The first round of elk trapping in a three-year plan to restore the wild animals to Missouri has wrapped up in Kentucky.
Opening statements for Johnny Wright's trial were set to begin Wednesday morning after it took almost nine hours to choose his jury Tuesday. Wright is on trial for the 1976 murder of 23-year-old Columbia woman Becky Doisy.
The Columbia Police Department took two Douglass High School students into custody after school administrators discovered a loaded gun.
Lynn Allen and Scott Williams have coached at-risk students for 14 years at Douglass High School. At Columbia's alternative high school, their boys' basketball team has become a family.
Missouri could face a more prosperous future by considering alternative financing for transportation investment such as public-private partnerships.
The UM System Board of Curators will meet Thursday and Friday to finalize tuition increases for the 2011-2012 school year.
Hunters who were out searching for coyotes shot and killed the animal.
Revenue generated by the proposed sales tax increase would be used to make The district cleaner, bolster public safety programs, jump-start marketing efforts and enhance the beautification process
The Missouri Supreme Court has given a new trial to a Guatemalan woman after the state neglected to follow its own laws by terminating her parental rights.
The Missouri Supreme Court awarded Melissa Howard $2.1 million in a judge-discrimination case for a municipal judgeship in Kansas City.
Republican opposition to providing support to struggling Americans in times of need would actually force impoverished blacks, Latinos, and others on low-incomes even farther down the economic ladder.
A bill by House Republican Tony Dugger calls for the repeal of Proposition B, which was approved by Missouri voters in November 2010. The law is scheduled to take effect later this year.
A local Democratic group held a State of the Union watch party downtown Tuesday night.
Five Cougars scored in double-digits to win the game 85-66.
Given that E. coli contamination closed beaches at the Lake of the Ozarks the past two summers, Koster's office hopes to address the problem by issuing recommendations.
The Columbia College men's basketball team scored the final nine points of the game to seal a 72-66 victory over Missouri Baptist on Tuesday night.
After this weekend's meet at the Adidas Classic, Missouri's two nationally ranked track and field stars remain in the top 25. Both the men's and women's teams finished fourth at the Lincoln, Neb. event.
Mary Burke earned the award in the Big 12 Conference after taking home an all-around victory against Iowa State.
The Missouri softball team is ranked No. 7 in the USA/NFCA Division I preseason poll — two spots ahead of Big 12 rival Oklahoma.
The screening will take place at The Blue Note, and all proceeds will go to the James T. Scott Monument Committee