UPDATE: Missouri Senate panel approves cuts to mental health

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved cuts to mental health services to help minimize the state budget. The House still needs to pass a similar budget for the cuts to be final.

County Sheriff's Department plans sobriety checkpoint before Sunday

A sobriety checkpoint is planned in Boone County before Sunday. The planned day and location have not been released.

Coal Free Mizzou protest MU's use of coal

Coal Free Mizzou members deliver a letter to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's office protestng MU's use of coal.

Police seek two men on sex crimes charges

Police are seeking Mark A. Whitworth, 47, and William L. Palmer, 18, for being connected to alleged sexual crimes.

MU students ask for change in marijuana use policy

Mizzou NORML argues that there should be equal punishments for illegal use of alcohol and marijuana and that colleges should stop teaching students to "drink responsibly"  and start teaching them to "party responsibly."

UPDATE: Police seek two men on sex crimes charges

Columbia Police have arrested one man suspected of sex offenses. They are still seeking another.

UPDATE: Missouri House gives preliminary approval to state sovereignty measure

A proposed amendment to Missouri's consitution rejecting federal policies and asserting state sovereignty was endorsed by the Missouri House on Wednesday. The measure needs another vote before moving to the state Senate.

St. Louis County officers to get Taser stun guns

The St. Louis County Police Department will be issuing Taser stun guns to all patrol and specialized unit officers by the end of April.

Centralia woman to serve jail time for giving kids pills

Melissa A. Kitchen, 41, of Centralia, will serve 120 days of "shock time" after pleading guilty to giving perscription pills to middle-school children.

Legislation could give Missouri students P.E. credit for sports, band

Legislation could grant physical education credit to students who participate in interscholastic sports or marching band in Missouri high schools. The bill was approved in its first round Wednesday.

AUDIO: Robin Pingeton named new University of Missouri women's basketball coach.

Missouri officials made the Illinois State coach's hiring official on Thursday.