Prayers were said and devotees were purified during the ceremony.
The moon will loom large as it makes its closest approach to Earth this year on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
A month after the incident, the public has yet to receive details about Brandon Coleman's death. With the case becoming a growing part of community discussion, it's time for the Columbia Police Department to answer questions.
Early intervention and stronger relationships with families are key strategies, administrators say.
The problem of uninsured Missouri residents impacts everyone. The uninsured miss out on preventive care and management of chronic illnesses that could keep them out of emergency rooms and hospitals.
Pablo Mendoza leaves behind smiles at MU and will begin his tenure as assistant to the president of social equity at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in August.
When officers arrived, they did not find anyone who was involved with the shooting or a victim. However, they did find evidence of a disturbance.
The person who recorded on a cellphone the shooting at Tenth Street and Broadway early last Saturday morning was not involved in the incident, Columbia Police said in a release Friday afternoon.
Changes are coming to the Parking Utility. Parking tickets will now be larger and brighter with green accents. Agents will use smartphones to issue tickets.
I eagerly await the selection of a permanent Director of the Press and look forward to discussions with that person about future directions of the Press.
The FastCAT will begin operation at 6:40 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and it will not run at all on Sundays.
Patrick Lee recently made his 168th Red Cross blood donation, earning him a 21-gallon pin. He shares what he's learned from 45 years of blood donations.
After having a child with a black man in the '60s, Karin Davis was ostracized by her family. That experience gave her a passion for activism aimed at healing racial divisions.
A report found a decline in the number of children participating in summer nutrition programs in Missouri. Although some programs in Columbia report serving fewer meals, trends are difficult to discern.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton believes the Senate's immigration bill will provide international students a clear path to stay in the U.S. after graduation to create new American jobs.
Officers responded at 2:12 a.m. Friday, but the suspect had been scared off by voices approaching and left in a pickup truck, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.
A woman born in 1947 died of heat-related causes, officials said.
States are increasingly adopting laws that purport to nullify federal laws — setting up intentional legal conflicts, directing local police not to enforce federal laws and, in rare cases, even threatening criminal charges for federal agents who dare to do their jobs.
A Cole County jury on Thursday convicted 30-year-old Brandon Chase of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action in the April 2012 death of 34-year-old Keith Mosely of Columbia.
The panel will help the state agency try to boost Missouri's college-attainment rates. Its members could include financial aid officers and high school guidance counselors