Northeast Columbia residents should boil their water

Residents of several northeast Columbia neighborhoods are under a boil advisory, which means they should boil water intended for drinking and cooking.

SLIDESHOW: Wrapping up the Missouri High School Rodeo State Championships

The Missouri High School Rodeo State Championships were held Thursday through Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Competitors came from across Missouri to vie for championships in cutting, saddle bronc, breakaway, calf roping, goat tying, steer wrestling, pole bending, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding.


Juneteenth celebrates African-American heritage

The event celebrated African-American heritage with food, music, pictures and educational displays.

Father shows selflessness in raising his kids

Mark Alan Anderson focuses his life on raising his children, working as a street sweeper and taking advantage of any other job opportunities he finds.

Missouri trucker logs 4 million wreck-free miles

Howard "Hank" Thomas of Hannibal is preparing to retire after driving for 4 million miles without an accident and not missing a day of work in 29 years. 

Missouri twins share same-day wedding anniversary

Sisters Sharon Hillyard and Karon Ray celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries — on the same day.

UMKC researchers study science of drug addiction

Researchers have received a $1.8 million federal grant to look for new treatments for addictions.

Missouri man's sign against Democrats takes hits

After a trailer with anti-national Democrats message gets torched, owner offers reward for information leading to an arrest

Southeast Missouri police report increase in counterfeit money

Sikeston police said in a news release that they have received a number of reports of fake money being used in the past few months at local businesses.

Jefferson Farm and Gardens celebrates summer with open house

Jefferson Farm and Gardens opened its gates to the public on Saturday. Visitors were able pet the farm animals, fish in the lake and enjoy fresh berries. 

Missouri to cut prison visiting hours in September

The Department of Corrections, which houses about 30,000 inmates, saw its budget cut this year by $4.5 million, to $660 million. The change would affect 18 of the department's 20 facilities and hours will continue to vary by institution.

Missouri woman drowns at Glacier National Park

Park officials say the body of Elizabeth Gray McNamara of Kansas City was recovered Saturday downstream from Virginia Falls, a full day after she fell in.

Survivors of fatal crash say plane hit trees

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report on the June 6 crash also said the plane was flying into the sun, making it difficult to see. The report said the weather was clear.