Landowners worry proposed subdivision regulation changes would hamper development

Boone County officials are considering whether to restrict new subdivisions along private roads.


Wrapping up Columbia's Roots 'N' Blues

The 2012 Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival proved to be full of music, art installations and, of course, plenty of barbecue.

Clifford Mack Caruthers, Dec. 19, 1935-Aug. 27, 2012, of Columbia

Clifford Caruthers of Columbia died Aug. 27, 2012. He was 76.

FROM READERS: Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival goers share their favorite types of barbecue

Locals say their first love is Kansas City style barbecue.

Sidewalk closed on Cherry Street for emergency repairs

The sidewalk on the south side of the 800 block of Cherry Street will be closed Monday because of repairs necessary after a water line break.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Candidates for contested races in Callaway County

A list of Callaway County candidates in the upcoming election.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Sales tax issue on the ballot in Cooper County

The voters will choose whether a 0.5 percent sales tax raise is the best way to fund for a mandated waste water project.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Free home and business energy audits

Columbia Water and Light offers free energy audits, providing energy and water conservation remedies specific to your location.

Home runs lift Cardinals to a 6-1 win over Astros

St. Louis strengthened its grip on a playoff spot with a 6-1 win over the Astros on Monday night in Houston.

Rick Perry visits Columbia to campaign with attorney general candidate Ed Martin

Perry and Martin held at meet and greet that preceded a closed business round-table discussion Monday. Both men emphasized their shared goal of legally challenging actions of the federal government.

Unused prescription drugs to be accepted at eight disposal sites

As part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Take-Back Day, Boone County authorities will have eight sites available for the safe disposal of prescription drugs this Friday and Saturday.

At stop with Gingrich, Akin says he's not quitting

Akin appeared Monday with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in Kirkwood.

New life for Chiefs with OT victory

The Kansas City Chiefs will try to build on the momentum generated by a 27-24 overtime victory Sunday over the New Orleans Saints.

Detriot Tigers bounce back with 6-2 win over Royals

The Detroit Tigers steadied themselves with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Detroit entered one game behind the first-place Chicago White Sox in the American League Central after being swept in a doubleheader by Minnesota on Sunday.

Man charged in death of AT&T technician near Kansas City

Early Wednesday morning, an AT&T technician was clubbed to death with a crowbar in the Kansas City suburb of Gladstone. Police arrested Bryan J. Middlemas, 35, and charged him with first-degree murder, attempted robbery and armed criminal action.

Royals to help with homebuilding in Joplin

Pitcher Danny Duffy, former first baseman Willie Aikens, former outfielder Brian McRae and more than 30 front offices associates are in Joplin.

Rams' loss in Chicago reminiscent 2011 offensive woes

Sunday's 23-6 loss at Chicago was an uncomfortable flashback to 2011, when the Rams were at the bottom of the NFL with a 12-point scoring average.

Bullet hole in Edward Jones Dome after carjacking attempt

Investigators found a bullet hole in a window at the dome.

Gingrich in Kirkwood working on behalf of Akin

Newt Gingrich and Todd Akin will speak at a late-morning news conference in Kirkwood and attend a fundraiser.

Woman dies after falling from back of motorcycle

St. Louis County police said the 50-year-old Fenton woman was on the back of a motorcycle driven by her husband, who swerved to avoid a merging car.