Judge considers motions in first-degree murder case

A Hallsville man accused of shooting his former brother-in-law in a Columbia McDonald's parking lot filed motions Tuesday to allow additional witnesses and exclude others from his first-degree murder case.

MU will continue plan to increase faculty salaries

Despite the uncertainty of the current economy, MU will continue its plan to improve faculty salaries.

Civic awareness fair offers discussion with city officials

The mayor and other members of the City Council will attend.

Missouri woman's body recovered in Lake of the Ozarks

The body of 63-year-old Delores Locascio was discovered Tuesday in the Lake of the Ozarks, but no one saw what happened, according to the Missouri State Water Patrol. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Delivery driver robbed on East Nifong

Police are searching for two male suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a delivery driver, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Health Department to hold second flu clinic

The Columbia/Boone Department of Public Health and Human Services will hold its second mass flu clinic Wednesday.

Saint Louis Symphony releases recordings

The four recordings were made under the direction of the late Hans Vonk, who died in 2004.

Jill Biden to campaign in Missouri

Sen. Joe Biden's wife will discuss the economy, health care and education.

Ballot decision allowed Nixon to raise more money

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan allowed a Democratic candidate for governor on the primary ballot after disqualifying him for not submitting necessary documentation.

Skeletal remains found in Pike County

Investigators say identifying the remains could take some time.

Missouri warns against allowing golf carts on streets

Only golf carts designated as "low-speed vehicles" can be used on Missouri roads.

Marriott, Choice Hotels International face wrongful-death lawsuit after Columbia shooting

The Marriott hotel and Choice Hotels International chains face a lawsuit from the children of a Columbia hotel manager shot to death days after another employee was raped.

Houston teens sentenced after pleading guilty of parents' shooting

A nineteen-year-old pleaded guilty for having her boyfriend shooting her parents at their home near Summersville.

Police use Taser to disarm suicidal woman

Columbia Police disarmed a suicidal woman wielding a large kitchen knife by shooting her with a Taser early Tuesday morning, a department news release said.

Worker at St. Louis homeless shelter hospitalized after assault

The suspect, 28-year-old Pamela Fraction, is charged with assault for the incident that happened Thursday at New Life Evangelistic Center.

Carthage sheriff says double homicide shows 'hatred'

Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn said the crime scene included certain "elements" not usually present in local murders that he thought reflected a degree of "hatred" toward the victims.