Missouri Democrats from the Ninth Congressional District chose five delegates to vote at the Democratic National Convention at Thursday night’s congressional district caucus.
A judge on Thursday convicted a Kansas City man of killing six women whose bodies were found in an area of Kansas City frequented by drug dealers and prostitutes.
City Manager Bill Watkins said John Blattel, a veteran from the Missouri State Auditor’s Office, will begin May 12. In his new post, Blattel said he “will be reviewing the city’s practices to make sure the city government is running effectively and efficiently.”
Police anticipate no charges in the spring break accident.
Some argue a state House-approved 9.8 percent increase in higher education funding isn’t enough.
The bare-knuckle fights are now attracting competitors as young as 6 whose parents treat the sport as casually as wrestling, Little League or soccer. The changes were evident on a recent evening in southwest Missouri, where a team of several young boys and one girl grappled on gym mats in a converted garage.
The incident occurred on Mexico Gravel Road, and police said the delivery driver was approached by a man carrying a semi-automatic weapon who demanded cash.
Mid-Missouri has seen isolated flooding on roadways and basements but so far has been spared the devastation seen in other parts of the state.
Since Missouri gymnastics was established in 1980, it has only won the conference championship once. That happened in 1992,and the team hasn’t finished in the top two of the four teams during the past 15 years — including last year’s third-place result.
For one hour Saturday evening, residents and businesses are encouraged to reduce electricity use, thus contributing to a global effort.
The Fifth Ward councilwoman tends to support development and objective policy.
Missourian photographers captured images of a peace rally for the Iraq War, a fire at Arrow Head Motel, an Easter baptism and lots and lots of sports this week.
The Missourian can help you educate yourself for the municipal election.
Paul Sturtz offers a vision that goes beyond just the issues of the First Ward.
It has been nearly a week since Barack Obama gave his speech about race in America, and I can already feel the nation’s focus on race starting to slip away. In our hopes to embrace a post-racial politics, we may miss the very discussion on race that remains essential to our society and politics.
Many of the girls on the Columbia Women's Lacrosse Team began playing to continue a family tradition. But the girls may soon have an opportunity their siblings did not — the chance to play MSHSAA-sanctioned lacrosse for their high schools.
On Wednesday, a national simulcast let Columbians weigh in on what form the issue of the separation of church and state should take. First Freedom First aired a national simulcast of "Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Separation of Church and State ... but Were Afraid to Ask!” in 37 theaters around the country, including Forum 8 Theaters in Columbia.
Three candidates filed to run for several Boone County offices that will be contested in the Aug. 5 primary and the general election Nov. 4.
The offices of District I commissioner, assessor and public area are all being contested, while District II commissioner Skip Elkin, Sheriff Dwayne Carey and Treasurer Kay Murray, all of whom are Democrats, are slated to run unopposed.
The long-running controversy over human embryonic stem cell research in Missouri moved to the state appeals court Wednesday, where both sides argued over a ballot summary of a constitutional amendment that opponents of the research want to put before voters in November.
Tuesday evening the Columbia branch of the NAACP held a candidate forum allowing First Ward candidates to comment on racial profiling and an independent review board for the Police Department.