Because Columbia is home to so many educators, a number of families have parents as well as children returning to school. “During these back-to-school days, our house is an exciting place to be,” said Bill Allen, assistant professor of agricultural journalism at MU.
Boone County Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton on Monday agreed to grant a new trial to a man who pleaded guilty in July to the murder of 22-year-old Nathaniel Bentley.
City Councilman contends cameras are fine in high-risk public areas but are an invasion of privacy in general public areas.
The middle-class will bear the brunt of the cost for health care reform, but do these Americans really know what they are getting into?
Students in Columbia Public Schools went back to school on Monday. Do you have a photo you want to share from the first day? E-mail it to us at submissions@MyMissourian.com.
Two cameras, located at Stadium Boulevard and Worley Street and Providence Road and Broadway, will begin charging drivers a $120 fine and 2-point penalties staring Sept. 3.
Gov. Warren Hearnes was not the first governor to be re-elected in Missouri. He was the first one re-elected to a second consecutive four year term.
Former Missouri golfer Peter Malnati shot a 5-over-par 75 in the first round of the U.S. Amateur Championship on Monday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The coroner in the Michael Jackson's premature death concluded that the late pop star died of an overdose from the sedative propofol. Conrad Murray, the doctor who administered the drug, is still at large, but told viewers on a Youtube video that he has faith that the "truth will prevail."
Even though freshman enrollment declined from 2008, the number of returning sophomores is the largest in MU history.
A member of the Columbia community protested the cancellation of the show "Pepper & Friends" on KOMU and expressed doubt as to whether the cancellation was truly due to lack of funds.
Missouri native Kenneth Merten, the U.S. ambassador to Haiti, brings a message of hope to the poverty-stricken nation.
Wednesday is the first day of classes at Stephens College, but already the campus is returning to life. "I love the close-knit friendships that we make here," Stephens student Jenny Massey-Brown said.
Like MU and Columbia Public Schools, Columbia College started classes Monday and welcomed students taking day, night and online classes.
A new "shake-and-bake" system of creating meth using only a two-liter soda bottle, a handful of cold pills and some household chemicals has lead to a significant increase in the number of meth arrests.
Lots across the country are low on cars but heavy on paperwork Monday as the Cash for Clunker's program ends. Worried that they won't be reimbursed for the rebates, some dealers stopped accepting applications early for the gas-guzzler exchange program.
A 6 feet 2 inch, 383-pound eighth-grade football player collapsed and died while running a lap at the beginning of practice last week, causing some to ask whether children's hearts should be tested before they are allowed to participate in sports.
Paying for college doesn't just stop at tuition— textbooks often cost students hundreds of dollars. However, there are several choices available to save money this semester.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is hosting forums seeking input on health care reform. She has forums scheduled today in Hannibal, Moberly and Kansas City.
According to an AP index, the recession has sent economic stress levels soaring, with the housing slump hitting the timber industry with particular force. The consequences of the downturn are clearly evident in the tiny backwoods town of Pine Hill, Ala., where 327 jobs were lost when a timber mill closed earlier this year.