The governor's proposal includes a third-year continuation of the pay freeze for state employees and an additional 7 percent cut to funding for public colleges and universities.
In order for Tony Mitchell, one of Missouri's most prized recruits, to play basketball for the Tigers this season, the NCAA must declare him academically eligible by Tuesday, the deadline to enroll in classes at MU.
With 6 to 8 inches of snow expected to fall Wednesday night and Thursday, Columbia Public Works can afford to remove snow from main roads only.
Public school funds, state employee jobs and education and mental health services may be cut in next year's state budget. A lack of federal stimulus money is a cause for the cuts.
Columbia Police arrested two suspects Tuesday in connection with the Oct. 23 death of Jerry Edward Schneider. Ricky Lee Gaddy and Travis Grant Birkhead are suspected of striking Schneider in the head then stabbing him.
RaeShara Brown's career-high 33 points were not enough to give the Missouri women's basketball team its first Big 12 Conference road win, and the Tigers lost 66-63 Wednesday at Kansas State.
Because Becky Doisy's body was never found, Boone County Assistant Prosecutor Richard Hicks is making a case built on a burglary, a missing shovel, an attempted shooting and a sudden departure. How much of it he will be allowed to present before a jury remains a question.
It's time to accept that there are responsibilities and reasonable restrictions that come with gun ownership.
The city is asking people to take a survey about whether parking of oversized vehicles is a problem in their neighborhood.
A new trial date will be selected on March 21 for Jared Mohler, accused of using a child in a sexual performance.
Gov. Jay Nixon is to present his annual State of the State address Wednesday evening to a joint session of the House and Senate.
The Hallsville girls basketball team looks to take the next step in its quest for postseason success by turning the tables on Harrisburg.
Parking meter fines are proposed to raise $5 if paid on time and $10 after the deadline. Higher fines could potentially help the city gain an extra $100,000 in revenue.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has said the legislation will not see the light of day there, but the GOP leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said bluntly, "I assure you we will" have a vote on it.
The Missouri Senate passed a nonbinding resolution, similar to one passed last week by the state House of Representatives, urging Attorney General Koster to join existing lawsuits or file his own.
The Columbia Police Department received a call about a man matching Zachariah Peterson's description walking on north Providence Road. Police think Peterson might have had contact with James Leon Porter on the day of his death.
Multiple MU and Columbia departments conducted a communications drill Wednesday morning to test elements of a campus emergency plan.
The tax break would allow businesses to claim a $10,000 state income tax deduction for each new full-time job created that at least matches the US average wage.
Instead of visiting a library branch or waiting for the bookmobile, residents of Boone and Callaway counties can download 700 book titles onto their e-readers.
Unsafe paths might cause a delay in delivery or cause mail not to be delivered at all.