JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt is ordering the Department of Social Services to look into the death of a 63-year-old Medicaid recipient, after an OATS Inc. vehicle failed to pick him up earlier this week.
Samuel Alito, the newest Supreme Court nominee, is “a very careful, meticulous, detail-oriented judge,” an MU law professor said.
The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission late Thursday night approved developer Billy Sapp’s preliminary plan for The Vineyards, a major subdivision on the south side of Route WW.
Just back from their second funeral in a week, four members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 280 Honor Guard sat in the smoky dimness of the Post’s cantina off Business Loop 70. A white belt and black tie rested on a table among half-filled glasses, ashtrays and a small unlit lamp. Country music played on the jukebox.
As he sits in the Boone County Jail awaiting next week’s sentencing, John Winingar hesitates to say he has received unfair representation from his public defender.
Today is the deadline for Missouri’s public universities to respond to a state request to pare their budgets in preparation for a possible $100 million hit.
The Missouri Governor’s Commission on Hispanic Affairs has been given a new name and a revised economics-driven mission, and it will be recruiting new members — all to the surprise of former Hispanic Affairs Commission commissioners.
A profile on page 4A Thursday of Assistant City Manager Bill Watkins contained incorrect information about his service to two local groups. Watkins is a former member, not a current member, of both the Board of Education for Columbia Catholic School and the board of directors for Advent Enterprises.
Four armed men robbed a woman after forcing their way into her home at Tiger Village Apartments on Wednesday evening, said the Columbia police.
For the third year, Hallsville R-IV School District expects to have lower heating bills.
Columbia junior high and high school students answered the call of duty recently by responding to the question “Why Are Veterans Special?” in an essay contest in honor of Veterans Day.
Employees at Shelter Insurance Company might hear the sounds of construction equipment next door as early as next spring after planning and zoning commissioners voted Thursday to approve the company’s plans to build three office buildings at Stadium Boulevard and West Broadway.
JEFFERSON CITY — Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon plans to run for governor in 2008. Nixon filed his campaign finance report on Oct. 31, and will officially file his intention to run for office in March 2008.
When residents voted against Proposition 5 on Tuesday, they forced the Columbia City Council to re-examine its street improvements priorities.
In the past two weeks, the Missouri football team’s preseason goals have crumbled like a sandcastle at high tide.
The sign outside the store has a familiar appearance to NASCAR fans.
Craig McGonagle said he remembers it vividly.
A plaque in the wrestling room in Hearnes Center reads “Champions on and off the mat.”
Respect all, but fear none.
Kassie Drew couldn’t quite remember which it was.