Missing Columbia woman found safe in New Franklin

Virginia "Ginny" Mueller, 25, was found uninjured along with her dog near a campground in New Franklin.

Ferguson forum at MU addresses racism, privilege

A panel of MU law professors, clergy and other community members encouraged open dialogue about the issues surrounding Michael Brown's death and discussed how communities can move forward.

Police chief discusses Ferguson, understaffing at review board meeting

Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton describes how he was proactive in deciding a strategy in advance of an Aug. 21 rally in support of Michael Brown.


Columbia man arrested on suspicion of stealing lottery tickets

A Columbia man is charged in connection with the burglary of a convenience store last week in which at least four types of scratch-off lottery tickets were stolen.

Downtown Columbia Wi-Fi attracting hundreds of daily users

Connections to The District's Internet service have hit 3,000 per day, and more than 400 of those are active users.

UM System paying Title IX consultation firm almost $500,000

The University of Missouri System is paying a risk management firm $495,000 for training, prevention and consultation of Title IX-related incidents.

MU Timber Bridge Team donates prize-winning structure to Columbia

The 16-foot, 770-pound bridge was a winner at this year's National Timber Bridge Design Competition.

MU to host live performance, panel discussion emphasizing veterans health

At "Theater of War: Soldiers & Citizens Tour," actors will give dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles' "Ajax," and a panel discussion will follow. The event aims to engage the community in a conversation about veterans health.

Title IX officials investigate report of sexual assault on MU campus

This is the first sexual assault reported during the 2014-2015 academic year, Weimer said.

UPDATE: Federal appeals court refuses to halt Missouri execution

Earl Ringo Jr. is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing two people during a Columbia restaurant robbery in 1998.

25-year-old Columbia woman missing since Sunday evening

Virginia "Ginny" Mueller, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 138 pounds, was last seen at 7:45 p.m. Sunday leaving her residence with her dog and a male friend, police said.

Residents at violence forum ask for extracurricular programs, accountability by city officials

Residents wanted to know what concrete steps the city is taking to reduce violence among young people.

Supporters of Katy Bridge hope fundraiser helps kickstart renovation

Work on the Katy Bridge is set to begin next summer, with various plans to attract visitors to Boonville.

Columbia School Board hears security update, awards school construction bid

The board also canceled a project for flashing school zone signs.

MizzouDiversity hosts 'Forum on Ferguson,' open dialogue for MU, Columbia community

Columbia residents are invited to the event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, which is intended to foster respectful conversation, explore the historical context of Brown's death and examine the role of the media.

City to vote on continued funding for Columbia Access Television

The City Council is leaning toward a $100,000 appropriation for the public access cable channel, half of which would be used to match money raised by the station.

Opus waiting on city of Columbia to shut off utilities

In order to receive the permits it needs to proceed with development of a six-story, 259-bed student apartment building, Opus needs utilities to be shut off. That work had not been scheduled as of Monday afternoon, a Columbia Water and Light spokeswoman said.

COMO Connect opens Scott Boulevard, Vawter School Road route

Bus service to light green route will begin at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

New veterans homeless shelter on track

The shelter, discussed at Friday's summit on homelessness among veterans, will provide more than housing, organizers say.

Multiple sclerosis bike fundraiser moving to St. Louis from Columbia

Nearly 3,000 participants rode in Bike MS during the weekend. Columbia has hosted the fundraiser since 2004.