Sixteen-year-old sentenced to 20 years for shooting Walmart employee

Davis was originally sentenced to 20 years in prison for first-degree assault, 20 years for armed criminal action and 10 for attempted first-degree robbery. At the Monday formal sentencing hearing, the judge ruled that Davis will serve his sentences concurrently.

Missouri farmers hope to start craze with elderberries

Research shows the fruit has high levels of antioxidants, and can boost immunity and lower cholesterol.

Amendment 2 would exempt some prisoners of war from property taxes

The proposed amendment would allow former prisoners of war with service-connected disabilities to receive an exemption on property taxes. 

Senate candidate Beck worries about outsourcing

Jerry Beck, the Constitution Party candidate for U.S. Senate, said his business experience would be useful in Congress.

Dine's Senate campaign uses tattoos, concerts to reach young audiences

Libertarian candidate Jonathan Dine also attends concerts around the state to gain name recognition.

Missouri men's golf within striking distance in Memphis Intercollegiate

The Tigers are nine strokes off the lead.

Missouri women's golf in 7th place at Las Vegas Showdown

With the second round beginning Tuesday, Missouri is only two shots from making it into the top-five.

Missouri basketball names new public address announcer

Aric Bremer, a 2003 MU graduate, will take the place of Randy Wright.

LETTER: Proposition B provides clear guidance to inspectors

It has criminal prohibitions that law enforcement can easily identify without a need to consult experts.

LETTER: Vote for Christianson for presiding commissioner

Christianson more than qualifies for the position.


LETTER: City Council passes development request, dishonors Bourn residents

The vote by Columbia City Council dishonors the residents on the corner of Bourn and West Broadway.


LETTER: Proposition A won't let Missouri cities make own decisions

Proposition A is set to majorly affect Missouri's two largest cities, but should it have that power? One reader doesn't believe so.

LETTER: Expand the use of ethanol to more vehicles

Using ethanol will help the environment and economy.

LETTER: People must act to end political mudslinging

With election season upon us, candidates have begun to attack one another.