Almost 3,000 runners waded through a muddy pond, slithered on their stomachs through a thick sludge pool and scrambled up monster truck tires at Sunday's Epic Mud Run. They all lived to tell the tale.
With the Columbia City Council scheduled to vote on a revised proposal for a new subdivision near Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, opponents and supporters weigh in.
This week's top photos included shots from Missouri football's 58-14 victory over Murray State on Saturday and protests by fast food workers for higher wages.
The Tomato Festival will showcase more than 200 varieties of tomatoes, peppers and tomatillos at the Bradford Research and Extension Center on Thursday.
Michael O'Connor remains in critical condition as of Sunday evening at University Hospital after an assault. His son was killed in the attack.
The objective is to help enroll people in the new federal health insurance marketplace that will open for enrollment Oct. 1 for plans that will begin coverage Jan. 1.
When a driver runs a red light, a camera captures his or her license plate and mails a ticket to the registered owner of the vehicle. The new policy is unfair and will not deter drivers from breaking the law.
Members of Congress expressed sharply divergent opinions about whether to give President Barack Obama the go-ahead he requested to retaliate with military force against the Assad regime in Syria and what turning down the commander in chief could mean for America's reputation.
Carl Thomas Traxler of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 1. He was 86.
Lane restrictions at the intersection of Hitt and Locust streets begins Thursday. The closure should last about a week.
Gov. Jay Nixon's assertion that the income tax bill he vetoed would have cost the state $1.2 billion is founded on an unlikely series of events.
A public hearing will allow residents to give feedback on a proposed crosswalk and sidewalk on Garth Avenue. It will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Parkade Elementary School.
After the offense went silent in a three-game losing streak, the St. Louis Cardinals' bats broke out Sunday in a 7-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that brought them back into a tie for first place in the NL Central.
Starting pitcher James Shields got the Royals off to a good start in September, allowing three hits in seven innings as the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday.
British broadcaster David Frost gained international recognition for his interview with former President Richard Nixon, in which Nixon acknowledged his role in the Watergate scandal.
Former South African leader Nelson Mandela returned to his home in Johannesburg on Sunday after nearly three months in the hospital, but authorities said Mandela's health was still in critical condition.
After former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli failed in his goal of "finding the right 53" last season, new general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid are confident they made the right cuts when they trimmed their roster to 52 players Saturday.
Although a recent law shifted the responsibility for issuing concealed-carry permits to county sheriffs, some of the state's smallest counties won't be able to issue the permits until they receive grant money from the Missouri Sheriffs' Association.
Critics of a half-cent sales tax increase that would raise $800 million for medical research say the impact will be negligible.