Members of the Columbia Police Department testified Wednesday that Steven Rios threatened to commit suicide on two separate occasions following the June 2004 death of Jesse Valencia, with whom he was having an affair. Rios is on trial for first-degree murder in Valencia's death.
The Missouri football team's defense enters Saturday’s Big 12 Conference championship ranked 116th nationally and last in the Big 12 in pass defense.
Subtle changes to diet over time will work much better than changing a child's eating habits all at once.
The first wave of employees moving into the renovated building began early this week and will continue through Friday. Once construction is complete, many improvements will be made to the courthouse in addition to new offices.
Texas fans will pull for Missouri to achieve an upset against an Oklahoma team that stands one victory away from playing for the program’s eighth national championship. Some consider a Tigers’ victory at Arrowhead Stadium the only cure for the disappointment they experienced Sunday when they witnessed the Sooners clinch a Big 12 championship game berth by passing the Longhorns in the latest BCS rankings.
City compensates businesses for loss of income during switchover in airlines.
The latest food insecurity figures released by the Department of Agriculture reveal the desperate need for a boost in SNAP/Food Stamp benefits in Congress's next stimulus package.
Low-income families have been hardest hit. Nationally, enrollment at a local public college costs families in the top fifth of income just 9 percent of their earnings, while families from the bottom fifth pay 55 percent — up from 39 percent in 1999-2000.
The Tigers women's basketball team never trailed in a 70-50 victory on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
An MU professor was selected to build a 7-foot bronze recreation of former president Gerald R. Ford.
The way the brain is hard-wired might be changed by technology that causes a lack of face-to-face interaction, some scientists say.
After two tough games over the weekend, the Missouri women's basketball team earned its largest victory in nearly two years.
DNA criminalist Jason Wyckoff and several Columbia police officers were called to testify Wednesday morning in the retrial for former Columbia police officer Steven Rios.
Columbia parents should watch their children for signs of whooping cough as three cases of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, have been confirmed at Ridgeway Elementary School, and there is a fourth probable case at another Columbia school.
The Columbia College volleyball team won its second match of the NAIA National Tournament on Wednesday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa.
Deputy Higher Education Commissioner Paul Wagner sent a memo Tuesday to the presidents and chancellors of Missouri’s public colleges and universities asking for “impact statements” of various budget cutting scenarios. The memo asked them to prepare scenarios for core budget cuts of 15 percent, 20 percent or 25 percent in the 2010 budget, which starts July 1.
A hiring freeze and construction project review were among the ideas Governor-elect Jay Nixon proposed to help allay the $342 million deficit.
The auto industry is pushing for an enormous financial bailout. But that could mean diverting the $25 billion that has been set aside for creating cleaner vehicles.
The recent drop in gas prices curbed the decline in truck sales, allowing Ford to raise production and restore a shift to its F-150 plant in Dearborn, Mich.
The labor union announced it plans to agree to concessions with automakers to help the companies stay solvent.