UPDATE: Ohio school shooting injures students; suspect in custody

Four students were wounded and one person is in custody after the shooting.

Nestor's coaching experience part of Missouri men's basketball team's success

Missouri assistant men's basketball coach Ernie Nestor has been coaching since 1976, including two stints as a head coach.

Apartments, hotel proposed for Columbia's Crosscreek area

An apartment complex and a Holiday Inn are being proposed for the southeast Columbia property. The proposals will be considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission and discussed by nearby neighborhood associations.

MU Police Department class on school shootings emphasizes group action

The goal of the class is to teach participants that they don't have to hide and wait.


GENE ROBERTSON: 'Battle' an important film for Columbia

The documentary on Eliot Battle's life and work shows his "change from within" philosophy that takes discipline and patience.

Columbia police detain 15 people in proactive effort following shootings

The department's proactive patrol has detained 15 people on suspicion of separate infractions since Wednesday. The arrests were not made exclusively in connection to the recent wave of gunshots fired in Columbia.

Missouri men's basketball drops in rankings

The Missouri men's basketball team dropped four spots to No. 7 in the latest Associated Press poll on Monday. The Tigers are No. 8 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll.

Woman alleging prosecutorial misconduct in Hobson saga enters guilty plea

Tabisha Franklin, who claimed the felony charge against her was punishment for not providing information prosecutors and police believed she had relating to the murder of Aaron Hobson, will be incarcerated for 10 days.

Priede's hard work leads to success for Missouri women's basketball

On Saturday, Liene Priede made a 3-point basket with less than five seconds left in regulation against Kansas State to send the game to overtime. Tigers coach Robin Pingeton said it's about time Priede's extra work paid off.

Keene Street undergoing repairs until Friday

One lane of Keene Street between Lansing Avenue and Berrywood Drive in northeast Columbia will be blocked this week because of routine repairs

Former Haith player declared ineligible for Miami basketball team

A former player of Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith was declared ineligible by the University of Miami, the university said in a release.

'Chef Brad' tests recipes for new school lunch guidelines

Columbia Public Schools plans to utilize centralized kitchens in order to streamline the food production process and guarantee the guidelines are met. 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Re-elect smart growth candidate Barbara Hoppe

Barbara Hoppe's accomplishments in the Sixth Ward and throughout Columbia show she deserves to be back in City Hall.

Jina Yoo's Asian Bistro owner chosen for South Korean 'MasterChef'

Jina Yoo doesn't need anyone's opinion on her cooking; if she thinks it's good, it's good. The Columbia restaurant owner has been chosen to compete in South Korea's "MasterChef" cooking competition. 

Kids share what they learned at Shepard Boulevard Elementary health event

Shepard Boulevard Elementary School students shared what they have learned from a health fair.

Betty Jean Martin remembered for her song

Coil Construction carpenter Tim Bunton dies at 27

FROM READERS: New Columbia Community Lions Club has charter meeting

The Lions Club will provide services to promote vision and hearing, gather pre-kindergarten supplies, do various environmental project and more.

Betty Jean Martin, July 9, 1925 — Jan. 25, 2012, of San Francisco

Timothy William Bunton, Dec. 29, 1984 — Feb. 26, 2012, of Sturgeon