The average temperature Wednesday was 53, with a high of 69, according to the National Weather Service.
All-American diver Greg DeStephen came out in 2008. His story gained national publicity in February after the Missourian published a profile of him just days after football player Michael Sam came out.
The Tigers defeated Western Illinois 4-2, 5-0 in the midweek series.
In the restraining order, Missouri men's basketball's Earnest Ross alleges that Zach Price attempted to cause Ross physical harm, stalked Ross, harassed Ross and followed Ross from place to place on April 2 — one day before Price was arrested twice for assault.
The partnership will work to expand clinical care, professional education and research for individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders.
CoMO Connect, the city's new transit system, will stage a full practice run starting at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The task force heard two presentations and made its first official action since forming last fall. Both Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton and representatives from the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program addressed the group.
After the game, coach Dan Devine talked with first baseman Cody Polton about getting better. It's early in the season, so he wants his players to progress.
Applications from potential mediators for the program were reviewed in a closed session Wednesday. The program would allow a mediator to sit in on conversations between residents and police officers.
Besides Lee's Summit High School's Drew Lock, two more in the Tigers' 2015 recruiting class are also considered four-star recruits by Scout.com.
Tolton took down Sweet Springs 13-5 in a high-scoring game Wednesday night. The Trailblazers were spurred on by an 8-run second inning, which they sustained with solid pitching late in the game.
Civil rights activist and former MU student, Rory Ellinger, worked toward equality in Columbia before becoming University City representative. He died Wednesday morning.
MU students are unwilling to cooperate with police in criminal investigations for fear of being called a "snitch," said Jill Schlude, the Columbia Police Department's assistant chief of police.
Flippers from across town gather at Gunther's Games for a weekly pinball tournament. Competitor Nathan Goett, 17, tied for fifth out of 13 on March 16.
It's important to remember that while we receive more warnings than damage, that doesn't mean we're immune to mother nature's destruction.
The Columbia College and Missouri Baptist University softball teams split their doubleheader on Wednesday. Both teams won in walkoffs.
The Tolton boys golf team finished third in the SoBoCo Quad meet hosted by Southern Boone High School at Eagle Knoll Golf Course in Ashland on Wednesday.
The Bruins defeated Jefferson City 9-0 and swept the doubles matches. The individual matches, though, were more contested.
Three men attempted an armed robbery Wednesday at Parkway Apartments on West Broadway. The suspects are unknown.
Susan Lynn Richardson of Columbia died Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was 59.