Gov. Jay Nixon visited Rock Bridge Memorial State Park to praise the program, which is accepting applications for summer jobs.
Organizers of a workshop held in Columbia on Tuesday said that hospitality workers are particularly valuable in recognizing possible warning signs of abuse.
In the first day of the trial of Anthony Tyree Graves, a witness testified that the victim, 17-year-old Deaudre Johnson, wasn't the intended target of the shooter.
The online petition will be delivered to local council leaders before the Boy Scouts' national meeting in Dallas, where members will vote on whether to end the ban on gay Scouts.
Take a look at a short stop-motion video showing MU students and Columbia residents enjoying warm weather before temperatures drop later in the week.
A fire consumed over a third of Ron Pierson's detached garage Tuesday afternoon.
The free event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Launer Auditorium. For those who cannot attend, the panel will be streamed live on a website hosted by the college.
Walnut Street between College Avenue and Orr Street will be closed to all through traffic from May 6 to 12 to allow for construction and utility work.
Foster dogs Gertie and Maude will be ready for adoption after Stephens College's production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" wraps up Friday evening.
A man entered the store at 900 Conley Road on Tuesday morning armed with a handgun and demanded money.
Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Oak Street on Monday in reference to a report that shots had been fired.
Actress Dawn Wells, alumna of Stephens College, visited her alma mater Monday while filming a documentary for the 50th anniversary of "Gilligan's Island," where she played Mary Ann Summers.
Despite federal budget cuts that have grounded many aerial demonstration teams, the Salute to Veterans Memorial Day air show will go on.
It is estimated that nearly 2,569 pounds of unwanted or expired medications — close to 911,000 pills — have been collected in Boone County since June 2010.
The barbecue pit room at Buckingham Smokehouse Bar-B-Q in Columbia caught fire Monday just before 4 p.m. The fire was contained to the brick room, though smoke was seen inside the restaurant.
Rudy Perez Jr. is accused of killing a fellow patient at Truman Veterans Hospital in February. He has entered a plea of not guilty by means of mental disease or defect.
The annual forum updates the public on the progress of the goals of "One Mizzou: 2020 Vision for Excellence."
The investigation revealed three men armed with handguns forced open the front door of the apartment.
The city of Columbia provides statistics on the number of traffic and parking violations issued each year.
Lucky's Farmers Market announced that the store is planning to come to the former Osco Building this fall. The Missourian took a look at the reviews of the store's location in Boulder, Colo., and also found some information about current pricing at that store in comparison to other Boulder markets.