North Korea reported carrying out its second nuclear test late last month. The U.S. and other countries have condemned it as an act of hostility.
Two MU doctors are researching a new type of artificial knee surgeries, testing the technique that could be beneficial for humans on replacement knees and hips for dogs.
Whether it's politicians or terrorists, fear mongering is used too often in our society.
Each morning as I have coffee with my morning paper, I realize just how lucky I am to have grown up in the era before my government assumed the role of supreme nanny.
The candlelight vigil will be held for George Tiller at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Peace Park.
St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts is heading a group seeking to buy the NFL's Rams and keep the team in St. Louis.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been posted for Boone County until 8 p.m. Tuesday. In addition, a flash flood watch remains in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon.
Boone County is expected to be under a flash flood watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday afternoon because of forecasts of possible heavy rain and thunderstorms.
Although President Barack Obama declares he has no interest in running GM, letting go of the reins may prove difficult.
Scott Roeder, suspected in the murder of Wichita doctor George Tiller, has been involved in anti-abortion and anti-government activities for more than a decade.
In a 6-1 vote, the City Council approved a proposal to extend Rolling Hills Road in east Columbia, a $4.1 million project that will include a bridge across Grindstone Creek.
I.E. Millstone's body was found Tuesday morning in the Missouri River, more than two weeks after a witness saw an elderly man jump from the Daniel Boone Bridge.
A Honda Accord and a Toyota Tacoma were involved in a head-on collision. The driver's side door of the Accord had to be taken off to remove the female driver. She and the driver of the Tacoma were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries.
Mayor Darwin Hindman, Councilwoman Laura Nauser and the Columbia Police Department spoke on Tuesday about the possibility of establishing a youth curfew and adding officers.
Jack Magruder has been appointed to the Missouri Higher Loan Authority and Timothy Joyce has been appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission.
House Republicans are set to oppose a $98.8 billion war-funding bill that includes money for eight cargo planes, a top priority of the Boeing Co.
For an 11-year-old, the little things can be a a big deal. The cons of heading to middle school include leaving friends behind, having to make new friends and being in a bigger school. The pros? Foreign-language classes, dodgeball and better lunches.
The accident caused 20 to 30 Columbia Water and Light customers to experience a power outage from 2 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. while repairs were being made.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been charging the cost of his airplane travel to other government agencies during a time when he has been urging departments to hold down their own expenses because of slumping state tax revenues. Nixon defends his billing of other departments because he is highlighting issues they handle.
An attempt to throw out Mayor Mark Funkhouser has stalled because of a failed petition drive for a recall election, which election authorities determined was 129 short of the required signatures.