Columbia man arrested in connection with attempted sexual assault

Jimmie Pope has been arrested in connection with an attempted sexual assault. The victim and another resident were seen screaming and running from the house where the incident occurred. 

Obama nominates White for federal judgeship in Missouri

Ronnie White, former Missouri Supreme Court Judge, was nominated for a seat on the U.S. District Court. It is his third time to be nominated.

'As dark as night': Super Typhoon Haiyan blasts Philippines

Due to cut-off communications, it was impossible to know the full extent of casualties and damage.

Missouri swimming and diving teams defeat Missouri State

The Tigers won 16 events on Friday night. The men won 155-88 and now boast a 4-1 record, while the women won 139-97 and are now 2-3.

Columbia College cross country continues to NAIA Championships

Stephens College cross country ends its season while Columbia College looks forward to the NAIA Championships on Nov. 23. 

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri road crews prepare for winter storms

Such preparation helps Jefferson City, Cole County and Missouri crews effectively and efficiently clear and maintain roads during storms.

New execution date set for Missouri inmate

Allen Nicklasson, who was given the death penalty, is set to be executed next month.

Towns rally around injured Tipton football player

The community united for Chad Stover, a high school football player who has been hospitalized with an injured brain from a playoff game last week.

Survey shows Missouri school districts are rolling out new standards

Seventy percent of the respondents reported they have or are currently in the process of implementing the standards.

Fallen trooper's gay partner claims faith as guide in bumpy road to support

Kelly Glossip lost his long-term partner, Missouri Highway Patrol Cpl. Dennis Engelhard, after Engelhard was struck by an SUV while responding to a traffic accident on Christmas Day in 2009. Missouri gave none of Engelhard's pension to Glossip because they were not technically married. Through a resilient strength and faith, Glossip hopes his bleak present will lead to a brighter future.

'Game of kings' arrives in eastern Missouri town

Diego Gross and Tina Natorp Gross recently held a practice polo session at their Catawissa ranch. The game, Tina said, isn't just for the wealthy.


Missouri quail hunters still enthusiastic about dying sport

Weatherby Lake resident Bob Borman remembers the days when quail season was a big deal. But even though the number of participants has plunged, his zeal for the sport has not.


TIGER TIPOFF: A new journey set to begin for Missouri men's basketball

That Missouri coach Haith will return from his suspension is a certainty. But just what type of team to expect when he does, remains a mystery.

Rock Bridge football goes back to winning ways

Rock Bridge is scheduled to face Francis Howell Central in a Class 6, District 3 semifinal. Francis Howell Central has one of the top running backs in the state in Kendall Morris.

Reduce penalty for growing pot in Columbia, Barbara Hoppe urges in ordinance request

Under the proposed city ordinance, someone caught growing up to six marijuana plants for personal use would not be issued a criminal drug conviction, but rather a fine of $250 or less.

Columbia suspends red-light camera prosecutions

Prosecution of all violations that occurred after Aug. 19 have been temporarily suspended in accordance with a ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District.

Chris Kelly endorses Kip Kendrick in Missouri House race

Kendrick, a Columbia Democrat, said he will start his campaign in the coming weeks. He "gets our community," said Kelly, the 45th District incumbent.

As pressures mount, Ozark National Scenic Riverways updates management plan

The National Park Service will release a plan that will limit boats' horsepower and address river access, horse trails, and litter and pollution problems at the Current and Jacks Fork rivers.

Youngest living Medal of Honor recipient speaks at MU

Sgt. Dakota Meyer is the youngest living recipient of the Medal of Honor, but it's not the medal that keeps him fighting every day, he said. It's his bracelets — one for each of his four fallen servicemen – that inspire him.

Missouri football: Which bowl game will take the Tigers?

Missouri controls its own destiny in terms of which bowl game it will play in.