About half of the movie will be filmed in the southeast Missouri city. Filming is scheduled to start Sunday and last about five weeks.
The House voted by the narrowest possible margin, 109-49, to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of HB 436, a bill that would reject federal laws that limit gun use. Later, by a vote of 22-12, the Missouri Senate rejected the motion to override.
Ryan Ferguson's attorney and an assistant attorney general battled in court Tuesday over whether the state withheld important information about how eyewitness Jerry Trump identified Ferguson as one of two men he saw in the parking lot of the Columbia Tribune after the slaying of a sports editor.
The annual rivalry game between Missouri and Kansas, which dates back to the 1800's, ended in 2011 when Missouri moved from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference. But in an interview with the Kansas City Star on Tuesday, Pinkel said he is hoping the two sides can work out a deal to spark the rivalry again.
The student connected to a threatening message, identified as 17-year-old Jacob Meadows, died at an area hospital on Tuesday after he shot himself in the chest when police were at his home.
It’s harvest time, the planting is all done, and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of the labor. It’s time for long, leisurely drives across the state. It’s time to visit the neighbors and see what changes the year has brought into being.
Missouri House Speaker argues veto override will create jobs and increase state revenue.
The Rock Bridge girls tennis team improved to 7-0 on the season Tuesday, sweeping Quincy High School 9-0 in singles and doubles competition.
Speaking about Syria on Tuesday, President Barack Obama touted diplomatic steps, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bashar Assad "and be ready to respond."
The Southeastern Conference recognized Missouri freshmen cross country runners Kaitlyn Fischer and Dan Roe as SEC Freshmen of the Week on Tuesday.
For the second year, revenue is up over expenses to the tune of $900,000. The district stopped contracting out for summer school in 2010.
Oakland Middle School parents attended a Columbia School Board meeting Monday to voice concerns about the lack of a geometry teacher there.
Unfortunately, nearly 1 in 6 Missourians, or 16.7 percent of them, are food insecure. That means that at least once in the past year, in most cases several times, they skipped meals because they didn’t have enough food. Money ran out. Or they got by on less nutrition than they needed just to spread out the food they could afford.
Rose M. Williams, 64, of Columbia, died Monday, September 9, 2013 at University of Missouri Hospital.
Bernie worked in the food service industry and owned several restaurants. He had a passion for food and always knew the best local places to eat in every city.
Both the men's and women's soccer teams at Columbia College faced defeat Tuesday at Missouri Valley College.
The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan.
The 41-35 loss to Navy on Saturday showed the Hoosiers won't reach a bowl game unless their defense makes significant improvement.
Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, is apparently the only Republican thinking clearly on the issuen of HB 436. He voted against the bill because it is not only unconstitutional, it would cause havoc in law enforcement efforts.
It's part of a larger story for Danyale Williams and her husband, Lee, as they make a new life in Columbia.