Police still looking for suspect after car pursuit

A caller reported a trespasser at Peppers Nightclub, 4515 N. Highway 763, at about 1:40 a.m. Saturday and said they believed the subject possibly had a gun and that shots were fired. Columbia police followed the suspect for about four miles within the city.

Man sentenced to 120 days in jail for damaging church

Daniel W. Singleton, 28, received the sentence Thursday in Platte County Circuit Court after pleading guilty in May to repeatedly striking the Weston Community Church of the Nazarene with his Jeep.

Three found dead in southwest Missouri

The dead were identified as Carl Miller, 42, of Washburn; his former wife, Rhonda Miller, 39, also of Washburn, and Donald F. Horton Jr., 45, of Bentonville, Ark. They had been shot to death.

Springfield woman charged with reporting fake rape

If convicted, the woman faces up to a year in jail and a $500 fine.

Man arrested for videotaping “The Dark Knight"

Police said officers were called about 9:40 p.m. to the Eastglen theaters, where security officials said they had caught the man making the bootleg copy.

The British hear more about the U.S. than we are about them

Much of the news from Britain is similar to the U.S., including the problems with the economy and violence. A main difference is that knives instead of guns are used in the British killings.

Five Ideas: What are your thoughts on these items in the news this week?

This week, we ask readers to weigh in on InBev's purchase of Anheuser-Busch, Tasers for the Columbia Police Department, Columbia's drinking water woes and more.