Community members call for arrest in Brandon Coleman's killing

Members of the community marched from Second Missionary Baptist Church to the Boone County Courthouse to demand "Justice for Brandon" on Saturday. Brandon Coleman was shot and killed May 19. The march was followed by a rally at the courthouse. The NAACP organized the event.

About 100 people rallied at the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday afternoon to protest Columbia Police's handling of a May shooting that ended in the death of 25-year-old Brandon Coleman.

Missouri football's Copeland has substance beneath his looks

Missouri offensive lineman Max Copeland is instantly recognizable with his flowing locks and bellowing cries. Underneath the surface, however, is a young man dying to talk about physics and the Roman empire.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Most educated generation can't find work

We’re the most educated generation in American history, yet many of us are unemployed or underemployed. And too many of us are still financially dependent on our parents.

Peace Coalition remembers Hiroshima, calls for nuclear disarmament

A crowd of about 50 people gathered at Stephens Lake Park, sharing a potluck dinner and dreams of peace.

PHOTO GALLERY: Families, high school classes join Black and White parade

The parade was the first event of the weekend that brings together the black alumni of Columbia Public Schools.

PHOTO GALLERY: All-star basketball game new addition to Black and White Ball

The players, ages 12-16, were selected from the Midnight Hoops league based on their performance throughout the season.

Missouri senior has one-shot lead

After one round, Taylor Gohn has a one shot lead in the first annual Columbia Women's Championship.

New director seeks to revitalize Jefferson Farms & Gardens

Mark Clervi was appointed director of Jefferson Farms & Gardens on July 1. He is working to prepare the farm for reopening on Sept. 1. 

Gary Drewing is Rock Bridge girls soccer coach

Gary Drewing replaces Jack Rubenstein who will be the boys and girls head coach at Battle High School.

Police investigate second Landmark bank robbery in a week

A second Landmark Bank location this week was robbed on Friday on Garth Avenue. The Landmark Bank on Stadium Boulevard was robbed Monday.

Repairs grow at 102-year-old Sedalia library

Paying for the construction work required adding a $1.5 million bond to a city bond being used to fund road repairs and the approval by voters of a levy increase in April.

Recent crashes prompt heightened trooper presence

Patrol Sgt. Sheldon Lyon said the heightened patrols on a stretch of Interstate 29, which began Thursday, will be cracking down on all traffic violations.

Stomach bug in 2 states linked to Mexican farm

The Food and Drug Administration says it is still working to determine whether the salad mix is the source of illnesses in the other 14 states.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Sequestration bites so deep that even some Republicans feel it

On Wednesday, the day after House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., put forth his budget, the bill to fund Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, was pulled off the House floor for lack of support. The cuts needed in those areas to reach the targets in the GOP budget were too deep for some lawmakers.

Small plane crashes in St. Louis County, 2 dead

The Cirrus SR-22 took off from the Spirit of St. Louis Airport at about 4:50 a.m. Saturday. It was to fly to Texas and then Arizona.