Coal train derails east of Jefferson City

The 136-car train was bound for Kentucky from Wyoming. The cause is under investigation.

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Frustration over blocked sidewalks

Columbia residents who do a lot of walking downtown expressed frustration over the weekend at the spotty attention property owners were paying to clearing sidewalks since last week's near-record snowstorm.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents celebrate Super Bowl Sunday

Local residents settle in to watch the Super Bowl match up between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Five injured in three-car collision on U.S. 63

Five people were taken to University Hospital on Saturday with minor injuries they received after a three-car collision south of Columbia.

ANALYSIS: Missouri wrestles with federal school money

Some legislators want to reject $189 million in one-time federal aid; others are just trying to figure out how to spend it fairly.

DEAR READER: 'Snowpocalypse' is history. Was it historic?

Join the Missourian editors in the debate to decide if this week's snowstorm was historic or historical. Or both?

Pizza delivery orders peak during Super Bowl

Even the recent record-breaking snowstorm won’t come between football fans and their pizza this Sunday.


More snow and low temperatures expected in Columbia

The National Weather Service in St. Louis is forecasting bitter cold for the upcoming week and possible snow Tuesday night.


Deaf dog finds home at Missouri School for the Deaf

Prisoners who train rescue dogs decided a deaf dachshund ought to live with deaf students at the Fulton boarding school. And Sparky fits right in there.

St. Charles murder trial rescheduled for April

St. Charles County Judge Nancy Schneider set a new trial date for Manuel G. Cazares. Cazares is charged with two counts of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in a 2009 crime.

Columbia College men's basketball team upsets Park University

The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Park University 67-65 to move into a tie for first place in the American Midwest Conference. The Cougars are now 20-3.

Wal-Mart CEO talks about leadership, life, Sam Walton

Mike Duke leads the world's biggest retailer. Read excerpts from a recent interview Duke did with The Associated Press in New York.