District basketball tournaments start Monday

On the boys' side Rock Bridge is the top seed and receives a bye this week, while Hickman must win on the first day of the tournament to continue. Both Hickman and Rock Bridge's girls teams will have a bye in their tournament.

Hickman's Cox advances to final at state wrestling championships

Hickman wrestler Drae Cox advanced to the finals of his weight class with two wins today.

Prince leads Hickman girls to win over Jackson

Chastity Prince was 4-4 from the 3-point line as the Hickman girls basketball team defeated Jackson 57-30. This was the Kewpies final game before the District tournament.

MU softball drops two games in Las Vegas

The Tigers competed in the first day of the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic in Las Vegas.

From junior high to the national spotlight

Willa Wang, a 13-year-old from Ann Arbor, easily won her heat of the 200-meter butterfly preliminaries at the Missouri Grand Prix Friday.

Swimmers post fast times during the first day of the Missouri Grand Prix

The Missouri Grand Prix kicked off Friday with three pool records.

Rock Bridge girls' basketball roster

Rock Bridge wrestlers falter on day two of state finals

Rock Bridge had three wrestlers lose today in the state finals, with one still having a chance to place as high as third.

Horton, Hannah charged

Missouri guard Jason Horton and his former teammate, Stefhon Hannah, were charged with third-degree assault Friday in connection with a January fight at a late-night restaurant.

Columbia man arrested on charges of possession of child pornography

A 27-year-old Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography, according to a press release from the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force.

Eight arrested on drug-related charges

An early morning sweep in northern Missouri, brought about by a 22-month undercover operation, resulted in eight arrests.

Suspect in 2003 shooting arrested

A suspect in a 2003 shooting in Columbia who had eluded authorities for nearly five years was arrested in St. Louis and transported to Boone County Jail on Thursday.

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of possessing and promoting child porn

Darren Robert Johnson, 32, was arrested Thursday afternoon on suspicion of possessing and promoting child pornography, according to a news release.

Vintage values: Great deals await at neighborhood shops

Finding great deals at vintage and consignment shops isn’t as tricky as it might seem. Vintage and consignment stores are abundant in Columbia, but people might think it’s time-consuming to shop them.

Belly dancing class is a fun and unique experience

Belly dancing offers a taste of the exotic — and it’s not as hard as it looks.

Mixed reception: Former Sprint Nextel CEO Gary Forsee takes over as UM System president Monday.

Some faculty members questioned Forsee's lack of academic background, but curators sought a president with business know-how.

Alternatives to infant cold medication

New FDA regulation warns against infant cold medicines. Here are alternatives for parents and their little ones.

Gary Forsee to begin UM System presidency Monday

The 22nd president of the University of Missouri System, a former Sprint Nextel CEO, will take over for Interim President Gordon H. Lamb.

Flood watch posted for this weekend

A potent storm was expected to bring excessive rainfall Saturday night and Sunday morning to a large part of Missouri.

Worthy friends are easy to find with this technique

From acquaintances to close friends, relationships can be mapped out before they begin — if you know what you want to give and receive.