Unofficial results from Tuesday's primary elections show voters ousted a Democratic state senator from St. Louis and two other Democratic state lawmakers from the St. Louis area. A Republican House member from southwestern Missouri also was trailing.
The secretary of state's office said Wednesday that 23 percent of the state's nearly 4.1 million registered voters actually voted in Tuesday's primary.
A small fire was found in a bedroom and was extinguished within minutes. The fire caused $15,000 worth of damage.
Boone County Family Resources is looking for alternative solutions to two houses targeted for demolition that neighbors say have historical value. The agency plans to build housing for clients on the property near Walnut Street and College Avenue.
Sewer smoke testing will begin Monday to locate defects in the sanitary sewer system. Staff will provide door tags in affected neighborhoods to inform people of the coming testing.
Almeta Crayton, longtime community activist, is collecting monetary and material donations for a family whose home caught fire Tuesday morning.
The suspect ran east on University Avenue and drove off in a red sport utility vehicle after assaulting a female victim Wednesday morning, police said.
Columbia native was a psychiatric aide and enjoyed fishing and other sports.
A "Back 2 School" supply drive Tuesday in Douglass Park will focus on gathering materials for junior high and high school students.
Mechelle Perez Stewart, of Columbia, died Saturday. She was an infant.
With continued heat and little rain, soybean farmers are facing diminished yields for the 2012 growing season.
Ashley Alexandra Rapp, of Columbia, died Sunday. She was 28.
Hallsville Public Schools welcomed 19 new teachers and staff for the 2012-13 school year at the New Teacher Academy held Monday through Wednesday.
The NRC's ruling will delay at least 19 requests by utilities for new operating licenses or license renewals. Those projects include Ameren Corp.'s request for a 20-year license renewal at its Callaway County plant in Missouri.
At the London Olympics on Wednesday, the U.S. will win gold in women's beach volleyball, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown will go for a third straight Olympic gold in the women's 200 meters and Usain Bolt runs in the semis for the men's 200.
Marco Scutaro hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high seven runs, leading Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants to a 15-0 romp over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.
Jeremy Guthrie picked up his first victory since late May, scattering five hits over eight innings in the Kansas City Royals' 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
For the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in track and field at the Olympics, the principle was more important than the performance Wednesday.
Steven Jackson remains the feature back in St. Louis, but he might find himself getting fewer carries — and fewer bumps and bruises — after recording 70 percent of the team's carries the past seven seasons.
The rover Curiosity's landing on Mars demonstrates that not only is the United States still the world's leader space exploration, but that people should be getting excited about American innovation.