University Village residents and members of the community held a vigil Saturday near the spot where Lt. Bruce Britt was fatally injured. On a day filled with public declarations of support for Lt. Britt's family and friends, these strangers banded together to honor the man who died trying to help them.
Columbia Fire Lt. Bruce Britt was fatally injured after a balcony walkway at an MU-run apartment complex collapsed early Saturday morning. Shortly after 4 a.m., the floor of the second-story balcony walkway at University Village apartments collapsed at one of the buildings near the southwest corner of Providence and Stewart roads.
The Mid-Missouri Area Music Teachers Association's annual Musicathon gives eager students the opportunity to perform in public.
A balcony collapsed at an MU-run apartment complex Saturday, killing a firefighter and prompting the university to look at its other facilities. Inspections of all buildings owned or leased by MU will begin Monday, MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said.
Scott Schilb is bringing his passion for rare and antiquarian books to Columbia.
Regional Economic Development Inc.'s #BOOM event united speakers to talk about entrepreneurship in Missouri. #BOOM's organizers want to grow the atmosphere of the Columbia startup scene The event highlighted how social media can be used in developing businesses.
It hasn't been long since the new system gained approval, but city transit planners are considering expanding the new CoMo Connect even farther to service Columbia Schools. They'll be assessing public opinion through surveys.
Weekend events you won't want to miss include a chili cookoff, gospel music and soul food dinner and high school wrestling competitions.
The snake reported missing in Defoe-Graham Hall in January was found on Feb. 11
The Missouri Department of Conservation released new regulations for the 2014 fishing and hunting seasons. Permits for the 2014 season will be available March 1 for purchase.
A small fire at a vacant home near Hickman High School on Friday morning caused no injuries and minimal damage.
More than half of inmates released in Missouri end up back in prison within three years. In a Christian-based recovery house named In2Action in north Columbia, nine former prisoners have come together to build the support and stability they've never had in the hope that they can beat the odds and start over.
Sally Beth Lyon will retire as chief academic officer on June 30. She oversaw the district's shift to Common Core State Standards.
The Go Girl Run and Special Olympics will receive additional funding from the Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Columbia School Board has agreed to vote in favor of a proposed Community Improvement District on Business Loop 70. Additionally, 16 people have applied to succeed Chris Belcher as district superintendent.
Sen. Blunt spoke at the State Historical Society about his proposed bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the Monuments Men.
Twenty-four-year-old Brian J. Adkison was facing charges of burglary, rape and sexual assault in Boone County. Boone County officials will now determine if Adkison will be brought back to Missouri.
Sara Ashbaugh, senior at Rock Bridge High School, will move on to the state Poetry Out Loud competition after winning the mid-Missouri regional competition Wednesday.
MU political science professor Mark Nieman and his wife, Olga Chyzh, traveled to Ukraine two months ago to study protesters in Kiev's Independence Square. Some of their findings were contrary to popularly held beliefs about protesters.
Eight volunteers are designing and preparing the space, near Hitt Street and Broadway, for its official opening at 5 p.m. Wednesday.