Several organizations including Amnesty International, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and a Facebook group with 13,000 members are calling for an independent probe into police action at the summit. They say police acted with disproportionate and excessive force.
Dave Rasmussen from Bob's Fireworks in Columbia travels to China every year to pick out the stand's selection of fireworks. This year, two suppliers from Liuyang, China, came to visit the stands.
A hiker discovered the remains of a body Friday night. Items belonging to Edward Acosta, who was reported missing on May 30, were found near the body. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
A fire on Candlewood Drive started at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday. It caused an estimated $200,000 in damages.
Discussions about offering incentives to lure data centers to Columbia have begun, and the result could push Columbia to a position of technological importance.
Students from Grant and Paxton Keeley Elementary schools celebrated the Fourth of July with two parades.
The Dickerson Park Zoo said in a news release Saturday that a baby giraffe died overnight Friday. The female giraffe was born at the Springfield zoo earlier this week.
The city of Ashland held its annual Fourth of July parade on Saturday. A couple of hundred people participated in the parade, which has been happening for about 20 years.
Text elements of the design will continue to be finalized if it moves forward through the Commission on Cultural Affairs.
The perimeter patrol will be combined at the Algoa Correctional Center and the Jefferson City Correctional Center. The two prisons are separated by a road and are just east of Jefferson City. A spokeswoman for the Department of Corrections says combining perimeter security will save the agency money.
Instead of simply moving kids from one grade to the next as they get older, schools are grouping students by ability. Once they master a subject, they move up a level. This practice has been around for decades, but was generally used on a smaller scale, in individual grades, subjects or schools.
Managing stormwater is an issue that needs to be addressed, particularly how the city, county and MU will work together to achieve a 50 percent reduction in stormwater flow.
The Columbia Area Jobs Foundation and Regional Economic Development Inc. are likely to play roles in future deals as well.
Francisco "Kiko" France is a professional mixed martial artist who left his native Brazil to seek a better life fighting in the United States. He is 5-1 fighting for the American Top Team gym in Columbia, but plans to leave for Phoenix next week to train with former MU standout wrestler Ben Askren, who has also started a professional MMA career.
As part of a grant, IBM is giving MU a cluster computer for genomics research. The grant is unrelated to a service delivery center that IBM will establish in Columbia.
The cafe, which was formerly The Cherry Street Artisan, closed its doors Wednesday.
Children ages 6 to 10 got the opportunity to play basketball and learn fundamentals of the game at Mizzou Arena.
At the City Council meeting Tuesday, public hearing for changes in the bus routes and H3 Studio's presentation on the downtown planning charrette are on the agenda.
President Barack Obama should be congratulating the state of Arizona for helping with the work he should be doing to secure our borders.
The Department of Transportation warns Missourians of driveway paving scams.