Organization calls for investigation into disposal of dead dogs

Missourians for the Protection of Dogs has requested that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources follow up on complaints of large-scale breeding facilities' and commercial dog brokers' illegally disposing of dog carcasses.

LETTER: Now is the time to outlaw Tasers

Two lawsuits have already been filed against the city for misuse of Tasers and others will follow.

DAVID ROSMAN: Propositions A and B are good ideas, bad proposals

David Rosman urges readers to look beyond campaign brochures when evaluating two propositions on Tuesday's ballot.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Alcohol and drug abuse indicators in Boone County

Are local and state government measures aimed at attacking drug and alcohol abuse in Missouri having an impact in Boone County?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obama administration finally passes needed legislation

This administration and Congress finally were able to pass legislation ending discrimination against women, who will now be able to look forward to higher pay and move closer to equal pay for equal work. Thanks also are due for work on clean energy.

Police seek sixth suspect in Hobson homicide

Columbia police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of Anthony J. Carr, 24, on charges of second-degree robbery and second-degree murder.

MU swimmer receives conference award.

Missouri swimmer Michael Lopresti named Big 12 Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week.

UPDATE: Three fatally shot in Callaway County; suspect remains at large

University Hospital in Columbia, where one of the victims was in critical condition, was on lockdown because authorities feared the gunman could show up. MU officials said no other buildings on campus were affected.