Athletics run in the Hinton family

K.C. Hinton of the Columbia Colts holds the ball for teammate Kenneth Jackson during the Show-Me State Games youth football competition June 27, 2009.

As part of the Columbia Colts sixth grade football team, K.C. Hinton draws athletic inspiration from his family.

Umpires for Daniel Boone Little League feel summer's heat

Ryan Schmidt, a 15-year-old umpire for the Daniel Boone Little League, is learning how to endure the heat he faces in the course of his job.

Overturned truck catches fire on Highway 63, driver escapes

Truck driver Steve Schrader escaped through his window when his truck caught fire.

Field Elementary crossing guard has strong presence in neighborhood

Crossing guard Cedar Albert spends her days slowing down the cars that drive by Eugene Field Elementary and has become a familiar face on Range Line Street.

Columbia skydivers are first to jump over Mt. McKinley

The skydive, which included the owner of Flat Branch Pub and Brewing and an operating partner of Sirius Hospitality/HuHot Mongolian Grill, involved jumping from an altitude of 23,000 feet.

Dancers remember Jackson's influence

“The whole dancing world will never forget him. At every (dance) competition, there is always a Michael Jackson song, always a Michael Jackson dance.”

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of meth manufacturing

A Columbia man was arrested Friday on suspicion of meth manufacturing.

Nineteen arrested during Friday night sobriety checkpoint

Eight of the arrests were for suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Music professor shares thoughts on King of Pop

MU's "Jazz, Pop and Rock" instructor says Michael Jackson's cultural revelations will stand the test of time.

Missouri's Lyons to play for Pacers in summer league

Former Missouri men's basketball player Leo Lyons, who was not drafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft, has agreed to play for the Indiana Pacers' summer league team.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Cole Camp slayings

Authorities have charged 45-year-old Robert Blurton on three counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of three people in Cole Camp.

Suspect arrested in Cole Camp slayings

Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a triple homicide in Cole County. The bodies of three family members were found shot to death in their home earlier this month.