University of Missouri System president resigns amid criticism of handling of racial issues.
University system president Tim Wolfe, Gov. Jay Nixon among those to weigh in
The University of Missouri football team will refrain from practicing until Missouri graduate student Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike comes to an end. Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel tweeted a photo this morning of the entire team — coaches and white players included — with the caption “The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players. #ConcernedStudent1950 GP.”
Columbia resident Laquent Palmer was arrested for shooting a man in the face in the Westview Heights area just outside Jefferson City Saturday evening.
Missouri football players announced on Twitter that they will not participate in team activities until the university president resigns, a move designed to join forces with a black graduate student who is holding a hunger strike.
Sgt. Randy Henry, a 29-year veteran of the state Water and Highway patrols, has retired. Henry had challenged the Patrol's plan to discipline him for "misconduct," based on a complaint from Osage County Prosecutor Amanda Grellner.
Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer's single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night to earn their second straight trip to the World Series.
A water main break at a busy Jefferson City intersection is causing traffic congestion as repairs are underway.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant consideration" of the circumstances but without explaining further.
‘Procedural irregularities’ by commission cited
Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled officials didn't follow the required procedures to discipline Dixon's peace officer's license.
Jury in second trial takes just over 3 1/2 hours to reach guilty verdict in Everhart's arson trial.
The latest on the Missouri legislative session occurring Wednesday to consider overriding vetoes made by Gov. Jay Nixon.
A Jefferson City man who had been drinking was found dead Sunday morning in the Osage River, Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon confirmed.
Lake Ozark-based Batter’s Box, local musician to host fundraiser
Musician Monte Davidson and the owners of the Batter’s Box Eatery Pub, Jeff and Stacey Coats, have organized a benefit for the family of the children who died in the Osage Beach condo fire Tuesday night. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Lake Ozark restaurant.
Police report bystander shot during car theft
Two men are in custody after they allegedly shot a bystander near Millersburg, stole a vehicle and led police on a 150-mile car chase to Hickory County, where it ended in a gun battle with police that left the two suspects wounded.
A Jefferson City woman was shot in the upper chest after an altercation at a grocery store parking lot Monday afternoon.