On Halloween, tricks for adults, too.

Ghosts, goblins and ghouls along with an assortment of other creatures and characters line the sidewalk by Hearnes Center for the Columbia Parks and Recreation's annual Tiger Night of Fun on Sunday. This free event is held for children to have a safe alternative to trick-or-treating.

Adults recapture memories of youth as they join in Halloween revelry.

ANALYSIS: Turbulent times and change elections

Washington, D.C., is still a city of red-hot polarization, gridlock the norm, with partisan rancor from the Capitol to the White House. Neither party is giving the country what it wants; people dislike Democrats roughly as much as they do Republicans.

Nebraska's Helu steps out of freshman QB's shadow

The running back's career day against Missouri shows that the Cornhuskers have weapons other than their quarterback.

Oklahoma's hopes of playing in Big 12 Championship game paved on road

The Sooners think the lessons they learned at Missouri will help.

Missouri drops in polls after loss to Nebraska

The Tigers are No. 14 in both The Associated Press poll and the USAToday Coaches' poll.

Chase heats up as Bowyer edges Harvick under caution at Talladega

The top of the standings got a lot tighter after an exciting race that had 87 lead changes, the second most in NASCAR history.

Boisterous in 2008, youth approach Tuesday's vote halfheartedly

The rows of empty chairs at a debate at MU just a week before Tuesday's vote raises questions about whether young voters will cast ballots at the rate they did in the presidential election.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Birth and death certificates

Want a passport or a marriage license but don't have your birth certificate? Here's how to find a copy.

Police arrest two men in connection with West Thurman Street burglary

Between Oct. 23 and Saturday, 33 burglaries were reported in Columbia, and 89 burglaries were reported for the month of October, according to Columbia Police Department news release.

Boone County Sheriff's Department conducts sobriety checkpoint

Sixteen are arrested as 542 vehicles are checked in Saturday night effort.