PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri basketball loses 14th out of 15

PHOTO GALLERY: Snow blankets Columbia

Snow started falling mid-afternoon on Saturday and continued throughout the day. Columbia is supposed to receive up to five inches by Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Center in St. Louis.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge falls to Helias

The Rock Bridge High School boys basketball team made a late run Friday night, but Helias walked away with a 55-53 win in Jefferson City.

PHOTO GALLERY: Crime scenes in Tyrone, Missouri

Police said Friday morning that seven people died and an eighth was wounded in a house-to-house rampage overnight in Tyrone, Missouri. The victims were found in four homes in Tyrone, about 40 miles north of the Arkansas line.

PHOTO GALLERY: Boonville Nordyne plant in its final days

The Nordyne facility in Boonville, which opened in 1979 and once employed almost 900 workers, will be down to 75 by the beginning of March. By August, the plant will be closed and production shifted to Saltillo, Mexico.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cuban cigar makers anticipate steep growth in on-island sales

With the U.S. now allowing travelers to bring back up to $100 worth of Cuban cigars for the first time in years, cigar makers are projecting on-island sales to double last year's figures.

PHOTO GALLERY: Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, famous for portraying Mr. Spock in the "Star Trek" series on film and television, died Friday in Los Angeles. He was 83.

PHOTO GALLERY: Melting Antarctic ice could affect world coastlines

Antarctic ice, specifically on the Antarctic peninsula, is melting rapidly as it comes into contact with warming oceans. Within a century or two, the melting ice could have a profound effect on the world's ocean levels and coastlines as a result.

PHOTO GALLERY: For Tolton athletes, offseason is the time for BARF

The Blazer Athletic Running and Fitness program, known as BARF, is run by Fr. Tolton Catholic High School's Pat Kelly and Mike Johnson. It was designed to keep athletes fit during the winter months between the fall and spring athletic seasons. "We work ‘em," Johnson said, "but the kids know what's good for them. They will take an extra hour after school to stay fit."

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College falls to William Woods at Southwell

The Columbia College Cougars took on the William Woods Owls on Thursday at Southwell Complex. The Owls flew away from the Cougars, winning 66-59.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton defeats Southern Boone 40-23 in semifinals

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School traveled to Mokane, Missouri, to take on Southern Boone High School in the District 8 semifinals. Tolton won 40-23.

GALLERY: Missouri State Auditor dies Thursday

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich dies Thursday morning in what police are calling an "apparent suicide."

GALLERY: Lee Elementary Silent Film/Silent Art Auction

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grades at Lee Expressive Arts Elementary prepared this week for the ninth annual Silent Film/Silent Art Auction.

PHOTO GALLERY: Allison D'Agostino perfects swim strokes

PHOTO GALLERY: Casey Lewis found guilty of first-degree murder

Casey Lewis waits for a recess to end during his first-degree murder trial at the Boone County Courthouse on Wednesday night. He is accused of having acted as a hit man in the murder of Brian Daniels in April 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: African Children's Choir performs at First Baptist Church while on national tour

Members of the African Children's Choir performed songs from their home continent and traditional American hymns Wednesday evening. The children are traveling the country to improve the public's understanding of issues involving the living conditions and education levels of orphaned youth in Africa.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jordan Reeves nurtures love of sports

Jordan Reeves has been in sports camps since she was three years old and maintains an active love of baseball and basketball.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri basketball breaks losing streak

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Florida 64-52 Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge basketball beats Battle

Rock Bridge High School boys basketball beat Muriel Williams Battle High School 77-60 on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: East Campus sculptures requested to be added to city collection

Four East Campus sculptures, which were donated by artist Don Asbee to the East Campus Neighborhood Association, have been requested to be added to the city's public art collection.