Minor changes at several city bus stops will make it easier for people who use wheelchairs and people with other disabilities to get on city buses.
A Centralia man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple felony accounts, including drug distribution to a minor and sexual misconduct with a child.
In trying to forecast when snow would first hit the city, Missourian reader Andrew Gibson created this graphic, which shows when Columbia saw its first snowfall each year since 2000.
Animal advocates say fees of as much as $2,500 a year are causing "financial stress" for nonprofit shelters and diverting money that could be used to care for homeless dogs and cats.
The drought has left the middle Mississippi River near record lows. The impact on wildlife varies greatly, driving some fish out of normally safe areas but allowing some animals to thrive along sandbars and side channels exposed by the low water level.
The attraction of the prison tours is more about the captivating stories told by the guides than about the building itself.
Police said the boy was sitting in a car with his father and two other men when shots were fired on Saturday night.