Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has drafted an $849 billion measure to reform the nation's health care system, similar to the bill passed in the House in certain respects but different in others.
The Columbia/Boone County Health Department offered the third H1N1 flu vaccine clinic for expanded priority groups Wednesday. Employee Genalee Alexander says there are roughly 22,000 doses of H1N1 vaccine available in Boone County.
The Missouri Transportation Department says it has improved almost 4,000 miles of pavement on smaller, rural highways in 2009.
A man was arrested Thursday and charged with statutory rape. Police said they found him with a 15-year-old girl in the backseat of a parked car with steamed up windows.
A house in west Springfield was destroyed by an explosion on Thursday. Eight other houses were damaged. The cause of the explosion is unknown but is under investigation.
The new charges filed against three of the six accused men include allegations of rape and bestiality.
The First Ladies Reading Program is bringing MU spouses into the the Robert G. Combs Language Preschool to read to 3- to 5-year-olds, most of whom have challenges with language.
An automated external defibrillator kept at Hickman High School appears to have been a lifesaver for a carpenter in Columbia Public Schools who went into cardiac arrest Tuesday.
The recipients were recognized for their efforts in rescuing people from burning vehicles and fires, as well as ending a gun fight.
Ozone levels in St. Louis, Kansas City and Ste. Genevieve County were above Environmental Protection Agency standards at certain times between April 1 and Oct. 31, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
A four-car collision involving a cement truck happened Thursday afternoon on the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and College Avenue. Sgt. Alan Fish of the MU Police Department said the driver of a beige Honda, Adam Craig, was issued citations for running a red light and colliding with another vehicle. Craig received bruises from his seat belt, but no one was taken to the hospital.