Debate continues over need for civilian review board

The Citizen Oversight Committee heard both sides Thursday on whether or not citizens need to oversee the Columbia Police Department.

Youth event postponed, but Crayton still sees a need

The First Ward’s youth discussion has been postponed, but First Ward Councilwoman Almeta Crayton advocates the importance of listening to the youths themselves.

Q&A with ESPN’s John Anderson

Kansas a different challenge for MU men’s basketball team

The Tigers haven’t lost a home game yet this year, but the Jayhawks are probably the most talented team on the Tigers’ schedule.

Lyons loosens up around teammates on MU men’s basketball team

Missouri’s tallest player can be shy, but take Leo Lyons out of the limelight and more of his personality is revealed.

MU women’s basketball team up against tough competition

The statistical leaders atop the Big 12 Conference’s women’s basketball charts read like a who’s who in the game today.

13 weather-related accidents reported Thursday

A rapid, early morning change in weather caught drivers off guard Thursday morning, resulting in 13 accidents in Boone County.

Columbia Housing Authority opens residential minimarts

New stores in the Bear Creek and Lincoln/Unity apartment complexes will serve residents and provide on-the-job training.

Five file for fire district seats

The deadline to file for a seat on the Boone County Fire District is approaching and five people have already filed.

Program will examine family relationships

A new program for low-income families who want to learn better relationship skills will begin next month.

Three in the running for hospital trustee slots

Former Boone County Presiding Commissioner Keith Schnarre will challenge incumbent Fred Parry for a five-year term on the board that governs the county-owned Boone Hospital Center. Freshman incumbent Brian Neuner will seek a one-year term.

Missouri senator takes aim at Kansas Jayhawk

The proposed legislation would make the Kansas mascot a hunted bird in Missouri.

Armed robbery attempted on baby sitter

An attempted armed robbery took place Wednesday in the 300 block of Sanford Avenue while a 15-year-old was baby-sitting two children, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Teacher, community leader, organization honored for work in diversity

Two individual awards and one organizational award were presented before a sold-out crowd at the Columbia Values Diversity Celebration.

Oklahoma State rebounding derails Missouri women

The No. 18 Cowgirls (15-1, 3-0 Big 12) ruled the boards in a 76-41 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla.

Two people injured in accident on Providence Road

The driver of a car traveling south crossed the center line into the path of another vehicle, according to an account given by Columbia Police.

Take advantage of right to vote

People who don’t vote have no right to complain.

MU men's basketball team left behind

There were some no-shows in the MU men's basketball team's lineup Wednesday night, leaving DeMarre Carroll and Matt Lawrence to fend for themselves a Tigers’ loss at Iowa State.