Chancellor Brady Deaton sent a letter to the state Department of Higher Education on Thursday outlining a plan to close seven programs and merge or realign the remainder. Under the plan, there will be a net reduction of 16 degrees. Some will be discontinued, while others will be merged with other degree programs.
The Missouri men's basketball team capitalized on clutch moments to defeat Illinois on Wednesday night in the annual Braggin' Rights game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Quietly but with no less joy, a Columbia family celebrates Christmas while son serves in Afghanistan
The Gordon family will celebrate Christmas this year without their 19-year-old son, Drew, because he is one of the many soldiers fighting overseas. “No matter how much you prepare yourself, it’s still hard," says Drew's girlfriend, Sadie Turnbull.
Brad Allison, 36, of Mexico, Mo., was in the roadway after his own car slid into the highway median, state troopers reported.
When a new wave of politicians takes office in January, Republicans will hold a majority of governorships and their greatest number of state legislative seats since 1928 — giving them the muscle to enact the pro-business agenda they promised to voters concerned about high unemployment and an economy that has yet to make its big rebound following the Great Recession.
Travis Figg, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Columbia, made the Shoeman Water Project a cause for his annual holiday party. The result is more than 1,000 pairs and counting for the project and, for Figg, a lesson in the power of focused energy.
The MU Children's Hospital underwent renovations in September and now has a jungle theme.
Police and the St. Louis County medical examiner's office on Thursday identified the victim as Adrienne Martin of St. Charles.
The rock was collected during the Apollo 17 mission in December 1972. It was among several given by President Richard Nixon to all 50 states and 135 foreign countries in 1973.
Police alert car dealerships about E*Trade fraud.
In a preliminary hearing this week in Kansas, the victims' statements were presented as evidence against Kraig Kahler, who was in court on a capital murder charge.
Columbia police took students shopping for a brighter Christmas.
Precipitation of up to four inches anticipated through Saturday morning.
From the start, 2010 delivered a string of setbacks to President Barack Obama that built up to an electoral shellacking come November, to use the president's own word.
The grant will be used to fund research into treatments for childhood cancer.
Auditor Susan Montee said there were errors and inconsistencies for all five of the lieutenant governor's office employees. The lieutenant governor's office said the errors were made on internal records.
Joshua Maylee, 23, will have a public defender on capital charges of killing three people, despite objections by the Callaway County prosecutor.
The training will focus on skills such as filling and stacking sandbags and removing debris.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 48 million incidents of food poisoning occur in the U.S. annually. An MU food science professor offers tips on how to avoid common problems this holiday season.
As some of mid-Missouri's ponds, lakes and streams freeze over, the Fire District offers tips to stay safe on the ice.