If passed, Rex Sinquefield's Proposition A would change how St. Louis and Kansas City's budgets are funded and wouldn't allow other cities to vote on whether to impose the same tax laws in the future.
There were no people inside the building at the time of the fire, according to the Boone County Fire Protection District.
A California federal district court judge issued an injunction Tuesday against the policy that gives the military power to dismiss service members if they are openly gay. What do you think of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy?
The candidates will meet again Friday at the Lake of the Ozarks to debate for the second, and last, time.
The Hickman and Rock Bridge football teams both begin district play with home games Friday night.
Kayla Rhodes is a setter for the Hickman volleyball team, and throughout its 4-15 season she has been the spark that keeps the team from giving up.
Republican Roy Blunt's quarterly campaign report, released one day before the filing deadline, indicated that the U.S. Senate candidate spent nearly $2.7 million from July through September and has more than $3.7 million left in his account.
Candidates Republican Roy Blunt and Democrat Robin Carnahan are competing to replace Sen. Kit Bond in the Nov. 2 election.
The Mothers of Preschoolers held a candlelight prayer service Thursday in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.
Police say Tony DeAngelo Barden was identified as the gunman in connection with a shooting Tuesday.
Missouri River Communities announced the four Columbia elementary schools that will be beneficiaries of a $43,780 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.
An error resulted in the sending of a mass e-mail with private information from Graduate School Dean George Justice.
Conflicting recommendations from the city staff and Planning and Zoning Commission will make it difficult for the City Council when it considers the Richland Road rezoning request.
The mandate would have required the police chief to notify City Council before changing SWAT team procedures.
The Columbia Disabilities Commission discussed possible alternatives for the money allocated to the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre.
The one-eighth cent park sales tax five year extension will be voted on Nov. 2. If renewed, part of the tax would be used to link the trail to LeMone Industrial Boulevard.
Personal Tasers are defined as "arms" by the Supreme Court. If Proposition 2 passes, the ordinance could conflict with the Second Amendment.
Long lines and early risers prompted the Health Department to change its dental assistance program from a first-come, first-served basis to a lottery system.
A Columbia man accidentally set fire to hay bales on his property while mowing his field.
Edward C. Whitaker was taken into custody by SWAT on suspicion of second-degree burglary and failure to register as a sex offender.