Ken Burton, chief of the Columbia Police Department, said he wants his officers to be more community-oriented but asked the City Council for more staff to meet his goals.
While there is no "smoking gun" regarding the rumors of Missouri joining the Big Ten, there is definitely interest in the topic among the top UM System administrators.
On Monday, Israeli soldiers boarded the Mavi Marmara, a ship bound for a humanitarian mission in the Gaza Strip. The battle that ensued has resulted in international controversy and calls by the U.N. for investigation of the incident.
The Bruins ended their postseason run, losing to Pattonville 2-1 Friday evening in the state semfinals.
Last season, the Tigers lost their opening two games against Arizona State and Georgia in the Women's College World Series. This year Missouri lost its opening-round game to Hawaii Thursday and will face elimination when it plays Florida at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The Bruins advance to the semifinal round, where they will face Pattonville Friday night.
This column is the first in a series that will address practical challenges that come up in trying to live more sustainably.
Talk to any World War II veteran, and you'll find he or she has a story to tell. Unfortunately, the stories won't be around much longer unless journalists do the job of documenting them now.
The trespassing tickets issued to the 18 Rock Bridge High School students who were attempting a senior prank on Thursday have been dropped.
Regional Economic Development Inc. will not reveal what business is involved in the discussion, but said it will use state funding and not require money from the city.
The agenda includes naming the proposed discovery garden in Stephens Lake Park, public comments about the February SWAT raid in which the team killed a dog, discussing the acquisition of a lot adjacent to Douglass Park and a report about the trial use of wireless Internet in transit buses.
Students from Columbia public schools share in their own words what they learned this year.
Elizabeth Platz, 13, of Missouri, made it to the finals in the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee. The finals air live starting at 7 p.m. CDT tonight on ABC.
More than 350 antiques will be sold in two auctions at Columbia's Kemper Arena and one on the north end of West Boulevard. Lola Brooks, 88, the current owner of the pieces, decided to sell her collectibles because she is no longer able to care for them.
Friday was National Doughnut Day, and the owners of Columbia's Dixie Cream Donuts found themselves in a pickle: They ran low on doughnuts.
The school held its fifth-grade graduation Friday at Woodcrest Chapel.
Hot temperatures provided a great afternoon for families to enjoy the Flat Branch Park Sprayground.
Art in the Park takes place this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Stephens Lake Park.
The three-day recertification event is sponsored by State Farm. Handlers and their dogs must recertify every year.