Columbia man rescues a bald eagle from Missouri River's current

Roger Giles sits in his truck Sunday afternoon with the bald eagle he rescued from the Missouri River's current.

The eagle has been resting and eating since its arrival at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, which oversees the Raptor Rehabilitation Project.

Pedestrian median, street congestion discussed at forum on downtown transportation

More than 30 people attended the Downtown Columbia Leadership Council's first forum on traffic, parking and access to downtown.

Stephens soccer captain works to recover from MCL strain

Michaela Daniels, one of the captains for StephensCollege soccer, has had to find a new role on the team while she can't be on the fielddue to an MCL strain.


Missouri football defensive coordinator Dave Steckel clarifies scheme changes

Missouri made a noticeable change in its defensive alignment against Indiana on Saturday, but choose your words carefully when discussing it around Tigers defensive coordinator Dave Steckel. 

Gun safety group seeks ouster of Missouri Capitol staffer who left firearm in bathroom

A parents group is demanding change after Missouri legislative assistant Dave Evans left a loaded gun unattended in a Capitol bathroom.

MU's Office of Student Conduct handles few sex offense cases

Campus officials are at a loss to explain why there's such a large discrepancy between the number of people who report sexual assault to the campus rape crisis center and the number who pursue a remedy through the student conduct process.

Cardinals' Michael Wacha loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 9th

Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha lost his no-hit bid on Ryan Zimmerman's infield single with two outs in the ninth inning. St. Louis beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night to close in on the NL Central title.

Missouri volleyball owns the country's best record

The Missouri volleyball team prepares to enter conference play with a 15-0 record.

Flag procession part of MU International Day celebration

About 50 MU international students carried the flags of their home countries — which included China, Vietnam, Israel, Iran and Great Britain — Tuesday morning from Jesse Hall to Lowry Mall as part of MU International Day celebrations.

Got a skill? Share it as part of Missourian's how-to guide

Show off your expertise and teach us something. We want to tap into and share the expertise of our diverse community in a how-to guide in our From Readers section.

MAP: Visitor parking passes approved for North Village residents

Visitor passes are now available for residents who participate in the North Village Residential Parking by Permit Only program.


After audit, waste management districts hope to stay local

A joint committee met Tuesday to explore issues and improvements in the state's solid waste management districts.

Columbia soccer men win 4-1, women lose 2-1 to Missouri Baptist

Rafael Ramos scored all four goals in the Columbia College men's team's win.

Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction underway in Columbia

About 200 people came to the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction on Tuesday to bid on books, stamps, tableware, pocket knives, jewelry, coins, tokens and currency. The auction continues Wednesday.

For Columbia couple, it's never too late to find love

Priscilla Bevins and Bob Bartlett were engaged within 26 days  of meeting. At 82 and 88, there was no time to waste.


FROM READERS: Health specialist busts a few myths

We get enough fluid in the foods we normally eat, especially when we eat more foods like fruits and vegetables, which are mostly water. There’s no scientific basis for the “eight glasses” myth.

ROSE NOLEN: Guns, violence here to stay

No matter how many mass murders occur, people will continue clinging to their guns.

Changes to Roots 'N' Blues get mixed reviews

The Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival moved to Stephens Lake Park from downtown Columbia. Attendees saw problems with accessibility and transportation, but an event organizer said reception was mostly positive.

Debora Lynne Moore, April 12, 1963 - Sept. 15, 2013

Debora Lynne Moore of Columbia died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. She was 50.

Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence to hear police presentation

After requesting information about violent crime incidents at its last meeting, the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence will hear and analyze police findings at its Wednesday meeting.