Dardenne Prairie resident Tina Meier, whose daughter, Megan, hanged herself in the wake of an Internet hoax, says that while a neighbor's conviction in court this week didn't bring closure, other things have brought comfort.
"The Biggest Loser‚" has made über-boot-camp-style training sessions seem a sure-fire ticket to weight loss for sedentary, morbidly obese people. And the success of its contestants suggests there's little risk — contrary to common advice that such programs should be undertaken only with a physician's seal of approval.
The Tempus Fugitives, a two-man jazz band, are inspired by John Coltrane and Miles Davis and are constantly working to improve their sound.
They find inspiration in the challenges, history and camaraderie of their music.
"We know each other well enough now that it becomes intuitive when the other one wants to stop, or where the other is heading (in his music)," Alan Arnold says.
A Mexico, Mo., man was arrested at a family gathering in Columbia on Thursday on suspicion of first-degree child molestation involving a 13-year-old girl.
The Energizer Bunny, made famous by St. Louis-based battery-maker Energizer, turns 20 in 2009.
While the economy tanks and new car sales drop, the market for electric vehicle conversions has shown signs of growth.
The new deal continues the late Lamar Hunt’s dream of making the MU-KU game for Kansas City what the Texas-Oklahoma game is for Dallas.
Missouri defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus might not direct Missouri’s defense much longer. He has been mentioned as a possible candidate for the Toledo job that will open after eighth-year coach Tom Amstutz steps down following tonight’s game against Bowling Green.
ANALYSIS: Bad news is trickling in from across the nation: The commercial real estate market is facing a meltdown
Even as the holiday shopping season begins in full swing, the same events poisoning the housing market are now at work on commercial properties, and the bad news is trickling in. Malls from Michigan to Georgia are entering foreclosure. That pace is expected to quicken. The number of late payments and defaults will double, if not triple, by the end of next year, according to analysts from Fitch Ratings Ltd., which evaluates companies’ credit.
Countless immigrants are cutting back on remittances, or the money they send to their loved ones still living in their home countries.
A cell phone video captured what students and graduates of Hickman High School will tell you what happens too often: a fight between two students being broken up by either a police officer or an assistant principal. In the video recorded on Oct. 15, Officer Mark Brotemarkle can be seen pulling the girls apart and throwing them to the floor, pinning one of them to the ground before handcuffing her.
I joined about 20 faculty members on Nov. 21 to hear Provost Brian Foster and Budget Director Tim Rooney, who have the responsibility of drafting next year's university budget, explain some of the challenges they face. The future looks uncertain but grim. Foster, a man who measures his words, described the economy as "incredibly volatile."
First National Bank & Trust Company of Columbia, First National Bank in Southern Missouri and Landmark Bank in Oklahoma and Texas will be combined into a single organization called Landmark Bank, the Landrum Company announced.
After a Missouri mother was convicted Wednesday of accessing computers without authorization in a landmark cyberbullying trial, legal experts said the outcome could mean anyone who violates a Web site’s service terms is subject to prosecution.
The Missouri women's basketball team has been practicing longer and players have been staying late during MU's Thanksgiving break.
Bob Shannon was in charge of Habitat for Humanity’s construction projects for six years full time. In total, he worked on about 40 to 50 houses at various locations around town. After retiring two and a half years ago, Shannon has been supervising less experienced volunteers two days a week.
Counting home deliveries, the group served about 50 meals more than were served at last year's event.
Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff's Department stopped a car driven by Michael Matney for an equipment violation and discovered him to be intoxicated. A search of the car revealed about 48 grams of marijuana.
Traffic enforcement officers made more than 180 stops in Boone County on Wednesday and recorded more than 200 violations, according to a new release by the Columbia Police Department.