Unattended candle sparks fire in mobile home

A man escaped injury in the fire at Rustic Meadows Trailer Court early Wednesday morning.

Civil trial over hog odors opens in Kansas City

Rural Missouri residents seek more money for insufferable odors from a Gentry County hog confinement.

Children pour hearts into Valentine's Day cards for veterans

At Stephens College Children's School, the project of the day was crafting Valentine's Day cards for veterans. They produced nearly 100.

Snow, rain expected north of Interstate 70 this weekend

Parts of Missouri and Illinois could see two to four inches of snow from Thursday to Saturday.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't ban animal antibiotics, keep food safe

Antibiotics are used responsibly to prevent and treat disease in animals. They are used safely and judiciously and should not be banned by the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act.

Local radio station sets up voting booths for national contest

Local radio station, Y107, is competing for North America's "Most Caring Radio Station."

Bill would toughen Missouri's drunken driving laws

A bill before the Missouri House Crime Prevention Committee proposes harsher penalties for drunken drivers and a statewide DWI tracking system to monitor repeat offenders.

Missouri softball hosts Black and Gold game Saturday

The Tigers enter the season with a No. 8 ranking.

Nixon proposes additional $74.3 million in budget cuts

In addition to the cuts that will hit technology programs the hardest, lawkmakers discussed budget cuts affecting higher education.

UPDATE: MU student reports rape outside fraternity house

Police have no suspect in the reported rape of an MU student that took place outside the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity house early Saturday morning.

Missouri House approves 'stacked taxes' bill

A bill passed in the Missouri House of Representatives on Tuesday would allow city leaders to raise the cap on allowable sales taxes that they impose, but only if citizens vote accordingly.

Statewide smoking ban bill proposed in Missouri House

Proposed legislation would make it illegal in Missouri to smoke inside bars and restaurants, or in outdoor public places such as near playgrounds and bus stops.

UPDATE: Historical Society back to normal hours, more donations needed

While $90,000 in private donations allowed the State Historical Society of Missouri to return to a six-day week schedule, the money raised is less than one-third of the amount needed to restore the society to its previous status.

Michael Phelps to swim in Columbia

Eight-time gold medal winner, Michael Phelps, will compete in Missouri Grand Prix Feb. 12-15.

Three people assaulted in home invasion

Three people were assaulted at Woodstock Estates Trailer Court Tuesday night, according to a news release.

Director of Missouri housing agency's resignation unexpected

Pete Ramsel, the executive director of the Missouri Housing Development Commission handed in his resignation letter Wednesday. He has worked with the agency for 15 years.

Missourian welcomes letters, guest columns ahead of the April 6 election

All letters will run online and every effort will be made to publish them in the print Missourian by April 4.

St. Louis chosen as one of Dozen Distinctive Destinations

St. Louis is one of this year's Dozen Distinctive Destinations chosen by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Missouri again leads nation in meth lab 'incidents'

Missouri's meth lab incidents increased 19 percent over the previous year, with Jefferson County having the most incidents.

Missouri chief justice to update lawmakers on courts

The annual State of the Judiciary speech will take place Wednesday morning. Missouri Chief Justice William Ray Price will address lawmakers about pending issues facing the courts.