A fight involving about 150 teens leaving the Twilight Festival on Thursday night ended with the arrest of two teens, Columbia police said.
Five months after beginning a presidential search, MU has spent more than half the money allocated for the process and has not named a new leader.
Four days after a federal appeals court ruling opened the way for restarting executions in Missouri, Attorney General Jay Nixon on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to set execution dates for 10 condemned inmates.
Most couples enjoy doing things together, but this husband and wife takes the concept to another level.
Greg and Jo Ann,56, Schlafer love to compete in bowling leagues together. The couple admits that their competitive natures have led to many arguments.
As a freshman in high school, Kelsey Meyer accomplished something few Missouri golfers have done. She won individual state titles in 2003 and 2005. But, that’s not all. In 2006, she helped lead the Nerinx Hall girl’s golf team to its first state title. “The kid is just amazing,” Nerinx Hall coach Tammie Deschler said. “She’s so level headed and she has a great work ethic.”
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Teemu Selanne sat on the bench with tears in his eyes, remembering the days when the Anaheim Ducks were mighty in name only. After 14 seasons and various stops around the Western Conference, the Finnish Flash and the rest of his Ducks teammates are first-time Stanley Cup champions. Well, all except Scott Niedermayer, now a four-time winner of hockey’s most cherished prize.
CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona is putting himself in position to make the American League All-Star team.
Carmona won his seventh consecutive decision, leading the Indians over the Kansas City Royals 8-3 Thursday.
“The people picking the team are going to have to consider him,” Cleveland catcher Victor Martinez said. “He’s throwing the ball great.”
ST. LOUIS — Intangibles beyond the raw numbers led the St. Louis Cardinals to select Oklahoma high school shortstop Pete Kozma with the 18th overall pick of the baseball draft on Thursday.
KANSAS CITY — There was pandemonium at the Mike Moustakas house.
The husky shortstop knew that setting California high school home run records had made him a hot topic among major league scouts. But not until his name was called on television Thursday afternoon did he know the Kansas City Royals would make him the No. 2 selection in baseball’s June draft.
ST. LOUIS — After a miserable stretch, Kyle Lohse is dominating hitters. Lohse came within two outs of his second shutout in three starts and the Cincinnati Reds got home runs from Ken Griffey Jr., Edwin Encarnacion and Adam Dunn in a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.“It’s in there,” manager Jerry Narron said of Lohse. “Stuff-wise, he’s as good as anybody. We really feel like the worst is behind him.”
MILWAUKEE — Hank Aaron wants no part of Barry Bonds. With Bonds closing in on the career home run record, Aaron attended a news conference Thursday at the spot where his 755th and final home run landed in 1976. “I don’t have any thoughts about Barry. I don’t even know how to spell his name,” Aaron said briskly, then added a laugh.
David Price is bringing his blazing fastball and sizable shoe collection to Tampa Bay. The hard-throwing left-hander out of Vanderbilt was selected by the Devil Rays with the No. 1 pick in the baseball draft Thursday.
NEW YORK — It will be tough to tell who’s more comfortable at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, trainer Bill Kaplan or his horse, Imawildandcrazyguy. Kaplan will be surrounded by family and friends on his first trip home in years, while his gray gelding has given every indication he will enjoy running 1 1/2 miles at Belmont Park.
SAN ANTONIO — One of the most anticipated debuts in NBA finals history was way, way off the mark. A LeBrick, if you will. LeBron James couldn’t solve San Antonio’s stifling defense and the pick-and-rolling Spurs, as fundamental and selfless as ever, outclassed Cleveland in an 85-76 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1 on Thursday night.
Missouri junior Shernelle Nicholls advanced to Saturday’s finals of the women’s shot put at the NCAA track and field championships in Sacramento, Calif.
The Missouri Theatre's Hot Summer Nights concert series begins Saturday with the Missouri Symphony Orchestra playing the “King of Swing: A Tribute to Benny Goodman.” The Pops Series continues with the annual Patriotic Pops concert, The 5th Dimension and ends with Art Garfunkel and the grand finale of the series on July 27.
A group of property owners along Sixth Street might be excluded from city tax bills intended to help cover the cost of improvements to the street that were made more than three years ago.
"Burn Building" exercises were part of the 75th Annual Summer Fire School and Midwest Wildfire Training Academy in Jefferson City, an MU extension program that offers continuing education to Missouri volunteer firefighters.
Columbia Billiards and Rack ’n’ Roll are nearing their final days.
Phil Spudich, owner of both pool halls, plans to sell the building that for 33 years has housed Columbia Billiards on Ninth Street. As for Rack ’n’ Roll on South Providence, he may lease that building to a prospective tenant in the restaurant business.
MU police arrested one teenager after they said he chopped limbs off a memorial tree in Peace Park on Thursday evening.