Now, a young person who stays until age 18 will be able to leave the system and then re-enter at any time before turning 21.
Governor's challenge — in the form of a veto and spending freeze — sets the stage for a showdown with the GOP.
The governor vetoed legislation that would have lifted the ban on foreign ownership of farmland and also vetoed legislation that concerned animal trespassing.
Amy Cook, of Olivet Christian Church, Colleen Ostercamp, of First Baptist Church of Columbia, Eric Aldrich, of Parkade Baptist Church, and Michael Bancroft, of First Presbyterian Church, often play at their respective churches.
The Columbia City Council voted 7-0 Monday night in favor of a plan to build a six-story, 103-apartment structure on Conley Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets.
The Columbia City Council tabled a vote Monday night on implementing "Columbia Imagined," a 17-year comprehensive land-use plan for growth and development.
In court documents filed Monday that the Missouri Department of Corrections has just three quantities of propofol remaining — with one expiring this October, another in May 2014 and the third in 2015. As each batch expires, the department's ability to carry out executions diminishes, the attorney general's office said.
The area is being cleared to begin construction for the Hagan Scholarship Foundation's college-preparatory academy. The academy is expected to open in time for the 2015 fall term.
Take a look behind the project that brought together 100 voices representing Boone County.
“Another word for pizza is pizza pie!”
Construction is set to begin this summer on a new park along the MKT trail.
Police found more than 25,000 images of pornography on the computer of John S. Littell, 67. Some of the images are thought to include minors as young as 8 years old.
Missouri law bars people younger than 21 from entering a casino, but with the veto, a violation remains a misdemeanor.
“When you have an autistic sibling you’re called a glass child.” — Sophia Romero-Compain
This week's most read stories include construction at Memorial Stadium and Faurot Field and an arrest that was made in connection to the June 23 homicide.
Every year before the start of classes, the floors of the new Battle High School will be waxed.
Racism is kept on life support by those who use it for a political agenda, gouge out economic benefits or inflame social conscience.
Poll after poll shows an ever-increasing acceptance of marriage equality in the United States and worldwide.
Several hundred people met at the home of the former principal of West Junior High School, Dr. Sandra Logan, to celebrate her retirement on Saturday, June 29.
The truth is that Jim Crow may be dead, but racism is alive and well. Our first order of business now needs to be demanding that Congress reformulate the pre-clearance requirement of the Voting Rights Act.