Nonprofit animal shelters protest licensing fees that regulate dog breeding

Attorney David Cosgrove argued Tuesday in the Supreme Court that lawmakers violated the state constitution by including the animal shelter fee in a 2010 bill.

Winter hangs on with Upper Midwest snowstorm

Wet snow pelted commuters as they slid along the slick streets of downtown Chicago. Snow was forecast for both the morning and afternoon rush hours.

UMKC nursing school gets a new name

Dean Lora Lacey-Haun said the school she leads has expanded beyond nursing.

Missouri GOP leaders oppose Medicaid growth 'sunset'

Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer is opposing that option and said if the program expires after three years it would already have added money to the federal debt.

As conclave begins, Vatican still awaits 5 cardinals

The Vatican insisted nothing was amiss and that the five cardinals would be present in the coming days.

'Fast Eddie' pleads guilty to theft in London

Edward J. Maher, 57, was arrested in rural Missouri last year on immigration charges and deported.

George Tiller's assassination coverage frustrated directors, led to 'After Tiller'

The lack of substantive media coverage of abortion after the murder of George Tiller compelled directors Martha Shane and Lana Wilson to make the documentary 'After Tiller', shown at True/False Film Fest. The pair spoke on a panel at MU on Monday.

Parsons Brinckerhoff hired to design new airport terminal

The Columbia City Council approved a resolution to hire a consultant to look into building a new airport terminal. Mayor Bob McDavid said a consultant is needed because the city is not sure of the cost of a new terminal.

Missouri men's basketball team braces for unique night

Tuesday night's game against Arkansas will be the Tigers' last regular season home game and an opportunity to go undefeated at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers will also see former Missouri coach Mike Anderson's return to Mizzou Arena for the first time since leaving to coach the Razorbacks.

Eva Jo Sapp named winner of Lang Volunteer Award

The fifth annual Howard B. Lang Jr. Award for outstanding volunteer service to Columbia will be given to Eva Jo Sapp's husband and other family members at a ceremony before the City Council meeting April 1.

Recent snow leaves car wash employees washing hundreds of cars

Washing 100 or more cars, by hand, every week at the Joe Machens Automotive Group is all in a day's work for the dealership's car preppers and detailers.

UPDATE: Dean of MU Graduate School George Justice resigns

George Justice will accept a position as dean of Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

City of Columbia names Nancy Thompson as city attorney

Nancy Thompson will take over for Fred Boeckmann on April 8 as Columbia's city attorney.

Missouri baseball team looking for answers at home

The Missouri baseball team is having its worst start the program has seen, with a 0-6 record.

Tolton golfers make do with what they have

The Trailblazers recently practiced inside a classroom because of the weather and because they were pushed out of their regular indoor facility.

Missouri men's basketball remains unranked in the AP poll

Florida (No. 11) remains as the only ranked team in the SEC, but it dropped three spots after losing to Tennessee.

Online trash talk riles Columbia College men's basketball team

Cougars players say Park University players have been disrespecting them on social media leading up to Tuesday's American Midwest Conference tournament championship. 

Hearing delayed for VA hospital homicide suspect Rudy Perez

Rudy Perez Jr. is facing a charge of first-degree murder in the beating death of a patient at the Truman Veterans Hospital.

Rain and snow still in the forecast, but warmer weather on the way

Warm weather is around the corner for Columbia. First, however, there will be a little bit of snow.

Sophomore pitcher Erwin decides to transfer from Missouri softball team

The Missouri athletics department confirmed Monday that sophomore pitcher Bailey Erwin will be leaving the Tigers softball team and transferring from MU.