Janet Barnes died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Festus, exactly one month before her 85th birthday. Because of an error during her delivery, Mrs. Janet Barnes was a quadriplegic. She was a volunteer at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School and at University Hospital.
Hany Hawasly, an MU graduate student from Damascus, Syria, shares memories from his home country and his opinion of American media coverage of the conflict.
Two separate reports of a man masturbating in Cosmo-Bethel Park have been reported to police. In both incidents, the suspect was possibly taking pictures of himself with his cellphone, police said.
MU is discussing whether to have gender-neutral housing, following a trend of other colleges. But some questions linger, including defining what gender-neutral housing mean to MU.
There will be changes to residential halls and dining facilities starting in the fall of 2014.
The University of Missouri System Board of Curators is scheduled to consider two medical building upgrades on the MU campus Thursday at its meeting.
"You're Next" is the third horror movie filmed in Columbia by a team with strong personal ties to the city.
Cardinal outfielder Matt Holliday's two-run homer broke up Wily Peralta's no-hit bid in the sixth inning of a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
Louise Thompson Tutt died on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, of breast cancer at her residence near Buffalo. She was 75.
After signs of promise in last week's 32-28 loss to Southern Boone, the Trailblazers (0-2) will meet Westran in Moberly. Tolton lost the game 48-0 last year.
Hickman softball defeats Hallsville 7-0 on Wednesday.
Investigators discovered a home network offering child pornography through a file sharing program. An estimated 700 photographs and videos of children being sexually exploited were seized.
Assistant Teaching Professor Kristin Metcalf-Wilson's presentation kicked off MU's "Diversity in Action: Bridging Research and Practice" series. She spoke about her extensive research on women's health issues in the state of Missouri and their economic impact.
Travis Cook, a first-year coach, believes that his team of six runners motivates each other.
Faye Arizona Wolfe Williams of Columbia died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was 78. She worked as a nurse in Columbia for more than 40 years.
Gary Pinkel sat down for a Google Plus "Heroes Hangout" on Wednesday to share 9/11 stories with five veterans.
Fourteen Boone County firefighters climbed 110 flights of stairs while carrying pictures of some of the fallen. Lindsey Chandler was there to photograph the event.
Mary "Kay" Sells earned a degree in education from the University of Missouri. She was active in Girls Scouts of the USA for more than 70 years.
Missouri has been number one on the list of meth lab incidents every year but one since 2003, and tops the list again in 2012. Nationwide, incidents decreased last year, but states have reported increases this year.
Columbia College's participation in the Coast Guard Degree Pathways Program will allow service members to get the most out of their service when working toward a degree.