MU student assaulted at Campus Lodge Apartments

The woman was retrieving belongings from her car in the parking lot of the apartment complex at about 1:35 a.m. when she was reportedly assaulted by an unknown man, MU Police said.


VIDEO: MU hydrogen car team prepares for competition

The Missouri hydrogen car team prepared for a return trip to the Houston competition where they fell just short of success last year.

Aspiring high school musicians gather at MU for State Music Festival

Judged performances take place in the Fine Arts Building and Memorial Union at MU. Lowry Mall acts as the hub for participants awaiting their performances or final ratings.

LISTEN: Pinkel discusses the selections of Gabbert, Smith in NFL Draft

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel spoke Friday morning about the selections of Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith in the first round of the NFL Draft.

New farmers market proposed for Columbia

If approved by City Council, the new market would be located between the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center and the Annie Fisher Food Pantry. The request is expected to be approved.

Low-income students face cuts to financial aid, programs in federal budget deal

The federal budget deal passed earlier this month will impact MU students receiving support from federal financial aid and support programs.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about administrators deleting a thread with anti-gay comments on MU's Facebook page?

More than 90 comments were deleted from an event on MU's Facebook page after students complained of anti-gay posts. The university does have a posting policy on deleting offensive comments, but was it right for them to delete the entire thread?

New Worley Street group shares concerns, dreams

A common theme ran throughout the introductions at the first meeting of the Worley Street Park Neighborhood Association: Many residents said enthusiastically that they love the neighborhood, but several said there are things that could be better, too.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Boone County Traffic Count Data

You can find the average daily traffic count for a selection of Boone County roads.

Parts of Current Road, Grant Lane closing Monday

Current Road and Grant Lane will be closed at the intersection of Scott Boulevard starting at 7 a.m. Monday for construction.

NASA delays launching of space shuttle Endeavour

A heater problem is the cause of the delay.

NFL players return to work after lockout ends

Players all over the league started reporting to team facilities in the morning, including Tony Romo in Dallas, Chad Greenway in Minnesota and DeAngelo Hall with the Redskins.

K. KENDALL MATHEWS: Let God help you blossom

Spring is an opportunity to take a cue from nature, which blooms all around us.

Philip Morris USA, other tobacco companies win favorable verdict

A St. Louis jury decided in favor of six tobacco companies in a lawsuit filed by a group of Missouri hospitals.

Missouri man walks Trail of Tears to preserve native history

Ron Cooper, a descendant of Kiowa and Comanche tribes, has recreated the trail as closely as he can to promote the history of Native Americans and promote tribal unity.

James T. Scott's lynching coverage reveals fracture

The lynching of James T. Scott in 1923 was reported on in radically different ways by Columbia's two newspapers, by an angry editor at the Tribune and two threatened student reporters at the Missourian.

Missouri's Smith, Gabbert in Top-10 picks of NFL Draft

Former Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith was the seventh pick and former Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert was the 10th pick of Thursday's NFL Draft.

Tornadoes devastate South, killing at least 280

Tornadoes ravaged Alabama on Thursday and killed at least 280 people in six Southern states. The governors of Mississippi and Georgia issued emergency declarations for parts of their states.

Columbia 1923 lynching victim James T. Scott to receive headstone Saturday

The memorial celebration that begins at noon in Second Missionary Church will be followed by a processional march up the hill to Columbia Cemetery for the unveiling of a new headstone marking Scott's grave and a reception in the Daniel Boone City Building.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Pension picture not bleak, but change likely on the horizon

If you like to move, you'll also enjoy potential changes to public employee pensions, which could also provide better payoffs than the current system.