Former MU shot putter Christian Cantwell says he is prepared for his first Olympics. He is part of an American group that is expected to sweep the medals in the event.
The local chapter of the NAACP will hold a fundraiser to benefit Warren Funeral Chapel at 4 p.m. Sunday at Second Baptist Church.
"Eat, shop and swim" is what the tens of thousands of people attending the Show-Me State Games do after the final buzzers and whistles sound.
Those leading the sessions planned for next week are scheduled to explain the police department’s Taser usage policy and attempt to cover all of the technical details of the Taser.
Six-year-old Rickeah “Kiki” Henderson slowly edges her way into the brightly lit “Blind” Boone Center auditorium on a Wednesday night, right on time for dance practice. She is bashful, and her father has to coax her into the room. Already inside and waiting for practice to officially begin, the other members of For His Glory Dance Ministry are dancing and giggling.
The unit will not admit patients after Aug. 15. The hospital cites the economy, pressures on reimbursements and a shortage of psychiatrists.
A vehicle crashed into the Petro Mart at 3850 Range Line St. just after 10 a.m. Thursday, a Columbia Fire Department news release said.
The use of a voluntary questionnaire in setting the appraised values of homes has become a hot issue between the incumbent, Tom Schauwecker, and his challenger, Barbara Bishop.
Richard L.. Sturgeon, a former public works director, could be sentenced to as much as three years in prison without parole and be fined up to $250,000.
David Lipman graduated from MU in 1953 and worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 36 years. He was a longtime member of the Missourian Board of Directors and remained involved in journalism in Columbia, even though he lived in Chesterfield. He was awarded the Missouri Honor Medal in 1989.
There’s a lot to be mad about regarding our government. Past political greats and business leaders were also angry — for good reason.
Both Karen Miller and Sid Sullivan say new taxes would be a last resort.
Many Columbia businesses have seen an increase in student traffic ahead of the fall semester, too.
Days before the Aug. 5 primary, 9th District candidates outlined their views on what immigration policies the United States should have.
Rebecca Bowman Nassikas donated $200,000 to a political committee last week that plans to use the money for TV ads. Missourians for Honest Leadership, formed in Columbia in 2006, has already posted the piece on its Web site, TheFactsOnKoster.com.
Amy Bremer is an accomplished professional chemical engineer, with both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees with honors, a solid homeowner and tax payer and a rising community leader.
The levy would add about $174,000 to district revenue.
Two Democrats are competing for their party's nomination for Boone County public administrator, while Republican John Sullivan is uncontested on the Aug. 5 ballot.
Jurors deliberated less than four hours before convicting Richard D. Davis, 44, of 25 counts, including first-degree murder, kidnapping, rape, sodomy, and assault in attacks on Marsha Spicer, of Independence, and Michelle Huff-Ricci, 36.
The 70-year-old truck driver apparently got out of his rig when it became stuck on train tracks. However, he suffered from a medical condition and died.