First ward councilwoman sponsors a bill that would raise legal age limit for purchase of tobacco products to 21, and another bill to ban smoking of e-cigarettes indoors.
County government officials say there are no park funds remaining in the budget, meaning there are more obstacles to cleaning up historic site than just its ankle-high grass and fallen trees.
The city is proposing an ordinance that will permit MU to enforce its smoking policy on city streets within campus.
Ridership figures for Columbia's new public transit system, CoMO Connect, show early success.
These are the first two reports of rape during the 2014-2015 academic year. On Sept. 9, campus police reported a sexual assault near Jesse Hall.
Deadlines for pretrial procedures were extended by U.S. Circuit Judge Nanette Laughrey.
Candy Sall was surprised to find she broke a world record with her bow and arrows at the U.S. National Flight Championship.
The Missouri Students Association emailed a video titled "Enough is Enough" to MU students Tuesday morning along with a letter that encouraged students to attend Safe Mizzou 2014's Personal Safety Fair. The video features students and administrators speaking out against sexual violence and assault in the MU community.
A concert by mbira artists Fradreck Mujuru and Erica Azim will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday evening at First Presbyterian Church, 16 Hitt St. MU English professor and mbira player Anand Prahlad, who organized the event, hopes the concert will bring awareness to the African instrument and the culture surrounding it.
Julie Nichols, manager for instructional technology for Columbia Public Schools, said the devices are intended to prepare them for their transition into middle school.
Safety enhancements along College Avenue were approved by City Council on Monday night.
The trash bag voucher program and Columbia Access Television both secured funding.
Critics have called for Prosecutor Bob McCulloch to either step aside or for Gov. Jay Nixon to appoint a special prosecutor, citing concerns about whether McCulloch could fairly oversee the case.
Fifty-four percent of U.S. adults have abdominal obesity, up from 46 percent in 1999-2000, researchers reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A spokeswoman for Attorney General Chris Koster said Tuesday that he won't ask the state Supreme Court to hear the case following Monday's decision by an appeals court panel.
A premiere is planned for Oct. 2 in Cape Girardeau where part of the movie was filmed. The movie opens in theaters nationwide Oct. 3.
The family of the 17-year-old issued a statement Monday seeking an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department.
Not only did the number of veto overrides set a single-year record, it nearly doubled the total amount that had succeeded since 1820, when Missouri was still a territory.