This week's forecast calls for temperatures in the 90s with heat index levels that will make it feel even hotter. The National Weather Service suggests taking measures to prevent injury, and Columbia has set up cooling centers around the city.
BP was negligent in preparing its oil-spill response plan and has downplayed the impact of the oil spill. BP CEO Tony Hayward complains that he wants his life back, but neither he nor BP deserve any relief.
The execution of a Utah man by gunshot has renewed questions about capital punishment.
Concerns for levees and farm crops are rising with the river levels due to near-constant precipitation in June.
There's a big difference in losing our sense of humor and letting people get away with hate crimes and racism.
The Missouri Attorney General's Office filed another brief arguing against a new trial for Ryan Ferguson.
The second step is to figure out what happened and take the steps to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Concerns for neighborhood accessibility and addressing pedestrian friendly solutions to construction prompted Mayor Bob McDavid to table street construction for four weeks.
Further meetings with the H3 design team indicate charrette participants favor hotels, green space and honoring the city's history.
A lengthy jury selection took place on Monday for the trial of Tausha L. Fields, who is charged with the first-degree murder of Mitchell Kemp.
The home burglaries took place on Stanton Drive and Forest Glenn Drive.
Columbia police arrested Joseph Edward Dudziak yesterday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female.
The Missouri State Historical Society has created a first draft of a memo of understanding to discuss a proposed site for a new museum with the city and the MU.
Through the state patrol's database, you can find out if there is a registered sex offender near your home or school.
Gen. David Petraeus, head of the U.S. Central Command, was the keynote speaker Monday at an event marking the 60th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. He praised the 1.8 million Americans who served for stepping into a conflict in a land few knew existed or how important it would be for decades to come.
After a safe landing, 104 passengers evacuated a jetliner when a smoke-like odor raised suspicions.
Robin Carnahan called for an expansion of the federal Freedom of Information Act during a cross-state campaign swing in which she criticized the corporate culture of Washington and her likely Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt.
U.S. Rep. Ike Skelton said Monday the Air Force has decided to make the base a ground control station for its MQ-1 Predator. The airplanes are used primarily for reconnaissance missions and are operated by pilots who remain on the ground.
Missouri joins 12 other states in ending a program that uses beetles to combat spread of saltcedar trees.
After a week without air conditiong, residents at the Cochran Towers complex received relief with the arrival of a replacement for a broken part.