MU officials said diversity is often a factor in grant applications and that a lack of diversity in the governor-appointed UM System Board of Curators could affect the university system's ability to obtain grants and help spur economic development in the state.
The Missouri football team's defeat at Nebraska last Saturday was the first loss of Henry Josey's and Marcus Murphy's college careers. But, coach Gary Pinkel said he is impressed with how the freshmen running backs are handling the setback.
A resident's phone call helped police find Jacob Taylor, who was reported as a runaway on Tuesday.
How did your precinct vote? Use our interactive graphic to see results in every precinct in Boone County in local and statewide races.
A Rockaway Beach man was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in connection with bank robberies in Columbia and Sedalia.
Here are the results for all races on the ballot in Columbia.
As the polls closed for election night, voters across the state gathered with their favored candidates to watch results come in. Missourian photographers captured the highs and lows of the candidates' watch parties.
Incomplete returns showed the GOP picked up at least 57 House seats — the biggest party turnover in more than 70 years — and led for eight more, far in excess of what they needed for a majority.
Republican Congressman Roy Blunt declared victory over Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan in the race for Missouri's open U.S. Senate seat. The win followed a trend of Republican wins across the state and nationwide.
Citizens and police can continue using Tasers in Columbia after Proposition 2 was roundly defeated. The group People for a Taser-Free Columbia planned to issue a statement Wednesday.
After being held in prison for 17 years for the death of his mother, Dale Helmig's conviction has been overturned by a Missouri judge in lieu of new evidence.
Figures from the secretary of state's office show more than 1.9 million people voted Tuesday.
John Cauthorn, Stephen Webber, Chris Kelly, Paul Quinn, and Mary Still were elected to the General Assembly.
Bruins goalkeeper Brady Wulff made a save on Jefferson City's sixth overtime penalty kick to win the Class 3, District 9 championship Wednesday night in Sedalia.
A loss to Nebraska in the Big 12 Tournament ended the season for a Missouri team that featured several new players.
With the defeat of Proposition 2, Columbia police will continue to use Tasers. Meanwhile, People for a Taser-Free Columbia plan their next course of action.
Incumbent Congressman Ike Skelton, a Democrat, fell to Republican challenger Vicky Hartzler on Tuesday in an outcome that seemed unlikely for most of the election season.
New rules for dog breeders in Missouri, strongly supported by the Humane Society of the United States, were approved by the smallest of margins in Tuesday's election. Breeders have one year to come into compliance with the new regulations.
Out of 17 players on the team, the Cougars have 11 newcomers, including five freshmen and six transfers.
Three amendments to the state constitution passed in Tuesday's elections. Some experts said they would be better suited as statutes.