Smith alleges that police handcuffed him, sprayed him with mace and slammed his head against a police car without first providing him an opportunity to explain himself.
Vandalism at the Paquin Park community garden is not right and cannot be allowed to go on.
Too much focus is given to political extremists like Rush Limbaugh because regular voters are not swayed by that kind of rhetoric. President Obama should learn to ignore the chatterings of his opponents.
The Big Red are Ivy League champions, but recently the conference has struggled in the NCAA Tournament. Since the field was expanded to 64 teams in 1985, the Ivy League is 3-24 in tournament play and no team has made it past the first round.
Former MU basketball player Willie Smith has filed a formal complaint with the Columbia Police Department for using excessive force during an arrest on Monday, March 9.
Many more people are applying to substitute teach in Columbia Public Schools, and the director of classified personnel thinks the economic downturn is driving that increase.
Military recruiters shouldn't be allowed to influence high schoolers into military service, especially when the post-war health care for veterans is so poor.
City Council candidates for the Second and Sixth wards recently shared their views on cutting down crime in Columbia. Some issues they touched upon were improving the economy, creating more community level prevention and having continued support for the Police Department.
Some Big 12 Conference men's basketball coaches say the conference doesn't receive the respect it deserves on a national level, especially compared to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big East.
Bantering over the Central Missouri Humane Society's lackluster facility does nothing to help the animals that depend on it.
Fewer overnight stays in Columbia have led to a 5 percent decrease in the revenue of the tourism bureau. But the tourism bureau did plan ahead and if necessary it can take money from an unreserved fund, a fund to cover unexpected costs.
The unemployment rate in Missouri increased to 8.3 percent February, the highest in the state since 1986.
An Amtrak passenger train hit a vehicle obstructing the tracks at around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. No injuries have been reported.
Petland has been accused by the Humane Society of the United States of selling sick puppies to unsuspecting customers.
Pangaea, the international community in Laws Hall, hosted its first International Prom on Monday night in Memorial Union's Stotler Lounge.
Fans were redirected to Boise State University to purchase additional tickets after MU's tickets were spoken for.
Facebook, formerly for college students only, is now being used by older generations to keep in touch with their families, network with employers and colleagues, and reach out to old friends.
Columbia Channel has become more creative and coordinated with Cizek at helm. The channel hopes to apply for a Telly Award in 2009, which it hasn't applied for since 2005.
Aimed at preventing mad cow disease, FDA rules make disposing of dead livestock more costly.
Members of the Health Connection, which is scheduled to close June 30 because of budget cuts, are planning what they hope will be a massive letter-writing and petition drive to keep the fitness center open.