MU Health Care inspection report reveals hygienic problems

A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services inspection report revealed inconsistent hand-washing practices, expired supplies and dust, including on surgical instrument trays.

TODAY'S QUESTION: How much did confrontational politics play a role in the Arizona shooting?

Media and politicians have reflected on overheated rhetoric in the wake of Saturday's tragedy.

Snow storm causes school bus, car accidents around Columbia

Snow and slick roads were the source of about 80 accidents in and around Columbia and caused a school bus to slide off the road.

Columbia under winter weather advisory for snow

Columbia is expected to get about 3 to 6 inches of snow by Tuesday afternoon.

Missouri men's basketball looks to return to win column

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson said the Tigers need to get back to playing the way they did during nonconference play.

GENE ROBERTSON: How to truly help those who need it the most

Millions of Americans have been relegated to a financial underclass. It's past time for our political leaders to deliver help and change for them, not just a privileged few.

Derrick Washington's deviate sexual assault trial pushed back

A date for Derrick Washington's trial will be decided Feb. 7.

Snow begins to accumulate on area roads

PHOTO GALLERY: A moment of silence for the Arizona shooting

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama led a moment of silence for the victims of the Arizona shooting on Saturday.

Police: Arizona suspect not talking ahead of court

Jared Loughner makes his first court appearance Monday at 3 p.m.

Missouri lawmakers call Arizona shooting a 'tragedy'

The shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has Missouri lawmakers discussing safety, gun laws and vitriolic political speech.

Gov. Nixon commutes life sentence of convicted murderer

Richard Clay's attorney said she will file a petition to the Missouri Supreme Court for a new trial.

Hoop houses make fresh produce possible at winter farmers market

Columbia's market is one of almost 900 nationwide that operate off-season.

Second annual property manager summit to address crime

Thursday's summit will include discussions on crime prevention, slumlords, and effective screening.

Missouri Municipal League eyes bills in legislature

Columbia officials and municipal league members have expressed concern about a potential red-light camera ban and sales tax proposals.

Extreme temperatures lead to water main breaks

Some folks are still cleaning up after several water mains broke around Columbia over the weekend.

10 employees laid off at State Historical Society

Budget cuts force a reduction in staff even as the society takes on more responsibility.

Gov. Nixon spares convicted murderer's life

The governor released a statement saying he was commuting the sentence for Richard Clay to life in prison without the possibility of parole, but the statement did not explain Nixon's decision.

Missouri State Historical Society creates online database

The digital archive includes thousands of newspaper pages, photos, works of art and political speeches.

Columbia public schools dismiss an hour early

School is canceled for Tuesday throughout the district