The Columbia community gathered Thursday evening to observe a moment of silence for Michael Brown. Meanwhile, local and state president for the NAACP, Mary Ratliff, spoke with the Brown family and shared her thoughts at the vigil.
MU students expressed their views about the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the events that have transpired since Aug. 9.
The 103-year-old school is the last of the public schools in Columbia to be air conditioned.
For residents in the mid-Missouri area, the network will be included in the family cable package that already contains ESPN, ESPN2 and other networks. Customers can find the network on channel 51 in standard definition and 734 for high definition.
Conversation about the events in Ferguson have gained national attention on social media, and users of all stripes are weighing in on the issues the events in the St. Louis suburb have brought to the forefront.
Teachers rearranged their classrooms and set out equipment for Columbia Public Schools' classes to begin on Tuesday.
Nixon's promise to ease the deep racial tensions was swiftly put to the test as demonstrators gathered again Thursday evening in the neighborhood where looters smashed and burned businesses on Sunday and police repeatedly fired tear gas and smoke bombs.
Police cracked down on Ferguson protesters with tear gas, rubber bullets and audio crowd control on Wednesday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol will not take control of the embattled community.
MU's Broader Impacts Network was awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation.
Aarion Penton and fellow teammates continue practice on the gridiron in Columbia while keeping in touch with family and friends in Ferguson, a north St. Louis suburb that has been the site of multiple protests this week.
An extra 30 cents won’t generate enough revenue to hire as many cops as needed to keep up with growth and permit more community policing. The compromise development fees will leave us taxpayers bearing 75 percent of the cost of new roads.
A man armed with a handgun robbed the Loop Liquor & Food Mart store on Business Loop 70 late Wednesday.
In his first in-person statement on the situation, Obama appealed Thursday for "peace and calm" in Ferguson and called for restraint by all involved.
The Federal Aviation Authority has slapped severe restrictions on law enforcement, businesses and many of the nation's top educational institutions that want to explore the possibilities of unmanned aircraft.
The repeated scenes of police officers wearing military-style camouflage and gas masks and training their rifles on unarmed civilians — some holding their hands up — led critics to condemn the unusual show of force, suggesting it looks more like an Army trying to quell a revolution than a police department trying to keep the peace in a small suburb.
A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner on Thursday in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years.
Jay delivered a two-run double on the first pitch and right fielder Shane Robinson threw out the potential tying run at the plate in the ninth to help St. Louis hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 Thursday night.
This was the final year of a five-year contract to take training camp roughly an hour's drive north of Arrowhead Stadium. Previously, the Chiefs held training camp in Wisconsin, and the trend in the NFL has been to move camp to the team facility on a permanent basis.
A new school year means students will be walking, biking and boarding buses — creating activity on and around roadways that motorists haven’t seen or encountered in months.
Dyson drove in the tying run in a five-run seventh, while Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3.