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3 Texas deaths underscore dangers of storm chasing

Published Mar. 29 2017

As a powerful storm system swept across Texas, storm chasers raced to record its fury and witness a tornado. But...

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

Published Mar. 29 2017

Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating...

Woman strikes US Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Published Mar. 29 2017

A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on...

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

Published Mar. 29 2017

Three storm chasers were killed when their vehicles collided at a rural crossroads during severe West Texas storms on Tuesday.

Seizing the green in greenways

Published Mar. 29 2017

The Missouri Rock Island Trail (MoRIT) organization held its annual meeting Tuesday night in the Cedar City Room.

County funds short of city Capitol Avenue request

Published Mar. 29 2017

The Cole County Commission on Tuesday approved a maximum contribution of $600,000 in half-cent capital improvement sales tax money for...

House passes adult high school bill

Published Mar. 29 2017

Adult Missourians without a high school diploma may have a new opportunity to earn one.

New path for children with psychosis

Published Mar. 29 2017

Pathways Community Health in Jefferson City is one of three mental health sites in the state participating in a federal...

1st Ward candidates tackle HCJ issues

Published Mar. 29 2017

With less than a week before municipal elections, the Historic City of Jefferson conducted a candidate forum in the 1st...

Holts Summit may annex roads

Published Mar. 29 2017

Holts Summit may soon annex a 1.65-mile stretch of two roads, including County Road 4036 and part of County Road...

Green again blocks hog farm vote

Published Mar. 29 2017

Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green has again blocked the Clean Water Commission's plans to vote on a proposed hog...

Cole County Commission backs United Airline deal

Published Mar. 29 2017

By a 2-1 vote, the Cole County Commission approved an agreement to help guarantee United Airlines' profit in its first...

Baltimore police show jarring footage of SWAT shooting

Published Mar. 29 2017

Body camera video captured a scene rarely made public: a Baltimore SWAT supervisor ordering an officer to kill a...

Campus free-speech zones face new scrutiny, lawsuit

Published Mar. 29 2017

On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. Supporters call...

Former Army medic arrested for vandalism at Colorado mosque

Published Mar. 29 2017

Police arrested a former Army medic after a vandal broke windows and left a Bible at a Colorado mosque —...

Cyanide device on US land broke agency policy

Published Mar. 29 2017

A cyanide device for killing coyotes that spewed the poison on a boy and killed his dog was set up...

On Muslims' agenda: Fight US proposals to ban Sharia law

Published Mar. 29 2017

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided.

Girl gets cellphone back thanks to quick-thinking deputy

Published Mar. 29 2017

A 4-year-old girl has her cellphone back due to quick work by Florida sheriff's deputies.

ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

Published Mar. 29 2017

A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child...

Fulton City Council votes for consent agenda

Published Mar. 29 2017

The Fulton City Council adopted a new, streamlined format during its Tuesday night meeting. Known as a consent agenda, items...

Get the skinny on obesity

Published Mar. 29 2017

Obesity is a weighty problem in Callaway County with more than a third of adults classified as obese, according to...

Callaway 2 Water District to shut off water

Published Mar. 29 2017

Officials of the Callaway 2 Water District warn customers will be without water starting at 8 a.m. today.

Search on for missing Missouri River camper

Published Mar. 29 2017

A search is underway for Christopher E. Preuitt, 35. He is reported to have been camping along the Missouri River,...