Lorna Grace Navarrez Perez died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She dedicated her life to family, children and the Filipino community.
Cole Patrick was pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia in preparation for Medical School.
Dwayne White described as well-loved, happy-go-lucky person.
As a foster parent for more than 20 years, Lorna Grace Navarrez Perez dedicated her time to the lost youth in the Boone County area. She was also a founding member of the Filipino-American Cultural Society of Mid-Missouri.
Missourian reader John Hall shares these photos of the snowfall and the city as he journeyed around Columbia on New Year's Eve.
President Barack Obama nominated Angela Tammy Dickinson for the post in July. The nomination was one of dozens confirmed by the Senate on New Year's Day.
Patti Page died on New Year's Day in Encinitas, Calif., ending one of pop music's most diverse careers.
The state misses the money in part because it hasn't signed onto a 1999 agreement to simplify and encourage voluntary collection of sales taxes by e-commerce retailers.
The overall economic index for the region improved to 49.5 in December, but despite improvement from October and November, any score below 50 suggests the economy will contract in the coming months.
The state said the changes are designed to protect the owner's identity and fight fraud.
Republicans expanded their majority in the state House, and a unified GOP caucus now can override a gubernatorial veto. Republican leaders listed education among their priorities.
Hillary Clinton's medical team advised her Wednesday evening that she was making good progress on all fronts and said they are confident she will fully recover, said Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines.
Among priorities identified by both legislative leaders and local lawmakers is economic development, including job creation and tax credit reform.
The Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau said more than 19,000 people toured the old prison in 2012.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported one of its delivery drivers, Todd Barrow, found the 1-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy outside a home in west St. Louis County.
The researchers with UMKC's School of Pharmacy call the new insulin administration method photoactivated depot.
The city recorded 108 homicides last year, six fewer than 2011 but two more than in 2010.
Janet Thompson was the only new face in the group in a ceremony at the Boone County Government Center. Seven other county officials were sworn in by County Clerk Wendy Noren.
The fifth annual Happy New U, a free fitness event on New Year's Day, drew more than 150 people to the Activity and Recreation Center.
I think I went off the fiscal cliff shortly after 9/11, and I don’t think I ever got back on. The two big wars were enough to keep me struggling just to keep my feet on the ground.