Former Missouri football player arrested on suspicion of burglary and stealing

Lee was a freshman wide receiver and had been dismissed from the team last month "for disciplinary reasons," according to previous Missourian reporting.

Title IX administrator finalist Hayes speaks about preventing sexual assaults

Andrea Hayes has worked as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Boone County since 2007. MU athletics director Mike Alden asked her to serve on a compliance committee last spring, where she helped implement Title IX policies for the athletics department.


MBS Realty Partners wins approval for rezoning

MBS Realty Partners is asking that about 2.5 acres on the south side of Ash Street and east of Fairview Road be zoned for planned office use.

MU Health Care enters joint venture in Callaway County

Nueterra will own approximately 65 percent with MU owning the other 35 percent.

Joyce Steere loved to entertain

She sang with the Mother Singers because it allowed her to show off her goofy side, her daughter-in-law Carrie Steere said. "It combined her love of singing, and any chance she had to embarrass her grandkids was a good thing."

Renovations to Paquin Tower to begin in spring

The downtown building will get new paint, lighting, cabinets, doors, floors, appliances and windows.

Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival announces 2015 dates and passes

The 2015 pre-sale passes will provide savings from this year's expected rise in prices.

Online petition calls for East Campus improvements

Residents of East Campus express concerns that a lack of lighting encourages crime.

Christmas tree prices stay stable in Columbia

Prices for Christmas trees may increase nationwide due to a decrease in demand and higher fuel costs last summer, but local sellers' prices have stayed stable.

Garnett Stokes appointed next MU provost

The MU News Bureau issued this news release Thursday morning.


Andrea Hayes, assistant prosecuting attorney for Boone County, is finalist for MU's Title IX job

Hayes will participate in a forum at 3:30 Thursday in the General Services Building.

Journey for Justice runs into hostile counter-protest, keeps marching

Somebody shot the window out of the back of one of the buses traveling with the march, activists said.

MU panel addresses problems in American criminal justice, law enforcement

At least 100 students, academics and legal experts discussed police violence and racism in the American criminal justice system.

Advisory board reviews projects for April electric bond issue

The total cost of the proposal would exceed $60 million, including a transmission project at Mill Creek, Grindstone and Perche substations at an estimated cost of about $21 million.

Police: 34 burglaries reported over Thanksgiving holiday period

Twenty-eight residences and six businesses were reported burglarized from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2.

Missouri oral health discussed in League of Women Voters panel

Missouri is one of the lowest-ranked states in access to dental care, panelists said.

First Title IX administrator finalist speaks about changing culture, training mandatory reporters

Finalist Joe Gilgour fielded questions about the Title IX reporting process and how to better inform students and mandatory reporters. 

Donations pour in for MU students raising suicide awareness, honoring a friend

A group of MU students created a GoFundMe account to raise money for their documentary about suicide awareness. It has raised more than $9,000 in 24 hours, and the donations keep flowing in.

Police looking into shots fired on Garth Avenue

Shots were fired Tuesday night at 1800 Garth Ave. No one was injured.

Rice cake machine sparks fire at Quaker Oats facility

An early Wednesday fire at a Quaker Oats facility on Paris Road is under investigation. The fire began in a rice cake machine.