No state or individual should have a right to kill anyone. Gov. Jay Nixon should commute Dennis Skillicorn's death sentence.
Officials had no immediate information on the fatality. U.S. 63 was closed as of Wednesday night in the Kirksville area due to a gas-line leak and downed power lines.
The National Weather Service has reported damages and injuries suffered from a storm moving across northeast Missouri.
Being the one who graduated first and led the way, I feel obligated to share the small amount of wisdom I have gained from my circumstances. The recession wasn’t real to me until after I moved the tassel to the other side of my cap.
Local doctor Lee Meyers has climbed mountains on six continents and served as the doctor for three Everest expeditions.
Boone Hospital Center held a ceremony to celebrate the hospital's newest planned addition, an eight-story patient tower.
In the process of building a new student center at MU, many students feel their lifestyle is being cramped. How pleased are you with the new Student Center? Do you think more students will warm up to it once Phase Two is completed?
The men's soccer, women's volleyball and women's basketball teams each added a new recruit.
Steven Tilley, the House Majority leader, wants the sentence for Dennis Skillicorn to be changed from death to life in prison. Skillicorn was one of three men convicted of killing a man along a highway 15 years ago. After debate, the House voted 95-64 to remove a death penalty moratorium placed by a federal judge in 2006, before the state had reformed its procedures.
Efforts to create a community improvement district in downtown Columbia have slowed amid questions about where the boundaries for such a district would lie.
Avery Nelson, 18, Wesley Nelson, 19, Deven Jackson, 17, and two juvenile suspects were taken into custody.
Matthew Thurman, a graduating MU senior and owner of Five Mic Productions, has produced songs for artists across the country. He won a creative arts award last month from the MU chapter of the NAACP.
MU senior Laura Myers can't say how well she fares in the college version of the popular game show, but, well, she's planning a trip to the World Cup in South Africa next year.
The Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management advises residents to stay updated on the latest weather information with a radio or local media and to reveiw disaster plans for severe weather.
The man was reported missing early Wednesday morning. He was found uninjured on Lemone Industrial Drive.
Severe weather could threaten Boone County on Wednesday afternoon. Wind and thunderstorms are the main concern, but tornadoes are a possibility, said Jim Kramper of the National Weather Service.
Queer People of Color, which was formed last semester by MU student Asher Kolieboi and others, works toward the inclusion of non-white gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.
The Central Missouri Humane Society met Tuesday to discuss Zootoo makeover plans. Attendees offered about 36 suggestions for improvements, including more natural lighting and a surgery recovery room.
With the legislative session ending in three days, Missouri lawmakers are in a rush to vote on several bills. Last-minute bills include issues regarding concealed carry, health care and tax credits for job creation.
Galen Suppes, a professor of chemical engineering at MU, said he wanted legal ownership of his commercially valuable resarch. He said the school did not recognize the financial potential of his inventions. According to MU, he sought the patents without crediting the university, but a federal judge dismissed the school's lawsuit.