Moving-day weekend keeps Columbia garbage collectors busy

A pair of garbage collectors sweated their way through work Monday, the day after the big moving weekend in Columbia.

Public voices support for Columbia park sales tax extension

The City Council held a public hearing about extending the park sales tax during its Monday night meeting. Citizens who spoke to the council showed wide support for the extension.

Proposition C highlights Senate candidates' partisan differences

While Roy Blunt and Chuck Purgason have championed the measure, Robin Carnahan plans to vote against it.

New identity theft schemes target kids' Social Security numbers

The latest form of identity theft doesn't depend on stealing your Social Security number. Now thieves are targeting your kid's number long before the little one even has a bank account.

Masked robbers steal millions in St. Louis heist

Four armed bandits clad from head to toe in black overpowered two workers at an ATM-servicing business Monday, then used an armored vehicle to haul away possibly millions of dollars in a well-orchestrated heist.

Joplin close to decision on new airline service

Joplin city officials are expected to decide within the next week between two competing proposals for airline service to the southwest Missouri city.

St. Louis site of new Social Security center

The Social Security Administration is opening its fifth National Hearing Center in St. Louis. The facility is expected to create about 200 jobs.