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.

Missouri quarterback struggles in loss to Nebraska

Faced with one of the best secondaries in the nation, Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert had to run the ball against Nebraska more than he has all season.


Nebraska rushes past Missouri football team

The Tigers lost for the first time this season.

Sixth suspect arrested in Hobson homicide

Anthony J. Carr turned himself in to police Friday and is being held at Boone County Jail.


Red house a college-town landmark in Lincoln

Mitch Sawyer owns the bright red house next to the railroad tracks. Sawyer doesn't live in the red house — there's not even furniture inside it. The red house is Sawyer's tailgate home.


Players stay composed, but Missouri football's first loss hurts

Missouri 31-17 loss to Nebraska hit the Tigers hard, but they knew that they'd have to move on quickly.

Hood likely to make first NFL start for Steelers on Sunday

The former Missouri defender will step in for the injured Aaron Smith.

Superheroes unite to benefit the Columbia Public Schools Foundation

The event attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the most superheroes in one place at a time but did not succeed. Earlier this month Will Ferrell and company set a record of  1,580 during a promotion for the Dreamworks movie "Megamind."

PHOTO GALLERY: Cornhuskers take down Tigers

Nebraska beat Missouri 31-17 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Missouri volleyball games offer multi-generational fun for one family

A grandmother and her grandson enjoy attending Missouri volleyball games and supporting a special player.

60,000 expected to cast ballots in Boone County

Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren made her turnout projection Friday based on the number of absentee ballots cast and the number of new voters registered.