Mikel Street burglary suspect arrested

Tyrone L. Crayton, 19, of Columbia, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree burglary and felony stealing, according to Columbia police.

Victory garden idea blooms again

A petition for the first family to plant a White House food garden has grown in popularity as economic fears set in across the country. Some Americans tend gardens to become self-sufficient, no longer having to rely on supermarkets and imported foods that send food prices skyrocketing. 

Nixon asks for major disaster declaration

Gov. Jay Nixon requested that areas struck by winter storms last week be declared major disaster areas. Some 13,000 homes are still without power.

Nixon appoints insurance department head

Nixon filled the cabinet post with a Missouri native and industry veteran.

Nixon calls for end to unfunded mandates

At a conference Friday in Jefferson City, Gov. Jay Nixon told county officials no cuts to reimbursments would be a victory.

Curators grant Forsee furlough authority

University of Missouri System president can make workers take time off without pay.

Mother and child killed, LaGrange community shaken

A 24-year-old LaGrange man killed his young wife and infant son Tuesday. He is how being held without bond on two charges of second-degree murder.

Forsee will address State of the University

A live stream of his speech will be available Friday morning on the UM System Web site.