PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest volunteers prepare venues

Volunteers work to get the Missouri United Methodist Church and Tiger Hotel ready for the True/False Film Fest, which begins Thursday and runs through Sunday in Columbia. Other film fest venues include The Blue Note, Ragtag Cinema and Jesse Hall.

Brock flourishes, Flores disappoints in Missouri women's basketball team's final home game

The Missouri women's basketball team lost 75-62 in its last home game at Mizzou Arena. BreAnna Brock had 24 points and 16 rebounds, but Christine Flores scored only one point and was 0-13 in shot attempts.

Haith says Missouri men's basketball team handled loss at Kansas with class

Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith says the Tigers' seniors, especially Kim English, have helped define the way the team carries itself.

Transfers playing big role for both Iowa State and Missouri men's basketball teams

The Cyclones are finding success this season using four transfers. Meanwhile, Missouri coach Frank Haith has four transfers lined up to play for the Tigers next season.

UPDATE: Second student confirmed dead in Chardon shooting

A second student in the Chardon High School Shooting was declared dead, after previous reports said he was brain dead. The suspect in the shooting, T.J. Lane, is to appear in juvenile court Tuesday afternoon.

Questions about enhanced enterprise zone linger from public, Downtown Leadership Council

Following a presentation by Regional Economic Development Inc., members of the Downtown Leadership Council as well as community members posed questions regarding the proposed enhanced enterprise zone in Columbia.

Rock Bridge boys basketball aims to toughen up defense in state tournament

The Bruins (23-4) will face Rolla (19-9) at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Gale Bullman Building at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla.

UPDATE: Newly appointed Central Missouri Humane Society director rescinds acceptance

The Central Missouri Humane Society will resume its search for an executive director March 9.

Big 12 withholds $12.4 million for Missouri to leave conference

Missouri also is waiving any claim to money earned from the television contract the Big 12 has with Fox Sports.

Police Department's no-report accident policy reduces tickets, raises concerns

A citizen's story has prompted a closer look at a Columbia Police Department procedure that doesn't require officers to write out a report in non-injury accidents when damage isn't major.

ROSE NOLEN: Cost to move pets should not be prohibitive

A new United Airlines pet policy regarding animals flying from Japan could cost their owners much more than before.

Cardinals' Schumaker committed to helping younger teammates

In professional sports, being a mentor is part of the job — even if it is for the competition.

Americans weigh benefits of smaller meals

There's no definitive ruling on whether spreading calories over multiple smaller meals is better than three square meals a day, but experts say all the extra snacking throughout the day could lead to expanding waistlines.

Columbia Entertainment Company to hold national playwriting contest

The Jackie White Memorial National Children's Playwriting Contest provides a $500 prize for the best family-friendly play.

ANALYSIS: Few options for West in Syria crisis

Opposition to ending the crackdown on the uprising in Syria leaves the West and its Arab allies limited to tightening sanctions and getting humanitarian aid into the country.

New Central Missouri Humane Society director rescinds offer, board member says

Ann Korschgen said Kimberly Sherlaw told the Central Missouri Humane Society's board of directors last week that she was no longer taking the job, citing personal reasons.

'Music in the Air' concert and silent auction to benefit Salvation Army

The concert and silent auction will take place March 11 with all proceeds going to the Salvation Army. 

IHOP national pancake day to benefit Children's Miracle Network

Tuesday marks the seventh consecutive year of IHOP's national pancake day. Donations made at the Columbia restaurant will be used for local patients

Officials: Student declared brain dead in Ohio shooting

This is the second death in the Ohio shooting from Monday. Two of the wounded were originally listed in critical condition, and another was listed in serious condition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball loses to Texas

The Missouri women's basketball team lost its final home game of the season 75-62 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.