Columbia police Public Information Officer Jessie Haden commented Monday morning on the use of a Taser on a Columbia man arrested on suspicion of public urination and resisting arrest behind a downtown restaurant on Saturday night.
James "Trey" Aldridge III spends the summer selling — and smelling like — hot dogs.
After a car accident put him in a two-week coma and left him paralyzed from just below the chest down, Chad Kocina came to Columbia to start over. Kocina, who played football in high school, learned about the Driving Force power wheelchair soccer club from his caseworker at Rusk Rehabilitation Center.
Pickleball, "America's fastest growing sport" according to the USA Pickleball Association's Web site, made its Show-Me State Games debut last weekend at New Haven Elementary School.
Mark Woodworth is serving a life sentence for the murder of Cathy Robertson in 1990. A five-month examination by The Associated Press found that some evidence pointing to other suspects was discounted or not fully explored by investigators.
The June 26 accident is still under criminal investigation. The inquiry indicates that the truck driver, who crashed into a line of stopped cars, made no attmpt to brake or take evasive action before the crash.
Opposition to transferring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Kansas is based on safety and security, not xenophobic fear of foreign prisoners, says Gov. Mark Parkinson.
St. Louis-area filmmakers are being treated for burns and other injuries after surviving a plane crash in Kenya that killed the pilot and seriously injured another passenger.
The administration pressed hard for an additional $2 billion after noticing over the weekend that the "cash for clunkers" program, which offers $4,500 rebates to customers who trade in gas guzzling vehicles, is set to expire as early as this week unless the Senate acts. The House approved the money by a nearly 3-to-1 margin on Friday before recessing for the month of August.
A liger-driven story that recently graced the Missourian's home page might not have been hard news, but it did allow readers to meet one of their most pressing needs: getting a daily dose of novelty.
The filmmakers are being treated for burns and injuries after the crash on Saturday in Nairobi.
The grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be distributed in 120 Missouri libraries.
The Boone County Fire Protection District is working to include public opinion in the process for selecting its new fire chief.
The number of suicides among veterans has prompted a response from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.