Gas station on West Ash robbed at gunpoint

Police continue searching for four suspects in a robbery that occurred early Monday morning at the Phillips 66 Petro Mart on Ash Street.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Union membership in Missouri

The Bureau of Labor Statistics can tell you how many people were in unions dating back to 1989, and you can compare those figures with national statistics.

Columbia parks department to present plans for Clyde Wilson Park

The parks department has plans to rebuild bridges in Clyde Wilson Memorial Park, but plans have not been approved. One bridge has already been rebuilt by a Boy Scout troop.

White residue problem on red bricks outside City Hall to be examined

A spokeswoman for the Columbia Public Works Department said the contractor for the addition to the City Hall is responsible for fixing the problem and that it won't be at the city's expense.

Columbia's gas prices have jumped in last week

The rising price of gasoline has some Columbians rethinking their driving habits and summer vacation plans. 

COLUMN: Spring break is the time to resist gender stereotypes

Warmer weather brings swimsuit season, which highlights harmful expectations about gender roles.

COLUMN: Students can use spring break to focus, serve

College students who participate in programs such as Alternative Spring Break prove that young adults care about more than partying.

COLUMN: Students on spring break suffer an unfair reputation

We college students should be judged based on our behavior, rather than on the assumption that we are wild and crazy because of our age.

COLUMN: Spring break is older than you think

Think mid-March debauchery is unique to modern college students? It turns out many spring break traditions are rooted in history.


COLUMN: How to avoid a spring break from hell

Taking a step back and thinking can keep you from making a mistake that lasts well beyond spring break.

Poll shows students optimistic despite money doubts

An Associated Press-Viacom poll found a majority of respondents believe they will face future financial hardships, but 90 percent think they will find happiness in their careers.

Another tournament win for Rock Bridge golf team

Will Echelmeier  and Wilson Sundvold led the Bruins to a first place finish.

UPDATE: Longtime Missouri congressman Volkmer dies at age 80

The 10-term Democratic congressman from northeast Missouri died Saturday after several bouts with pneumonia.

LETTER: Support federal funding for Planned Parenthood

With limited money and other resources, Planned Parenthood helps make sure that we use them wisely.

LETTER: Red Cross recognizes volunteers' gifts of time and effort

The Columbia chapter of the American Red Cross has more than 270 volunteers who respond to many different needs in the area.