Allen West of Florida was sworn in Wednesday.
Following a shooting incident with a robbery suspect, police have one man in custody and are looking for a second suspect.
Entries in the Show Me the Errors contest for December dropped off sharply after the two leaders. Overall, there were 154 reported errors — mostly typos and erroneous punctuation.
TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you agree with the City Council's vote to oppose the EPA's plan for Hinkson Creek?
The City Council voted to oppose the EPA's recommendation to reduce runoff by 39.6 percent. Some city officials have questioned the data the EPA used to come to its recommendation.
Five council members side with the staff position saying a 40 percent reduction in stormwater runoff is unreasonable.
There are a growing number of language immersion schools in the U.S., but language instruction in regular schools is actually decreasing. For years, scholars have studied the phenomenon of American's tendency to disregard the importance of language learning and, while theories have been developed, the future of language remains uncertain.
Jarrett Sutton said that after graduation, he will stay in school to get his master’s degree in either educational administration or health science so he can complete his eligibility with the Tigers.
City officials are interested in buying the rest of the Columbia Energy Center, a natural-gas generator that would boost the city's capacity to produce its own electricity. The measure, if approved, would appear on the April 5 ballot.
As the contract negotiation extension deadline ended, KOMU programming was pulled from the lineup for Mediacom customers. A few of these subscribers respond to KOMU's absence from their cable lineups.
The Tigers were on a five-game winning streak before getting blown out by Florida State. They hope for a quick turnaround in their final nonconference game of the season Wednesday in Cincinnati, Ohio, where they will face the No. 9 Xavier Musketeers.
The proposal to pay the mayor $9,000 and other council members $6,000 a year will appear on the April 5 municipal ballot.
William McCaskill, brother of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, is scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
She is the third Missouri volleyball player to sign a professional contract since the 2010 season ended.
The Missouri General Assembly will begin with the largest Republican majority in its history. The economy, jobs and business development remain priorities for the 2011 legislative session.
New Year's Eve weather shocked residents across the Midwest as tornadoes touched down in three states. However, tornadoes in December shouldn't come as such a surprise.
Lorah Steiner has served as director of Columbia's Convention and Visitors Bureau for 24 years. Next month, she's moving to Florida.
Two men were arrested after police responded to suspicious activity in and around the MediaCom office near College Avenue.
Two men were arrested Monday on suspicion of drug-related charges after being stopped for several traffic violations.
Returning to Missouri would have made the Tigers a preseason favorite for a Big 12 title, but Gabbert would have been risking his future earning potential.