The Violent Crimes Task Force disbanded less than one month after its inception. Police say the officers needed to return to their job and look at other possibilities if crime continues to rise in Columbia.
In a study by San Antonio professor Gerald Busald that was released Dec. 14, Missouri ranked ninth overall in the lottery's disclosure and fairness policies.
Although an extension of Mick Deaver Memorial Drive would alleviate traffic around MU’s sports venues, it has elicited criticism from environmental organizations.
DWI charges over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays were down in 2007, but not necessarily because less people were breaking the law, Columbia Police said.
Four MU agricultural programs could receive more than $4.7 million in federal funds as a result of the U.S. Sentate’s passing of the 2008 omnibus budget bill on Dec. 18.
Columbia’s Parks and Recreation Department is moving its office in charge of recreation programming for seniors from a location accessible by bus to a facility near Stephens Lake Park.
With its ruling, the appeals court overturned a Boone County judge's decision to dismiss a Missouri prisoner's lawsuit. The ruling is the first to address official immunity from legal action by former clients.
Gov. Matt Blunt says his initiatives would provide money to increase the number of Missouri gas stations that sell E-85 fuel.
The task force has been credited with helping make 42 arrests during its nearly monthlong existence.
Message board posts cheer TIgers' fantastic finale and bemoan lack of a BCS bowl bid
With the help of its seniors, the 2007 MU football team became one of the best the university has seen.
The Tigers rang in the New Year winners of the Cotton Bowl and on the cusp of greater possibilities.
There were some new faces at the gyms around Columbia this week, but not all of those people will stick around, according to one health psychologist.
Thousands of Missouri college students are getting an increase in their state scholarships.
The Columbia Fire Department has determined that a fire at Grant Elementary School was set intentionally, but there are no suspects. Fire investigators are working with the Columbia Police Department’s major crimes unit and Columbia Public School officials on the investigation.
The governor has promised $100,000 to the State Historical Society of Missouri, but the organization’s director is hoping for an additional $600,000 in state funding to start planning for a new building.
What Kercy Main lacks in size he makes up for in his passion and talent for music.
Since 2000, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources has received more than 1,700 odor complaints against concentrated animal feeding operations, according to a Missourian analysis of records held by the state agency. But industry leaders say many complaints come from people opposed to factory farming, not because of excessive odor.