In the first half of 2009, the state's insurance department has assisted in returning nearly $6 million dollars to customers from insurance companies.
The Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival is coming back to Columbia in September, this time with some additional costs to cover last year's losses.
With their remaining positions eliminated in Columbia School Board's 2009-10 budget, the district's literacy and math coaches prepare for their next step.
The elimination of the elementary and middle schools' field trip budgets won't prohibit schools from planning field trips, but classes will now have to find alternative funding sources, such as the PTA, which already sponsors trips.
Today's Question: Can the Columbia School Board maintain educational values and large-scale budget cuts?
How should the Columbia school board handle large-scale budget cuts while preserving and improving the education system?
Austin J. Hammers, 16, is to be tried as an adult on suspicion of two armed robberies that took place in April and May.
Fireworks are dangerous on many levels — especially for pets — and pet owners are encouraged to take safety measures to protect their furry friends.
Joshua Cortez Dent, 19, was charged Tuesday with forcible rape after his Saturday arrest. Another teenager also was arrested in connection with that incident.
The youth mentoring program received $85,000 in tax credits from the Missouri Department of Economic Development on June 30.
The director of MU's Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory stepped down to a researcher because of a conflict of interest, according to a statement issued by the university.
Violent crime has increased in St. Louis in the past two days. Rep. Jamilah Nasheed called a town hall meeting Thursday night so that politicians, police and members of the public could discuss the issue.
Kansas City, Kan., is now at 22 homicides in 2009, up from 14 this time last year. But police say violent crime has been steadily declining overall.
On Friday morning St. Louis police discovered a man who'd driven through a fence near the Laclede's Landing area after being shot.
Robert Blurton of Garnett, Kan., is charged with three counts of first-degree murder.
The driver of a semitrailer suffered minor injuries after driving off U.S. 63 Friday morning.
Chris Nicastro was selected as Missouri's first female education commissioner Thursday. She will start on Aug. 1.
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.