The Missouri House approved a plan Monday that would create the Joint Interim Committee on Reducing the Size of State Government. The Senate has to vote on the resolution by Friday.
More than 350 vehicles were stopped Saturday night as part of the Columbia Police Department's sobriety checkpoint.
Under the new health care law, young adults can stay on their parents' health insurance until they turn 26 years old. This is one of the most anticipated early benefits of the law and will raise premiums nearly 1 percent, according to a government estimate released Monday.
A program available to help patients with brain injuries return to day-to-day activity is at risk of losing funding. Those helped by the program worry about what they'd do without the staff to help them relearn how to function in society.
A strong storm carrying tornadoes was moving from western Kansas toward Missouri, causing mostly minor damage and forcing the closing of Wichita State University.
Kansas lawyer Kris Kobach has been instrumental in enacting many of the nation's most controversial immigration laws.
Winners will receive baseball tickets along with a one-night stay at a hotel and Amtrak tickets.
The Columbia Police Department has changed its process for deciding when to use its SWAT team for drug busts, Police Chief Ken Burton announced at a news conference Monday.
Hughes is only the third candidate to be nominated for the award by the Missouri chapter in its 95-year history, and the first African-American.
University Hospital will offer free screenings as part of May's Stroke Awareness Month.
A truck driver was arrested in northwest Missouri after the Missouri State Highway Patrol found 1,240 pounds of marijuana inside the semi-trailer.
Representatives of crisis pregnancy centers and children's agencies teamed up Monday to tout the benefits of tax credits for benevolent organizations.
Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed the son of a Missouri Republican senator will fill the nonvoting student position on the Missouri State University governing board.
Senior students in the University of Missouri's architectural design program will share their ideas with airport officials and Columbia City Council members on Tuesday afternoon.
Panelists include El Centro Latino director Eduardo Crespi and University of Missouri chief diversity officer Roger Worthington.
Washington University is announcing on Monday that its Alzheimer's research center will be named in honor of Charles and Joanne Knight, who donated the money.
Health officials said Monday that four people have been hospitalized from the E. coli outbreak reported in Jackson and Cape Girardeau counties.
A man from Overland Park, Kan., was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $5,000 fine after he pled guilty and was sentenced Monday to sex trafficking of a child
Columbia City Council will narrow down the candidates for the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission from 11 to five by Wednesday.