Same-sex couples in Columbia and their supporters welcomed two Supreme Court decisions Wednesday as a sign of progress for gay rights, but they also said they were disappointed that same-sex marriage isn't yet recognized in Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon, UM System President Tim Wolfe, Mayor Bob McDavid and all City Council members attended a joint ceremony dedicating the new Greenbriar Trail and kicking off Nixon's 100 Missouri Miles initiative.
Members of the Street Crimes Unit made an arrest in relation to the June 15 downtown shooting after a special City Council meeting where officials discussed crime prevention techniques.
Former Tigers Alex Oriakhi, Phil Pressey and Laurence Bowers are all projected to go in the mid- to late second round or to go undrafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft.
After three people were electrocuted while swimming near docks in the Lake of the Ozarks last summer, electricians were busy with calls from homeowners worried about the safety of their dock wiring. Much remains to be done to bring all the docks on the lake up to code.
Eric Cravens, 20, was arrested by members of the Street Crimes Unit at 4:13 p.m. on Wednesday in connection to the June 15 downtown shooting.
The clinic in southern Columbia will replace the Green Meadows clinic and will take on family medicine services now being provided at the Woodrail clinic.
According to previous Missourian reporting, DocX fraudulently signed and notarized mortgage documents that were used by banks to foreclose on properties that were in default, including properties in Boone County.
Columbia resident Robert Stinnett wrote about the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 decisions, "In an instant, a huge weight had been lifted for gay people everywhere."
The story of slavery is very important in African-American history. The men and women who endured the hardships and overcame the struggles are the heroes and heroines of our story.
The driver of a tractor-trailer pulled down power lines at the intersection of Rock Quarry Road and Rolling Rock Drive while searching for the interstate.
Eleven city staff members were recognized for their completion of a Green Clean Institute course.
The warrant was requested and issued after the methamphetamine sale was discovered and it was found the residence had been used by known drug users, a few who had outstanding warrants, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Adults can learn about their health by visiting the Know Your Numbers" mobile health unit from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday.
Alex Gordon's fly ball into shallow left field was just deep enough to allow David Lough to score from second base to give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory Wednesday night over the Atlanta Braves.
Lance Lynn walked two consecutive batters to force home the first of Houston's four runs in the fourth, and the Astros held on for a 4-3 win over the Cardinals.
A House investigatory committee took sworn testimony Tuesday from Jackie Bemboom, the director of Missouri's motor vehicle and driver's license division, during a lengthy hearing that at times resulted in raised voices and tense questioning.
The National Weather Service is projecting that the Mississippi River will reach well above flood stage from Iowa south to about St. Louis.
Missouri voters overwhelmingly adopted a constitutional amendment in 2004 defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
The court's rulings have no direct effect on the constitutional amendments in Missouri and 28 other states that limit marriage to heterosexual couples.