Jobs, on medical leave, appears at iPad event

Jobs returned briefly from his leave of absence to introduce the new iPad. Jobs looked frail. He wore his signature black mock turtleneck. The new iPad will be available March 11. 

UPDATE: Suspect in attempted assaults commits suicide on I-70

The suspect allegedly assaulted one woman in a grocery store parking lot Tuesday night and attempted to assault two other women before shooting himself in the head.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you plan on using the new 10-story parking garage?

A new 10-story parking garage opened on Tuesday at Fifth and Walnut streets. Of 522 permit spaces in the garage, 115 are sold, Columbia Public Works spokeswoman Jill Stedem said Monday. Do you plan on using the new garage?


Missing 8-year-old boy found unharmed in Miami, Missouri

A Columbia 8-year-old who went missing after school Monday was located early Tuesday morning at a Miami, Missouri, residence with his father, who violated a court order by picking him up from school. The boy was unharmed.

Missouri men's basketball team's road struggles continue at Nebraska

The Missouri men's basketball team lost 69-58 on Tuesday night at Nebraska to fall to 1-7 on the road in Big 12 Conference play this season.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Proposed legislation will make voters cry in their beer

No matter how you dress up the quack economic theory of the beer distributors, it is still quack economic theory.

Missouri women's basketball faces tall task at Baylor

Baylor's Brittney Griner, who is 6 feet 8 inches tall, poses problems for every team she faces. Missouri coach Robin Pingeton did not give specifics about how her team plans to defend Griner, but she has plenty of options to choose from.

VIDEO: Ride to the top of Columbia's new downtown garage

Columbia's new 10-story parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets opened Tuesday. We wanted to know how long it took to drive to the top.

Cheadle is fan favorite on Rock Bridge boys basketball team

Chants of "We want Cheadle!" have been commonplace during the Rock Bridge boys basketball team's run to the Class 5 sectionals.

MU police seeking information about rape near Laws Residence Hall

The attack occurred between 4 and 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to police.

Missouri Supreme Court upholds Ernest Lee Johnson death sentencing

Ernest Lee Johnson was sentenced to death in 1995 for killing three workers at a Columbia convenience store. 

Fayette ends Douglass boys basketball season at district tournament

Fayette beat Douglass 87-49 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Class 2, District 7 tournament at Harrisburg High School.


School followed proper procedure when child was taken, spokeswoman says

Administrators said Blue Ridge Elementary School was not aware Sedrick L. Lewis Jr.'s father was not legally allowed to visit his son unsupervised.

ROSE NOLEN: Growing up in big family makes for many stories

Large families can provide enrichment and enough stories to tell for generations.

Columbia Police Department's use of firearms and Tasers decreases

A comparison between the Columbia Police Department's 2009 and 2010 Internal Affairs reports shows a decrease in the use of firearms, Tasers and pepper spray in 2010.

Incentives regarded as solution to sewage overflows

The city wants to reimburse property owners for removing illegal connections that send rain water into the sewer system and contribute to overflows from manhole covers.

Missouri again leads nation in meth lab incidents

There was a 10 percent increase over 2009 in meth lab busts and seizures in Missouri.

Columbia, Ameren moving forward with energy center deal

With contracts set to expire on May 31, Ameren must begin to file paperwork to sell its share of the Columbia Energy Center to the city.

Nobel Prize winner delivers keynote at MU science symposium

Nobel laureate Dr. Roger Tsien gave the keynote speech at the Translational Neuroscience Symposium at MU on Tuesday afternoon, where he explained the most recent developments in the research that won him the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 2008.

Otts to receive Missouri Preservation award for Berry Building work

A ceremony in Jefferson City Wednesday will honor John and Vicki Ott of Alley A Realty with a statewide award for their work in renovating and preserving historic buildings in Columbia.