John Cauthorn, Stephen Webber, Chris Kelly, Paul Quinn, and Mary Still were elected to the General Assembly.
Republican Ed Robb campaigned on a platform of reducing the salaries of Boone County's elected officials.
Christopher Dwyer, Libertarian candidate for the 9th Congressional District, received 22 percent of the vote during Tuesday's election, which is considered a rare occurrence for third-party candidates.
James Pezold pleaded guilty to four counts of second degree assault and first degree tampering with a motor vehicle for an incident at a Walmart in 2009.
The planned office building, Leawood Plaza, will be built in a residential area replacing three homes on a 0.9-acre lot.
The plan, which will guide development east of Columbia, can be used by the council as a more comprehensive basis for considering development proposals.
The council unanimously approved the concepts for the art in the new City Hall building at its Monday meeting. The art will reside on the second and third floors.
Thumper Entertainment produced its fourth Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival this year and paid the city more than $30,000 for extra police and trash service for the festival.
Want a passport or a marriage license but don't have your birth certificate? Here's how to find a copy.
Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren made her turnout projection Friday based on the number of absentee ballots cast and the number of new voters registered.
The ethics reform bill Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law this year divided the Missouri General Assembly along party lines.
Police officers and experts from across America bring up the pros and cons of Taser usage.
City and state officials said cinders are used during severe storms because they provide better traction and cinders save money because they don't cost anything.
Rep. Chris Kelly and Ed Robb both received donations from Rex Sinquefield.
Under the current system, county officials rely on legislators to lobby the General Assembly for permission to take actions not spelled out in state statutes.
Six regional public defender offices have refused new cases in the past several months after hitting maximum caseloads.
Boone County contributes an excess of $100,000 annually to a state fund to boost deputy sheriff salaries but is unable to access that fund for its own office.
With less than a week before the general election, law enforcement agencies and a group opposing Taser use are ramping up their arguments for and against.
The Citizens Police Review Board heard from five people about a complaint involving excessive force used by a police officer in December 2009 at Nephew's Night Life.
Candidates for the 21st, 23rd and 24th districts explain their views on higher education funding in Missouri.