Missouri introduces Pingeton as new women's basketball coach

Robin Pingeton has spent the past seven years as the head coach at Illinois State University where she finished with a record of 144-81 and two trips to the NCAA Tournament. Under Pingeton, the Redbirds have won three straight Missouri Valley Conference regular season championships.

Guard cable installation on U.S. Route 63 begins today

Parts of one southbound lane of U.S. Route 63 will be closed between Jefferson City and Interstate 70 in Columbia.

COLUMN: State legislative districts lack competition for office

More competition is needed for Missouri House and Senate seats in order to ensure diversity in elections.

Columbia City Council change up for debate

Current members say transformation won't be terribly dramatic.

Downtown cameras spur Facebook performance art group

Voters approved the proposition to place surveillance cameras downtown on Tuesday. In response, some Columbia residents opposed to the cameras are hoping to bring a whole new meaning to reality TV.

Rock Bridge soccer team wins in penalty-kick overtime

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team won 2-1 in a penalty-kick overtime Thursday at Helias.

Legislation on cyberbullies in schools passes Missouri House

The Missouri House of Representatives passed a revision to the states harassment law that rewords the cyberbullying portion to require schools to have anti-cyberbullying policies in place.

COLUMN: Changes to come after recent elections

The winning theme for the victorious such as Bob McDavid, Daryl Dudley and Gary Kespohl was the same idea that Barack Obama won with: change.

Not reporting crime is a shameful act

Eye-witnesses who do not stop or report a crime are a major problem.

Hickman tennis player won't give up

Hickman senior Ben Levin showed his competitive side against Rock Bridge on Thursday at Bethel Park, but couldn't hold off Bruins junior Jimmy Hunter in a 9-0 Kewpies loss. 

Missouri Senate panel cuts extra pay for teachers

A Missouri Senate committee decided Thursday to eliminate state funding for a program that pays teachers extra money for after-school tutoring.

Columbia man arrested on charges of molestation and assault

A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday evening after witnesses said he was found molesting a child and then assualted a woman who tried to stop him.

Domestic partner policies vary in Columbia higher education

MU isn't the only institution in town to address the issue of domestic partner benefits.

Senate committee advances state department cuts

The Senate committee approved a constitutional amendment by a 5-0 vote that would abolish all but one of the state departments, if passed as is.

Hickman girls track solid at Springfield Invitational

The Hickman girls track team walked off the track with five second-place finishes Thursday at the Springfield Invitational hosted by Glendale.

Public health expert discusses children's obesity at conference

Theresa A. Nicklas stressed the necessity of understanding environmentalfactors in preventing childhood obesity, in her speech entitled "Getting a Handle on Childhood Obesity: What We Know and What We Don't Know."

Anne Deaton speaks at 'True Confessions of a High-Heeled Leader'

MU first lady Anne Deaton was a featured speaker at Stephens College's "True Confessions of a High-Heeled Leader" Thursday. 

MU Faculty Council reviews intellectual property regulations

At their meeting Thursday, the MU Faculty Council questioned possible changes regarding intellectual property ownership. They also revisited the issues of academic integrity and domestic partner benefits.

Four suspected Cut Throat gang members sentenced

The men received sentences of 10 to 18 years in federal prison without parole.

Missouri Senate panel cuts $500 million from proposed budget

The state's proposed budget completed another hurdle, but disagreements remain as negotiations continue.