Legislation filed in the Missouri General Assembly seeks to undo or pre-empt ordinances passed by local governments, including Columbia.
The Columbia City Council voted on Monday against protecting downtown buildings 50 or more years old from demolition for six months, clearing the way for the demolition of Shakespeare's.
Columbia City Council voted 5-2 in favor of establishing a Business Loop community improvement district Monday night.
The current Capital Improvement Sales Tax, passed in 2005, is a one-fourth cent sales tax that generates $6.3 million a year, adjusted for inflation. The sales tax expires on Dec. 31 of this year, and the 2015 ballot seeks to add a 10-year extension.
Police arrested 18-year-old Luke Kezekiya Kuol, a Hickman High School student, around 1 p.m. Monday for his alleged involvement in the assault Saturday on MU campus.
MU Alerts were sent out after police shot and killed an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night and during the search for two suspects in another armed robbery early Sunday morning. Two Clery releases were also emailed to university addresses Saturday.
Last year, lawmakers opposed to the Common Core required a review of the standards with the goal of replacing them with standards recommended by Missouri parents and teachers.
The city also plans to install a crosswalk with pedestrian push buttons and countdown timers at Garth and Worley.
Officers located a cartridge casing in the area.
When patrol officers arrived at the home in the 4600 block of Raspberry Ridge Drive, K-9s searched but didn't locate any suspects.
Users can see what registered hazardous waste producers are located near them. The database provides the names, addresses and size classifications of the waste creators, as well as contact information for each facility.
William Woods has now outscored Stephens 175-4 in the all-time series.
Children at UCP Heartland Child Development Center have a new play system with custom-designed blocks that allow them to build and rebuild their own playground.
Death notices for Rolla Grace, Bob Muse, Donna Linville, James Gonzalez, Virgil Nagel, Liam Hardaway, Evelyn Krick and Ronald Rosson.
Robert Muse of Columbia served in the Air Force and on the Columbia Police Department. He died April 11. He was 76.
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An MU School of Journalism 1985 graduate was among the prize winners. The late New York Times columnist David Carr was a finalist for commentary, which was won by the Houston Chronicle's Lisa Falkenberg for her columns about grand jury abuses.
The New York Times took home three of American journalism's top award, while the Los Angeles Times won two. The Washington Post and Wall Street Journal were also among the winners.
The voluntary recall Monday includes ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks and extends to retail outlets in Missouri as well as in more than 20 other states.
Kathleen Bradford of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill gives some tips to help kids swallow their medicine.