A city-backed project to renovate empty homes on Sexton Road along with plans for a community diner and grocery stand could breathe new life into the center-city neighborhood.
Colorado is still unsure how much it will cost to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Pac-10.
The Fourth of July and Halloween would be much more enjoyable if parents would take care of their children.
The Columbia Police Department plan to conduct compliance checks by sending underage people into businesses to attempt to buy alcohol.
The Columbia School Board is waiting on Boone County to approve an agreement for a road along the new high school site in northeast Columbia.
Police made 3 DWI arrests and 35 speeding tickets in June as part of saturation and "The Heat is On" traffic details along Interstate 70.
A scalping scheme at the University of Kansas saw athletic department officials selling to ticket brokers.
The Mississippi River continues to flood, and that could put a damper on some popular Independence Day events in St. Louis and elsewhere in Missouri.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill prompts a new push to quickly increase wetlands habitat for birds migrating toward the Gulf of Mexico. Up to $20 million is available through federal conservation money in eight states including Missouri to create or enhance areas that will attract wetland wildlife.
A Missouri law passed last year allows the relatives of drunken driving victims to request and pay for special blue road signs that memorialize the victims.
The commission granted permits to expand an equestrian center and create a dog-training facility and authorized an expansion of the Rock Bridge Animal Hospital.
Bob Gerau of Deer Park has been selling fireworks for 45 years. "It's a passion for some of us," he said.
Researchers at the University of Colorado have discovered a 10,000-year-old hunting weapon they say had been preserved in ice before being melted out by rising temperatures.
As of Tuesday around noon, the jury was sent to deliberation for the first-degree murder trial of Tausha Fields. The verdict is to be based on what her involvement exactly was in the murder of Mitchell W. Kemp, one of her former husbands.
The investigation into a Monday explosion at an MU lab is ongoing, officials said. One person remained in the hospital.
Tausha L. Fields faces life in prison in connection with the 2004 shooting death of her ex-husband, Mitchell Kemp. The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning.
New legislation raises retirement age and requires workers to contribute part of their pay toward pensions.
The explosion injured four people — one critically — at a lab on the third floor of MU's Schweitzer Hall around 2:20 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Rep. Tim Flook, chairman of the House Job Creation and Economic Development Committee, said he was trying to spur debate on incentives for data centers, which he described as "the next generation in technology growth." He acknowledged the computer incentives went beyond the scope of special session, but he said he hoped Nixon could be persuaded to expand the agenda. That did not appear likely.
The ruling says two Illinois cities can't ban handguns outright, but it did hint that less rigid rules could be upheld.