Mo. pet license plate nips at overpopulation

The "I'm Pet Friendly" license plate is being offered for the second year by the Missouri State Humane Association.

MU football well rehearsed in bowl games

The MU football team seems to be getting plenty of practice in so-called “bowl game atmospheres” lately.

St. Louis area unsure of "life after" Anheuser-Busch

The beer company's impact on the community might change after its merger with the European InBev is complete.

Man arrested with weapons wasn't credible threat to Obama, officials say

Four people suspected of plotting to shoot Barack Obama were arrested in Denver on Sunday.

Smoke scare forces evacuation of MU dorm

Residents of Lathrop Hall at MU were evacuated Tuesday morning in response to a fire alarm.

Claire McCaskill speaks at Democratic National Convention

Read the text of Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill's speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

Hulshof unveils health care plan

He described it as a voluntary government-administered health savings plan all Missouri residents could buy into, regardless of income or employment status.

Zook says Rose Bowl loss should motivate Illini

More than eight months after Illinois loss to USC in the Rose Bowl, Illini coach Ron Zook has found a way to turn the defeat into a positive.

Judge orders revocation of hog farm permit near Arrow Rock

The permit was set to expire on Saturday anyway and the owner had apparently lost interest in the project, but the 16-page ruling could have far broader implications for CAFOs in Missouri, the director of the Department of Natural Resources said.

MU's Crow wins pitching award

Aaron Crow, MU's 2008 Big-12 Pitcher of the Year, won the Clemens Award on Monday. He is now pitching for the Fort Worth Cats in an Independent League.


Utility customers will pay more for home heating

Natural gas customers in Missouri and Illinois can expect to see a significant increase in their heating costs this winter. Ameren says customers could pay as much as 30 percent more this winter compared to last.

New Missouri law bans big trucks from left lane

Starting Thursday, trucks weighing more than 48,000 pounds can no longer travel in the far left lane on highways in urban areas throughout Missouri.

St. Louis wins reverse discrimination lawsuit

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled in favor of the city in a lawsuit that alleged reverse discrimination against two white firefighters.

Bruins win softball opener

The Rock Bridge softball team won its season opener 8-1 at Fatima High School in Westphalia.

Longtime Columbia employee will have salt storage facility named after him

Walter Leroy Anderson worked for the Public Works Department for 38 years and stressed the need for a larger facility. Now the Columbia City Council has decided to name the new salt storage facility after him.

Jesse Hall mural now fully uncovered after asbestos removal

The 1940s-era mural discovered last week in Jesse Hall depicts a male model posing for art students.

Woman admits leaving kids in car while she gambled

The Texas woman left her granddaughters in the car while she was in the Lady Luck Casino in Caruthersville.

City of Lake Ozark pleads guilty to illegal dumping

The city pleaded guilty and signed a plea agreement in federal court on Monday.

Colleges confront shootings with survival training

The program teaches students and professors to use improvised weapons to fight back. One researcher has concerns.

Clinton salutes Obama during prime time DNC address

In her address to the DNC on the second night, Clinton calls Obama “my candidate.”