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Missouri Southern drops plans for dental school

Missouri Southern State University has abandoned plans for a dental school to operate in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City

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Ironworker killed at southern Illinois construction site

An ironworker was killed while working on a construction site at Centralia Junior High School in southern Illinois

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St. Louis police still recovering a year after protests

Some St. Louis police officers are still struggling with injuries more than a year after protesters took to the streets when a white former officer was acquitted in the death of a black suspect

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Illinois farmers see healthy beginning to harvest

A U.S. Department of Agriculture report says crops are maturing more quickly in Illinois this year compared to 2017

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Nokia cuts about 100 jobs from suburban Chicago office

Officials say Nokia has laid off about 100 more employees from its suburban Chicago office, bringing the total number of job cuts at the facility over the past couple years to about 300

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Federal officials praise school for students in recovery

A Missouri school for students recovering from drug addiction is winning praise from federal health officials

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Washington University to offer free Uber to some students

Washington University will offer free Uber rides for students from its main campus in St. Louis after recent reports of gun crimes in the area

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University of Illinois reports nearly $500M in fundraising

The University of Illinois says it raised nearly $500 million in outside money over the past year, posting a record system-wide amount

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Duo accused of having enough fentanyl for 1.5 million doses

Two suburban St. Louis men face federal charges for possessing and intending to distribute enough fentanyl for 1.5 million doses of the dangerous synthetic opioid

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At least 1 dead after small plane crashes near St. Louis

Authorities say at least one person has died after a small, single engine plane that took off in New York crashed near St. Louis