History's Closet full of treasured items for public display

Usually in storage, a noteworthy cross-section of historical clothing will be presented to raise money for the Missouri Historic Costume and Textile Collection.

TIF Commission to review applications today

Two downtown developers have requested $5.1 million in tax breaks through the tax-increment financing incentive program. Their applications will be reviewed Thursday, and there will be an opportunity for public comment.

MU softball splits doubleheader

The Missouri softball team won then lost Wednesday against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. Tigers coach Ehren Earleywine said his players' lack of discipline caused them to lose the second game.

Columbia Visioning Commission chairman resigns

Columbia Visioning Commission chairman Jeffrey Williams has resigned. Williams' will attend a final meeting on Tuesday, when a new chairman is scheduled to be elected.

Cougars women's basketball advances

The Columbia College women's basketball team won its American Midwest Conference Tournament opener 71-52 over Illinois-Springfield on Wednesday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

Jackson police look at journal of shooter

The journal was retrieved from the Perryville apartment of 32-year-old Aaron Hemingway, who wounded two people before fatally shooting himself.

More than 15,000 inquire about rescued Yorkies

The society said Tuesday the crush of interest has forced it to stop taking online applications to adopt the dogs.

EPA finds sludge at Cameron site

Several tests have been done on soil and water in and around the northwest Missouri town because of residents' concerns about a rise in brain tumor cases in the area.

St. Louis McDonald's employees roughed up in attack

The attack happened during a robbery just before midnight Tuesday at a McDonald's on the city's south side.

Suspicious fires in Cape Girardeau investigated as arson

Authorities suspect most of the fires are the work of one person or one group of people.

Cougars softball team splits season opener

The Columbia College softball team split their season opener Wednesday against visiting Culver-Stockton. The Cougars won the first game 3-1 and lost the second game 5-2.