Up and down night for Kulas in Missouri women's basketball team's WNIT loss

Missouri forward Bri Kulas dribbles the ball in the opening round game of the Women's National Invitation Tournament against Eastern Illinois on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Tigers junior forward Bri Kulas played well enough to convince coach Robin Pingeton to put the ball in her hands for the potential game-tying shot. But it wasn't enough.

Missouri women's basketball team ends season on familiar note

The Tigers went cold for the last four minutes of their WNIT game against Eastern Illinois, overtaken with just seconds to play in a 60-58 loss Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri men's basketball team holds loud practice in quiet arena

No. 9 seeded Missouri was getting ready to play Thursday night in its first game of the 2013 NCAA Tournament against No. 8 Colorado State.


Localized version of "God in the Box" documentary to screen at Ragtag Cinema

A localized version of documentary "God in the Box" will screen Thursday night at Ragtag Cinema, with a question and answer session with original "God in the Box" director Nathan Lang, Rev. Tim Carson and others to follow.


Longtime Missouri prison director shot to death in his home in Colorado

Tom Clements, former director of adult institutions for the Missouri Department of Corrections, who moved to Colorado in 2011 to take over as director of the state's department of corrections, was shot and killed Tuesday night. No motive for the slaying was determined Wednesday.

Public Works Department takes public comment on Grasslands project

Grasslands residents gave their comments on 10 options from the Columbia Public Works Department to help alleviate traffic in their neighborhood.

Risks of older drivers, pushes for more stringent laws reviewed

Susan Cohen shared the story of her son, who died after being struck by a car driven by an 82-year-old. The driver didn't seem to be aware that someone was trapped under her car, Cohen said. The cognitive process slows as people age, which could affect driving

Spring arrives with forecast of more snow, cold

Unseasonably low temperatures to continue, and snow is possible during the weekend.


Three Columbia College basketball players earn All-American honors

Senior Jordan Dressler was one of 10 players selected to the First Team, while juniors Derrick Dilworth and Devin Griffin received Honorable Mention awards.

IN THE WORKS: How has the landscape in your neighborhood changed over the years?

We've compiled some Google Earth satellite images showing some of the changes visible from the sky. You can see those in this  Facebook album.

FROM READERS: MU student celebrates Relay For Life with her mom, a cancer survivor

MU junior Alisa Funk participated in Relay for Life on March 16. She walked in the event with her mother, a cancer survivor.

Horseback riders spend afternoon at Riley Equine Center

COLUMBIA – Horseback riders take lessons at Riley Equine Center in Boonville on Monday.

Missouri gymnast Blair Elmore takes routines to new heights

After growing seven inches in just a year, Elmore adjusted her routines with support from her sports-oriented family.

DAVID ROSMAN: Pitting health care against politics leads to conflict

Political differences between Missouri republicans and democrats, as seen with the debate over healthcare reform, will be the death of the state citizen's well-being.

J. KARL MILLER: TSA has applied common sense

The Transportation Security Administration's decision to relax some of its rules on airport screenings is a breath of fresh air.

Colorado governor signs landmark bills to restrict gun sales, ownership

Eight months after dozens were shot in an Aurora movie theater, Colorado's governor signed bills Wednesday that place new restrictions on firearms.

Eustachy, Colorado State gear up for Missouri men's basketball

Rams coach Larry Eustachy is making his second-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament, this year with Colorado State — the fourth team he's led to the NCAAs.

Missouri men's basketball team arrives in Lexington for what could be final practice

The court. The signs. The backdrops. The arena. The credentials. The PowerAde cups. They were all branded with one logo: NCAA.

PHOTO GALLERY: First day of spring doesn't mean warm weather

Despite being the first day of spring, the weather was cool with a high of 37 degrees and a wind chill as low as 18 degrees.

ABC Laboratories receives industry award for high quality

The award helps pharmaceutical companies find reputable contract research organization partners best suited to work on different types of projects.