Candidates for the two open positions on the Columbia Public Schools board met with the public Thursday. It was their first meeting.
The Tigers, who won an NCAA Regional a season ago, will play their annual Black and Gold game at 2 p.m. Saturday.
Eric Sherron Coats, suspected leader of the Cut Throat gang, was ordered to be detained along with co-defendant Tarron Montez Cason until trial, scheduled to begin July 20. Coats' attorney had argued Coats would not be a flight risk based on his previous cooperation with the FBI.
Barring legislative rejection of the plan, Gov. Jay Nixon will consolidate various scholarship and grant programs under the Department of Higher Education. Nixon also seeks to extend free tuition under the A+ Schools Program beyond community college.
With the economy getting worse, many people find themselves facing a mountain of medical debt. With employers cutting benefits, bills for the uninsured continue to grow.
Rock Bridge honored their seniors on Thursday night in the Bruins' final home dual, a 54-9 loss to Jefferson City.
The Cougars won 60-44 on Thursday night at Hannibal-LaGrange.
The fire engine had its emergency lights and sirens on when it was hit by the sport utility vehicle. No one was injured.
State lawmakers are hoping to pass proposals to clarify ballot summaries by creating a bipartisan review commission and prohibit pay-per-signature petition circulators. A similar bill banning circulators earning money for each signature passed in the house last year, but died in the Senate.
The mother of the Harrisonville girl who was allegedly molested by her father may face more charges in addition to the one count of endangering the welfare of a child she faces now.
Missouri lawmakers' proposals would make some petitions harder to pass by prohibiting per-signature circulators in hopes of preventing fraud.
The bill would provide business incentives and tax breaks to employers.
Paula Hall, 42, of Sparta, was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of 68-year-old Freda Heyn of Oldfield. A man accused of cleaning up the crime scene is still at large.
Counties are paid $22 per day when the state requires county jails to house prisoners, but county officials say their costs are closer to $40 per day.
A Cape Girardeau man pleaded guilty to poisoning his neighbor's dog for barking at night.
An eighth-grader at Westview Middle School outside St. Louis was found to have an unloaded gun in his possession at school Wednesday morning. Parents of students at the school were notified of the incident.
The legislation, which needs another vote before moving to the Senate, includes an expansion of a popular tax incentive program for employers who add well-paying jobs with health insurance benefits.
Christopher Piersee, 24, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder.
The man said he confused his 13-year-old daughter for his wife after drinking too much during the Super Bowl.
Authorities say the wife of a Harrisonville man who fathered four children with his teenage daughter did little to stop the girl's sexual abuse.