Capitol overhaul, LU and Linn State top area projects
Sometime in the next couple of years, the Thomas Jefferson statue, the Capitol’s south steps and the protective roof all will disappear so work crews can repair major problems with the Capitol’s foundation.
‘Give kids a good start’
Aim of public hearing is improving higher education in Missouri
The Cole County Commission has approved working with Jefferson City officials on design work to address traffic congestion at U.S. 54 and Stadium Boulevard.
The fifth annual Midwest March for Life is Saturday morning.
Police return boy to Prenger center in short time
A former branch manager of a Fulton company was sentenced in federal court this week for a $576,000 mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme, according to a press release from Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.
Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon has appealed the state Public Safety department decision to revoke his law officer’s license.
A bill to create incentives for Missouri’s dairy farmers has won approval from state senators.
Down by nine points with 31/2 minutes left, the message was simple for the Southern Boone girls basketball team.
A crash between a private vehicle and a Morgan County Sheriff’s Department prisoner transport van left four occupants in the van with moderate injuries.
A man was shot several times during his granddaughter’s first birthday party at a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in suburban St. Louis, the consequence of a simmering custody dispute, police said.
With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won’t get them vaccinated.
Gov. Jay Nixon says as many as 30 Missourians will accompany a trade mission in March to Cuba.
A southeast Missouri man is facing charges for allegedly beating an amputee in the face with a hammer and stealing his prescription medications.
Approaching their jobs from opposite angles
PHOENIX — Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he’s C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime movie. Or, as defensive lineman Michael Bennett puts it, “He has that Benjamin Button effect on everyone.”
Must-see TV in Super Bowl on Sunday
PHOENIX — On some point Sunday it will happen. At least everyone hopes it happens. The biggest, most athletic tight end in football will be running downfield and be met in a full-speed collision with the hardest-hitting strong safety in the game today.
Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean made history Thursday, first matching and then surpassing the 5,209-mile official world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon.
Credit card data isn’t quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says.
A man charged in a shooting that seriously injured a Springfield police officer pleaded not guilty Thursday.
A white northwest Missouri man is charged with felony assault after he allegedly confronted a black waitress as she served him breakfast.