The Rev. Terry Jones, who announced plans to burn the Quran on Saturday but then backed off, now says his plans are suspended, not canceled. He says a Muslim leader lied to him about the cancellation of plans to build a mosque at ground zero, but Imam Muhammad Musri says he promised Jones only that the would meet with the iman overseeing the plans in New York.
Low return on investments and other flawed assumptions have forced the city of Columbia to increase contributions to the police and fire pension fund. The city is considering several strategies to reverse the trend.
On Sept. 10, 2001, life was normal, and terrorism seemed to be the last thing on everyone's mind.
Around 600 people attended the festival, where 78 varieties of tomatoes and 44 types of peppers were sampled and rated.
Missouri freshman tailback Henry Josey was told the night before the season's first game he might get a chance to play. He said he spent a lot of time thinking and reflecting once the possibility of playing became real.
Prosecutors describe the woman, now 24, as mentally deficient. They allege the abuse began when the woman was a minor.
An 11-year-old riding a bicycle was struck by a car and transported to University Hospital. Columbia police are still looking for the driver who left the scene.
Billy's new buddies, Donkey and Donkey, were purchased by the "Free Billy" group in Mexico on an impulse. "They wanted the three amigos to be together," said group representative Charles Heller.
Voting Yes on Proposition 2 could change Taser use in Columbia.
Hazelwood Central has won the past two Class 6 state football championships and is the state’s No. 2-ranked team this season. Rock Bridge lines up against the Pirates on Saturday in Florissant.
Six thefts from unlocked, parked cars have been reported in the past two days.
Two vehicles were involved in the collision at Nifong Boulevard and Hyde Park Avenue on Thursday afternoon.
In the Kewpies' soccer game Thursday night against visiting Raymore-Peculiar, Andy Atkins scored on a penalty kick to send Hickman on its way to a 4-1 victory. This summer, Atkins was invited to spend a week in Washington D.C. representing his state at Boys Nation.
Laurie Painter is a Columbia resident and a former Rock Bridge athlete, but she now teaches sixth grade in Boonville and says she enjoys following the Pirates, who were the Bruins' opponents Thursday night.
A celebration to mark the end of Ramadan will be held at 9 a.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn Executive Center.
MU's Women’s and Children’s Hospital will host an open house with tours from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The accident occurred Thursday. Both drivers said they had yellow lights.
Bill Crawford, the only living member from the Missouri Conservation Federation founding meeting in 1935, will speak at the federation's 75th anniversary celebration Friday.
A 2006 report mentioned possible corrosion, and today signs of rust are apparent on photographs of the Arch. A corrosion investigation, which will address the problems, was recently funded but has not yet begun.
Colleen Coble, who pushed for the task force, and state Rep. Chris Kelly of Columbia are two members of a panel appointed to review and recommend changes to Missouri's laws against domestic violence.