New allegations slow Warren Funeral Chapel resolution

New allegations could lead to additional counts to the lawsuit filed July 25 by Attorney General Jay Nixon against the funeral home and its owners, Harold Warren Sr. and Harold Warren Jr.

City Council approves contruction of Fire Station No. 9

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to authorize construction for a new fire station to be built on the northwest corner of Blue Ridge and North Providence roads.

Hickman students elect Obama, Nixon in mock election

The high school held a mock election Monday where students voted on both presidential and Missouri governor candidates. Sen. Barack Obama won the presidential vote, and Attorney General Jay Nixon won the gubernatorial vote.

Cougars basketball teams roll

MU soccer players honored

Three transported to hospital with minor injuries after Providence Road accident

Two adults and one child were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a four-car accident at about 3:30 p.m. Monday on northbound Providence Road.

Community members discuss removal of Hickman officer

Parents, students and church members gathered at St. Luke's Methodist Church Monday night to discuss the next step in working to remove Hickman Resource Officer Mark Brotemarkle from Hickman and from the Columbia Police Department. Later that night, the City Council heard public comment on the subject.

Election winner to defer to president for 77 days

Both Obama and McCain understand the enormous pressure that the Election Day victor will be under to begin taking aggressive action virtually as soon as the votes are counted. But reality likely will prevent much of that from happening. For 77 days after the election, the problems will be George Bush's — and both Barack Obama and John McCain have signaled they will defer to him.

Palin holds rally in Jefferson City

 Jefferson City was one in a series of stops for Palin on the day before the general election. She also had events scheduled Monday in Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada.

Avid campaign collector adds to collection

Mark Farnen of Columbia owns between 5,000 to 6,000 political campaign buttons, a collection that began when he was only 3 years old. Almost 50 years later, he is still collecting campaign buttons and has recently added about 150 from the current presidential election.

FCC puts controversial proposal on hold

Under the proposal, customers of CenturyTel and other small phone companies in Boone County and nationwide could potentially see their rates increase.

Garage fire causes $5,000 in damage

Residents were able to put out the small fire, started by a malfunctioning battery charger, with a garden hose.

Election 2008 Scorecard

Keep your red and blue states straight as results come in with this color-in map.

18 arrested under new Halloween law for sex offenders

The new law required registered sex offenders to stay home with their lights off on Halloween and post a sign saying they were not distributing candy.

Palin leads final-day rally at Missouri Capitol

In less than two weeks, Republican vice president candidate made her third trip to Missouri for the rally at the Missouri Capitol, which was attended by thousands of people.

Girl, 10, dies after a dirt bike crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says  the girl was driving her cousin on a dirt bike Sunday when her father accidentally struck them with his vehicle.

Edwards keeps Chase chances alive

Columbia native Carl Edwards is hoping to keep Jimmie Johnson from winning a record-tying third straight NASCAR Cup title. Edwards victory Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway keeps his chances alive with two races left in the season.  

Missouri ranks among states best prepared for polling

It's ranked one of six states named best prepared to ensure all votes will be cast and counted accurately.

Wolfert does his job

Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.

Ticket prices for MU-KU game cause controversy

Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.