UPDATE: Man shot near Columbia College

Police said one man was taken to University Hospital with a wound to the stomach.

Person shot near Columbia College

One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on Circus Avenue. Police could not say whether the shooter has been caught.

Missouri softball team sweeps doubleheader at SIUE

The Missouri softball team scored a total of 16 runs and gathered 23 hits against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to sweep an afternoon doubleheader 11-1 in five innings in Game 1 and 6-0 in Game 2.

Columbia Police continue to investigate death near Rice Road

The body of Columbia resident Tamaura L. Timmons was discovered in a field Monday evening. There is no evidence of foul play.

Representatives ask attorney general to sue over health care law

The resolution would encourage Attorney General Chris Koster to make Missouri a party to existing lawsuits by more than a dozen other states.

Rock Bridge soccer team can't come back

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team lost 1-0 on Tuesday at Jefferson City, unable to recover from a Jays goal in the first minute of play.

Tea party supporters rally in Jefferson City

Michael Reagan, a talk show host and son of former President Ronald Reagan, was the keynote speaker.

COLUMN: American attitudes pervade the globe

Throughout the world, Americans send messages of bigotry and hatred. Not only does it hurt our global image, it divides and ruins us as a nation.

COLUMN: Opposition to Taser use is foolish

Why trust our law enforcement officiers with shotguns, pistols and nightsticks but not Tasers, which are a less lethal alternative?

UPDATE: Man shot in stomach near Columbia College

Police are investigating the shooting at Circus Avenue as well as a second report of shots being fired near the intersection of Worley Street and Spencer Avenue.

Special Business District recommends loosening downtown noise ordinance

The proposed changes would increase the area in which noise can carry in the downtown area.

Nixon plans to spread education cuts among all districts

Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill Tuesday that would distribute the brunt of a $43 million budget shortfall among all Missouri's school districts, even though the Legislature instructed him to shielf 150 "hold harmless" districts.

Columbia Police Detective wins new trial in Appeals Court

The detective sued the city in 2003 for a breach of contract.

Summit concludes with call to secure world's vulnerable nuclear materials

World leaders at a nuclear summit called to secure the globe's vulnerable nuclear materials and stressed the importance of keeping dangerous materials from terrorists. The summiteers agreed to secure materials within four years but offered few specifics for acheiving that goal.

Missouri Senate endorses bill to shrink pensions

The bill would affect state employees hired starting in 2011.

Missouri House OKs changes to injured worker fund

A bill that allows labor officials to borrow from the state Worker's Compensation Fund to add to the Second Injury Fund was given first-round approval Tuesday by the House.

Branson man pleads guilty to escaping from Florida prison 30 years ago

Oscar Richardson pleaded guilty Monday to escaping from a Florida prison in 1979. After living in Branson for 26 years, he will be returned to Florida to serve his time in prison.

Rock Bridge senior injured in collision on Providence Road

A car collision at the 3900 block of South Providence left a Rock Bridge senior injured. No one else was injured.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think of Stan Kroenke's attempt to become sole owner of the Rams?

Mississippi River dropping in Missouri

The Missouri River is also below its flood stage throughout the state.