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Bitcoin Baron, suspect in attack on city of Columbia website, arrested

An Internet vigilante charged with felony computer tampering in Arizona goes by the same alias as the person behind the denial of service attacks against the city of Columbia's website.

Police investigate anti-Semitic messages found in MU residence hall

On two consecutive days, anti-Semitic messages were drawn in a stairwell of Mark Twain Residence Hall, including a swastika and threatening messages.

Boone County neighborhood needs loan to pay for sewer hookup

Residents of the Manchester Heights subdivision northeast of Columbia are going to close their lagoon and connect to Boone County's sewers, and they're taking up to $270,000 in loans through the county to get the job done.

Springtime means T-ball time for Columbia children

Last week, Missourian photographer Shelby Baseler caught a moment when a 5-year-old girl was getting her first lessons in playing T-ball.

Beeler recommended to lead Benton STEM Elementary School

Beeler is the assistant principal of Mill Creek Elementary School and worked with students in poverty for 18 years. Current Benton principal Troy Hogg is moving to the Kirkwood School District.

Columbia School Board approves attendance area proposal

The boundaries for the 2016-2017 school year will establish an enrollment base for Beulah Ralph Elementary School and eliminate trailers at Mill Creek and Russell Boulevard elementary schools.

Ill-fated rescue reveals communication breakdowns, erroneous "pings"

Help arrived too late for Randy Fennewald after he fell off a bluff south of Columbia in October. The outcome of an hours-long search to find him raises questions about the reliability of technology used to trace the location of 911 calls and communication in the field.

 

Six volunteers, Calvary Episcopal Church take home Hero Awards

Each winner received a trophy along with a $400 check for their nonprofit organization.

88-year-old man receives probation for stabbing his wife

Donald Rowland, 88, will live with his oldest daughter and her husband, with assistance from a 24-hour home care service.

Columbia Police Department concludes Pedestrian Safety Campaign week

Officers issued fliers and about a dozen citations during last week's Pedestrian Safety Campaign in an effort to educate pedestrians and bicyclists about stricter enforcement of violations.

Body of arrowhead hunter missing since last week discovered

Gary Skaggs, 47, was found beneath a bridge over Bear Creek on Sunday afternoon.

Reliability of 911 calls to provide location under federal scrutiny

Federal rule changes are designed to improve accuracy of cell phone locator information.

Ruffin, Peters sworn in as council members

The First and Sixth Wards officially have new City Council representatives after a special swearing-in meeting Monday night. 

Death notices for April 13

Death notices for Mary Mildred Hourigan and Patricia Jones.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Defense Logistics Agency active inventory

The Defense Logistics Agency's disposition services, an agency within the U.S. Department of Defense, maintains an active inventory of surplus equipment sold to state, city and county law enforcement agencies through its 1033 program.

On-call for faith and healing: Hospital chaplains are prepared to help

Chaplains have been an integral part of health care for generations. Dating back to the Civil War, chaplains were called upon to aid disabled veterans, and today, in Columbia, spiritual care is available 24/7 thanks to on-call chaplains.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Clyde Ruffin celebrates, Battle baseball and demolition of Jones Hall

Other photos include the We Are Family march and a Columbia man's house that was struck by lightning.

Deck fire causes $20,000 in damage at Ashland apartments

Columbia Assistant Fire Marshal Brian Davison determined the fire started from an improperly discarded cigarette.

Determination replaces wind at Kite Flying Day

Though temperatures were pleasant, a lack of much-needed wind made taking flight difficult during Columbia's annual Kite Flying Day.

Oakland Senior Center to move, merge program with Senior Activity Center

The Oakland Senior Center, which has been located at 802 Old 63 for seven years, will continue its daily lunch and meal delivery program at the Senior Activity Center's Business Loop 70 location this summer.

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