Police investigate burglaries and shots fired during Thanksgiving week

The Columbia Police Department responded to two home burglaries on Thanksgiving and a shots fired call on Friday.

MU women's basketball team falls to Georgia Tech

A late second half run allowed Georgia Tech to pull away from the Missouri women's basketball team Saturday in the final game of the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

MU wrestlers go 3-1 at Northeast Duals

The Missouri wrestling team picked up three wins in four matches at the Northeast Duals on Saturday in Albany, N.Y.

Columbia College men's basketball team improves to 7-1.

The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Northwestern Oklahoma State 65-49 on Saturday at the Area of Southwell Complex to improve to 7-1 and build a 2-0 mark in the Quality Inn Classic.

3 Missouri police officers sue over meth exposure

The lawsuit claims the city purchased breathing masks to protect officers from meth lab fumes, but didn't train them on how to use them.

Columbia College women's basketball nets home victory

The Columbia College women's basketball team beat Loyola (La.) University 73-59 on Saturday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

Missouri football team rolls past Kansas

The Missouri football team concluded its regular season with a 35-7 win over Kansas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The Tigers claimed a 10-win season for only the fourth time and coach Gary Pinkel earned his 150th career victory.

Some phrases you won't see this season — or else

Cliches such as "Christmas came early" and "'tis the season" can leave you ill with overload during this week of Thanksgiving. Find the offending phrases in the Missourian and report them to help rid the world of this plague.

All-night shop-a-thon: Black Friday draws crowds

In an encouraging sign for retailers and for the economy, more shoppers appeared to be buying for themselves than last year, when such indulgences were limited. Lengthened hours that pushed some store openings into Thanksgiving also appeared to pay off.

Black Friday shoppers in Columbia endure cold to snag bargains

Early morning shoppers turned out by the thousands in Columbia to wait in line for bargains on toys, appliances, electronics, clothing and more.

TIGER KICKOFF: Rivalry dominates Missouri vs. Kansas football game

Nevermind that Missouri is 9-2 and Kansas is 3-8. “You can throw the records out,” Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel says. “This means so much to each team.”

TIGER KICKOFF: Aldon and Jacquies Smith hold down Missouri's defensive line

The Missouri football team's top two defensive ends have the same last name and the same remarkable success at their position.

TIGER KICKOFF: Gachkar shows endurance for Missouri football team

Staying on the field to play defense throughout each one of Iowa State’s drives last Saturday was something Missouri linebacker Andrew Gachkar has never done before.

Study favors Cape Girardeau for Missouri casino license

The Gaming Commission will look at the report and other factors in deciding who gets the next casino license. That decision could come at a meeting on Wednesday in Jefferson City, or the commission could decide not to issue a new license at all.


Traveling bonds Missouri volleyball team

With 10 road games and two out of state tournaments, the Missouri volleyball team spends a lot of time traveling together. But the coaches and players quickly learn to support and entertain each other on their journeys.

MU women's basketball team upsets No. 12 Georgetown

A 10-0 second half run, capped by two Jasmyn Otote three pointers, fueled the MU women's basketball team's stunner against No. 12 Georgetown on Friday, 54-45.

N. Korea warns region is on brink of war

Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission looks ahead to resident input

The Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission finalized a document of goals and objectives for the city, developed with the Comprehensive Plan Task Force. 

GUEST COMMENTARY: Raising minimum wage important for economic recovery

Raising the minimum wage would increase purchasing power for the poorest Americans.

Uncertain future for Cape Girardeau house

The Huhn-Harrison house, a 105-year-old landmark in Cape Girardeau, has sat largely untouched and empty since it became the property of a university's foundation. There are now reports of water damage, and the eight-foot porch is being held up by wooden planks, suggesting structural damage.