The Missouri Press Association says a bill that would severely limit records to crime scene images is detrimental to a free press and an open government.
Complaints against police officers are dropped if an officer leaves the police department. The Citizens Police Review Board is considering changing this protocol.
Wright, 66, was convicted in January of killing Columbia waitress Becky Doisy. He won't be eligible for parole for 12 years. His attorney is planning an appeal.
To view the images, a person would have to get written permission from the victim's family or a court order.
John Hufford, 50, killed two people, his wife and himself Saturday afternoon.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested four people after finding a methamphetamine lab Friday afternoon.
He was being held in the Boone County Jail without bond.
Police say contractors working on a nearby house found the body early Thursday. An autopsy will be performed in Columbia; the man has not yet been identified.
Data from MU show that men are more likely than women to be disciplined for breaking laws or school rules against alcohol and substance abuse. This likelihood is in line with a trend across the nation.
Police said the man was also involved in an incident of tailgating and yelling at another vehicle earlier on I-70 Drive Southwest.
The robber fled the Ramada Inn on Conley Road on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
Three men attempted a robbery at gunpoint after meeting a woman at an apartment on Demaret Drive for a transaction.
A woman faces several charges, including assault and burglary, after a physical encounter with her estranged husband, police say.
A man from Callaway County turned himself in to the Boone County Sheriff's Department. He is suspected of committing an armed robbery.
There were 16 reported burglaries during MU's spring break between March 26 and April 4. There were fewer commercial burglaries during the week than in 2010.
The new bill would mean harsher penalties and sue those convicted for more damages.
Nicole Palmer was sentenced Monday to five years of supervised probation in connection with the 2009 murder of Nicole Crumby at the Red Roof Inn. She was charged because she provided transportation to Blake Logan, who pled guilty to shooting Crumby.
A Senate Financial Committee approved the bill that would allow the City of St. Louis to take control of its police department over from the state.
The man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Mexico, Mo., Walmart was arrested on similar charges in Columbia.
Tyson A. Bartlett, 25, was arrested in connection with a robbery at the FastLane 66 convenience store on Roanoke Drive.