The woman and her dog, along with a man from another apartment, were the only occupants in the building at the time of the fire. No one was injured.
The prosecution tried to tie Lewis more closely to James Thompson, who was convicted last month of plotting to kill Brian Daniels.
According to a report released Monday by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies, Missouri suspended black elementary students during the 2011-2012 school year at a higher rate than any other state.
The fourth annual Black History Month Program, put on by students of the Minority Achievement Committee known as MAC Scholars, honored Columbia leaders who worked to better their community and promote racial equality.
Councilwoman Nauser expressed concerns about the commission becoming deadlocked on the issues and too political, mentioning that the last infrastructure task force became so divided it published competing reports.
The East Campus Neighborhood Association wants to donate four sculptures to the city's art collection.
Parents have reported dissatisfaction with the district's lack of consistency in calling delayed starts.
A community improvement district, similar to the one downtown, could levy taxes to pay for beautification and marketing efforts along the loop.
Welcome to a Tuesday edition of Schneller's weather forecast, as he watches another winter weather system push its way into our region.
Chicago, Seattle and Austin, Texas, have all passed plastic bag bans recently, and in September California became the first state to pass a statewide prohibition.
Less than a week after announcing his U.S. Senate campaign, Jason Kander gave a speech to Boone County Democrats on Monday night at the Boone County Democrats annual chili supper.
A month after the conviction of James Thompson for the murder of Brian Daniels, the trial of the man accused of pulling the trigger — Casey Lewis — began Monday.
Boone County and Columbia have high rates of alcohol-involved crashes, often ranking among the 10 highest such rates in Missouri. The Sheriff's Department hopes to reduce the number of drunken drivers and speeders with the help of some MoDOT grant money.
Residents can also attend a meeting about the shelter locations on Thursday.
Two men, one armed with a gun, took an undisclosed amount of money on Monday morning from Missouri Title Loans.
Loose rental codes, protracted enforcement and time tilt the scales against tenants.
The new Doppler radar is part of a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study the agricultural, ecological and social impacts of climate variability.
Death notices for David Carter, 63, of Hallsville, and Diane Alvis, 66, of Columbia.
Lorene Prewitt Warmbrodt was a believer in the importance of education. She pushed her three children to excel in school and loved to spend time with family. She died Thursday, Feb. 19. She was 101 years old.
Elevate Gymnastics opened in December 2014, and owners Adrienne Perry and Rodney Gust hope to provide quality coaching to make it a premier gymnastics club.