Friends and classmates in Texas and Missouri remember Emily and Lauren Kahler, who were shot to death, along with their mother, on Saturday evening. "She could light up a room with her smile," said one of Lauren's Columbia friends, Paige Shipma.
Karen Kahler's marriage to James Kraig Kahler had shown signs of trouble prior to the the fatal shooting of her and her daughters. She had filed for an order of protection earlier in the year and was working towards a divorce.
James Kraig Kahler, the former director of Columbia Water and Light, was charged with capital murder in Kansas in the shooting deaths of his estranged wife and two teenage daughters.
During World War II, while Mother was a member of the Royal Air Force, her troupe received tea and biscuits from the Salvation Army when they landed in Northern Africa.
President Barack Obama will explain his strategy for the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The plan includes sending between 30,000 to 35,000 more troops to the country, some of whom will be deported before Christmas.
Today's Question: What do you think about the police department removing its detective from the Internet Crimes Task Force?
The Columbia Police Department has recently had to cut several programs for budget reasons. In October, for example, the department removed one of its detectives from the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force.
Missouri women's volleyball player Paola Ampudia was named Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year in a unanimous vote from the 11 coaches in the league.
Sophomore kicker Grant Ressel was named the Big 12 Conference's Special Teams Player of the Week
As representatives of the people of Columbia who voted in support of medicial marijuana, Reps. Stephen Webber and Mary Still should support it.
St. Louis Rams fan Jacob Glazer and Kansas City Chiefs fan Theresa Musket won't be selling their season tickets anytime soon.
Although each case is unique, criminal psychologists say there are common elements to certain crimes that help shed light on how they happen. The Kahler case reveals how that process works.
Curt Shahan, owner of Woodland Wonders Taxidermy, turned his love for hunting and his artistic side into a hobby and his hobby into a full-time job.
Former Columbia Water and Light director James Kraig Kahler, 46, has been charged with capital murder in an eastern Kansas court on Monday morning after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of murdering his wife and their teenage daughters.
Columbia Public Schools will host a public forum Thursday to discuss the five-year Comprehensive School Improvement Plan.
Some counties struggle to deal with unclaimed remains, such as those of a Sedalia man who was recently buried after nearly 3 years in the county morgue.
A Kansas girl asks Make-A-Wish Foundation to donate wish to food pantry
Volunteers said the poetry slam experience helped build self-esteem and encourage self-expression. Dozens of students from various elementary schools participated.
An 84-year-old southeast Missouri resident isn't letting his fight with Alzheimer's slow him down. He's hard at work restoring the with his son-in-law, using century-old logs.
Columbia resident Hunter Garza, 21, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon.
Deadlines to send holiday packages to Air/Army Post Offices and Fleet Post Officess are quickly approaching. The U.S. Department of Defense has tips for family and friends sending packages to servicemen and women.