TODAY'S QUESTION: Is Columbia dangerous enough for downtown cameras?

Columbia voters passed Proposition 1 in April, which permitted the installation of security cameras downtown. Is Columbia dangerous enough to need downtown security cameras?

'Today' show wedding couple taste cakes; bridesmaid dresses picked

With eight days until a local couple's wedding on the "Today" show, the bridesmaid and flower girl dresses have been announced. This week, viewers can pick the wedding cake.

Newcomers pivotal in Columbia College soccer team's win

Freshman Columbia College defender Jovan Ilic was a vocal leader Wednesday in the Cougars' double overtime victory against Lindenwood University. Junior college transfer Edgar Reyna scored the match's only goal in the 108th minute.

Internet Task Force identifies modeling scam that sought child pornography

The Mid-Missouri Internet Crime Task Force has identified a suspect in Canada who posed as a modeling agency representative to obtain sexually graphic photos.

Health care law kicks into second gear, how will you be affected?

The health care reform law begins to benefit Americans tomorrow, but not everyone will be affected in the same way. Here are a list of frequently asked questions to clear up some confusion.

Overtime goal clinches win for Columbia College soccer team

The Columbia College men's soccer team beat visiting Lindenwood 1-0 in overtime on a goal from junior Edgar Reyna on Wednesday evening at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.

MU volleyball falls to Texas

The Missouri women's volleyball team suffered its second-straight Big 12 Conference defeat Tuesday night at Hearnes Center.

Missouri officials favor use of electronic monitoring shackles

Officials in Scott County are working to pass a bill that would place non-violent state prisoners in house arrest using electronic monitoring shackles.

J. KARL MILLER: Controversy over mosque shows failure to lead

When about 70 percent of Americans agree to oppose a given action, is it fair to call it a bitter disagreement?

Missouri middle blocker elevates game in loss to Texas

Catie Wilson, a middle blocker on the Missouri volleyball team, likes to pump her fist after good plays. Wilson made the move several times Wednesday night, despite the Tigers' loss to No. 12 Texas.

NY firm to redo grounds around Gateway Arch

The firm, Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates from Brooklyn, NY., was chosen to redesign the grounds of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

Groups discuss Missouri economic development ideas

Gov. Jay Nixon says there are important choices to be made about which new businesses and technologies to focus upon and what strategies to use for enticing economic development.

UPDATE: New York firm to take Gateway Arch grounds to new heights

A jury of architecture experts selected Brooklyn-based Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates to redesign the national monument in St. Louis. Plans include a riverside plaza, an amphitheater and a bird sanctuary.

Canine waste has a bright side: Powering Massachusetts park lamp

Dog poop is lighting a lantern at a Cambridge dog park as part of a month-long project that its creator hopes will get people thinking about not wasting waste.

Missouri issues more than $1 million in health insurance fines

The Missouri insurance department says it issued more than $1 million in fines to 14 companies and individuals.

Prospective jurors gauge eligibility for Guantanamo Bay trial

Hundreds of prospective jurors arrived at Manhattan, NY., to see if they are eligible for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani.

Former Columbia postmaster pleads guilty to theft

Stocks waver as traders move into Treasurys, gold

Washington tax initiative divides big names in business

Initiative 1098 — which would impose varying taxes on those who make more than $200,000 — has big businessmen split toward opposition and support.

New dinosaur species discovered in southern Utah

Paleontologists say they have discovered fossils of two new dinosaur species in southern Utah.