UPDATE: Investigation into Monday's fatal shooting continues

A shooting on Anita Court in East Columbia left one dead and one wounded on Monday. Police responded to the scene at around 11 a.m. Monday.

A 21-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Anita Court. The confrontation was over a woman living in an apartment in the complex.

Council considers budget cuts to find money for public safety staff

The City Council is wielding a sharp knife as it seeks to find enough money to pay for firefighters, police and emergency dispatchers in the fiscal 2011 budget, which is the subject of another public hearing on Tuesday.

City to offer amnesty to unregistered landlords

The city's Office of Neighborhood Services wants a better accounting of rental properties in town and is encouraging unregistered landlords to comply without fear of prosecution.

TODAY’S QUESTION: How much would you pay for Billy Goat Gruff?

The goat who roamed Mexico, Mo. since Aug. 21 is scheduled to go to auction on Thursday. How much will he bring?

New MU Student Center gets more than $3 million in furniture

A custom-built information center cost $60,000. The $3.4 million to pay for it and other furnishings came from a combination of student fees, campus organizations and profits from the sale of athletic merchandise, textbooks and supplies, and other enterprises operated by MU.

Former Missouri pitcher Scherzer sees streak end

Detroit's Max Scherzer allowed four runs to the White Sox on Monday, ending a streak of six straight starts in which he goes at least six innings without allowing more than one earned run.

Freshman finds linebacker a better fit on Missouri football team

Darvin Ruise is new to the linebacker position after spending his high school years as a quarterback and safety. Co-offensive line coach Josh Henson recruited Ruise as a safety, but Ruise spent the winter and spring bulking up to the point that he’d simply outgrown his former position

PHOTO GALLERY: Labor Day at the park

Some residents spent Labor Day at Twin Lakes Park or Stephens Lake Park engaging in activities such as fishing or splashing around in the fountains.

Music professor remembered for generosity, dedication to Columbia

Harry Morrison was an influential teacher and compassionate father.

Regency Hotel Downtown to undergo $17.5 million redesign

Approval of tax-increment financing for the hotel's redesign will be discussed at Tuesday's City Council meeting.


How hot can you go? Infamous Bhut jolokia pepper to be part of Tomato Festival

MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center will hold the sixth Annual Tomato Festival on Thursday, Sept. 9. The festival will offer tastings of more than 60 tomato and more than 40 pepper varieties.

Different debuts, challenges for new Big 12 coaches

Kansas coach Turner Gill looks to help his team rebound, and Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville hopes to keep his team focused.

21 tires slashed in downtown Columbia

The cars were parked along Locust and Paquin streets. In most cases, it was the left front tire that was slashed.

Pioneering conservation artist to be honored in exhibit

The exhibit will be the most large-scale event honoring Charles Schwartz, an artist who worked with the Missouri Department of Conservation for decades.

Missouri House races heat up as Labor Day passes

Labor Day traditionally has marked the beginning of the fall campaign season, but candidates in local House races say they've been working hard since spring.

Suspect's case on hold, caught in public defender case overload

As public defender offices cite "unbearable" caseloads, the Missouri Supreme Court considers the legality of judges overruling their closures.

Six former Missouri candidates carry overdue campaign debts

These candidates exceeded the 18-month payback period and failed to become personally liable for their remaining campaign debts.

MU men's golfers second at tournament

The Missouri men's golf team placed second Monday at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate in Verona, N.Y.

Missouri S&T plans private pilot ground school

The 20-hour course will be part of its distance and continuing education program.

UPDATE: Reported shooting at Anita Court

A 22-year-old woman was shot in the leg, and her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend was fatally shot. Few other details are known at this time.