Missouri officials to consider issuing new building bonds

Dozens of state buildings had their mortgage paid off in October, and now some Missouri law would like to use the newly available money to finance construction jobs around the state. 

Columbia man leads Sheriff's Department deputies on high-speed pursuit

Henry C. Wilson failed to stop his vehicle when a deputy attempted to stop him for speeding near the 5000 block of Clark Lane. Wilson continued at excessive speeds, stopping his vehicle near Vandiver Drive and Parker Street.

Chiefs beats Panthers at somber Arrowhead Stadium

Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Carolina Panthers.

Rams avoid second tie, edge 49ers in overtime

For the second time this season, the Rams-49ers game was forced into overtime. Rams rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein clinched the victory with a 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in overtime

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Restrictive, narrowed pledges limit deliberation

Our elected officials should make rational choices based on the most comprehensive and accurate information that will best allow them to adhere to the pre-election pledges that they have made. 

Missouri men's basketball team moves forward without Michael Dixon Jr.

In the Missouri men's basketball team's 72-56 win over Appalachian State, the Tigers took their first step after former guard Michael Dixon Jr. announced his transfer from the school.


After caseload cap, 13th Judicial Circuit resumes normal operations

The 13th Judicial Circuit will no longer operate under a caseload cap, which went into effect in October and continued through November. The cap was imposed to limit new cases if the court exceeded caseload standards for three consecutive months. 

Columbia rings in Christmas season with annual tree lighting

This year's annual lighting of 30-foot-tall Christmas tree brought the community together and celebrated the beginning of Christmas season.

CBC hands Rock Bridge basketball first loss of season

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team suffered its first loss of the season Saturday night, 58-42 against Christian Brothers College High School.

Columbia College volleyball falls to Concordia in NAIA Championship match

After a five-set semifinal win, Columbia dropped a five-set match to Concordia in the finals.


Missouri women's swimming wins Mizzou Invite

Missouri finished ahead of seven other teams at the 2012 Mizzou Invite on Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

Rock Bridge wrestling takes third, Hickman finishes 10th

Rock Bridge placed third and Hickman placed 10th in the 12-team wrestling tournament at Parkway South High School.

Hickman boys basketball takes down Waynesville at Norm Stewart Classic

Sophomore guard Jimmy Whitt and junior guard Chris Clark sparked Hickman's 68-52 win over Waynesville.

Missouri vs. Appalachian State: Transfers turn former UConn teammates into opponents

Missouri's Alex Oriakhi and Appalachian State's Jaamal Trice both played at the University of Connecticut in 2009. The two met as college basketball opponents for the first time ever Saturday.

Columbia College men's basketball wins tournament

Columbia remains undefeated at 9-0 on the season with the victory.

Missouri family wins Powerball but plans to live normal life

After winning $136.5 million from this week's Powerball lottery, the Hill family plans to use the winnings wisely by contributing to charities, adoption and their relatives.

Soccer player from Columbia drowns in Northern Michigan University pool

Arianna Alioto, who graduated from Rock Bridge High School, drowned in a pool during a team workout at Northern Michigan University.

Columbia College volleyball advances to NAIA Championship

The Columbia College volleyball team defeated the University of Texas in the NAIA National Tournament semifinals Saturday at the Tyson Event Center.


FROM READERS: Over a decade of photos from photographer John Hall

John Hall shares photos of birds from over a decade of photographing mid-Missouri. He has used five different digital cameras to take the photos since Nov. 2001.

Holiday season to begin with various events in Columbia

Bazaars, concerts and a home tour will be held in Columbia from this weekend which will mark the beginning of holiday season of 2012.