The payments to the government will also settle claims that the Springfield-based health care system billed Medicare for costs not allowed under federal laws. CoxHealth is not admitting any wrongdoing in the settlement.
The proposed change would eliminate duplicate public hearings on zoning and other land-use matters that generate little dissent among Planning and Zoning commissioners.
On behalf of the city of Columbia, and the Columbia Police Department, we wish to publicly apologize to the Harris family, and to the customers of their business who were present on the evening of July 16 and affected by our activity.
A fire at the Sigma Pi fraternity caused about $10,000 in damages, but no one was hurt.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the agency should lower ethanol requirements because of rising corn prices. The EPA hopes to have a decision in early August.
Authorities say a man accused of eight murders in Illinois and Missouri allegedly attempted to assault another jail inmate.
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it would issue a warrant to execute John Middleton on Sept. 17.
St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa defended himself Tuesday amid concerns about his role in a scandal involving seized vehicles, admitting to errors in judgment but saying he did nothing wrong.