Hackers from different colleges traveled to MU for the second annual HackMizzou, a three-day weekend hackathon.
WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Candlelight vigil held for MU student, Tolton teacher nears completion of Tiger sculpture
Also included in this week's top-stories are Missouri basketball's dismissal of one of its guards, a feature on an MU student who uses prosthetics technology to achieve his dream of becoming a police officer and changes to the University of Missouri System's health plan options.
A woman reported a sexual assault that occurred early Friday morning, according to a Clery release from the MU Police Department.
A tiger sculpture, a candlelight vigil and people munching on chili and chicken make up this week in photos.
Part of Smith Street was blocked off for the event, and the organizers set up a tent on the pavement — a stone's throw away from where much of the food was grown.
The fifth annual Susan G. Komen Mid-Missouri Race for the Cure raised a little less than $50,000 on Saturday for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Thousands of dog lovers attended the 11th annual Paws in the Park hosted by Second Chance. The event featured a dog diving competition and a silent auction.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe said the city could benefit from working with the Youth Advisory Council.
Enticed by Mark Morgan's unusual chili recipe, some customers at Moser's supermarket on Saturday became the first buyers of Asian carp in mid-Missouri. The carp are an invasive species, and Morgan believes that serving the carp as food is the answer to controlling their numbers.
Columbia resident William Harper was arrested after being released from the hospital, where he was treated for a bullet wound.
Hundreds of Columbia residents learned ways to save energy and stay safe at this year's energy efficiency expo at Central Missouri Events Center.
The judge said stopping the project would harm Opus, but allowing it to proceed wouldn't immediately harm the plaintiffs.
Lindsay Young Lopez, the new executive director of the Food Bank, looks to bring energy, enthusiasm and a new perspective to the center.
At a UM System Board of Curators meeting Friday, MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin said the university will continue to seek high-achieving students.
Heavy rainfall Thursday kept seven Boone County roads closed Friday.
The rainfall on Thursday broke a record from 1927.
A lease between the Parks and Recreation Department and First Christian Church ended in 2010. After several meetings, city officials and church representatives decided to close the park, but regular visitors are unhappy about the change.
Students participating in the YEZ fashion show first learned how to model their leadership and self-esteem before taking to the runway on Saturday.
Buy a tiger and help a Missouri charity was the theme of Tigers on the Prowl auction.
The Blessing of the Beasts brings together human and animals in a special ceremony. This is the fourth year for the event.