The Public Health and Human Services Department is accepting applications for free Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival tickets. Applications must be submitted by Friday.
A man was arrested on suspicion of armed criminal action, first- and second-degree child endangerment, second- and third-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon.
On Wednesday, Slow Food Katy Trail will begin the fifth year of its popular Harvest-of-the-Month sessions with third-graders. This year at a new school: Benton Elementary.
MU students are among the volunteers at the program.
Though the team was disappointed in their effort, the Kewpies defeated visiting Northeast High School 5-3 on Tuesday night.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Firestone Baars Chapel on the Stephens College campus, 1306 E. Walnut St.
Eva Jo Sapp, 68, of Columbia passed on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at her home in Columbia with her husband and children at her side.
In an unprecedented move for the Farm Bureau, its political committees decided to reconsider their endorsement after Akin's remarks about rape aired Aug. 19 on a St. Louis television station. The committee reaffirmed its endorsement of Akin.
For the first time, elected officials weren't speaking at the Sept. 11 ceremony at the World Trade Center site in New York, which often allowed them a solemn turn in the spotlight, but raised questions about the public and private Sept. 11.
St. Louis, which has lost four of five, had its lead cut to one game over the idle Los Angeles Dodgers for the second NL wild-card berth.
Will Smith pitched seven shutout innings, Eric Hosmer hit a home run and the Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1 on Tuesday night.
Overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of one piece of legislation would empower employers and insurers to wantonly deny coverage for contraceptives. An override on the other piece could unfairly force a retroactive tax on a significant number of Missourians who purchased vehicles with the expectation that they would not be charged a use tax.
In honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney did not plan to appear at overtly political events, and both planned to take down negative ads.
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union are seeking a temporary injunction to block the law that took effect last month.
The company will close May's Drug Warehouse stores in Joplin and Webb City, along with Vista Pharmacy in Carthage and Jon's Pharmacy in Neosho. A Walgreens spokesman said the stores will close by November.
Many council members said they intended to immediately repeal an ordinance that reduces the penalty for possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana.
Legislative committees scheduled meetings Tuesday on topics as diverse as pre-need funeral trusts, the state's criminal code and the effect of the drought on farmers.
During the 2012 budget year, the state waived $629 million of revenues because of tax credits.