Carnahan: More protections needed for Missouri seniors

The report is the result of a six-month audit conducted by the secretary of state's Securities Division of the policies and procedures of 24 brokerage businesses and six investment adviser firms.

St. Louis receptive to unsung receivers like Alexander

The former Tiger is a key part of a crew of practice squad graduates who are shining for the Rams.


Proposed Springfield smoking ban clears hurdle

The City Clerk's office announced Wednesday that proponents obtained enough signatures from registered Springfield voters to move the smoking ban proposal forward.

Charges not expected in Missouri slumber party shooting

The shooting happened after four girls who were having a slumber party Monday found a .38-caliber gun on a piano in the home, Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland said.

Missouri's Jerrell Jackson drop swings momentum at Insight Bowl

Blaine Gabbert’s pass was on target, but as Jackson sprawled over the yellow W in the Iowa end zone, Missouri’s chance at a halftime tie disappeared.

Tempe Butte offers unique tailgate alternative at Insight Bowl

The butte, called "A" Mountain by Tempe residents, provides a 360-degree view of the surrounding areas, but it takes quite a hike to get to the top.

Bridger enters not-guilty plea in shooting death of Aletha Turner

Ryan C. Bridger pleads not guilty in the shooting death of Aletha M. Turner in her home in northeast Columbia.

Cyber Crimes Task Force wins case against owner of child pornography

Anthony M. Thompson struck a plea bargain with the Boone County prosecutor's office, admitting he possessed child pornography in exchange for having a charge of promoting child pornography dropped.

BOONE LIFE: C&S Grocery in Harrisburg — part of the family

Jackie Colley and Jan Sublett grew up working and hanging out in Price’s Grocery in Harrisburg, a store owned by their parents, Jean and Jack. Then 15 years ago, the two women purchased the store and have been operating it ever since as C&S Grocery.

UPDATE: Tax credits to finance new arena at Missouri State Fair

The Missouri Development Finance Board approved the tax credits Tuesday, marking just the second time in the 25-year history of its tax credit program that credits will go to a state project.

Missouri expanding small-business loan program

The Missouri Development Finance Board voted to increase the maximum loan to $50,000 and triple the maximum number of employees that applicants can have to 15.

Flores provides outside threat for MU women's basketball team

Junior forward Christine Flores is used to playing in the paint for the Missouri women's basketball team. But this season, she has shown versatility, leading the team in 3-point shooting.

Columbia Public Schools receive mostly good grades in survey

Respondents were satisfied with the quality of education and performance of teachers and principals but said they wanted to see improvement in class size and efforts to close achievement gaps among students.

Alternative fitness performers come to First Night

The 16th annual New Year's Eve celebration will feature the St. Louis Hoop Club, Fire Good Productions and "Juggling J" Jason Hollandsworth.

Parking garage at Fifth and Walnut nears completion

The garage, which has a total of 703 parking spaces, is set to open in January.

Springfield midwife case highlights lack of regulatory laws

Missouri is one of about two dozen states that allow lay midwives, who are not required to have a nursing certificate, to deliver babies. However, Missouri law does not establish oversight of these lay midwives.

Dog billboards urge Missouri lawmakers to keep new law

Backers of a successful November ballot measure increasing regulations for dog breeders are erecting billboards along major highways leading into Jefferson City.

Cheap land helps draw Amish people to northern Missouri

Many Amish families have relocated to Schuyler County in a sparsely populated area at the Iowa border.

Alzheimer’s Association to offer new class on warning signs

A series of new courses about the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease is scheduled to start Jan. 20.

Two planes bump at St. Louis airport; no injuries

Lambert Airport director Rhonda Hamm-Niebrugge says the planes bumped Tuesday morning as they were preparing to de-ice before takeoff.