Justice Dept defends use of courts in terror cases

Justice Department spokesman Matthew Miller said the Obama administration will continue to use civilian courts to try terrorism cases.

Motocross rider rehabs on the track

T.J. Sapp, 19, continues to ride his bike, despite a crushed disk in the lower vertebrae of his back.

Comedor Popular to provide First Ward with healthy food alternative

The city approved funding for a Centro Latino initiative designed to bring a health-promoting community center to the First Ward. 

Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission approves vision for city

The commission finalized a vision document for the city's future comprehensive plan Thursday.

Cunningham brings strong defense to Rock Bridge girls basketball team

Rock Bridge junior guard Lindsey Cunningham uses an energetic style to defend ball handlers.

Missouri Senate-elect Blunt urges delay on nuclear treaty

The newly elected senators say no strategic arms reduction treaty with the Soviet Union or Russia has ever been ratified during a lame duck session of Congress.

Missouri agency awards grants to fight air pollution

Agencies in St. Louis County, St. Louis city, Kansas City and Springfield will share $1.8 million in funds for their air pollution control programs.

Columbia College women's basketball team defeats Lindenwood

The Columbia College women's basketball team broke a frustrating three-game losing streak Thursday night with a 89-57 victory over Lindenwood.

Judge quashes some evidence in drifter's death

Boone County Judge Kevin Crane denied a request to exclude some evidence and granted a motion to suppress evidence from a Missouri State Highway Patrol search of a Laddonia couple's home.

7 officers awarded Missouri Medal of Valor

The Missouri Medal of Valor is the state's highest law enforcement honor.

Mexico Gravel Road completed

The $4.4 million project, approved in a 2005 ballot initiative, renovated Mexico Gravel Road from Vandiver Drive to Route PP and connects it to U.S. 63.

5 former employees charged in Kansas ticket scandal

The five former employees are charged with conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tickets to University of Kansas athletics events.

Missouri State hosts regional water workshop

Organizers say that local planning is essential as other areas of the country struggle with water scarcity and pollution.

DAVID ROSMAN: A few thoughts for Mayor McDavid

Don't paint Columbia's new buses black and gold. Promote better communication between citizens and government. And be careful not to start a parking meter fiasco in Columbia.