Emergency room evacuated after stink bomb explodes

A stink bomb forced the evacuation of the Moberly Regional Medical Center emergency room Sunday night.

Missouri Supreme Court declines to make decision on campaign contribution refunds

The court says it should be up to the Missouri Ethics Commission whether or not politicians must refund unlimited donations they received earlier this year.

Fight over beer leads to arrest

One man received minor injuries and another was arrested Sunday night after the two fought over beer in Flat Branch Park, a Columbia police officer said.

The summertime blues

With all the trouble facing the American middle class, Rose Nolen has trouble finding reasons to smile.

Overweight Missouri man determined to become soldier

As a boy, Devin Wielar was constantly teased about his weight. As a grown-up, was told he was too big to join the military — something he had always up wanted to do.

Local View: An editorial cartoon by David Friesen

Fantasy league draft more fun in person

With Web sites devoted to fantasy sports, most drafts are done online, and live drafts are things of the past. But the members of this league wanted something more personal.

Late goal gives MU soccer team a tie

Racer makes special ride

Carl Edwards didn’t have a lot of time to celebrate Saturday's Nextel Cup victory. He had to make it back to Columbia for a special event.