Following a six-hour long standoff with law enforcement Wednesday in northern Miller County, a Columbia man faces multiple charges of kidnapping, rape and sodomy.
Ameren Missouri customers will see a 4.7 percent rate increase for natural gas due to the bitterly cold winter season and increased heating demand, utility officials said Thursday.
A Missouri Department of Transportation worker has been honored for saving a woman from a burning home while he was plowing snow last month.
Father will bury Purple Heart with son
The family of a Jefferson City man whose body was recovered Tuesday will commemorate his life by starting a scholarship for students interested in the arts.
Republicans will work to revive abortion legislation in the Senate after the bill, which would triple the mandatory waiting period for the procedure, faltered Wednesday evening, its Senate sponsor said.
Ron Richard appears to be frustrated. After the state Senate spent about four hours Wednesday night discussing a bill about abortions — without taking any votes — the Senate’s floor leader said Thursday he’s thinking about using the “previous question” motion to force a vote.
Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor’s desk Thursday.
A recent study by the Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association found that Missouri Medicaid recipients who choose end-of-life hospice care have lower Medicaid costs than those who don’t.
River City Habitat for Humanity has received $40,000 from Thrivent Financial to build one home in Jefferson City.
After 18 years of searching for his family history, a Missouri man has found his half brother living just 80 miles away.
On Thursday at just after 1 a.m., Jefferson City police officers responded to the 900 block of Harding Avenue for an assault in progress involving a knife.
Senator urges ‘letter grades’ for school district report cards
Many students know the letters: A means you’re a good student; B means you’re pretty good; C means you’re average; D means you’re in trouble. And F means you’re failing the class.
Pre-kindergarten efforts can carry big return on investment
Proponents of early childhood education pushed lawmakers to expand state funding for pre-K programs at hearings in both chambers over the past week, and provisional and unaccredited districts could see additional pre-K money this budget cycle.
Snow, ice and bitter winds may be outside, but miniature waterfalls, woods and fantasy homes bring warmth to the entrance at Longfellows Garden Center in Centertown.
U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey this week dismissed the Jefferson City Public School District and two of its high school administrators as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed last summer.
Willy Vlautin, author of “The Free” will sign copies of his book at Downtown Book and Toy at noon April 18.
A Jefferson City man charged with robbing the McDonald’s restaurant on Jefferson Street last November has been placed on five years supervised probation.
A vote on whether the Cole County Commission should demolish the old County Jail and Sheriff’s House has been moved to April 16.
Jefferson City Convention & Visitors Bureau named Cyndy Schnieders and Steve Bohiken, both of Jefferson City, to its board of directors.
Cole County commissioners have let state officials know they would like to move the county health department into part of the current St. Mary’s Health Center between Missouri Boulevard and Bolivar Street.