Phony 'victim' of Joplin tornado admits fraud

Justin R. Compton of Springfield pleaded guilty Tuesday to bank fraud, the U.S. Attorney's office said. Compton wrote more than $160,000 in bad checks. 

Missouri expects to save $3.6 million with refinanced bonds

Refinancing affects about $20 million in bonds and is expected to save nearly $212,000 in the current budget year.

Woman charged in infant's death at day care

A Troy woman is charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter related to the death of a 2-month-old who died while napping.

Missouri Attorney General bans Florida telemarketer

Telemarketer Christian Serna and his company, All in One Service, are prohibited from making any further calls to Missouri residents on the no-call list. Previously, the company had made thousands of calls to people on the list.

Sen. Claire McCaskill proposes bill designed to boost jobs

McCaskill partnered with Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to propose the legislation. The two said it is an example of what bipartisanship can produce. 

Missouri men's basketball team leads Villanova 42-29 at halftime

Senior Marcus Denmon leads the Tigers with 15 points followed by senior Ricardo Ratliffe with 12 points and six rebounds.



Social media commentary on Columbia's first snowfall of the season

What are people saying about the first snowfall of the year in Columbia?