A crew of seven people was safe after a towboat sank on the Missouri River on Friday, but the vessel leaked diesel into the river near West Alton in St. Charles County.
There was far more laughing than crying at Division Chief Glenn Rush’s retirement reception Friday as co-workers, friends and family members gathered to honor Rush for his 20 years of service with the Columbia Fire Department.
The Rolla campus of the University of Missouri System is resorting to an old standby to reduce illegal music downloads by students: the pop quiz.
It would cost the United States $14 billion to create a national network of drug courts to steer criminals into addiction treatment rather than prison. But the investment could ultimately save the public $46 billion over the long run, according to a study released in St. Louis on Friday.
Dave DiNatale scored three runs and had two hits as top-seed Miami defeated Bethune-Cookman 7-4 in the second game of the Coral Gables Regional on Friday night. The Hurricanes will play Missouri on Saturday at 4 p.m.
He is the second MU player to pull his name from the draft. Junior forward Leo Lyons withdrew his name May 9.
Black drivers are more likely to be stopped in Missouri than white and Hispanic motorists, and minorities are twice as likely to be searched and arrested than whites, according to a report released on Friday by the attorney general.
Cole County Judge Richard Callahan ruled that the increase from $1.25 violated the state Sunshine Law.
Members of Columbia’s Citizen Oversight Committee committed at their Thursday night meeting to vote up or down on the decision to institute a permanent Citizen Review Board for the Columbia Police Department. The vote will take place June 26.
A Columbia man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of making and using counterfeit money to purchase items at several garage sales.
Webb City advanced to the Class 3 state title game with a 14-3 victory over Boonville in five innings.
Anne Gamboa was living in Florida when her family discovered her squalid living conditions. They made the decision to bring her back to Missouri, which required buying a new house and moving to Ashland.
After we ran an Associated Press story that identified bird deaths as one of the downsides of wind energy, one reader pointed out that wind turbines aren’t as detrimental to birds as many people think.
The Missouri basebal team defeated Ole Miss 7-0 in its first game of NCAA regional play Friday at Mark Light Field in Coral Gables, Fla.
It's part of a $9.3 million payout to settle charges about the St. Louis company's drug switching program.
Remodeling of the Community Nursery School at 1511 Hinkson Ave. will allow the school to hold more children and hire more staff. It is expected to be ready in August.
On Thursday, Regional AIDS Interfaith Network of Central Missouri opened its $1.2 million apartments. RAIN is central Missouri’s primary HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C counseling, housing and advisement center.
The event will take place on Ninth Street starting at 10 a.m.
The Rev. Emmanuel Hatzidakis has published a book that explains the holiest of services in the Orthodox Christian Church.
History books can’t tell the story of Missouri in the same way that the paintings, drawings and lithographs of native son Thomas Hart Benton show the state in the 1930s.