Nixon halts public safety radio plan

Missouri emergency responders remain at risk as Gov. Jay Nixon halts the process of a costly project using Motorola radio towers to improve statewide communication.

Burning candle leads to fire in Columbia home

The fire is estimated to have caused about $1,000 in damages.

Around Columbia, residents partake in inauguration celebrations

Watch parties were held at Rock Bridge High School, on the MU campus and at Ragtag Cinema. "I really wanted to come and be united with other African-Americans to celebrate this blessed occasion," Donna Clayborne of Columbia said. "There was darkness, but now there's light at the end of the tunnel."

Cape Girardeau laments loss of river cruises

Boat companies cite the poor economy and factors such as rising costs and dwindling numbers of tourists. Companies have called off cruises in the central U.S. this year.

Officials worry meth production on rise

Law enforcement officials are targeting those who buy pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, which are key ingredients in the production of methamphetamine.

Two Missouri players drafted

Columbia men lose to McKendree

Columbia women win 16th straight game

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

Salmonella in Missouri, Kansas linked to peanut butter

Consumers are urged to avoid foods containing peanut butter, but the national recall does not include peanut butter in jars.