Million-dollar bond set in Anita Court shooting

The shooter in the incident has been charged with second-degree murder.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Will you try the Bhut jolokia salsa Thursday?

Salsas featuring the world's hottest pepper will be offered Thursday evening at MU's Bradford Research Farm. Can you handle the heat?

COLUMN: MU touts campus diversity, but seeing isn't believing

Despite MU's reported record increase in diversity this year, diversity can be hard to find on campus.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Prop B would improve lives of dogs

 Proposition B, which will be presented to voters on the November ballot, would put regulations into place that would encourage more humane treatment of dogs in large- scale breeding operations.


Columbia City Council grants Citizens Police Review Board more funding

The mayor also recommended a smaller electric rate increase at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

'Today' show to air story on Stephens College pet-friendly dorm

About 60 students living in Stephens College's Searcy Hall have pets living with them this year.  Some students are fostering pets from Columbia Second Chance until they find permanent homes.

Woman who fell from staircase recently transferred to Columbia College

Kelsi Poe's recent hospital visit raises issue of rules and regulations for underage drinking.

Missouri holds food drive for Sept. 11 attacks ceremony

The food drive, organized by the Missouri Community Service Commission, is intended to help show appreciation for emergency responders and promote public service.

Runners compete in Columbia marathon

More than 200 runners gathered Monday to compete on the hilly course of the Heart of America Marathon.


Historic Preservation Commission says it can't support new Maplewood barn

Commission members say their charge is to preserve old structures, not build new ones. One suggestion: Find a different historic barn and move it to the community theater's site in Nifong Park.

MU football team uses four defensive ends to add pressure

The Missouri football team showed a new defensive look against Illinois that had two players lined up out of position.

Thieves punch through concrete wall to rob Kansas City jeweler

The store owner says the thieves got loose diamonds, gold chains and wedding and engagement rings from metal boxes in the store safe.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pooch Plunge goes swimmingly

The Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center hosted the annual Pooch Plunge on Tuesday. Owners brought their dogs to the event for a canine-only swim.

Ashland firm awarded $1 million contract to reclaim abandonded coal mines

The abandoned mines are on 75 acres of land in Harrisburg. The land was the site of surface mines in the 1940s and 1950s.

First women’s and children’s hospital in Missouri to open Thursday

The University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital has consolidated services for women and children into one location. 

Pedestrian improvements at Providence Road and Business Loop 70 tabled

The Columbia City Council was ready to move forward with pedestrian improvements to a busy intersection, but the issue was tabled because all stakeholders were not given proper notification.

Columbia accepts $380,000 settlement from T-Mobile

Columbia is one step closer to being more than $380,000 richer after the City Council  accepted the terms of a settlement over back taxes that several Missouri cities say the wireless carrier owes them.

Hickman volleyball team falls flat

 The Hickman girls volleyball team was frustrated in a 25-15, 25-14 loss Tuesday night to visiting Boonville.

Missouri's Aldon Smith named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Aldon Smith, a sophomore defensive end on the Missouri football team, had 10 tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks in Missouri's 23-13 win over Illinois on Saturday.

Mexico goat moved to undisclosed location pending auction

The mysterious creator of the celebrity goat's Facebook page says he plans to bid on the animal at auction Thursday.