Although he's only been in office a short while, Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton has already defused a long-running controversy, made a good impression on City Council and openly supported the idea of a civilian review board.
"Green" provisions in the stimulus bill are set to boost energy-efficiency-related businesses in the Columbia area. The provisions could also put money in the pockets of consumers who take advantage of the bill's tax incentives for energy-efficient products.
If you’re looking for an Independence Day celebration, mid-Missouri has something for everyone, including traditional fireworks displays and turtle races.
Boone County Family Resources has offered $16,000 to supplement the city's funding of a recreation program at Paquin Tower.
The special master in the Reginald Clemons case will conduct hearings much like a trial, collecting evidence and creating a record for the Missouri Supreme Court to review, a communications counsel for the court said.
A coalition of labor and environmental groups aims to improve Missouri's energy efficiency through the creation of green jobs and increased funding for energy-efficiency projects in the state.
The device, which the Columbia Police Department began testing on June 12, uses two cameras to scan license plates — one with a color image, the other infrared — and matches the characters on the plate with numbers listed in law enforcement databases.
Lori Drew was convicted in a trial, but the judge says that if she is to be found guilty of illegally accessing computers, anyone who has ever violated the social networking site's terms of service would be guilty of a misdemeanor.
The legislation would have allowed people 21 and older to ride without helmets on all roads except interstate highways.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have relaxed motorcycle helmet laws, citing concerns about safety and cost.
For the year, sales tax collections fell 5.8 percent; individual income tax collections dropped 2.9 percent; and corporate tax collections fell 13.9 percent.
The economic stimulus bill included $1 billion for aid to police departments, but there have been applications for more than $8.3 billion.
Gov. Jay Nixon has requested that a statue of former President Harry Truman, who grew up in Independence, be placed in the U.S. Capitol.
The two beaches were closed in June after tests found high concentrations of E-coli.
An MU student left Wednesday for Panama to offer shoebox gifts to San Blas youth, who lack the supplies to go to school. The trip is offered through Samaritan's Purse, a non-denominational organization that emphasizes international relief and introducing the word of God.
Chris Nicastro, superintendent of the Hazelwood School District superintendent, is to begin her duties Aug. 1.
With the growth of energy concerns in Washington — and the allocation of federal funds to alleviate them — job opportunities in the field are expected to open across the U.S.
City officials and rental property owners are looking for ways to improve the energy efficiency of rental homes to alleviate high utility bills and rental rates.
In the third and final day of a trial to determine whether convicted killer Ernest Johnson will get a new sentencing trial, the defense called witnesses who suggested that Johnson had received ineffective legal representation.
The $5,000 grant will assist in buying materials for the team's solar energy house for the Solar Decathlon in October. The team is composed of students from MU and Missouri University of Science and Technology.