One of the things that Missouri government does well is juvenile justice. Now many other states have realized what Missouri realized decades ago: Locking kids up in detention centers neither bodes well for their futures nor keeps the public any safer.
A group of climate change activists wants hurricanes to be named after head-in-the-sand politicos who — in mindless defiance of science — are climate change deniers.
Even though funerals provide an important step in the grieving process, they shouldn't cost so much.
The Rock Bridge volleyball team defeated Hermann High School on Tuesday night, improving its record to 9-0.
A man came into the store and demanded money, then left on foot with an undisclosed amount, the Columbia Police Department said.
Much of the discussion at the Tuesday evening meeting focused on the feasibility of converting a stretch of Locus Street into a two-way street.
Belinda Gay Hulen of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. She was 53.
The event, which calls itself the "World's Largest Foam Party," has not been through the usual vetting process, Mayor Bob McDavid said.
James Kevin Tharp of Columbia was charged with first-degree arson in connection with an Aug. 23 fire on Dunbar Drive.
Belinda Gay Hulen of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 14. She was 53.
Michele Kennett received a new title and a bigger workload when she took on additional responsibilities on Tuesday.
The motive for the mass shooting — the deadliest on a military installation in the U.S. since the attack at Fort Hood in 2009 — is a mystery, investigators said.
The Columbia College men's soccer team won 6-0.
Baseball was played in the nation's capital Tuesday, just a short walk from where a gunman killed 12 people at the Navy Yard military instillation. It was another attempt from the world of sports to restore normalcy when things really aren't normal.
After a set of rule changes in 2012 boosted the Powerball payoffs, organizers of the country's other big lottery, Mega Millions, are planning changes to create bigger jackpots.
The auditor's office will be the only statewide position on Missouri's November 2014 ballot.
The Kansas City No Violence Alliance will use the Justice Department money to focus crime-fighting efforts, the group says.
Attorneys for Mark Woodworth say a private detective tampered with a bullet removed from Lyndel Robertson.
Aaron Alexis, the gunman who opened fire Monday in Washington Navy Yard and killed 12 people, acquired a shotgun in spite of complicated gun laws.
After days of heavy rain, clearing skies and receding waters allowed crews to intensify their search efforts and assess the damage of the historic floods.