The popular state park that was wiped out when a mountaintop reservoir collapsed plans to partially reopen for two months.
The Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control will take no action against a restaurant that served St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock before the drunken-driving accident that led to his death.
Jim Coleman, MU’s vice chancellor of research, announced Friday that he will leave his position to become the vice provost for research at Rice University in Houston.
Today London felt smaller, despite the streets being more crowded and the underground system more congested. I walked alongside hundreds of people, our very different minds turning over the same set of facts.
The Safe Kids Coalition, a non-profit organization, is offering car seat checks Saturday during the Boone County Farmers Market at 1005 W. Worely St. from 9 a.m. to noon.
Robert L. Hickem died Thursday of injuries he suffered earlier this week in a traffic accident, the Boone County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Friday.
Heavy rains continued to fall Friday afternoon in Columbia, bringing totals to more than 6 inches in parts of northeastern Boone County since Wednesday according to the National Weather Service.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Marines won’t kick out an Iraq war veteran who made anti-war statements in a speech and wore part of his uniform at a protest despite a recommendation to discharge him early.
NEOSHO — A former Neosho police officer has been accused of buying vodka for a 16-year-old girl who died in a car crash a day later with the vodka bottle in her vehicle.
ST. LOUIS — Right now, the pickiest eaters at the St. Louis Zoo just might be the cheetahs.
Heavy rainfall didn’t keep everyone inside for a lazy afternoon nap in their cozy homes. Some ventured into the downpour.
Citing a continuing controversy over stem cell research in Missouri, officials with the Stowers Institute for Medical Research announced Thursday that plans for a major expansion have been suspended.
KOPN has been reformatting tapes in the station’s massive collection since 2004 with other state and local funding as part of its ongoing Reel-To-Reel Project.
A little over two weeks after a Chesterfield company took aerial photos of Columbia, about 25 people attended an open house Thursday night to learn about the future of the Natural Resources Inventory Project.
Columbia residents listened to and commented on the 2007 Columbia Transit draft master plan at a public hearing Thursday.
During the first wave of the morning rush at the Boone County Courthouse, the metal detector beeped frantically as a man walked through it. He checked his pockets as the uniformed court marshal calmly used the hand wand to ensure that the man’s brown, steel-plated boots were the only source of the metal detector’s agitation. Frequently, a gun or a set of brass knuckles is the culprit.
Once, Fred Baer, who has worked at the courthouse since 1989, found brass knuckles in a woman’s purse.
“She tried to blame her little girl on putting them in there,” he said. “She said she found them out playing and put them in her purse. A lot of people come in here don’t tell the truth.”
Reality House received two pieces of good news from the Boone County Commission this week.
The Boone County human resource department may have to dip into emergency funds for the third straight year.
Not long after moving to Columbia, I met a city official and asked about the gang graffiti I noticed. The mantra was “no gang problem here,” that it was just a bunch of wannabes.