Council votes to expand Scott Boulevard

A public hearing before the meeting discussed plans for nearly 300 easements alongside the road. The improvements will widen Scott to four lanes.

SWAT team called after man barricaded himself in apartment

The investigation of an unrelated case led to the arrest of a man Monday afternoon. SWAT team members were called in to assist officers after the man refused to exit his apartment.

Judge bars Missouri lawyers from State Farm case

A federal judge on Monday disqualified a group of Missouri lawyers, including a former high-ranking prosecutor, from working on a case against State Farm Insurance Cos. over its handling of policyholder claims after Hurricane Katrina.

Everything's looking, well, peachy for fruit crop this summer

This year, Missouri’s peach crop looks promising, unlike last year’s harvest that was damaged by an Easter frost.

Regulators probing milk price manipulation

Federal commodity regulators are investigating whether the farmer-owned dairy cooperative that controls about a third of the nation’s milk supply engaged in a price manipulation scheme, a spokeswoman for the group said Monday.

Downtown travelers could find their routes blocked because of construction

Streets, sidewalks and parking areas around the Daniel Boone City Building could be blocked for phase two of construction for the new City Hall building.

Legislators extend exceptions to Sunshine Law

Plans for government security systems, state buildings and terrorist attack responses will continue to be closed records in Missouri.

Theaters across the nation get a little lift

When the old Missouri Theatre reopens this week as the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, patrons might find themselves wondering how a building so old can look so good. She looks fabulous for 80. Of course, she’s had some work done.

Missouri officials say they're prepared for next major quake

Missouri emergency management officials say they’re better prepared for a major earthquake, thanks in part to last month’s 5.2 quake in southern Illinois.

Program to help U.S. homeowners

Tyrone Turner’s most important piece of advice for homeowners facing foreclosure is to bargain hard with the bank, and to remember that losing their home isn’t the only option if they fall behind on loan payments.

Limits on abortion resurface

Republican gubernatorial candidates Sarah Steelman and Kenny Hulshof each called for new abortion restrictions Monday after lawmakers failed to pass a bill making it illegal to coerce a woman to have an abortion.

MU's Dean of College of Education resigns

Carolyn Herrington had been at MU since 2005. Before coming to Missouri Herrington was associate dean of academic affairs for the College of Education at Florida State University, as well as a professor and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Avoid the rain; stay inside and read

Severe weather conditions have caused people to prepare for the worst. Nolen is avoiding the bad weather by staying inside and catching up on reading.

Bowfishing buddies land lunkers

When Robin Parks introduced Keith Riehn to bowfishing, Riehn fell in love with the sport. They have been fishing together ever since.

Cougars softball team wraps up season

MU softball team wins NCAA regional

A comeback win over host Iowa on Sunday in NCAA regional play in Iowa City advanced the Missouri softball team to superregional play and a chance to make the softball World Series.

MU baseball team doesn't give Nebraska a break

The Cornhuskers scored one run in three different innings of Sunday’s game, but Missouri answered with multiple runs each time and completed a dominating sweep of Nebraska with a 7-3 victory Sunday at Taylor Stadium.