City to tap overtime for snow removal

City snow removal operations will be moving at full force Monday night through Tuesday.


Boone Electric prepares for potential outages

Boone Electric Cooperative is preparing for potential power outages caused by the upcoming winter storm.

GOP attorney Ed Martin to challenge McCaskill for Missouri Senate

Martin plans to challenge Claire McCaskill in Missouri's 2012 Senate elections. Some Republicans view McCaskill as politically vulnerable because of her early and continued support of President Obama.

GALLERY: Preparing for the storm

Salting sidewalks and roads was a common practice around Columbia to battle freezing rain Monday morning and in preparation for a winter storm expected to begin Monday afternoon. Others hit the stores for emergency supplies.

Board of Curators appoints Thomas F. Richards UM System treasurer

Thomas F. Richards, who most recently served as assistant controller for the UM System, has more than 20 years of financial experience.

$4 million from Mizzou Advantage will help close funding gap

$4 million from Mizzou Advantage will cover holes in MU's 2012 budget, delaying some of their goals. 

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Crime statistics

Find crime statistics for MU, Columbia, Boone County and Missouri.

City buses slow as roads become slick

Commuters should allow extra travel time and expect delays on city bus routes Monday.

Latest weather forecast shows heavy snow, frigid temperatures this week

About 10 to 12 inches of snow is expected in mid-Missouri on Tuesday. Freezing rain and drizzle should begin on Monday and turn to snow after midnight.

Northwest Missouri reporting icy roads, school closings

Icy roads prompted the St. Joseph Police Department to issue a warning saying all roads in the county were hazardous for drivers.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Discipline incidents in Columbia Public Schools

Government advises Americans to cut sodium intake drastically

The government mounts an assault on salt, advising half of the U.S. population to cut down their sodium intake and warning the food industry to help. 

Midwest, Plains brace for massive winter storm

Freezing rain and snow Monday is expected to turn into heavy snowfall Tuesday and Wednesday.

Kadlec retires from MU football radio booth

The former Missouri football player and coach will remain in his role as Special Assistant to Athletic Director Mike Alden.

State representative hurt in crash on icy road

The freshman Republican Rep. Wanda Brown broke bones in her neck and back but is able to walk.

Stephens set to add golf team

Stephens plans to join NAIA golf competition in the fall of 2011.

Some flights scrubbed at St. Louis, Kansas City airports

Some airlines have already begun canceling flights to and from the state's major airports.

Missouri bill would boost penalties for human trafficking

A Missouri representative wants harsher penalties for those convicted of human trafficking at the state level. The proposed measure would bring the state penalties up to the same level as federal statutes.


Monster winter storm takes aim at one-third of US

A winter storm is expected to cover one-third of the nation in snow. St. Louis, Kansas City, and Milwaukee are among the cities that could be hit the hardest.

Jury chief in Johnny Wright trial explains decision

Melissa Spain, the foreperson in the Johnny Wright trial, discusses the events inside the deliberation room.