The school district's security officials now receive a text message whenever police respond to an incident within 2,000 feet of a school.
Even the Odds, sponsored by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, will help women with the skills needed to find and keep a job. It will also feature a fashion show.
Jason McClary opened a franchise of 9 Round Fitness and Kickboxing in southeast Columbia.
Three men escaped with a pair of diamond stud earrings valued at $20,000 after a "small scuffle" ensued, according to the store's owner.
Keiser Witte has been charged with two felony counts of arson. He admitted to setting a fire in Hawthorn Hall on Saturday and other small fires there earlier.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been posted for southern Boone County, including the city of Columbia, until 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Cale Boedeker was described as thoughtful, caring and enthusiastic by those at Tuesday's vigil. Boedeker, 19, appears to have died of natural causes Monday night, according to an investigator with the Boone County Medical Examiner.
The cobbler's shop on South Eighth Street has been around since the 1920s, but the Wood family has operated it since 1956.
Democratic candidate Nate Irvin said federal law needs to change to match public opinion in Missouri's 4th District. Incumbent Vicky Hartzler disagreed. Libertarian Herschel Young said he would go further.
Lonnie Tapia, a soccer coach and art teacher at Tolton High School, is almost finished with a sculpture he began when a red maple tree fell in his yard over a decade ago.
With six remaining defendants who are either current or former Columbia Police Department employees, the city's bill in the case will rise.
Some UM System employees say they're facing a tough decision in choosing from one of three benefit plans.
Columbia police said people in two cars parked next to each other in the 1600 block of Hanover Boulevard started fighting and shots were fired. The SUV sped away from the scene.
The swimmer is suspected of setting Saturday's fire, as well as one in January.
Boone County Presiding Judge Jodie Asel on Monday asked the high court to assign a new judge to the lawsuit filed by two Columbia residents against the city of Columbia and Opus Development Co.
The Drug Enforcement Administration collection yielded nearly 150 pounds fewer than the previous collection event, which occurred in April. After this collection, the DEA will implement a new disposal program.
A ceremony was held Sunday evening to honor Missouri military personnel who had lost their lives in war. Luminaries were lit at Cosmo-Bethel Park around dusk to honor the fallen soldiers and their families.
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This week, Missourian photographers also captured the South Farm Showcase and the rescue of a maintenance worker who fell into the Boone County Courthouse dome.
Christopher Herron of Columbia and Leonard Jordan Jr. of Grandview, both 19, were arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and unlawful use of weapons.