While swimming at Dry Branch Cove at Lake of the Ozarks, 26-year-old Jennifer Lankford was electrocuted Saturday.
After a three-hour search, rescue crews recovered the body of an 18-year-old man who slipped into the Missouri River. The victim's family identified him as Andrew Williams of St. Louis.
Ameren Missouri, which owns the lake, is encouraging residents to inspect their docks, but says it's the responsibility of property owners to make sure their electrical systems are working properly.
Former Missouri Gov. Roger Wilson was sentenced to two years of probation Monday for misusing money to make political donations.
The American Dream isn't dead. Hardworking individuals that immigrate to the United States are proof of that.
At age 4, Justin Smith dreamed of becoming a professional bull rider. Now 16, he will compete July 15-21 in the National High School Rodeo Finals.
About 100 freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors took time in classes to talk about their personal hopes and fears and how their aspirations fit into the broader future of the country.
Christopher Roseberry will be eligible for probation after a 120-day shock incarceration. He was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in his involvement with a shooting outside Rock Bridge High School.
The group hopes voters will be able to decide in November whether to create a sales tax to pay for mental health services for children.
No one was injured in a wildfire that burned 200 acres near Finger Lakes State Park. It took firefighters more than three hours to extinguish the blaze.
The redshirt junior announced Monday he plans to transfer to Missouri State University. He played in just one game at MU.
The Community Development Department will host a public meeting in two sessions Tuesday, July 17, regarding changes to Columbia's rental regulations.
"Shame punishments" have no place in today's society because they "blur the line between justice and entertainment."
Boone County Public Works will begin a weeklong effort to apply sealant to roads in the southern part of the county on Wednesday. All work is scheduled to be completed July 18.
Detroit's Prince Fielder became only the second player to win multiple titles in the All-Star Home Run Derby, thrilling the crowd Monday night at Kauffman Stadium with eight splash shots into the right-field fountain and beating Toronto's Jose Bautista 12-7 in the final.
Robert Milton Miller, of Columbia, died on July 9, 2012. He was 91.
Robert Milton Miller of Columbia died Monday, July 9, 2012. He was 91.
Costs for college continue to rise which has led to an increase in the number of students borrowing money to pay for their education.
Eapen Thampy reflects on the year after he went to Jefferson City to file the first text of the Show-Me-Cannabis Regulation ballot initiative.
The city of Columbia provides a breakdown of how the transportation sales tax is spent every year. The tax funds the airport, roads and buses, among other things.