A silver Chrysler van was turning left from Rollins Street northbound on to South College Avenue when it collided with a woman walking toward the MU campus, a bystander said.
The Columbia man convicted in the 1976 murder of Becky Doisy requested medical parole the week before his death. Johnny Wright, who was convicted in 2011, died on Jan. 15.
The project will cost about $750,000, to be paid from city revenue funds.
The attorney who led the charge against the Opus student apartment project is driven by the ideals of justice and democracy.
Fourth Ward Councilman Ian Thomas said he didn't think switching to other kinds of bags would be difficult for people in Columbia, if they were pushed to do so.
A Milwaukee financial services firm won the competitive offering for $13.3 million worth of bonds.
The Columbia City Council voted unanimously Monday night to put a $63.1 million bond issue for the electric utility upgrades and proposed increases in stormwater utility bills on the April 7 ballot.
The Airport Advisory Board recommended changes to Columbia Regional Airport that would accommodate increased passenger loads resulting from the introduction of larger aircraft earlier this month.
Committee members raised several points of contention that got in the way of agreement over school attendance zones that will affect several elementary schools.
The new facility staffs about 250 and allows room for expansion.
A record-breaking 32,588 students have enrolled at MU for the spring semester.
With three weeks to go before the filing deadline, the central City Council vacancy continues to attract candidates.
More than 100 people gathered Monday night at Douglass High School to participate in a candlelight march to honor the work of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Craft Beer Cellar opened Sunday in downtown Columbia and provides customers with free samples of its diverse inventory.
The Columbia City Council's regular meeting was moved to Tuesday night because of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday.
More than 100 people joined hands in display of solidarity at annual event.
Spearheaded by students, Stephens College Diversity Week featured a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday night at Kimball Ballroom. This is the college's first Diversity Week.
A new phone service will give students counseling help when the main office is closed. It will be available at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
The event was the first of several planned in observance of the civil rights leader's birthday.
Public libraries are gathering places that foster lifelong learning, said Mitzi St. John, public relations director for the Daniel Boone Regional Library.