Crop insurance rates skyrocket for Missouri farmers after summer floods

The Army Corps of Engineers doesn't have the money to repair levees that were destroyed as a result of flooding. Farmers face higher crop insurance rates as a result and feel the government has let them down.

Missouri's Henning named third team All-America volleyball player

The Tigers sophomore was named to the AVCA All-America Third Team on Wednesday.

Many Missouri schools plan earthquake drills

Nearly 100 school districts and schools have registered for Missouri's second statewide earthquake drill on Feb. 7. 

Missouri to offer free guided hikes Jan. 1

Nine state parks will have free guided tours on New Year's Day as part of a national effort encouraging people to get outside.

Man who escaped from Lexington jail captured

A man who escaped from a Lafayette County jail over the weekend was recaptured Tuesday night.

Columbia woman arrested in connection with 12 robberies

A woman, arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property, confessed to Columbia police that she committed a string of robberies beginning in September.

Changes suggested for Missouri probation, parole system

Missouri House committees are considering recommendations by a task force that wants to change the length of parole and probation periods based on good behavior.

Rainy day soaks Columbia

Many students — including MU's Bobby Slater — had to walk to their finals in the downpour that soaked Columbia on Wednesday morning.