Two days before he was scheduled to go on trial for the murder of his mother, a Columbia man was found dead early Sunday morning in a wildlife area in Howard County, an apparent suicide.
More than 100 men, women and children of different races joined hands Monday night to form a circle that stretched from wall to wall of the gym at Frederick Douglass High School in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Following a prayer emphasizing unity, the group lit candles and marched to St. Luke United Methodist Church, where they were greeted by a choir singing “We Shall Overcome.”
KANSAS CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt asked Attorney General Jay Nixon on Monday to bring civil or criminal charges against AmerenUE in the collapse of the Taum Sauk reservoir.
With 75 seconds left, a win seemed improbable at best. With 0.4 seconds left it seemed impossible.
When an opponent has the chance to end the game with free throws, a feeling of helplessness can overcome defenseless players waiting on the block.
The Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team is expecting an evenly-matched game between two strong teams. And it expects to be ready.
KANSAS CITY — After home teams went unbeaten in the first week of Big 12 Conference play, the conference’s coaches talked about how hard it is to win on the road.
A 78-year-old woman was robbed of her purse at gunpoint and then hit on the head with a gun by a man wearing a ski mask on Monday morning in the parking lot of Moser’s Discount Foods on Business Loop 70 West.
New City Manager Bill Watkins is activating a direct telephone line with the intention of further opening communication with Columbia residents.