Columbia City Council blocks Parkside Estates

Columbia City Council will vote Tuesday on a revised proposal for a subdivision north of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. The proposal now includes larger buffer areas for both the park and a stream. The subdivision, Parkside Estates, would include a stormwater retention area to prevent stormwater from flowing into creeks.

Citing environmental concerns, the Columbia City Council voted not to approve the final plat of the Parkside Estates subdivision, leaving the developers open to address their concerns or sue.

Downtown businesses recovering from month of vandalism

There have been multiple incidents of vandalism in downtown Columbia in the past month. Coffee Zone's windows have been broken twice in two weeks.

UPDATE: Missouri basketball potential coaching candidates include Marshall, Painter, Anderson

For the fourth time in 15 seasons, Missouri athletics director Mike Alden is looking to hire a men’s basketball coach. Missouri has yet to reach out to potential candidate Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: Les Bourgeois takes extra care with expensive bottling line

If Les Bourgeois had to replace its bottling line, made by a manufacturer in Italy, it would cost $650,000. 

City Council gives food trucks parking, expands outside alcohol hours

The council also approved a measure that would publish utility use data for rental units on the city website.

'Future is now' for second-year Tolton baseball coach

Tolton baseball coach Mike Johnson says the "future is now" for his team. While that is technically impossible, his players get the meaning of not putting off the work that needs to be done now.

Kenneth Bunting, former director of National Freedom of Information Coalition, dies at 65

Bunting also worked as an associate publisher at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which won two Pulitzer Prizes during his tenure. He died Sunday while playing tennis.

Business leaders learn about importance of early education

Business and education leaders gathered Monday afternoon to learn more about problems in early education and how they can invest their businesses into alleviating them.

Hickman hits way to 12-6 win over Jefferson City

Junior shortstop Sami Baugher went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, and junior first baseman Jake Litteken went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Hickman High School to a 12-6 win over Jefferson City Monday in Columbia.

Tolton boys golf beats Hermann

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys golf team beat Hermann High School 169-179 Monday. 

Mejia sharp, leads Wright, Mets over Cardinals 2-0

Showing off a sizzling heater with wicked movement, Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0.

Man arrested in connection with car accidents in south Columbia

Police arrested Elgar Secundino on suspicion of driving under the influence, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license. 

Missouri women's golf takes 10th at SEC Championship

Freshman Jess Meek finished 10th overall to clinch Missouri's 10th-place finish in the women's golf Southeastern Conference Championship.


The Craft Studio offers a range of ceramics classes

The Craft Studio at MU offers ceramics classes to members and nonmembers that range in duration from three to five weeks.

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

The agency said the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the label.

Redshirted Hosick to transfer from Tigers

Redshirt freshman quarterback Trent Hosick is transferring from MU. Hosick completed the only passing touchdown during Saturday's Black and Gold scrimmage.

COMO YOU KNOW: Tim Jamieson

Tim Jamieson is the head coach of the Missouri baseball team, entering his 20th season in 2014. That makes him the longest-tenured head coach at Missouri and only the second coach the program has had for the past 40 years.

Former Columbia resident sentenced to four years for sexual crimes

Shaun Dierker exchanged sexually explicit emails and texts with a detective he believed to be a 14-year-old boy, the Boone County Sheriff's Department says.

Iowa runaway still in the hospital after single-car crash near Hartsburg

Four of the five teenagers in the stolen car were reported runaways from Des Moines, Iowa.

UPDATE: In show of resilience, thousands run Boston Marathon

An American won the men's division for the first time in more than three decades, dominating a field that included many athletes who were prevented from finishing last year.