Tigers forward eager for new basketball season

Missouri forward Leo Lyons had a big summer playing in a pro-am league and hopes that success continues with the Tigers' men's basketball team this season.

Moberly man dies in crash at U.S. 63 railroad crossing

The 64-year-old man died after his vehicle hit a gasoline tanker-truck stopped at the COLT railroad crossing and veered into a median.

Improvement key for Rock Bridge runner

Rock Bridge's Ben Keown spent is summer running extra miles in hopes of improving his times for the fall cross country season.

Bruins soccer team nets key win

Nondrinkers break college stereotypes

A small percentage of MU students do not drink. These unique students describe their motivations.

New elementary school could cause redistricting

The construction of Columbia’s new elementary school could cause the redistricting of five other elementary schools, officials said Thursday.

MOHELA audit reveals ‘excessive’ spending

State Auditor Susan Montee said MOHELA's excessive spending on benefits and gifts for top executives went unnoticed because there was little oversight of the agency.

Columbia College volleyball team<br>handles Missouri Baptist

The Columbia College volleyball team kept its perfect American Midwest Conference record intact Thursday.

Volunteers from Columbia city boards and commissions honored

The City of Columbia honored the volunteer members of the city’s 37 boards and commissions on Thursday night.

Jury decides sex offender needs indefinite mental health care

A Boone County jury ruled Thursday that a Columbia man — convicted more than a decade ago in a sexual assault case — is a violent predator and should be held indefinitely at a Missouri Department of Mental Health facility in Farmington.

The case of the missing peace pipe

An old MU-Oklahoma football tradition involved the smoking of a peace pipe at halftime. Now, the pipe is missing and the tradition has been abandoned.

MU administrators plan to meet with faculty about salaries

Meetings between faculty and administrators are expected to focus on salaries and a strained budget.

Conservation Department plans tours of Hartsburg nature area

People going to the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival this weekend will have the opportunity to explore a new conservation area, as well.

Drug raid leads to arrest

Columbia police entered the residence 1105 Jefferson St. while serving a drug-related warrant.

Suspect sought in Park Avenue shooting

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 24-year-old Malcolm D. Redmon, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action in connection with Tuesday's shooting.

Charity horse show raises money for multiple organizations

The Calvary Episcopal Charity Horse show began Thursday and will continue through Sunday.

City plans bike lanes, medians for Forum-Stadium intersection

The intersection project is designed is estimated to cost $200,000-$300,000 and is one of eight projects under consideration.

Columbia man arrested in child porn case

Randall Nienkamp’s arrest culminates a 3-month child pornography investigation by the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force.

Homeland Security head to speak in Fulton

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is slated to speak Wednesday afternoon at Westminster College in Fulton.

Boone County resident stricken with salmonella after eating pot pie

The state health department are examining whether pot pies from a ConAgra plant in Marshall is connected to 13 salmonella cases in Missouri.