The man found dead at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday near White Oak Lane has been identified as Timothy Ray Jones, 43. Investigators have classified the death as a homicide.
Steve Moore, a senior forward on the Missouri men's basketball team, is studying hotel and restaurant management. This past semester, he took Culinary Fundamentals.
Columbia's Downtown Parking Task Force recommended a test of two parking payment systems on Ninth Street. Both options would increase the number of ways downtown visitors can pay for a spot, including the use of credit and debit cards.
About two dozen people joined the annual Holiday Lights and Sights tour that showcases some of the best Christmas displays in southwest Columbia.
City Manager Mike Matthes submitted a report recommending the merger and elimination of some of the city's boards and commissions. The City Council, at Mayor Bob McDavid's suggestion, decided to seek the input of the boards involved.
The Cougars pick up a 10-point win on the first day of the St. Xavier Midwest Tournament in Chicago.
Derrick Washington was scheduled to go on trial Wednesday in the misdemeanor domestic assault case, but his lawyer received a continuance. A scheduling conference is set for early January.
Chris Mangano, whose home was burglarized during the Thanksgiving holiday, expressed concern about holiday-season crimes to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.
A spokeswoman for the University of Missouri System would not verify the agenda of the meeting.
Joel W. Hartenbower was arrested March 8 after the Columbia Police Department received a tip that he was in possession of a large amount of child pornography.
My Christmas is essentially the Christmas of Charles Dickens. It's a Christmas of family, goodwill, compassion, and presents — lots of presents.
Some Christmas decoration traditions are kept every year, whether it's wooden cutouts of holiday-related characters or lights on a Christmas tree.
True journalists must write for an established publication that follows reasonable rules, has mindful editors and verifies its information. Others, such as bloggers and sensationalist video wielders, don't live up to this standard.
Septagon Construction Co. of Columbia is among the companies involved in a case against Mamtek U.S. Inc. in federal bankruptcy court in Kansas City.
The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Lourdes 75-65 on Tuesday to win its first game of the St. Xavier Midwest Tournament in Chicago.
Administration Commissioner Kelvin Simmons is leaving the position effective Feb. 1 to pursue an "opportunity outside of state government."
Despite lofty rhetoric from governors and lawmakers about how education is vital to economic development, Missouri remains near the bottom in terms of taxpayer support of higher education.
Like drunken driving, distracted driving is nothing new. A more recent addition, however, is the use of cellular telephones — including the practice of texting while driving.
Columbia police have reason to believe the death of Timothy Ray Jones may be a homicide, Sgt. Jill Schlude said. A jogger calling from the end of White Oak Lane reported seeing him lying unresponsive near the MKT Trail.