Columbia man faces new charge of statutory rape

A Columbia man in jail on previous charges now also faces an additional charge of second-degree statutory rape, according to police.

Road closing, detour set for U.S. 63-Route H interchange project

Drivers will need to adjust their travel plans as Route H will close at U.S. 63 near Columbia Regional Airport beginning Monday, Aug. 22.

UPDATE: MU wins $1.1 million grant for nuclear research

MU received a grant Tuesday of more than $1.1 million to promote nuclear energy research and development projects. MU is working to increase the safety of the next generation of reactors.

J. KARL MILLER: Nation's fiscal train wreck averted for now

Cuts to defense spending seriously weaken national security, and that is not the way to resolve the national debt problem.

Owner of Joplin homeless camp plans to close it before cold weather arrives

The camp, dubbed Clyde's Place, housed up to 40 or 50 people, with about a dozen remaining this week, according to reports from The Joplin Globe.