Plans in the work for renovations to Missouri Capitol building

Legislators are exploring renovation options for Missouri's Capitol building to improve safety and compliance issues.

43 miles of Boone County roads being repaved

Residents should watch for loose rocks on freshly resurfaced roads.

MU Thompson Center upgrades to larger facility

The new facility is designed to be family friendly and features telehealth units and other new technology.

Blog site ranks college safety

MU comes in at 226 out of 458 in the ranking of campus safety according to statistics that colleges provided to the U.S. Department of Education.

Bicyclist struck by car on College Avenue

Missouri will soon decide whether to reintroduce elk

The Missouri Department of Conservation is nearing a decision on reintroducing elk in southern Missouri.

Boone County re-entry program able to continue with federal grant money

The money will allow the program, which assists former inmates in finding a job upon release, to accept new participants.

Census: 1 in 7 Americans live in poverty

The poverty rate in the U.S. continues to climb, reaching the highest it's been since 1994.  Of the working-age population, the poverty rate has reached its highest since the 1960s.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about France's proposed ban on burqas?

The French Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that outlawed wearing burqas and veils in public places. Politicians say the bill is a way to preserve gender equality and France's secular history. What do you think about the bill?

Washington University to lead brain study

Investigators say the study will help with the understanding of the healthy adult human brain.

Sibling rivalries help motivate Rock Bridge golfers

The Rock Bridge girls golf team features two sets of sisters, which helps the entire team feel like a family.

Hunters face new rules for out-of-state game

The Missouri Department of Conservation discovered a white-tailed deer last February with chronic wasting disease, which affects the brains of deer, elk and moose. The new rule is in direct response to the discovery.

Missouri building locked down after receiving suspicious letter

The Missouri Division of Professional Registration and Licensing received the letter, which contained an unknown substance, on Thursday. Preliminary tests indicated the substance was prescription pain medication.

Gingrich big draw for speech at Missouri Western

There is a waiting list of people who want to hear the former congressman speak at Missouri Western University in early October.


AmerenUE raising charge on Missouri electric bills

The average customer will pay approximately $2.37 more per month starting Sept. 23.

Missouri's women's soccer team benefits from practicing with men's club

Members of the men's club soccer team practice with the women a few times a week. Both the men and women players see an advantage to practicing together. The women feel that the men push them to work harder, and the men enjoy the extra practice time.

Susan G. Komen race expects more than 3,500 runners Sunday

The Race for the Cure takes place Sunday for the first time in Columbia — and more runners are participating than any other race to date.


Gay activists ask Cardinals for more inclusive Kiss Cam focus

The request coincides with St. Louis Pride's "Out at the Ballpark" promotion Saturday at Busch Stadium.

Rock Bridge girls golfers beat Kirksville

The Rock Bridge girls golf team picked up another victory in head-to-head play.

UPDATE: Police say man who stabbed dean targeted Missouri governor

Casey Brezik, who has a history of mental illness, said he decided to attack Nixon because he is a top government official.