Missouri lawmakers approve overhauling dog-breeding law

Some provisions of Missouri's dog-breeding law passed by voters in November will be revised or eliminated by Missouri lawmakers in a new bill that has yet to be passed by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Columbia's Police Review Board clears officers in Subway Taser incident

The Citizens Police Review Board considered the case after several people appealed Police Chief Ken Burton's decision that officers acted appropriately.

Columbia College softball team sweeps William Woods

The Columbia College softball team swept a doubleheader from William Woods 6-0 and 7-2 on Wednesday in Fulton.

Missouri lawmakers deal setback to high-speed rail plan

The House Budget Committee on Wednesday rejected an attempt to insert $1 billion for high-speed rail into a state budget bill.

Search warrant leads to discovery of cocaine

Deputies also found four handguns and ammunition, according to a Boone County Sheriff's Department news release.


Missouri group home owner, wife sentenced in fraud case

Robert J. DuPont Jr., 66, was sentenced Wednesday by a federal judge in Springfield. His 75-year-old wife, LaVerne DuPont, was sentenced to five years' probation.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Why do you believe President Obama's citizenship is still being discussed?

Obama's opposition is pushing the question of whether the president was born in the U.S.

Missouri to participate in 11-state earthquake drill

The "Great Central U.S. ShakeOut" will take place on April 28 and involve participants dropping to the ground, taking cover under under a desk or table and waiting for a minute.

J. KARL MILLER: Women's teams play basketball the right way

Women's basketball is a purer version of basketball than the way men play.

Missouri legislators pass workplace discrimination bill

The bill would require fired employees filing discrimination suits to prove the discrimination was the motivating factor in their dismissal. It would also limit the amount of punitive damages they can receive.

Film tells story of Kansas City's once segregated hospitals

Until 1957, General Hospital No. 2 operated as a black-only hospital and General Hospital No. 1 served whites. Kevin Willmott captured the story in his upcoming documentary, "From Separate to Equal: The Creation of Truman Medical Centers."

Prosecutors want all of Loughner's medical records

Prosecutors have requested the medical records of Jared Lee Loughner to see if he is mentally competent to stand trial for shooting Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and five others in January.

Current research, issues about autism discussed at Columbia center

Discussion topics include insurance reform, job training, building support networks and trends in autism research.

Most people won't notice these big budget cuts

The trimming makes up a small portion of the overall budget and mostly won't affect the services people expect from government.