The measure endorsed on Monday would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors and give judges more flexibility in sentencing.
Republican lawmakers want to allow sheriffs to print the permits instead of the Revenue Department.
Sex offenders would be grouped into three tiers with each considered to have a different risk of committing another offense.
State Auditor Tom Schweich said SEMA paid about $55,000 during the 2011 and 2012 fiscal years for Nixon to fly to disaster sites and promote recovery efforts.
The bill passed by the Senate would require wage surveys to be split between union and nonunion wages.
When a child has been harmed, the public has a right to know whether the harm could have been prevented.
Millions of gallons of untreated sewage were spilling into the river because of flooding.
Bruins senior Matt Priest has gone from pinch-runner to run-producer since winning a spot in the lineup in March.
Actress Dawn Wells, alumna of Stephens College, visited her alma mater Monday while filming a documentary for the 50th anniversary of "Gilligan's Island," where she played Mary Ann Summers.
Despite federal budget cuts that have grounded many aerial demonstration teams, the Salute to Veterans Memorial Day air show will go on.
Kaylee Brueggeman will watch senior Chelsie Crain graduate at the end of this season — just like she did at Wentzville Holt High School.
Former Bruins coach Marc VanDover was in attendance for the team's 3-0 victory over Smith-Cotton on Monday night.
Bruins catcher Tanner Cooper has assumed a leadership role for a young Rock Bridge team with his family's help.
With the team's eight seniors starting in the field, the Kewpies rolled over the Bulldogs for their sixth straight win.
It is estimated that nearly 2,569 pounds of unwanted or expired medications — close to 911,000 pills — have been collected in Boone County since June 2010.
The barbecue pit room at Buckingham Smokehouse Bar-B-Q in Columbia caught fire Monday just before 4 p.m. The fire was contained to the brick room, though smoke was seen inside the restaurant.
Rudy Perez Jr. is accused of killing a fellow patient at Truman Veterans Hospital in February. He has entered a plea of not guilty by means of mental disease or defect.
The annual forum updates the public on the progress of the goals of "One Mizzou: 2020 Vision for Excellence."
MU senior Andrew Patchell has dedicated more than 1,000 hours and 150 nights of service to giving safe rides to MU students with STRIPES. He shares the best tips for being a successful designated driver.
The investigation revealed three men armed with handguns forced open the front door of the apartment.