Jurors find Zimmerman not guilty in death of Trayvon Martin

A six-member jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin after two days of deliberating.

After sending Judge Debra Nelson a note requesting clarification on the definition of a manslaughter verdict, the six-person jury found George Zimmerman not guilty.

Faculty, staff reminisce ahead of Jefferson Junior High transition

Current and former faculty and staff members from Jefferson Junior met at Stephens Lake Part to reunite before the district's grade reorganization in August.

DEAR READER: Let's throw a party for the 100 Ages celebs

The positive response to the Missourian's 100 Ages, A Century of Voices project prompts an idea for a celebration of the diversity of lives in mid-Missouri.


Blue Thunder Track Club finding success despite hardships

Saturday's track meet at Rock Bridge High School was part of a successful season for the Blue Thunder Track Club, but the team had to persevere through two tragedies to get to this point in the season.

Volkswagen Bugs fly into car show

The CoMo VW Bug and Bus Bash brought families out to enjoy the history of Volkswagen.

No one injured in Conley Walmart robbery Saturday

The man took an undisclosed amount of money and left in a silver vehicle. No one was injured during the incident, and police are continuing to investigate.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Using natural gas for the city fleet is ill-advised

Is the city considering the broader impact of using natural gas vehicles?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Affordable Care Act is right for consumers, insurance companies

Insurance companies are quick to blame the new requirements for premium increases, but premiums increased 131 percent in an unregulated market from 2000 to 2011.

Ann White taught music, participated in her church

A memorial service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd Columbia, MO.

Ann White, of Columbia, June 10, 1938 — July 9, 2013

A memorial service will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2615 Shepard Blvd Columbia, MO.

Joseph Arenella enjoyed wildlife, spending time with friends

Joseph Carl Arenella died July 13, 2013, at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital.

Joseph Carl Arenella, of Columbia, March 6, 1951 — July 13, 2013

Visitation will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel. Services will follow immediately after visitation.

Leo F. Teel served his country, participated in Boone County Fair

Leo F. Teel died July 11, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center. He was 89.

Leo F. Teel, 89, Dec. 26, 1923 — July 11, 2013

Leo F. Teel, 89, passed away the evening of July 11, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center.

Big money part of All-Star appearance for Royals' Gordon

For Kansas City's Alex Gordon and Salvador Perez, making this year's All-Star team isn't just a matter of prestige. It also brings some substantial financial rewards.

PHOTO GALLERY: Visitors spelunk through Devil's Icebox Cave to see endangered bats

The same program will occur Saturday evening.

Nixon vetoes new process for lieutenant governor vacancies

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon argues that historical precedent gives Missouri's governor the authority  to appoint a replacement lieutenant governor.

South Africa: Mandela remains critical

Nelson Mandela was admitted June 8 to the hospital for a recurring lung infection.

Small northeast Missouri town part of new movie

Independent film director Chris Grega visited Edina's town square to shoot scenes for his suspense horror film, "Sound of Nothing."