More than 100 volunteers and actors performed scenes and guided the public through the City Square.
Amid the sorrow, stories of heroism emerged, including an account of the Sandy Hook Elementary School principal who lost her life lunging at the gunman, Adam Lanza, in an attempt to overpower him.
The shootings, coming less than two weeks before Christmas, was the nation's second-deadliest school shooting, exceeded only by the Virginia Tech massacre that claimed 33 lives in 2007.
Graduation ceremonies for MU's Honors College, College of Arts and Science and the Graduate School were among the ceremonies held Saturday.
The Rev. Thomas Saucier of the Newman Center emphasized prayer as a way to express support for the victims of Friday's shooting.
Adam Lewkowsky came to MU from Portland, Ore., this weekend to participate in the MU Graduate School commencement ceremony.
Students, ages 6 and 7, teachers and a principal are among the victims in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.
Sophomore guard Jabari Brown, a transfer from Oregon, will be playing in his first game for the Tigers on Monday after sitting out a year.
Morgan Eye has quickly found success on the college stage, leading the nation in 3-pointers and sparking the offense for the 8-2 Tigers.
Katie Theut, a fitness recreation manager, was recognized for her efforts to save Arianna Alioto, the Columbia soccer player that drowned Nov. 30.
How many more times will we have to watch this kind of story before Congress enacts an effective ban on assault weapons?
Columbia Police responded to two armed robberies and one shots-fired call in a 12-hour span from Friday night to Saturday morning. No arrests have been made, and all three investigations are ongoing.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team lost its first game of the season 47-42 to Quincy-Notre Dame on Saturday at the Rumble on the River at John Woods Community College in Quincy, Ill.
The Hickman wrestling team placed seventh Saturday at the 22-team Lee’s Summit Holiday Tournament at Lee’s Summit High School.
The Stephens College basketball team won 70-62 against St. Mary on Saturday at Silverthorne Arena.
And yet, amid all of this fragmentation, some things still stop us in our tracks, make us think, make us talk, make us look to each other, make us feel as if, somehow, we're one in shock and tragedy.
The Father Tolton Catholic wrestling team finished in the top 20 Saturday at the 26-team Battle of Lexington Holiday Tournament in Lexington, Mo.
Deputy Christopher Parsons, 31, was shot and killed by someone outside a mobile home near where he had responded to a call about an unconscious person.
For so long, community advocates say, the issue of childhood hunger has been tucked quietly into the background. That seems to have changed in Kansas City.
Prosecutors said a man detained at the Kansas City airport after suspicious items were found in his bag has refused to take medication that would help him become competent enough to stand trial.