Zoning commission votes to recommend calling streets ‘alleys’ instead of ‘ways’

The commission agreed to drop one proposed name after concerns about a violent connotation.

Cardinals’ woes continue

Houston beat St. Louis 18-1 on Thursday, dropping the Cardinals to 2-13 in their past 15 games.

Tigers know to be wary of lower division foes

Still mindful of Appalachian State's upset of Michigan, the Missouri football team wants to make sure it keeps its focus Saturday against Illinois State.

City Council approves increased cable franchise fee

The City Council approved an increased cable television franchise fee on Monday, but it didn’t decide exactly who will benefit from the extra funds.

Missouri golfer eager after offseason improvements

Peter Malnati, a junior on the MU golf team, says he is on the brink of greatness and wants to lead his team to nationals.

Oklahoma faces unique challenge against Tulsa

Oklahoma, the highest scoring team in the country, are set to play Tulsa, which has the fourth-highest number of offensive yards in the nation.

Historic nursery school wins grant for repairs

The $150,000 award has the potential to save Nora Stewart Memorial Nusery School — a school that’s been serving Columbia for over 70 years.

Residents pick promoting and controlling economic development as planning goal

The Community Choices Open House show that economic development is an area where citizens think the city can most improve.

Police arrest fourth suspect, search for another in home invasion

Columbia police are searching for a fifth adult suspect in connection with Tuesday’s home invasion in north Columbia.

Rams’ Tinoisamoa taking his time with injury

Depth at linebacker is allowing the Rams’ Pisa Tinoisamoa to rest an ankle injury that kept him from playing last week against San Fransisco.

Greinke solid as Royals starter

Zack Greinke pitched two-hit ball for eight innings, leading the Royals to a 3-0 win over the White Sox.

Environmental engineer says hype turns tap water into bottled water

John O’Connor plans to tell “The Story of Bottled Water” at the Missouri Water and Wastewater Conference. O'Connor's son, Tom, will also present at the conference.

Bottled Water Makes a Splash

A debate over bottled water is rippling across the country. Whether your water comes out of the tap or imported from Fiji, read this before you take another sip.

Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission member resigns

Eight-year veteran Mike Holden resigns from the Planning and Zoning Commission because he’s moving out of town, creating a vacancy on the advisory panel.

Missouri says schools receive adequate funding

A judge ruling on the school funding case between the state and some school districts agrees with the state it exceeds funding requirements, but has yet to issue his formal ruling.

Southeast Columbia home burglarized

No injuries were reported, but a laptop was stolen from the home.

Owner of Tiger Cleaners says success is in customer service

Steve Pohl left the world of banking over 13 years ago to start a cleaning business. He shares his takes on running a business and what he has learned in that time.

Garage fire in central Columbia damages apartment

The Columbia Fire Department had responded to report of a natural gas odor two and a half hours earlier.

Clarifying the Big Muddy for Missourians

The Big Muddy will reveal some of her secrets during the Big Muddy Wildlife Float Sept. 29. Representatives from various agencies and organizations will give presentations during the trip to explain their efforts in restoring the river.

For one man, newspaper corral more than mere annoyance

An attorney’s angst over a newspaper corral outside his building has prompted the city to try to address the problem without violating First Amendment protections or the wishes of other businesses.