Event coordinator Carla Marroquin said Columbia is vulnerable to human trafficking because it lies on an interstate and because of the high numbers of students who might lack funds.
The state arm of the Southern Baptist Convention said the Rev. David Tolliver's departure was immediate, and another leader will fill in as executive director until the organization names a permanent replacement.
The first of eight candles was lit Wednesday to celebrate Hanukkah.
Despite a new, state-of-the-art stadium and a beautiful, 50-degree, sun-filled day, Saturday's game had the lowest attendance in the four years the MU-KU football game has been played at the stadium.
Verna Laboy is an example to others to persevere when things are tough. To her friends she is “MIZ Verna” — Motivated, Inspired and Zealous.
The Mormon church is growing, and church leaders say that's largely due to young people like Tyler Hemenway and Sean Marett, two tidily dressed young men you may have seen on bikes or on foot in Columbia spreading the word.
The convention of Church of God in Christ, the nation's biggest black Pentecostal denomination, lasts through Monday in downtown St. Louis.
Mitch Sawyer owns the bright red house next to the railroad tracks. Sawyer doesn't live in the red house — there's not even furniture inside it. The red house is Sawyer's tailgate home.
The Tigers defeated Oklahoma, the No. 1 team in the BCS standings, 36-27.
Burke was among 24 new cardinals announced Wednesday by Pope Benedict XVI.
Interfaith Care for Creation hosted the Interfaith Community Picnic at Flat Branch Park on Sunday.
Stewart and Patti Humphry say their ministries provide a safe space for people to talk about living under Communism and enduring a revolution in 1956.
A new religious knowledge survey shows that atheists and agnostics know more about major world religions than any other group.
The fire happened Wednesday in Phelps County; no one was hurt.
IHOP has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City-based International House of Prayer for trademark dilution and infringement.
The International House of Pancakes sued the International House of Prayer last week for trademark dilution and infringement.
Eight leaders met Monday at a news conference, where they promoted respect and understanding of different religions.
Columbia Muslims join for prayer at the close of Ramadan and reflect on reaching out to non-Muslims and talking about their faith.
The convention begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Members of the group will end their meeting Friday evening with a baptism service.