City calls on volunteers to help keep sidewalks free of snow

City leaders are searching for a solution to Columbia's snow removal problem, and strict enforcement of ordinances doesn't seem like a viable option. Instead, Mayor Bob McDavid calls on Columbia's "culture of volunteerism."

Columbia organizations gather donations for Souper Bowl of Caring

As the Super Bowl draws near, organizations around Columbia are collecting donations for a worthy cause, the Souper Bowl for Caring.

Winter weather ties for Columbia's seventh warmest on record

According to the National Weather Service, Columbia's average temperature for the past two months has been 10.1 degrees warmer than the same period last winter.

Cunningham sisters lead Rock Bridge girls basketball to victory

Sisters Lindsey and Sophie Cunningham combined for 25 points to lead the  Rock Bridge Bruins to victory Friday night over Fort Zumwalt West.

Author and attorney Scott Turow visits MU

Best-selling author and attorney Scott Turow visited MU on Friday and shared enlightening tales of his journey as a novelist with local fans.

Defendants in Hobson murder testify in Tony Lewis trial

Daron Peal and Anthony Carr, who have been sentenced for their roles in the 2010 killing of Aaron Hobson, testified about Tony Lewis on Friday, denying that he had a role. Closing arguments in Lewis’ trial will begin Saturday morning.   

Hickman boys basketball beats Lincoln Prep

Hickman beat Lincoln Prep 56-43 at the Interscholastic League Fieldhouse in Kansas City. 

Assistant coach and tennis player continue partnership at Missouri

When Missouri recruited tennis player Rachel Stuhlmann, she recommended Jason Potthoff, a coach she'd worked with often. Potthoff became an assistant coach with the Tigers, and together the duo has already shared a big moment for Missouri tennis.

Santorum addresses voters at Grace Bible Church in Columbia

The Republican presidential candidate spoke about deregulation, the ineffectiveness of Obamacare and his electability. 

MU professors discuss what to expect from Super Bowl commercials

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day for commercials, and Margaret Duffy, CEO of MoJo Ad, said authenticity, social networking and humor are main ad strategies to reach a young audience in Super Bowl 46 commercials.

Laura Naomi Melloway, June 14, 1923 — Jan. 31, 2012, of Columbia

Columbia to host Missouri Special Olympics Summer State Games

The event will require $250,00 in funding and roughly 1,500 volunteers.

Shots fired at High Hill Circle trailer court

Shots were fired Thursday evening at the High Hill Circle trailer courts. No one was injured. The Boone County Sheriff's Department is asking anyone with information to call.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Academic Progress Rate

Academic Progress Rate is an NCAA tool that measures the success of a program moving its athletes toward graduation. It takes into account academic eligibility and retention — whether the athletes stay in schoo

Missouri gymnastics coach Rob Drass shares friendly rivarly with former mentor

Friday marked the first time Missouri gymnastics coach Rob Drass had the opportunity to showcase his head coaching abilities to Stevenson, his longtime friend and mentor, as the No. 17 Tigers led throughout all four rotations and defeated the No. 23 Wolfpack, 195.925-195.225.


Judge sets Feb. 10 deadline for House redistricting arguments

Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce has set the deadline for submitting arguments in the lawsuit challenging new House districts a mere two and a half weeks before candidates begin filing for this year's election.

New Missouri congressional redistricting map survives lawsuits

Two lawsuits arguing the newest congressional redistricting map fails to meet state constitutional requirements were rejected by Cole Country Circuit Judge Dan Green.

Komen drops plan to cut Planned Parenthood grants 

The charity originally excluded Planned Parenthood from its breast-screening grants due to the government investigation surrounding the organization.

Psychologist: Suspect in Giffords shooting still 'incompetent'

Although Jared Lee Loughner has improved, his chief psychologist said his mental state still leaves him unable to stand trial.

Missouri Senate passes health insurance measure

The measure would allow lawmakers or voters to decide if health insurance exchanges should be operated by the state or the federal government.