Fire in Fulton leaves resident, firefighters injured

An occupant who was renting the house and three firefighters were injured this morning.

Patients feel health care system’s pressure, too

Several problems plague the national health care system. Everyone feels the squeeze, but perhaps members of Congress need reminding.

Non-invasive cavity treatment being developed

University of Missouri researchers have been developing the “plasma brush” for more than two years.

Belief in brief: Angels as more than just Hollywood constructions

“Touched by an Angel,” “Dogma” and “City of Angels” all depict representations of angels. But as models of the spiritual, the religious and the miraculous, angels are not just movie creations.

State park's missing layers of history

The land at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is rich with layers of cultural history. Park staff are digging into the past to find clues about the area, and they hope community members can help them in preserving the park’s heritage.

Students prepare for night of song, dance and fashion from all around the world

Wearing shocking pink dresses with black velvet vests and sneakers, Jingqian Xu and Wendi Wong twisted, turned, waved and smiled, practicing for Saturday’s International Fashion show.

Columbians choose delegates for Clinton, Obama

The parking lot of Rock Bridge High School was full to capacity on Thursday night as 143 residents turned out to elect delegates to the district nominating convention.

Black History Month Bowl draws no participation

The annual Black History Month Bowl was closed by 7:30 p.m. Thursday, a half hour after it was scheduled to start because no one showed up.

Cougars' Burchard nears win No. 500

The Columbia College men's basketball coach is the winningest in school history.

Players reflect as women's basketball milestone nears

The team will play their 1,000th game this Saturday.

MU tennis partners speak volumes

Teammates Katie Dunham and Sofia Ayala bond on the open court.

Baylor no longer benign

The beginning of Baylor’s turnaround began in last season’s Big 12 men's basketball tournament, when the Bears upset No. 6-seed Missouri.

Photos of the Week

Grant Elementary Read-a-Thon raises money for PTA

Students at Grant Elementary School held their annual Read-a-Thon on Thursday, celebrating the end of a two-week fundraiser that raised money for their PTA.

Prepping for the pro show

Lorenzo Williams and others intend to prove themselves on the Tigers' upcoming Pro Day.

Tigers host 28th Cat Classic

The event will pit the No. 14 Missouri gymnastics team against No. 4 Michigan, No. 22 Ohio State and Cal-Berkeley.

Sullivan to run for Boone County Commission seat

Sid Sullivan, a former candidate for Missouri’s 24th Congressional District, has filed to run for a seat on the Boone County Commission against incumbent Karen Miller.

Deputy uses Taser on angry parent

A Cole County deputy tasered an angry parent twice Thursday morning when he refused to leave a middle school.

Report on early implementation of GetAbout Columbia project released

A report detailing the launch and early implementation of a multimillion-dollar project to increase biking and walking in Columbia is now available online.

School district officials refute report that fight was within walls of high school

School district officials are now saying the fight never happened within the halls of Hickman High School, according to a letter posted on the school's Web site.