In an interview after announcing his retirement as chief executive officer of the Missouri Theatre, Eric Staley said the theater needs more money and a structural reorganization.
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Columbia police said the three recent incidents of shots fired are related, but they have not identified a reason behind the sudden increase of gun violence.
A medical examiner said the body, suspected to be Edward Acosta's, suffered injuries consistent with a fall.
Most wind energy is generated on large-scale farms, but if it were produced at a smaller home or business level, residents say that could lead to self-sufficency for those involved.
Waco, a Labrador Retriever, works with the students at the Youth In Need Head Start preschool in Wentzville, helping them remain calm and focused in the classroom.
The SEMO Animal Rescue Alliance finds pilots to volunteer their time to fly animals from shelters to new homes, even if they are hundreds of miles away.
Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube plan to bring their “How the West Was One” tour to Columbia on Friday, July 30, to celebrate of The Blue Note’s 30th anniversary.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as Curtis D. Stallo of Salisbury.
Check out a schematic drawing of what the renovated space will include, now added to the story.
Paul Shurnas, 44, died after his car became airborne west of Columbia.
Former Missouri baseball player Ian Kinsler will make his second MLB All-Star Game appearance on July 13 in Anaheim, Calif.
For Columbia resident Steve Carroll bicycle motorcross is not about the intensity of the ride or the painful crashes, it's about providing a fun opportunity for his 7-year-old son, Augie.
Many residents visited Memorial Stadium on Sunday evening for the Fire in the Sky event.
Human remains were found in a wooded area near 1411 Rock Quarry Road. Items belonging to Edward Acosta were found near where the body was located, according to Columbia police.
Little Bonne Femme Baptist Church members place flags on the tombstones of 32 veterans at the church's cemetery. The veterans fought in wars dating back to the Revolutionary War.
Mike Mudd of the Central Missouri Dart Association says Columbia is right in the middle of a darts hotbed in the Midwest.