Darwin's Theory of Evolution celebrated at symposium

Charles Darwin's bicentennial will be celebrated throughout Columbia with a host of speakers and experts on evolution and biology.

Missouri legislation would limit light pollution

A bill sponsored by Rep. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, would establish guidelines to reduce light pollution in state parks, wilderness areas and military training facilities.

Clinch pleads not guilty to refiled charges

William P. Clinch pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the 2007 shooting death of his former brother-in-law.

Judge grants continuance in second-degree murder trial

The trial date for a Columbia father charged in the homicide of his 2-year-old son won't be set until Feb. 17.

NAACP 100th anniversary events in Columbia

The MU Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center will be celebrating the NAACP's 100th anniversary all week with a celebration titled "The Dream Lives On: Celebrating 100 Years of African-American Values."

Man charged in Bentley murder to be charged as repeat offender

A judge granted the prosection's motion to have Malcolm A. Washington, 26, charged as a persisent misdemeanor offender.

Rock club uncovers diamonds in the rough

Central Missouri rock enthusiasts gathered at a Columbia greenhouse Saturday to grind and polish the rocks.