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Dispatches from the Roots ‘n Blues ‘n BBQ Festival

The Missourian's reporters are kicking around the city’s biggest party, talking with visitors, vendors and musicians. Here are their dispatches.

A smoking good time

The night before the Roots ‘n Blues ‘n BBQ Festival, cooks rested before the hot competition ahead.

NTSB lists tall grass as factor in July helicopter crash

Pilot error and tall grass caused a July helicopter crash in north Columbia, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Smokin' good time

Music from the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival is shaking buildings in downtown Columbia, and the air is heady with pungent barbeque. Our reporters are kicking around the city's biggest party, talking with visitors, vendors and musicians. Here are their dispatches:

Two-foot-long alligator caught, killed in MU’s South Farm Lake

Missouri Department of Conservation reinforces why people should not release exotic animals into the wild.

Riding for a cause

At 7 a.m. Saturday, the ribbon was cut to begin the 23rd Annual “Express Scripts MS Bike Ride 2007,” and in the few hours that followed, more than 3,000 cyclists began the first day of the ride near the Midway Expo center.

Residents robbed at knifepoint in central Columbia

Two men were robbed in their home at knifepoint Friday morning. The suspect stole their car and proceeded to crash into a house while attempting to avoid arrest.

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