All of the fast pitch softball program's 2013 and 2014 graduates received college scholarships, and some class of 2015 players have already committed to colleges.
On Aug. 5, Missourians will be voting on Amendment 7, the largest tax increase in the history of Missouri. MoDOT claims they need more funding, and this ballot issue will increase everyone’s sales taxes 10 percent. It’s a regressive tax that will unfairly affect working families, the elderly, the poor and students.
While we need to increase mass transit programs and reduce vehicular air pollution, we need not achieve that goal by neglecting our very necessary highways and bridges.
Joseph Rudoph Wood's "botched" execution last week has fanned the flames of the unending debate over whether vicious killers should suffer as they die for their crimes.
While the Obama administration is taking steps to reduce the use of fossil fuels in the United States, a growing demand for coal has energy companies shipping more fuel overseas.
U.S. energy companies have been sending America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, which could be causing a variety of consequences.
For those concerned about the chemicals we put on our bodies, sunblock represents a double-edged sword.
Unlike a proposed settlement in a similar lawsuit against the NFL, this deal stops short of setting aside money to pay players who suffered brain trauma.
The Missouri Public Service Commision says the proposal would increase the fee on an average residential customer's electric bill to $51.7 from the current $3.63 a month.
The study points to a disturbing trend: The share of Americans in collections has remained relatively constant, even as the country as a whole has whittled down the size of its credit card debt since the official end of the Great Recession in the middle of 2009.
About one hundred spectators gathered Sunday in a roadside field at what is believed to be a grave containing the bodies of eight or nine Confederate and Union soldiers, killed during the deadliest Civil War battle in Callaway County.
Jerry Wade served on the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission for 15 years and as Fourth Ward City Councilman for one term. Wade also was active with The Audubon Society of Missouri and Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative Foundation.
Nicholas Raheem Thomas was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole, plus 20 years for armed criminal action.
In a report by the Office of State Courts Adminstrator, Boone County was ranked worst in Missouri for inequality in referring minority students to juvenile justice authorities.
Area religious leaders and experts on the Middle East called for a cease-fire throughout the region, urging U.S. leaders to help stop the conflict.
Columbia's Carl Edwards will change teams for next NASCAR season.
Elizabeth Charlene St. Aubin of Columbia, known by friends as "Charlie" and by several family members as "Boo," died July 26, 2014. She was 76.
Elizabeth Charlene St. Aubin of Columbia died Saturday, July 26, 2014. She was 76.
Jerry Lee Wade, 73, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Columbia. He was born January 29, 1941, in Mason City, Iowa.
Columbia police say that a 36-year-old Jefferson City man assaulted a 15-year-old umpire volunteering at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday night