Forsee: Higher ed cuts require 'paradigm shift'

MU President Gary Forsee says the state will need to consider taking radical steps, such as offering 3-year degrees, to cut spending by the levels required by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Change of venue motion filed in Olten murder case

Fifteen-year-old Alyssa Bustamante's attorney said the murder trial should be moved because of a perceived bias against Bustamante by Cole County residents.

Police: Driver flees vehicle after accident on I-70

An unidentified driver fled the scene of an accident after losing control of vehicle on Interstate 70.

Columbia man arrested with 8 ounces of marijuana

A Boone County Sheriff's deputy found more than eight ounces of marijuana in and near Vernell Wilkerson's vehicle.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author WuDunn discusses gender inequity

Former New York Times journalist and editor Sheryl WuDunn spoke at MU on Tuesday and shared stories about women from around the world who experienced gender inequity.

Four Missouri men sentenced to prison in dogfighting case

Four Missouri men pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate federal animal fighting laws after being arrested in the largest coordinated multistate dogfighting raids in U.S. history in July.

Gov. Nixon promoting bill aimed at drunken drivers

Gov. Jay Nixon will make several stops in eastern Missouri on Wednesday to promote drunken drivers legislation. This action stems from a St. Louis Post-Dispatch report that highlighted problems with tracking drunken drivers.

Thousands in Missouri, Illinois without power from storm

The hardest hit areas in Missouri are St. Louis city and county, Wentzville, Franklin and St. Charles.

3 killed when freight train hits car in Missouri

Three killed in automobile after being struck by a freight train in Trenton, Mo.