MU Wheelchair Basketball player brings athletic experience to team

Carter Arey shoots during a scrimmage Thursday at the MU Student Recreation Complex.

Carter Arey, a junior at MU, has been living the student-athlete lifestyle since he started playing little league baseball in the first grade.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest gala attracts masked moviegoers

The True/False Film Fest began Thursday with an opening ceremony to celebrate the four day festival that attracted masked guests.

Joplin tornado survivors seek lessons from Katrina

A group of people from Joplin traveled to New Orleans by bus to help rebuild the city six years after Hurricane Katrina — and to pick up some tips on how to heal their own tornado-torn town.

UPDATE: Missouri has too many grounds for death penalty

Missouri's death penalty is criticized for being too easy to seek. A report released Thursday recommends narrowing the law.

Fans line up early for True/False Film Fest tickets

The line of 100 people at the box office wrapped around the corner of Broadway and Hitt Street on Thursday morning. Fans waited for a line number to get tickets, which went on sale at noon.

PHOTO GALLERY: True/False Film Fest returns for ninth year

Volunteers are preparing for the ninth edition of the True/False Film Fest, where attendees can see 40 different films on seven screens, all in the downtown area. This year's festival runs Thursday through Sunday.

Shepard Boulevard group will meet with developer to discuss Crosscreek Center

Residents of the Shepard Boulevard Neighborhood Association will meet with developer Asset Plus about a proposed upscale, student apartment complex. Asset Plus has proposed to build the complex at the Crosscreek Center property.

Mayor Bob McDavid to make announcement involving Columbia airport

The mayor's news conference comes after talks about establishing a second flight destination.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Many questions still surround enhanced enterprise zones

Enhanced enterprise zones must include the census blocks that are lowest in income and highest in unemployment. Whether they’ll benefit is just one of many questions.

'Tiger style' pushes Missouri wrestlers mentally and physically

Missouri coach Brian Smith stresses a commitment to wrestling and academics, part of a lifestyle that he calls "Tiger style."

Missouri clinches No. 2 seed in conference tournament

Missouri clinched the No. 2 spot in the Big 12 Conference Tournament with its win over Iowa State on Wednesday. The Tigers would face No. 1 seed Kansas again if both teams make the championship game.

UPDATE: Woman, 18, found dead at Capen Park

Friends of the woman said she was a graduate of Rock Bridge High School. Columbia police said there were no signs of foul play.

First lady to attend events in Kansas City, St. Louis

Michelle Obama will speak in front of the Democratic National Committee.

American Bar Association study says Missouri death penalty is too broad

The study notes that Missouri has 17 "aggravating circumstances" that allow prosecutors the chance to argue that someone should be sentenced to death.

Rock Bridge girls basketball to play Ozark High School in state quarterfinal

The Bruins, who own a 15-game winning streak, are gearing up to play the state quarterfinal game in Springfield on Saturday. Their opponent, Ozark High School, has won 19 straight and is 25-4.


Douglass High School boys basketball finishes season with 6 eligible players

The Bulldogs still posted a 10-4 record and made it to the second game of the district tournament.

Candidates file to represent Boone County in the Missouri House

Eight candidates have filed to represent parts of Boone County in the Missouri House.

Bill Dalzell spent his life giving to others

School board candidates participate in first public forum

The four candidates spoke on what programs they would prioritize, how they would improve math and science statistics and how to spend bond issue money.

Joyce Carter loved to laugh and help others