Laura McHugh's debut novel, "The Weight of Blood," is set to be released by Spiegel and Grau, a publishing imprint of Random House, sometime in early 2014.
In their defense of Sandra Plunkett — accused of killing her husband two years ago — her attorneys will present evidence that she was battered by her spouse. She will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before her trial.
A quarter of homes in Boone County are estimated to exceed the Environmental Protection Agency's radon action level. Radon, which causes lung cancer, can accumulate in homes and be inhaled.
The bill focuses on hours rather than days and would increase the minimum requirement of instructional time from 1,044 hours to 1,080 hours.
The 6-foot-11 freshman forward on the Missouri men's basketball team always hesitates when someone asks this question: "Where are you from?"
The Cougars beat William Woods 91-83 on Monday in the American Midwest Conference tournament championship at the Arena of Southwell Complex.
The dean of the College of Cardinals has said a date for the conclave won't be set until all cardinals have arrived.
There was snow — and lots of it. Frequent Missourian contributor John Hall was able to snap some photos of birds after the winter storms.
Rudy Perez Jr. is charged with first-degree murder in the Feb. 1 death of 78-year-old Robert Hill of Warsaw at Truman Veterans Hospital.
A former Douglass Park neighborhood Columbia Missourian beat reporter shares how she thinks providing newspapers to young children will give them an opportunity to engage and advocate for a better future for themselves.
Senators from both parties are working together to correct how and where welfare money is spent.
The latest research found that women age 75 and younger are dying at higher rates than previous years in nearly half of the nation's counties — many of them rural and in the South and West.
Route BB will temporarily close from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday for the Missouri Department of Transportation to make repairs on the bridge over Interstate 70.
The Senate General Laws Committee scheduled a vote Monday on the proposal by Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer, of Columbia.
Jason Kander said it falsely suggests Missouri businesses have to complete a certain form and pay a $125 fee.
Employee wellness programs might not save money for businesses but could provide other benefits, according to the study.
The storm twisted the elm almost 180 degrees, and a 6-foot pole went through the center.
There's no guarantee the child will remain healthy, although sophisticated testing uncovered just traces of the virus' genetic material still lingering.
City Administrator Steve Childers said April 2014 would be the first chance to vote on the tax at no extra cost beyond normal costs for municipal elections.