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Electric vehicle startup to begin manufacturing in Illinois

Thousands of people attended an event to see prototypes of electric vehicles a central Illinois startup plans to create, an effort that already has the backing of officials through promised tax breaks and incentives

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Village manager on paid leave after hit-and-run incident

The village manager of a Chicago suburb is on paid leave as authorities investigate his involvement in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a pedestrian

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Man shot in front of 4 kids in apparent road rage incident

A man is hospitalized after being shot in front of four children in what police are calling an apparent road rage incident near St. Louis

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Kansas City woman shot to death; suspect arrested

Kansas City police say a man is in custody after fatally shooting a woman and then waiting for officers to arrive at the scene

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Domestic violence suspect returns to Massachusetts

A Rhode Island man who skipped out on a July court appearance on domestic violence allegations in Massachusetts has been returned to the state to face the charges

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Bosnia seeks extradition of Missouri man in war crimes case

A former military policeman in Bosnia who has been living in Missouri for about 17 years is facing possible extradition to his native country, where he is accused of a war crime

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Gary officer shoots man who charged him armed with knife

Gary police say an officer shot and wounded a man who charged him with a knife

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Parson's campaign manager to be questioned in abortion case

Gov. Mike Parson's former spokesman will be questioned by lawyers representing Planned Parenthood about his involvement in a decision to deny a new license to Missouri's only abortion provider

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Dow Inc. CEO contributes $6M to new health institute

The CEO of Dow Inc. has donated $6 million to a new University of Missouri health institute that is focused on personalized medicine

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Elected official's pay-by-the hour bar generates pushback

A St. Louis elected official's new pay-by-the hour bar is angering another Democratic official