PHOTO GALLERY: Cougars defeat Culver-Stockton College

Columbia College defeats Culver-Stockton College in a three-match victory at the Columbia College Arena on Wednesday.

Attack on Syria anticipated

When it comes to Syria, the Obama administration is sure about one thing: President Bashar Assad's government must be punished for a deadly chemical weapons attack it says killed more than 1,400 civilians, including at least 400 children.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harrisburg victorious in 1st football game

The Bulldogs play their inaugural football game against Tipton's Cardinals on Tuesday at Harrisburg High School. The Bulldogs won 14-12.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri slaying case might depend on property rights

The case against James Crocker is the latest to spotlight "castle doctrine" laws, which allow the use of deadly force to protect property.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Marathon Man' participates in Heart of America Marathon

Trent Morrow of Sydney is trying to break the world record for the number of marathons completed in one year, which is 114. The Heart of America Marathon was his 99th of 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia family enjoys Labor Day fishing trip

The Abbott family went fishing on Labor Day at Cooper's Landing.

PHOTO GALLERY: Runners make a splash at Epic Mud Run

Participants in Sunday's Epic Mud Run in Columbia ran five kilometers through the mud and won mugs to commemorate the experience.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle High wins its first football game

The Battle High School Spartans defeated the Bears of Kansas City's East High School with a score of 56-6. It was the first football game in Battle High's history.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Murray State in season opener

Missouri opened up the 2013 season with a 58-14 blowout victory over Murray State.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman football falls to Lee's Summit North

The Hickman football team lost Friday to Lee's Summit North, 27-16.

PHOTO GALLERY: After 2011 injury, Henry Josey returns to starting lineup

After a 2011 knee injury benched him for the rest of his sophomore season, Missouri tailback Henry Josey is back on the starting lineup for Saturday's game against Murray State.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lange Middle School moves former classroom trailers

Columbia Public Schools moved four trailers from Lange Middle School on Thursday. The district, which typically uses the trailers as classrooms, decided to auction them off two years ago as part of its reorganization.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia workers protest for wage raises

Workers gathered Thursday at the Hardee's on Providence Road and the Taco Bell on Nifong Boulevard to protest for higher wages.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia seniors shoot pool

Three Columbia seniors get together Tuesday to play pool, a favorite activity for the men at the Columbia Senior Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Trailblazers train for upcoming season

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School football team practices Tuesday for the 2013 season

PHOTO GALLERY: Visitors commemorate March on Washington at State Capitol

The Missouri State Capitol hosted a Freedom March on Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The event was held to celebrate and honor King's leadership of the civil rights movement.

PHOTO GALLERY: Let Freedom Ring ceremony commemorates 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Thousands return to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and to participate in the Let Freedom Ring ceremony.

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back to the March on Washington

Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a civil rights protest led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., which culminated in the famous "I Have A Dream" speech. These file photos look back at the march on Aug. 28, 1963.

PHOTO GALLERY: Families get acquainted with Battle High School

Teachers, students and family members get acquainted with Battle High School during the school's open house Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Girls audition for Battle High School dance team

Girls at Battle High School demonstrate their dancing abilities at tryouts for the Sparklers, the school dance team, on Tuesday at the Battle High School Performing Arts Center.