Missouri men's basketball enters critical stretch

Missouri (15-4 overall, 3-3 in the Southeastern conference) plays at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Arkansas.

Boone County commissioners oppose tax district for downtown development

Boone County commissioners have called into question the proposed downtown tax increment financing district. 

Summer success helps Missouri pitcher build mentality

After a 2013 season in which he struggled, Missouri pitcher John Miles has gained a renewed sense of confidence in his abilities, helped by a record-setting summer season.


Columbia Police Department launches investigation into alleged rape of Sasha Menu Courey

The UM Board of Curators will decide whether to hire an investigation firm during its meetings from Wednesday through Friday in the Reynolds Alumni Center. Mike Menu and Lynn Courey, Sasha Menu Courey's parents, told the Missourian on Saturday that they still wanted an investigation to take place. They also released a statement in the wake of the news.

Sasha Menu Courey's family releases statement in response to investigation

An ESPN report released last week has put MU under scrutiny for failing to investigate reports that Sasha Menu Courey, a former swimmer and student at MU, was sexually assaulted by members of the football team. Menu Courey committed suicide in 2011.

Mulch available to public from dawn until dusk

Capen Park is located southeast of Stadium Boulevard on Rock Quarry Road.

No injuries in apartment fire on Claudell Lane

An adult and child were able to escape from an apartment fire on Claudell Lane on Monday afternoon. The fire was caused by unattended cooking.

Missouri attorney general investigating propane prices

Around the Midwest, propane prices are rising and have tripled in cost to more than $5 per gallon during the past week. There are also fears there won't be enough propane, which is used to heat homes and dry crops, among other things.

Tolton basketball player driven to school by his mom, feels driven to play by God

Michael Porter Jr., 15, has received more national attention than many people do by the time they are 30. He has taken that success and turned it into motivation, both on and off the court.

Laws Hall resident assaulted in her room

Two men entered a woman's room in an MU residence hall early Sunday morning, and one of them assaulted her. They fled after she reached for her cellphone.

House bill could speed deployment of Task Force One

A House bill would allow the Boone County Fire Protection District Board to fund and deploy the Missouri Task Force One without public notice

Tolton girls basketball wins in Russellville tournament

The Fr. Tolton Catholic High School girls defeated Belle High School 51-26.

More defendants and plaintiffs added to Ash Street fire lawsuit

Residents of Ash Street Place Apartments are seeking punitive damages and compensation for property lost in the April 9 fire.

Missouri Food Bank Association distributes record haul in 2013

Last year, the Missouri Food Bank Association collected more than 117 million pounds of food, which means more than 97 million meals.

Battle girls win over Salem in basketball

Ellie Johnson had 14 points, eight rebounds and a block to lead Battle High School to a 61-39 win over Salem in girls' basketball Monday.

MRI goggles help put patients at ease

Doctors at MU's Women's and Children's Hospital can use the new device to play music or movies for patients during MRI scans.

UPDATE: Efforts continue to spare condemned Missouri inmate

Herbert Smulls is scheduled to die by injection one minute after midnight Wednesday for killing St. Louis County jeweler Stephen Honickman in 1991.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Local control of cell towers under assault in state legislature

Last year there were similar legislative efforts by telecommunications giants to weaken local oversight of land uses. The flawed 2013 law was put on hold under court order.

UM System president to recommend no tuition increase

The university system's curators had been moving ahead on a plan that would have called for a 1.5 percent tuition increase.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Tuition and fee data for Missouri public institutions available

The Missouri Department of Higher Education provides data on full-time student fees for undergraduate and graduate students at public four-year universities in the state of Missouri.