The Salvation Army has seen a large decline in volunteer bell ringers for its seasonal Red Kettle fundraising as demand for its services is on the rise.
A Columbia man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to his role in a 2009 assault and robbery. He was 16 at the time of the robbery.
Since the original Occupy Wall Street protests began in New York City, occupy protests have sprung up and are still going on in cities all across the country.
When he was in high school, Kewpies coach J.D. Coffman wrestled for his father, then the coach at Truman in Independence.
Federal lawmakers have lifted the ban on funding for horse meat inspections, and pro-slaughter activists have been talking about starting a plant, possibly in Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota or Wyoming.
With the recent arrest of three American students in Egypt, including Derrik Sweeney of Jefferson City, who returned home Sunday, American universities and students talk about the tension between the appeal of participating in protests and the guidelines not to get involved.
The Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier in November that it would change how it manages the more than 2,300-mile river in response to this year's devastating flooding along the Missouri River.
McCaskill, along with Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, said that the legislation is needed to prevent members of Congress from working around existing restrictions and overspending.
The group met Monday evening and was still working to build an agreement that would be community driven.
The Columbia Comprehensive Plan Task Force continued to present the framework in each of the city's six wards by meeting with residents in the Third Ward on Wednesday night.
The group, which calls itself Lisa's Angels, has had nightly vigils in front of the family's home and conducted more than 20 searches for the girl.
Occupy Minneapolis protesters have been challenged by freezing temperatures as they continue to challenge financial and government institutions.
The number of Occupy Denver protesters who spend the night in the park has dropped to somewhere between 50 and 70 each night. Most of those protestors are also homeless.
A Boston judge required at least 50 Occupy Boston protestors to sign affidavits promising to abide by the court's decision in a restraining order case.
Occupy Cedar Valley no longer protests outside of Cedar Falls City Hall.
In Cincinnati, Occupy Cincinnati protesters focus on events that are specific to the city.
Officers have been respectful and courteous during the Occupy Lincoln protests.