Columbia player gets plenty of support

Jason Ellis, a senior guard on the Columbia College men's basketball team who grew up in Columbia, had four of his former youth coaches in the stands for the championship game of the NAIA national tournament in Kansas City.

City Council candidates discuss redistricting, adding council seats

Candidates for the Second and Sixth Ward council seats share their opinions on the redistricting that will likely occur after the 2010 Census and their opinions on adding more seats to the council.

Sorg: Passionate about parental involvement

Adam Sorg thinks his experiences making ends meet while still keeping his son a priority are strong qualifications in his bid for the Columbia School Board.

Self-defense law again sparks debate in Clinch case

Boone County Chief Prosecutor Dan Knight appeared in court Tuesday arguing that the evidence related to self-defense should be excluded in the murder trial of William Clinch.

Pruitt: Committed to math, budget reform

Michelle Pruitt's commitment to Columbia Public Schools is underscored by years of committee work, much of it focused on reforming how math is taught.

Missouri Senate OKs adding cell phones to no-call list

Tuesday's vote provided first-round approval for a bill that would add fax machines to the state no-call list and regulate automated political phone calls.

Missouri tax credit ballot measure pegged at $5B

The man behind the proposal disagrees, saying the estimate is "ridiculously high."

Missouri airports to get $7 million federal grant

The money comes from the federal economic stimulus package and will go to airports across the state.

MU softball team wins in Houston

The Missouri softball team held on for a 4-2 victory Wednesday in the second game of a midweek series against Houston.

ACLU reports abuse charges at 2 St. Louis jails

The ACLU says there is a pattern of beatings, sexual misconduct and other crimes at the two jails. The city counselor and a representative for the mayor questioned the credibility of the charges.

Woman pleads guilty in St. Louis vote fraud case

Deidra Humphrey admitted she submitted false and forged voter registration cards to Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition, which unknowingly turned them in to election boards.