ST. LOUIS — After years of wrangling between Missouri and Illinois, plans for a new Mississippi River bridge at St. Louis will be announced on Thursday.
A presentation of a log cabin and farmstead existing from the early 1870s to the late 1920s will anchor the Boonslick Archaeological Society’s meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Walters-Boone County Historical Museum.
IRVINE, Calif. — An arrest warrant for St. Louis Cardinals utilityman Scott Spiezio was issued by local police on six charges stemming from a crash in late December. The warrant filed Tuesday alleged driving under influence, driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, hit and run, aggravated assault, assault and battery.
Many dismiss UFO sightings as flights of fancy, but there are others who believe we have been visited by extraterrestrials.
A Columbia woman is listed as in good condition after a cooking fire.
Leo Lyons scores career-high in points and rebounds.
Eight people were arrested after a fight broke out in Hickman High School’s main office Tuesday morning. Those arrested included students from Douglass and Hickman high schools and adults who do not attend either, said Columbia police Sgt. Eric White.
Former MU swim star Bennett Clark decided to skip his senior season, but now, training with a club in North Carolina, he has a shot to go to the Olympics.
A second person who has represented Columbia in Missouri’s legislature has joined the campaign for the 9th Congressional District. Ken Jacob, a former member of the Missouri House and Senate, said he has opened an exploratory committee with every intention of entering the race.
The Columbia College women’s basketball team uses a scout team composed of coaches.
The Missouri women finish up the home portion of the schedule with a date against Iowa State, just three days after their first win since early January.
The Bruins are comfortable with playing away from home.
The MU softball team’s home opener has been delayed and moved for the second time. The team will now face Saint Louis University 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Dan Devine Pavilion.
MU police are looking for a man who assaulted a female MU student near the west side of Stafford Residence Hall on Saturday.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder signed a bill on Tuesday that allots nearly $31.2 million to assist in needed construction at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Medical Education Center at MU. Kinder also designated about $15 million for the University of Missouri-Kansas City for a new state-of-the-art pharmacy and nursing building.
Columbia Public Schools teachers were asked to respond to a survey about what cuts they think could be made by the district.
Columbia law officials say meth’s addictive strength and adverse health effects make it “a weapon of mass destruction.”
Although Missouri has a high number of meth lab busts, comparatively small amounts of the drug are confiscated in most busts.