Columbia stores, customers anticipate Black Friday rush

Black Friday bargain hunters will find promotions, extended hours.

In memoriam of those turkeys who came before

While families watch football, eat cranberry sauce and carry out other traditions together, think of the bird who died to make the day possible.

Crash survivors from St. Louis to try again on Africa documentary

St. Louis men plead guilty to selling stolen goods, sending profits to Mideast

The U.S. attorney's office wouldn't say how much money the men sent to Palestine.

Missouri ordered to pay $152,000 to janitorial company

The judge ruled the firm couldn't have known some employees were illegal immigrants. He also ordered that the company be made eligible for future state contracts.

Bankruptcy filings up by 23 percent in Missouri

The increase in filings means the state ranks 14th in the nation for the number of filings per capita.

Obama expects support for more Afghanistan troops

The surge of more than 30,000 troops could raise the cost of the war to $75 billion a year. The plan faces a challenge from the American public and from Congress.

Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective

While some Native Americans feel conflicted about the holiday, for most it is just another day to give thanks.

Stores look to basics to attract holiday shoppers on Black Friday

Retailers are responding to tough economic times by luring people to their stores with practical items.

What you need to know about Black Friday shopping

The holiday shopping season kicks off with sales and discounts on Black Friday, the day that's best known for sending stores into profitablility, or "the black."

Mangino remains polite about investigation

Kansas' Mark Mangino said he is fine with his school's investigation into how he has coached his football team, but he said he wishes word of the investigation had not leaked to the public.

Unique experience bolsters new Hickman basketball coach

New Hickman boys basketball coach John Burns had the unique opportunity to travel around the country to observe some of the coaching that goes on at some of the nation's premier basketball programs.

Today's question: What are you thankful for?

There have been a number of positive stories in Columbia this year for which to give thanks.

A salesman's six easy tips for smart holiday shopping

Take it from someone who once sold a $2.95 warranty on a $6.95 purchase — you don't need everything a salesperson may try to sell you.

Missouri volleyball team falls to Baylor

The Missouri volleyball team lost 16-25, 25-16, 25-17, 25-19 to Baylor on Wednesday night at Hearnes Center.

Police officer of 18 years arrested on suspicion of DWI

Ted Anderson, a patrol officer, was arrested early Tuesday and placed on administrative leave.

Belief in brief: Eid al-Adha

The feast of sacrifice is a three-day Muslim holiday marking Ibrahim's faith. This year, it begins the day after Thanksgiving.

Columbia teen sentenced for 'Knock Out King' robbery

Walter Jones received a five-year prison sentence for second-degree robbery for his involvement in the "Knock Out King" parking garage robbery in June.

Man accused in liquor store shooting released on home detention

The man is one of six arrested in connection with a February shooting death. The other five suspects are still incarcerated.

Police call debit card fraud report an isolated incident

A Columbia couple reported unauthorized charges to their bank account Nov. 16. Police say they believe it is an isolated case.