Bad driving weather

The Columbia Police Department responded to reports of 97 traffic accidents on Monday, seven of which resulted in injury. The numbers peaked at 1 p.m. during the snow storm.

MU unveils Gaines' portrait

Gaines, a black man who fought for admission to MU’s law school, has been honored with a portrait in the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center.

Canadian sex therapist to bring information and entertainment to MU on Valentine's Day

Sue Johanson, of the nationally syndicated television show “Talk Sex with Sue Johanson,” is known for injecting riotous wit into her educational repertoire.

Otote steps up beyond her years

Freshman Jasmyn Otote has joined the starting lineup over the last few weeks after spending the better part of the season on the bench

Paul hits big shots in Columbia College win

Columbia College guard Keishell Paul hit the game-winning shot with less than a minute to play as the Columbia College women’s basketball team beat Illinois at Springfield.

Rock Bridge eases past Troy Buchanan

The Rock Bridge girls baksetball team defeated visiting Troy Buchanan on Tuesday night by the score of 73-21 behind five scorers in double figures.

Hickman Kewpies Win Final Game Before Districts

Columbia’s response to climate change will be discussed at forum

The meeting, featuring top city officials and environmental experts, is the first of its kind since the mayor signed the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement in July 2006.

Returning players to help contain Nebraska’s Maric

The last time Missouri played Nebraska, the team was without three suspended forwards to help contain Nebraska’s 6-foot-11 center Aleks Maric.

Hannah dismissed from basketball team

Stefhon Hannah was dismissed from the Missouri basketball team Tuesday, head coach Mike Anderson said in a news release.

Company sees bright future in its acetylene investment

Acetylene can be used as an alternative fuel and burns cleaner than gasoline, says Afuels’ director of research and development.

Student arrested on additional charges related to parking garage vandalism

Matthew D. Feldewerth was arrested on three counts of first-degree tampering related to vehicle vandalism and one count of first-degree tampering related to vandalism in the Virigina Avenue Housing Complex.

Beagle part-owned by Columbia man excels in Westminster Kennel Club dog show

Uno is a two-year-old beagle who is the first beagle since 1939 to win the hound group at the show. Now he is the first beagle to win best in show in this top competition.

Grammy nominee strives to tell a story

Columbian Milbre Burch attended the Grammy Awards ceremony, where she was reminded of the need for storytelling.

Teachers, staff asked to help trim budget

Teachers and staff in Columbia Public Schools were asked what they thought could be cut from the budget in an online survey that ended Tuesday.

True/False sells out of passes

While passes sold out for the documentary film festival, tickets may still be available at the Cherry Street Artisan or even the day of the show.

What’s up with that? Mediacom: Ice storm caused Internet service to go down

A severed fiber caused by icy weather caused an outage of Mediacom Internet service for parts of Columbia Monday night.

Hickman boys' basketball roster

Rock Bridge boys' basketball roster

Fire department warns against using dish cloth to extinguish grease fire

Do not use a damp dish cloth to put out a grease fire on your stove, according to a news release from the Columbia Fire Department. This method, demonstrated in a video put on by fire services in the U.K., is discouraged by the Fire Department.