Missouri domestic violence task force focuses on victim manipulation

The task force heard testimony from officials who had specific ideas on how to change Missouri's domestic violence laws.

UPDATE: Man taken into custody after disturbance on Bethel Street

Columbia City Council to hold final budget meeting Monday

Bill Watkins first proposed a $385.5 million budget in July. The city council must now make its final decision on the fiscal 2011 budget.

MU Student Health Center aims to reduce stress

The MU Student Health Center is looking to expand its stress-management strategies through new classes and a biofeedback program.

Public gathers for Missouri's unclaimed property auction

Collectors from all over Missouri attended the state's unclaimed property auction Monday at Stoney Creek Inn. About 70 people previewed the items up for auction the night before.

NCAA lawsuits seek to compensate college athletes

Lawsuits from former NCAA players are attempting to force the NCAA to share its annual revenues with student-athletes.

Protection order request for Missouri lawmaker dropped

Earlier this month, the Franklin County prosecutor decided not to press charges against Rep. Brian Nieves.

Court to hear Arizona immigration appeal Nov. 1

A federal appeals court says it will hear arguments about the ruling that puts part of the state immigration law on hold.

Missouri group home federal fraud trial begins Monday

Robert and LaVerne DuPont, owners of Missouri group homes, begin a federal health care trial this week. The couple owned the Anderson Guest House, where faulty wiring caused the deadly November 2006 fire.

Electronic items in Columbia are being collected for recycling

The Missouri Computer Exchange will host an electronic waste recycling event on Sept. 25.

Bobcat mascot intentionally tackled Buckeyes' Brutus

The Ohio University mascot tackled the Ohio State mascot at the schools' football game on Saturday.

Hickman softball falls to Hallsville

Columbia College volleyball holds off Hannibal LaGrange

The Columbia College volleyball team won its match on Monday against Hannibal LaGrange 25-14, 23-25, 25-10, 25-22.

Bonding with nature: 3M to donate to MKT Trail

The trail heads between Stadium and Forum boulevards will be the main beneficiary of $40,000 donation from the Columbia 3M plant.

LETTER: How health care reform plays out this year

Here is a list of services that consumers are likely to find useful under the Affordable Care Act.

Family in February SWAT raid that killed dog files lawsuit

The lawsuit, which was filed Monday in the U.S. Western District Court, lists the city of Columbia, 12 police officers and "other, unknown police officer(s)" as defendants.