Two suspects in the Boston bombings were identified to The Associated Press as coming from the Russian region near Chechnya, but there was no immediate information of their links, if any, to any insurgent group.
Like numerous disasters before, hoaxes and conspiracies have popped up in the chaotic first days after the tragedy, days when people want to jump in with help and support while investigations have barely begun or level of help for victims identified.
People take turns volunteering at the barricade on Boylston Street. But Ed Starbuck is perhaps the most faithful, arriving home at 2 a.m. Thursday, then turning around and coming back on the morning bus that arrived just before noon.
The burst of activity came at the end of a tense day in and around Boston, and less than an hour after police announced that they were scaling back the hunt because they had come up empty-handed following an all-day search that sent thousands of SWAT team officers into the streets and paralyzed the metropolitan area.
Cambridge police and the Middlesex District Attorney's Office said the officer was responding to a report of a disturbance when he was shot multiple times. He later died at a hospital. His name was not immediately released.
The construction of new housing and parking complexes pepper downtown Columbia, but this new growth comes at a cost to the city's aging infrastructure.
CoMo Cares' motto is "Helping Children Thrive, Not Just Survive." The nonprofit organization aims to go beyond minimal needs to help struggling parents take care of their children.
The morel season usually goes from early April to the beginning of May, but this year's has been delayed because of cool weather.
Columbia's east and southwestern neighborhoods, especially ones with existing infrastructure, are expected to expand greatly in the next 20 years.
Hickman's Aaron Tajnai, who moved from Wisconsin to Columbia at the end of February, has bonded with coach Dan Devine Jr. over their similar experiences with moving.
Outside the temperature has dropped to 43 degrees and the wind howls off the high school. But coach Justin Towe's players are dry, protected from the elements indoors.
Marc LaFerriere, owner of Dents Unlimited/Toalson Glass on Big Bear Boulevard, said he wrote at least 25 estimates Thursday, and expects his shop to get six weeks of work from Wednesday's storm.
Missouri's pitching problems continue to trouble coach Ehren Earleywine as he and the team travel to Baton Rouge, La., this weekend to seek revenge in a rematch of the 2012 Super Regionals.
Columbia Regional Airport has measured more than 3 inches of rainfall since Sunday. If the river gets above 26 feet, pumping will begin at Hartsburg.
The ruby-throated hummingbird made an early spring appearance in Columbia on April 2.
Here's a round-up of some of our past coverage, as well as some links to more information about the topic.
The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Jesse Auditorium. The event is usually held on Francis Quadrangle.
About 50 housing developments have been built in Columbia since 2002.
Drivers should avoid flooded roads because the depth and force of the water might not be evident, according to a release from Public Safety Joint Communications.
Fifteen people have been killed after a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas community. Another 160 people were injured in the blast.