Marci Mitchell was shocked to find a fresh dent in her red Hyundai on Thursday, but the person who hit her parked car left a gift — the other vehicle's license plate.
More than 2,500 students in Columbia will receive a $100 debit card for having perfect attendance throughout the five-week summer school program that ended July 13.
The visit helped the committee come up with goals for the city's third comprehensive high school.
A Columbia couple in their 80s had to be extricated from their overturned sport utility vehicle after colliding with a minivan in north Columbia on Friday morning.
I wondered: Would it be hard for two white journalists from the Columbia Missourian to cover a black conference? Beyond that, I pondered the question every reporter asks: Will I get a good story?
The goal is to have the finalists chosen by the end of August.
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, John Edwards and Dennis Kucinich outlined plans encouraging change in American policy.
Before the Missouri Theatre closes for a 10-month renovation and expansion, there were a few more announcements today.
Sen. Claire McCaskill and others working to pay off old campaign debts could benefit if the state Supreme Court follows the state’s suggested model for reinstating Missouri’s campaign contribution limits.
A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy resigned today after being accused of sodomizing a 15-year-old girl in a Sibley park.
Just four days after it was caught, John Young’s famed albino catfish died before it could be transferred to a tank at the Tennessee Aquarium.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former tanning salon owner on eight child pornography charges for allegedly videotaping underage female customers with a hidden camera.
Police said Thursday they are trying to determine the identity of cremated remains in a popcorn tin that ended up in front of a home in the southwest Missouri town.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday night voted down the latest medicinal marijuana bill, which sought to keep residents of states that allow marijuana for medicinal purposes safe from federal raids.
In front of his own grill, 10-year-old Sam Thurman, of Columbia, approaches barbecue as more than just a meal. It’s a delicacy that requires knowledge, good taste and a flare for cooking. He doesn’t just sit back and watch.
Welder Denis Yates had lost everything before he moved to Missouri in 2000. But he's built a new career drawing on 18th-century blacksmithing techniques, skills you can find on display at the Boone County Fair.
A 2003 lawsuit against Dillard’s in Columbia, which appears likely to go to trial, contains allegations that “suggest a larger pattern of race based harassment,” wrote Judge Diana Murphy of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in the court’s opinion released last week.
Sandra Smith stood under a red-and-white tent Thursday afternoon that housed a petting zoo at the Boone County Fair. The hay-filled, white cages that surrounded her held some unexpected creatures, such as Bendy the kangaroo, Mowgli the 70-year-old tortoise and an emu that preferred the company of goats.
The Boone County Fire Protection District board of directors has closed its meetings twice as often since Jan. 1 than it did in 2006, as it deals with personnel and legal issues.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and five other speakers agreed Thursday at a national convention that closing the economic gap between blacks and whites is the most important issue facing blacks today.