Missouri women's basketball pulls away late against Western Illinois

The Missouri women's basketball team earned a 70-61 victory over the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The Tigers' record is now 3-0.

In the Missouri women's basketball team's first close game of the season, Sydney Crafton sparked the team to a 70-61 victory with a 19-point performance.

Free Wi-Fi coming to downtown Columbia

The service will be available as early as May downtown along Broadway from Fourth Street to Hitt Street and on Ninth Street between Ash Street and University Avenue, as well as at Flat Branch Park and Courthouse Square.

Green-Beckham settles marijuana case by pleading guilty to trespassing

The marijuana possession charge against Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was reduced to a trespassing infraction in October under an agreement between Green-Beckham's attorney and the assistant city prosecutor.

Brig. Gen. James Sehorn shares his story in Columbia

Air Force Brig. Gen. Jim Sehorn spoke about his life and his experience as a prisoner of war for five years after being shot down and caught in Hanoi, North Vietnam in 1967.


Senior defender from Serbia anchors Columbia College men's soccer team

Nikola Velickovic's competitive drive has pushed him to become a successful soccer player, but off the field, he's a prankster.

Missouri men's basketball players Bowers, Pressey aware of expectations

The Tigers have won their first two games by an average of 25.5 points, but senior forward Laurence Bowers said it's important they don't get complacent. | Missouri vs. Nicholls State: 7 p.m. Friday at Mizzou Arena | TV: Fox Sports Midwest

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Public Works displays stormwater project

Columbia's Department of Public Works was awarded a grant in March 2011 by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to study stormwater retrofits.

Ferguson's father hopes billboard will lead to information about murder

Bill Ferguson is hoping to find out more information about the murder that his son Ryan is currently serving time for by purchasing a billboard that offers a $10,000 reward.

Boone County authorities investigating former Boonville priest

A county prosecutor confirmed that Gerald Howard, who is currently facing charges in Cooper County stemming from abuse allegations, is under investigation in Boone County.

After string of shootings, Columbia Police Department launches ceasefire initiative

The Columbia Police Department announced a ceasefire initiative in response to a recent string of shootings in Columbia.  

Kit Bond, other speakers advocate for coal at MU forum

The Kit Bond Lecture and Economics of Power Generation Forum brought a group of speakers to campus who talked about their views about the future of energy production.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Syracuse, Missouri's next football opponent

Missouri and Syracuse will square off Saturday at Faurot Field. It will be the Tigers' last home game this year.

MU moves up smoke-free campus date to July 2013

Cathy Scroggs, vice chancellor for MU student affairs, announced MU would be a smoke-free campus by July 1, 2013. The date was moved up six months, from Jan. 1, 2014.

Rock Bridge boys soccer takes another shot at state semifinals

Rock Bridge coach Alex Nichols said that after losing in the semifinals last year, the team now knows what needs to be done to get the Bruins into the state championship.

Winter Trout Fishing Program opens at Cosmo-Bethel Lake

The mid-Missouri chapter of Trout Unlimited teamed up with Columbia Parks and Recreation and the Missouri Department of Conservation to put about 2,400 winter trout into the lake.

Ashland teen dies in car crash Wednesday

Freddie Rudkin, 18, struck a rock bluff and flipped his car while heading north on U.S. 63.

Columbia missionary reaches out to orphans, widows in Uganda

Lori Acton, international development director of Fount of Mercy, helps educate children in Uganda.

Four Rock Bridge students compete in Siemens competition

As regional finalists, the teams traveled to the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., to present their projects last week. 

GOP-led states start warming up to health care changes

Governors and state officials in states that once opposed President Obama's health care law are showing signs of warming up to the legislation.

More American workers to pick their own health insurance

More companies are offering defined contribution health insurance, which gives employees a fixed sum of money and has them choose their own coverage.