Flood advisories posted; more heavy rain expected

Overnight storms pounded swath of mid-Missouri as waves of heavy rain are expected through daybreak Saturday.

PHOTO: Columbia gets clear view of blood moon

The "blood moon" lasted for about an hour beginning at 5:25 a.m. Wednesday.

Nigerian woman's life is changed by Columbia-based organization

Seun Oke has polio and lives in Nigeria where people with disabilities are outcasts. When she received a new way of mobility, she was given hope. She wants to give others in her country that same hope.

New mobile app Otocast revamps Columbia's public art experience

Audio commentary, photos and navigation are all included on the mobile tour that takes users across the city's artistic landscape.

Demonstrators 'die' for Mike Brown in Speakers Circle

The MU for Mike Brown group's protest at Speakers Circle wasn't actually about Mike Brown, organizers and participants said. "It was about justice for all black and brown people," Brianna Coleman said.

Foresters see shades of gray when predicting vibrancy of fall leaves

Officials have differing opinions on how brilliant mid-Missouri's leaves will appear this season, but they agree that the coloring of the fall foliage depends on the temperature in the coming weeks.

IT experts share best practices in cybersecurity

The discussion is part of the Boone County and City of Columbia Cyber Summit in celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The discussion is part of the Boone County and City of Columbia Cyber Summit in celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month.


Hinkson Creek bridge renovations reroute trailgoers

The detour will last four to six weeks.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: Cyclist shares tips for biking in cold weather

Cooper Mittelhauser of Walt's Bicycle Fitness & Wilderness Co. shares tips for cold-weather cyclists.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: How to prepare outdoor gardens for winter

Some plants can be covered or brought inside during the colder months.


Haskell Indian Nation Dancers travel the country to share culture

The group from Lawrence, Kansas, represents traditions of several tribes and works to preserve Native American culture.

McCaskill talks about campus rape culture and legislation

During a visit to MU, the senator took the opportunity to get a reaction to the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, which would create a harsher financial penalty for universities that violate Title IX.

Man charged with murder in connection with Columbia homicide

Police arrested Anthony Lamarr Shegog on Monday afternoon shortly after Walter Lige was found unconscious.


MU sorority approved for new parking lot; marijuana proposal on hold

The Alpha Chi Omega sorority and the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity plan to swap land to accommodate a new parking lot and house. The Columbia City Council also tabled the proposal to decriminalize growing two marijuana plants until its Oct. 20 meeting.

MU's Ellis Library to house new Census Bureau Research Data Center

The library will soon host an archive of confidential demographic data accessible to researchers from around the Midwest.

Stephens College students design, display "Breaking the Pattern of Breast Cancer" dresses

One dress is made of bubbled bath mats and a shower curtain, another features duct tape and trash bags. They will be displayed in the windows of downtown Columbia businesses in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Artrageous Weekend brings talent downtown

The annual event features the Boone County Art Show, for which the lobby and offices of the Boone County National Bank downtown will be turned into an art gallery.

Police respond to shots fired in northeast Columbia

Police do not have any leads on the suspects at this time. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday is final day to register to vote in Nov. 4 elections

Voter registration will close Wednesday at 5 p.m. Here's what you need to know about registering and what will be on the November ballot.

Joshua Murray sentenced to 10 years in connection with fatal shooting of Tre'Veon Marshall

Only one more case connected to Marshall's death remains open.