Pinkel expects tough game for Missouri football against San Diego State

The Aztecs' complicated defense and high-scoring offense will pose a challenge to the Tigers, coach Gary Pinkel said. 

UPDATE: Longtime Columbia developer Jose Lindner dies at 62

Jose Lindner was the driving force behind the Forum Shopping Center, the Broadway Shops and other major Columbia developments. He died Monday.

Possible thief sighting south of Columbia

A witness relayed a description that seemed to match that of the suspects involved in a recent series of theft in Columbia. 

Different schools, different approaches to alcohol awareness

In 2009, more than 1,800 college students died from alcohol-related injuries, including motor vehicle crashes. MU, Columbia College and Stephens College offer alcohol awareness programs for students.

COLUMN: Don't judge me because I don't drink

While some college students like to spend their weekend nights drinking, one student expresses his preference to take a nonalcoholic path.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think of restrictions at MU's new student tailgating spot?

The Jungle, a new tailgating spot for students, opened this weekend with little interest. Would you use it, given some of the restrictions?

Humane Society president urges passage of Proposition B

The president spoke about the elimination of animal cruelty. Protesters at the speech said the proposition would hurt licensed breeders.

Conference play starts this week for some Big 12 teams

Get used to conference matchups in mid-September. They will likely become the norm in the Big 12 as Nebraska leaves for the Big Ten and Colorado heads to the Pac-10.

Conservative activist group rolls into Jeff City with campaign financing controversy in tow

The Spending Revolt tour continues despite allegations one of its supporting organizations has violated its tax-exempt status.


Driver involved with Thursday's hit-and-run in Columbia comes forward

A man contacted the Columbia police and said he was the driver of the Nissan Altima reported to be involved in the incident.

Jefferson Junior PTA to start carpool coordination program

After residents expressed concern that expanding the school's parking lot could worsen stormwater flooding, the PTA discussed other solutions to the limited parking problem. 

Missouri reviewing its 4,000 college degree programs

The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education cannot eliminate degree programs although it can approve new ones.

Hallsville man killed in highway accident

The accident happened early Sunday morning near Route YY and Highway 124.

Nearly 3,500 cyclists bike through Columbia in MS fundraiser

Cyclists met in Boone County over the weekend to raise big money for MS awareness and research. Fundraising continues into October, and participants expect to top last year's total of $2.4 million.


Americans' hygiene habits might be on the upturn

Americans are washing their hands more often, suggests the latest check by researchers who spy on people using public restrooms.

Rock Bridge volleyball senior excels on hardcourt

Niki Collier, who grew up playing beach volleyball, has adjusted to a new surface and is helping the Bruins, who beat Hickman on Monday night, succeed.

Missouri task force a national leader in preventing Internet crimes against children

Missouri ranked first in computer forensics and second both overall and in officer training.

Missouri soccer player has ancestor with legendary ties

Tigers freshman Dominique Richardson's great-grandfather played with Notre Dame's famed Four Horsemen.

Columbia religious leaders promote tolerance

Eight leaders met Monday at a news conference, where they promoted respect and understanding of different religions.

Third annual Earthdance festival to kick off Saturday

A portion of the proceeds from the festival, which will feature local and regional bands, will benefit Sol House, a transitional living program for homeless teenagers.