UPDATE: Columbia couple drowns in Branson hotel pool

The bodies were discovered in the pool of the Days Inn in Branson early Sunday.

UPDATE: Fire breaks out at home on Clark Lane

No injuries were reported. Investigators are in process of determining how the fire started.

ANALYSIS: Regulators mull costs from Taum Sauk

Ameren Missouri contends customers benefit from a new Taum Sauk reservoir and wants to raise its rates for electricity to help pay for it.

Missouri law schools see applicants decline as legal jobs become scarce

The number of applications to law schools across the state, including MU, have dropped significantly from last year.

Flooding concerns rise after heavier-than-expected weekend rainfall in Missouri

The State Emergency Management Agency says a heavier-than-expected rainfall of 1 1/2 to 2 inches fell overnight in the Missouri River Basin.

Deputies investigating stabbing of Columbia man inside Peppers Nightclub

The man told police he was assaulted on the dance floor, but he was unable to provide any other information about the suspect.

GUEST COMMENTARY: The struggling emergence of a new civility

A "new civility" is emerging in American politics that isn't about being friends, but trying to win the debate.