Severe weather expected Tuesday afternoon in mid-Missouri

Thunderstorms could bring tornado warnings, hail and strong wind, the National Weather Service said.

Sheriff's deputies investigating homicide in north Columbia

Boone County sheriff's deputies are investigating the shooting death of Donnell Gregory Coleman, 27. Emergency personnel were called to a shooting incident around 11:35 p.m. Sunday.

Former MU dean Milton Glick dies at 73

MU history professor Dr. Russ Zguta remembered Glick as an "affable" person who was easy to relate to.

Tax day deadline keeps downtown post office busy

The post office at 511 E. Walnut St. saw a dramatic increase in the number of residents filing their taxes Monday.

New Providence Road pedway project among City Council actions

A wide sidewalk from Wilkes Boulevard to Vandiver Drive was unanimously approved by the Columbia City Council on Monday.

Missouri governor supports new dog-breeding compromise

The new agreement removes the 50-dog limit like the Senate bill the Missouri legislature passed last week and also adds $1.1 million for dog breeding regulation and enforcement.

Elle Christie of Columbia is one of nation's best divers

Eleven-year-old Elle Christie placed ninth in the 1-meter dive at the West National Championships last week in Lubbock, Texas.

UMKC professor wins Pulitzer for music

Zhou (Jo) Long's opera, "Madame White Snake" premiered in Boston in February 2010. The opera has won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for music.

PHOTO GALLERY: Painters work on blues-inspired mural

The mural was designed by Artlandish Gallery owner Lisa Bartlett and integrated Columbia students' illustrations from the Blues in the Schools program. It was painted on the exterior of the Columbia Academy of Music. 

Missouri U.S. representatives, state lawmakers discuss redistricting

The results of a closed-door meeting among Republicans to discuss the redistricting process Monday remains unclear as representatives say they still have not reached an agreement surrounding new redistricting maps.

Boone County police investigate shooting of Donnell 'Klap' Coleman

Donnell G. Coleman, 27, died after he was shot in a north Columbia apartment Sunday night. The Boone County Sheriff's department and the Mid-Missouri Major Case Squad continue to investigate the incident.

AT&T may build new cell tower in Columbia

The 100-foot tower would be by Fire Station 2, at the intersection of West Worley Street and Pershing Road. AT&T will present the proposal to the neighborhood Wednesday.

Columbia police report shots fired at Vandiver Drive Waffle House

Ten shots were fired on Sunday morning at the Waffle House on Vandiver Drive, according to Columbia police. No injuries were reported.

Hickman baseball team fails to capitalize in Jefferson City

A costly error in the fourth inning allowed the Jays to take control of the game and defeat Hickman 12-6.

UPDATE: Senate approves millions in federal money for local school districts

The approval of a bill that allots $189 million for local school districts Monday will save Columbia Public Schools $3 million.

Sixth defendant pleads not guilty to Hobson murder

Leo Demarcus Roland is one of eight defendants charged with the second-degree robbery and second-degree murder of Aaron Hobson in October.

Los Angeles Times, New York Times win multiple Pulitzer Prizes

The two newspapers were the only to win more than one Pulitzer Prize, as was announced Monday. There was no award given for breaking news coverage — a first in the 95-year history of the award.

Boone County hunters kill 109 turkeys on opening day

Boone County reported 88 adult gobblers, 18 juvenile gobblers and three bearded hens were killed on opening day. The spring season runs through May 8.

Potential severe weather expected Monday night, Tuesday

The National Weather Service is predicting a wide range of severe weather for Tuesday.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you prefer print books or e-books?

E-book sales are growing rapidly while print book sales are experiencing a precipitous decline.