Richland Road request heads back to Planning and Zoning

After a major revision by the developer late last week to the Richland Road rezoning request, the City Council decided to send it back to the Planning and Zoning Commission and consider it Dec. 6.

Missouri football coach faces reality of playing Oklahoma

Although the rest of the university and town are buzzing about ESPN’s appearance for the Tigers' football game against Oklahoma on Saturday, MU coach Gary Pinkel says the show is something he can’t waste too much time thinking about.

UPDATE: Missouri challenges stay issued for Nunley execution

The appeal came just hours after a federal judge ruled that Roderick Nunley deserved more time to argue his sentence should have been determined by a jury.

'College GameDay' will shake up MU Homecoming parade schedule

The Columbia City Council approved a request Monday to move the parade to noon. Typically, it begins at 8 a.m. on the Saturday of Homecoming. 

Man wanted on suspicion of first-degree statutory rape

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is searching for William J. Strickland, 19, on suspicion of first-degree statutory rape of a 12-year-old girl who has become pregnant.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should the City Council approve the Richland Road annexation and rezoning request?

On Monday, the Columbia City Council will vote on a request that would rezone undeveloped land into commercial property. How would like to see your council members vote?

COLUMN: Christian values don't match actions of some religious leaders

Too many supposed leaders of Christian movements use the Bible to spread hate and fear, especially about homosexuals.

Proposition 1 park sales tax revenue would be used to purchase more land

If Proposition 1 passes Nov. 2, the city plans to spend just over $2 million acquiring new land for community and neighborhood parks, green space and other natural areas over the next five years.

Richland Road rezoning request drops large regional commercial center

Developer David Atkins and his attorney Robert Hollis decided to drop the rezoning request for Tract 1, 90 acres of commercial development in the Richland Road proposal.

COLUMN: Need to be sexy starts early

Halloween is just one explicit example of this disgusting reality we live in: Children are unknowingly sexualized on a daily basis.

Stadium Boulevard extension funds are on the road to approval

The 1-70/Lake of the Woods interchange project will receive $1.5 million with the approval of Congress. The entire project is estimated to cost $133 million.

Historic Guitar Mansion sold to surprised bidder

The Guitar Mansion, which was built by David Guitar in 1862, was sold in a public auction to Elena Vega for $155,500.

Bond to discuss federal money for Stadium Boulevard expansion

The senator will meet with Columbia officials Monday and receive an honor from the City Council later in the day.

Missouri unemployment remains at 9.3 percent

Despite a decline in jobs statewide, the unemployment rate was unchanged from August to September.

Presiding commissioner candidates file campaign finance reports

The business community came out strong for both candidates. J. Scott Christianson, though, raised almost twice as much money as Ed Robb.

Family big part of Armendariz's MU volleyball career

Priscilla Armendariz, a junior defensive specialist on the Missouri volleyball team, can count on her family's support at every home game the Tigers play.

Columbia selects new airport manager

Andrew Schneider, 27, was the airport manager in Jamestown, N.D. He will take over the Columbia airport on Nov. 8.

Rock Bridge golfers fourth after first day of state tournament

The Bruins got strong performances from senior Meghan Mueller and sophomore Kaitlyn Marsh to put them within striking distance of second place. Rock Bridge finished fifth at the state tournament last year.

Center for Gifted Education says 'so long' to Bernadette Drive home

Students and parents had a reunion and party to mark a change of location for the Center for Gifted Education. Because of the move, the Extended Education Experience will expand so that first and second grades will be able to spend a full day at the program.

Big 12's last season with 12 already half over

Season highlights and a preview of what may come in the remainder of the season.