This week, we ask readers to weigh in on the NAACP's decision to support Warren Funeral Chapel, how someone with a criminal background could affect the hiring of a new police chief, Columbia's reluctance to join in on the tax-free weekend, layoffs at Boone Hospital Center and the city manager's budget priorities.
The 9th District race is shaping up to be the most interesting of Tuesday’s primary.
It's getting hotter and hotter, but the city has places to cool off.
Some volunteer and others get paid, often working long hours as the November election nears.
Calvin Bloxom did not resurface after jumping off a pontoon boat on Friday.
After a gunman robs a couple at an ATM in Kansas City, police said that the man shot the robber in the head.
For Columbia’s Breanna Dumbacher, competing in the Show-Me State Games’ gymnastics competition is only part a year-round involvement with the sport.
Connor Wilson, Spencer Berry and Drew McCutchan all participated in the archery competition in the Show-Me State Games. The boys say the competition is a great place to make new friends.
The Show-Me State Games’ dodgeball tournament served as a qualifier for the National Amateur Dodgeball Association’s national tournament next July.
Jonny Stevenson, who has been training in taekwondo for the past two and a half years, will join the army in the spring.
Runners from across the state came with their clubs to compete in the Show-Me State Games’ 5K event
Swimmers of all ages at the Show-Me State Games said that swimming helps them stay healthy and keeps them in shape for other sports.
Late Thursday, the Warrens told their attorney, Dan Viets, that there were six more bodies in the chapel, Viets said. The Missouri attorney general’s office said that this development may potentially alter the lawsuit against Warren Funeral Chapel.
The car’s OnStar system led Boone County Sheriff’s deputies to two suspects north of Columbia.
Stephen Webber, the 23rd District Missouri House candidate has collected more than $78,000, much of that coming from out-of-state donors.
Lawrence Hayes of Columbia was booked on first-degree assault and armed criminal action charges in connection with the shooting, which wounded Clyde Jones, the Sheriff's Department said.
Court documents say the suspects were bored and looking for someone to kill when they came across the cyclist.
City Manager Bill Watkins listed the closing of Lake of the Woods Pool next summer as one of several cuts in the “squeaky” budget for fiscal 2009. Closing the pool would save the city about $13,000 .
The residents had returned to the house on Clayton Street when they smelled smoke and dialed 9-1-1.