Scott Parsons has been overseas since August 2009 with a group serving at a campus ministry in the central Asian country of Kazakhstan. He returns next month, and shared his experience with the Missourian Neighborhood News.
The Citizen Review Board hopes to send a second member to a conference of the National Association for Citizen Oversight of Law Enforcement. The City Council originally voted to send only one person to the training, but now, with a revised cost estimate, the council will revisit the request.
The Columbia Police Review Board heard a presentation Wednesday night on the Columbia Police Department's Taser policies.
The National Weather Service has advised residents to be aware of possible flash flooding from Wednesday afternoon through Friday afternoon.
Khalid Ouazzani, 32, a Moroccan-born naturalized U.S. citizen, pleaded guilty to several terrorism-related charges, telling a judge that he sent $23,500 to al-Qaida through a bank in the United Arab Emirates between August and November 2007.