Panhandle Eastern begins investigation of Howard County pipeline explosion

The explosion occurred Wednesday night northwest of Highway 40 on the Boone-Howard county line, according to the Boone County Fire Protection District. Six fire trucks and 30 firefighters from the distrct responded to the scene.

21-year-old Columbia man shot outside Peppers Nightclub

The man was shot in the club's parking lot between 1:15 and 1:30 a.m.

Columbia College to hold second Military Recognition Day

The Military Recognition Day will feature a ribbon cutting for the college's new Veterans Service Center.

Drink up; space station recycling urine to water

The astronauts in the international space station took their first sips of water recycled from their own urine Wednesday. The recycling process will save NASA money because it will not have to ship up as much water to the station.

EU wine spat threatens to put a cork in US exports

The EU is cracking down on the language U.S. wineries may use on their labels, bottling up sales at a time when they had been growing.

Wayne Allwine, voice of Mickey Mouse, dies

He was only the third person to provide the voice for the mouse. His wife was also in the business, providing the voice for Minnie Mouse.

Banks in 11 Midwest and Plains states report improvements

Some Midwest and Plains banks appear to be gaining confidence , according to the Rural Mainstreet Index, which reported its highest numbers since September on Thursday.

43 snails on his face? Boy hopes he set a record

An 11-year-old Utah boy allowed 43 snails to be put on his face Saturday in the hopes of getting into the Guiness Book of World Records.

3 plead guilty in Kansas City-area mortgage scam

The three men were among nine defendants to plead guilty in the scheme involving homes in Raymore and Lee's Summit.