Sep 16, 2012

Cards regain wild card lead with win over Dodgers in extras

Jon Jay doubled home the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning, as the St. Louis Cardinals regained control of the National League's second wild-card spot with a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

8:30 PM, Sep 16, 2012
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