Take a look at the many successes and controversies of the King of Pop, from his days in the Jackson 5 to his death on Thursday.
Colette Nolin is competing in the first ballroom dance competition in the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
Although Michael Jackson's death is an international news story, the Missourian jumped to cover it because he was part of our collective, local conciousness.
Summer heat stories are as predictable as Christmas shopping stories in November or NCAA bracketology in March.
Getting around Columbia by bus can sometimes take an hour or more. Other ideas are being proposed to revitalize the transit system, but until the city can improve the situation, many are likely to remain in their cars.
Despite his faith in God, Joseph Snow has no desire to go to heaven just yet. He says he has work left to do here, and hospice volunteers are making sure he can comfortably continue working in his garden.
A 75-year-old man and a 62-year old woman were both found dead, and their deaths are being blamed on the heat wave.
With 17 years in the pizza business, Rick and Betsy Lacy moved to Columbia more than year ago to set up a pizzeria. But with competition so stiff, the couple decided to start their own taxi company, Rick's Taxi.
With summer temperatures increasing, doctors are warning fitness enthusiasts to be aware of how they're feeling during workouts and to replace lost fluids immediately.
The Stephens College summer dance concert on Friday and Saturday will explore new styles, including acting, while the "Musical Revue" will stick to the tried-and-true tradition to cap off its summer of productions.
Brian Oxman, a former Jackson attorney and a family friend, said Friday he had been concerned about Jackson's use of painkillers and had warned the singer's family about possible abuse.
When Michael Jackson premiered in the 1972 movie "Ben," his voice and charm gave black America an idol to cheer for.
Authorities are hoping to find out whether prescription drugs were involved in Michael Jackson's death. An autopsy was scheduled to begin today, though results likely won't be final until toxicology tests can be completed.
Jackson's unexpected death has sparked much conversation about his musical legacy, his legal problems and his life in general. How will you remember Michael Jackson?
Nelson Mandela, Paul McCartney and many more friends and fans around the world mourned Michael Jackson's death and recalled the person he was.
For better or worse, Michael Jackson was always something to see. His career was shaped and showcased by television, and he was inseparable from the medium.
The National Weather Service is calling Saturday "the hottest and potentially most dangerous day" of this week's hot spell, with temperatures forecast to climb quickly to between 95 and 100 degrees.
Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan said there was a technical flaw in the draft of a proposed constitutional amendment.
When pavement temperatures rise, concrete slabs expand, push up against each other and either heave up or crumble. This is happening across the country, not just in Missouri.
Fans the world over mourned the loss of Michael Jackson after the pop icon died Thursday.