Three student-housing developers have agreed to fund the sewage, electric and water utility improvements that would otherwise hold up their projects. The Columbia City Council will read through the agreement Wednesday.
Now through the end of the month, Missouri Department of Transportation workers will be patching up reported potholes within 24 hours.
Columbia Second Chance has received an $8,320 grant through the Humane Society of the United States to train older and large-breed dogs with behavioral issues to help make them more adoptable.
The Columbia School Board discussed partnering with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to build a nature-based school in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.
Monday's 70 degree temperatures will last through Tuesday. A possibility of light snow is forecast for Wednesday.
The number of Native American students enrolled at MU has been decreasing over the past five years. Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of MU's total student population.
Shirley Breeze, the state chair of the Missouri Women's Network, said that the organization hopes to raise the funds by late August or early September. In a press release, the group asks women from around the state to come forward and donate to the tribute to this female trailblazer.
A score of three is seen as “qualified” or capable of college level work. In Missouri, fewer than 10 percent of seniors who took AP Exams earned a three or above.
Warm air from the southwest is causing warmer temperatures in the area, but the warmth won't last long.
Ryan Ferguson's attorneys filed a complaint in U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, on Monday, accusing eight current and former Columbia Police officers; former Boone County Prosecutor Kevin Crane and two investigators; the city of Columbia and Boone County of violating Ferguson's civil rights by building a murder case against him despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.
Alex Killy, 27, was arrested Sunday after a woman said he tried running her car off Scott Boulevard. Since January, Killy has been charged in four felonies.
More than a dozen Columbia residents shaved their heads Saturday night to raise money and show solidarity for Aiden Taylor, a second-grader battling brain cancer.
The Missouri State Tax Commission estimates the change could mean about 10 cents more tax per acre. Property taxes are calculated by taking the productive value, multiplying it by 12 percent and then multiplying that figure by the local tax rate.
Amid the confusion, officials involved in the search say the Malaysian jet may have made a U-turn, adding one more level of uncertainty to the effort to find it. They even suggest that the plane could be hundreds of kilometers from where it was last detected.
This year's bitter winter temperatures and storms caused hiccups in supply, demand, price and accessibility of natural gas.
Missouri authorized more than $2.5 billion in tax credits that helped finance about 47,000 low-income housing units since 1998, the audit said. Yet most of that money has not actually gone toward construction.
Elephants can decide if a person is a threat based on his or her voice, distinguishing between age, gender and ethnicity.
Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed 4 million to 5 million pigs nationwide, or about 4 percent of the pigs that would go to market later this year
With just three weeks left to enroll on the new insurance exchanges, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, finds that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus far in 2014, down from 17.1 percent for the last three months — or calendar quarter— of 2013.
Alyssa Bustamante pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to life with the chance of parole for the slaying of a 9-year-old neighbor.