Two people charged with murder in Callaway County have made their first court appearance. Dale Horton and Jennifer Grayson appeared via video Friday morning; their next court dates are scheduled for late May and early June, respectively.
Less than six months after being appointed the Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity at Mizzou, Chuck Henson is stepping down. According to Interim Chancellor Hank Foley, Henson will return to teaching at Mizzou's law school.
Opioids, or certain medications designed to relieve pain, are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half a million people died from prescription drug overdose in 2014. More than 40 people die each day from opioid overdose.
The City of Columbia, Boone County, Columbia Public School, Chamber of Commerce, and the University of Missouri are holding a joint meeting Friday morning. The meeting is expected to run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at City Hall.