Revs. Sharpton, Jackson downplay NAACP tea party resolution

The NAACP convention in Kansas City approved a resolution Tuesday, which condemned racism within the tea party. 

New Jersey man pleads guilty to spamming conspiracy involving MU networks

A New Jersey man indicted with an MU student and his brother in a spamming conspiracy pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Kansas City.

Man wanted in connection with domestic violence case, auto theft

UPDATE: Filibuster ends, Missouri Senate passes Ford tax breaks

Missouri senators endured a more than 20-hour filibuster and approved new tax breaks Wednesday aimed at enticing Ford Motor Co. to continue making vehicles at a Kansas City-area plant.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist involved in accident with city bus dies

Michael Heaston, 34, was taken off life support Tuesday night. A crash investigation is ongoing.

Nixon signs campaign ethics legislation

The new law requires quicker reporting of campaign donations and strengthens the Missouri Ethics Commission.

Nixon approves changes to college scholarships in Missouri

Access Missouri plans to provide a maximum of $2,850 a year to students in both public and private four-year colleges. The bill also increases the scholarships for community college students, from the current $1,000 to a maximum $1,300 a year.

MU Museum of Anthropology curator explains exhibit setup

The "Persian Arms and Armor: A Hero's Tradition" exhibit runs through July 30 at the museum. The museum's assistant curator decides how pieces of the exhibit are presented to create a package that is informational and pleasing to the eye.

Neighborhood association hopes to purchase land for Clyde Wilson Memorial Park

Residents in the East Campus Area Neighborhood hope to purchase a parcel of property adjacent to Clyde Wilson Memorial Park. They have one year to raise $135,000 to buy the land.

Missouri Gov. Nixon allows abortion law to take effect

Missouri lawmakers approve state pension system changes

Speed camera on suburban St. Louis interstate

The town of Charlack now has an I-70 camera to catch speeders, going a step beyond Columbia's red light cameras.

Craft socials turn do-it-yourselfing into a party

The Chicago Craft Social is believed to be the nation's largest craft party, with attendees sharing materials, trying new techniques and forming friendships.

Up all night, Missouri Senate continues to block vote on Ford bill

Missouri governor to sign Ford incentives bill

Nixon plans to sign the bill Thursday at a union hall near the Claycomo factory.