3 Killed, Dozens Injured When Amtrak Train Hits Truck, Derails in Missouri
3 Killed, Dozens Injured When Amtrak Train Hits Truck, Derails in Missouri

MENDON, Mo.—An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as seven rail cars tumbled off the tracks and landed on their sides, officials said.

First Probable Monkeypox Cases Reported in Missouri, Indiana
First Probable Monkeypox Cases Reported in Missouri, Indiana

Two more states announced their first probable cases of monkeypox Saturday.

Missouri Poultry Industry Scrambles to Contain Avian Flu
Missouri Poultry Industry Scrambles to Contain Avian Flu

Consumers have no health risk of getting avian flu if they eat poultry, but producers are anxious about the virus killing flocks and causing shortages and price increases.

Missouri Man Convicted in Wife’s Death Admits Child Abuse
Missouri Man Convicted in Wife’s Death Admits Child Abuse

COLUMBIA, Mo.—A Missouri man convicted of killing his wife, burying her body, and lying to authorities about her whereabouts pleaded guilty Tuesday to child abuse charges involving the couple’s young daughter.

Justice Department Sues Missouri Over Its Gun Law
Justice Department Sues Missouri Over Its Gun Law

The Justice Department sued Missouri on Feb. 16 to block state officials from enforcing a law that seeks to make invalid several federal firearms laws.

Missouri’s COVID-19 State of Emergency Expires After Governor Decides Against Extension
Missouri’s COVID-19 State of Emergency Expires After Governor Decides Against Extension

Missouri’s COVID-19-related state of emergency expired on Friday after Gov. Mike Parson decided against extending the designation.

Missouri Cave With Ancient Native American Drawings Sold
Missouri Cave With Ancient Native American Drawings Sold

O’FALLON, Mo.—A Missouri cave containing Native American artwork from more than 1,000 years ago was sold at auction Tuesday, disappointing leaders of the Osage Nation who hoped to buy the land to “protect and preserve our most sacred site.”

Missouri Governor Pardons Couple Who Pointed Guns at Protesters
Missouri Governor Pardons Couple Who Pointed Guns at Protesters

Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Tuesday announced that he has pardoned the McCloskey couple who recently pleaded guilty to several misdemeanor charges after they wielded guns last year to defend their home from activists who walked through their private, gated neighborhood.

Texas Sues Biden Administration To Bring Back 'Remain In Mexico'
Texas Sues Biden Administration To Bring Back 'Remain In Mexico'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Biden administration in an effort to restore former President Donald Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy.

106 House Republicans Back Texas Election Lawsuit in Supreme Court
106 House Republicans Back Texas Election Lawsuit in Supreme Court

A group of over 100 House Republicans is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a lawsuit challenging 2020 election results filed earlier this week by the state of Texas.