Halloween events include zombie paintball, trunk-or-treating

A variety of Halloween events will take place Tuesday and Wednesday in Columbia for the young and the young-at-heart.

Hunger awareness tour visits MU

Hunger U seeks to educate students about the hunger problems, such as food security, affecting nations outside the United States.

PHOTO GALLERY: Early frost covers foliage in Columbia

The first fall frost of the year for the Columbia area was recorded at Sanborn Field on Oct. 27.

Bus detours, lane closures to Walnut Street begin Tuesday

Short Street Parking Structure construction brings Walnut Sreet lane closures, bus detours beginning Tuesday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Koster's eminent domain bill is a farce

Missouri's eminent domain reform bill does not really protect landowners, as Koster touts. 

UPDATE: MU following state marijuana rules after athletes' arrests

Campus police chief Jack Watring said he considered a new policy after the recent arrests but now doesn't plan any changes.

Columbia man arrested for burglary and assault of residents on Clark Lane

Police say the suspect forced his way into the residents' home in search of money he believed was owed to him.

Columbia police respond to multiple shots during the weekend

No injuries were reported in a shooting near the intersection of Business Loop East and Range Line Street on Saturday, nor in a shooting at the 1300 block of Lakeview Avenue on Sunday.

Parts of the East Coast halt as 'superstorm' nears

Major U.S. financial markets, including the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and CME Group in Chicago, planned a rare shutdown Monday.

Wednesday is the deadline to request Missouri absentee ballot

To cast an absentee ballot in Missouri, voters must have a reason that they cannot vote on Election Day, such as travel plans or illness.

Kristin Veteto uses music to motivate students with disabilities

Kristin Veteto works as a music therapist to help students at Delmar A. Cobble to improve speech development and skills such as finger dexterity, reaching and grasping.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep nonpartisan court plan

The League of Women Voters wants everyone to prevent partisan judicial selections and vote no on Amendment 3.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for Janet Thompson for Northern District Boone County commissioner

Janet Thompson brings a sense of civic responsibility and professional ethics to the race for Northern District Boone County Commissioner, Columbia resident Russel Breyfogle writes.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Janet Thompson is right choice for Northern Boone County

Janet Thompson has all the right attributes to serve as the Northern District Boone County Commissioner. 

Four Missouri soccer players earn SEC honors

Missouri women's soccer players Alyssa Diggs and Dominique Richardson were named to All-Southeastern Conference first team.

FROM READERS: If we're not involved, we have no right to gripe

Wayne Behymer discusses the potential pitfalls of expressing political opinions in a town the size of Columbia, where you know so many of the players.

Missouri Red Cross volunteers support Hurricane Sandy victims

Four volunteers were sent to Middletown, N.Y. and one to Harrisburg, Penn. to help the victims who were displaced buy Hurricane Sandy.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Foster care licensing rules

If you are interested in being a foster parent or are wondering about the safety of a child in his or her current foster home designated by the state, you can see the requirements here.

Columbia College volleyball sweeps Harris-Stowe State

The Cougars won 25-6, 25-15, 25-14 Monday in American Midwest Conference play at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

By the numbers: How Hurricane Sandy measures up

A look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy.