September 18, 2013
MU Residential Life, Student Life and the Columbia Fire Department hosted the 13th annual Fire Factor event on Wednesday to demonstrate fire safety. A replica dorm room was set on fire and destroyed in 90 seconds to demonstrate how dangerous a dorm room fire can be.
Nathan Fleischmann raised money through Kickstarter, a popular online crowd funding platform, for Stadium Shoes, his business. A number of Columbia projects have become successful through Kickstarter.
September 17, 2013
The Bulldogs suffered their first ever loss, falling to Brookfield 14-10.
Missouri golfers play at the Columbia Regional Preview at The Club at Old Hawthorne on Tuesday.
The rains in Colorado have stopped, but thousands of people remained stranded on Tuesday by high water and washed out roads in the state.
September 16, 2013
Police and federal agents from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to the scene of a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning. At least six were killed in the rampage. One gunman has been confirmed dead and two might still be at large.
Thousands of bridges nationwide that are both "structurally deficient" and "fracture critical" carry more than 29 million drivers a day, and many were built more than 60 years ago.
September 15, 2013
To commemorate its 30th anniversary, the Islamic Center of Central Missouri held an open house for the public on Sunday. Mosque members taught visitors about Islamic culture with food, henna tattoos and a film screening.
Members of the Southern Boone High School marching band wore suicide prevention armbands during their performance Friday night, part of their remembrance of fellow band member Jacob Meadows.
September 14, 2013
The Chrome and Bacon car show brought a steady stream of vehicles to Woodcrest Chapel on Saturday.
Ted Collins and his wife, Heather Leidy, converted a garage into a gym where they train for strongman competitions. The family has opened up their gym to fellow competitors.
Performers, craftsmen and spectators were among those who flocked to the 8th annual Central Missouri Renaissance Festival on Saturday.
September 12, 2013
Freebirds World Burrito promised of a year's worth of free burritos to the first 25 people in line before the eatery's opening Thursday morning in Columbia.
Heavy rains sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns, forcing the University of Colorado to cancel classes, and leaving at least three people dead.
September 11, 2013
Don Asbee and his apprentices forge steel sculptures for the East Campus neighborhood Tuesday. Four sculptures were commissioned by the neighborhood association. Each will stand 8.5 feet tall with a quill pen and the letters E and C for East Campus.
Gun supporters with signs and flags gathered at the Capitol steps on Wednesday as the House debated the override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of House Bill 436. The House voted by the narrowest possible margin, 109-49, to override the veto and pass a bill that rejects federal laws limiting gun use.
The Missouri legislature met Wednesday to consider override votes on Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes of legislation from the 2013 session.
Gov. Jay Nixon visits Fairview Elementary School Wednesday morning. He congratulated Fairview students and teachers on having such a high Missouri School Improvement Program 5 score and for their constant hard work toward being one of leading elementary schools in the state.
September 10, 2013
Visitors gather Tuesday at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., to commemorate those who lost their lives there on Sept. 11, 2001. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Danyale and Lee Williams' Columbia home will be featured on Friday's episode of House Hunters.