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UPDATE: Suspect in 6-year-old's shooting death caught after manhunt

Scottie A. Willet, 27, was arrested after an early morning manhunt in Callaway and Pettis counties. Willet was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action Thursday

Opus lawyers say lawsuit against city meant to ruin housing project

Opus lawyers argued Thursday the restraining order blocking the project from getting building and demolition permits has nothing to do with residents civil rights lawsuit against the city that caused a judge to issue it.

Assessment data shows widening achievement gap for Columbia Public Schools

Missouri assessment data released on Friday highlights a widening achievement gap. Columbia's MAP test, a yearly test taken statewide, saw some positive advances but showed its subgroup is falling behind.


HIGH SCHOOL LOWDOWN: Columbia teams battle heat in practices

The Fr. Tolton Catholic High School football team struggles in the heat on Tuesday with temperatures reaching the mid-90s during practice.

TOLTON |The Tolton football team pushed through heat indexes in the triple digits this week as it prepare for Friday's game against Lutheran St. Charles at 7 p.m.

BATTLE| In 2013, the Spartans were not eligible for the playoffs so the team used that time to build the program's foundation, as well as to learn from mistakes.

HICKMAN| As Friday night's game approaches, Hickman looks to stop Lee's Summit's Drew Lock with a flurry of different coverages and blitz packages.

ROCK BRIDGE| The Bruins' focus turns to De Smet Jesuit High School after their loss the first week.


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