Ashes kept at Warren Funeral Chapel returned to where bodies were cremated

The Boone County medical examiner's office has received 20 to 30 sets of ashes, some dating back to 1992.

MU linebackers turning heads on first day in pads

MU finished its first full pad practice Friday morning on Kadlec Athletic Fields.

Journalism: a discipline of verification

Anyone can blog a rumor, but a good journalist presents verified information.

Special Olympics State Championships begin

The opening ceremony was held Friday evening at the Boone County Courthouse.

Rios retrial pushed back to December

Steven Rios' attorney said more preparation time has been granted because of new witnesses. The trial is now scheduled for early December.

Forging a better path

Youth Empowerment Zone gives teens a chance to start a new chapter in their lives.

Olympics begin tonight

The Olympics are here, and even if you couldn’t score tickets to Beijing, there is still a multitude of events to keep tabs on over the next 17 days. NBC will start its coverage with the opening ceremonies at 6:30 tonight.

Details nailed down for civilian review board

Oversight committee members voted against giving the board subpoena powers and resolve other sticky issues in their three-hour meeting on Thursday.

UPDATE: Prosecutor says Kirkwood shooter intended to kill more people

Charles "Cookie" Thornton fatally shot 5 people at Kirkwood City Hall in February, but Prosecutor Robert McCulloch said his investigation said his investigation found that Thornton wanted to kill the entire City Council and other officials.

Gubernatorial candidates Nixon, Hulshof speak to rural audience

The candidates showed their differences on higher education funding and how judges are selected.

Washington Democrats target 9th District

Judy Baker's resounding primary win has the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee thinking the 9th - which elected Kenny Hulshof to office six times - can be taken.

UPDATE: Blown tire on bus was a retread

The tire that blew on a charter bus that crashed on Friday had been refitted with a new tread, which is a violation of safety standards. Fifteen people died in the crash and dozens more were injured.

Jehovah's Witnesses convene in Columbia for district convention

The three-day program will welcome 51 congregations from mid-Missouri.

UPDATE: Missouri-bound bus crashes in Texas; 14 die

The charter bus was said to be operating illegally. It was carrying a Vietnamese-American Catholic group to Carthage for the Marian Days pilgrimage.

According to prosecutor, Kirkwood shooter could have claimed more lives

The St. Louis County prosecutor says evidence shows Charles "Cookie" Thornton wanted to kill more people before being shot.

Five men stabbed in Moberly

One of the victims was air lifted to a Columbia hospital.

Interim director for MU's School of Social Work to stay in job

Marjorie Sable has served as the interim director since 2007 and will fill the role of director beginning Sept. 1.

A series of problems caused snapping of Arch tram cable

The engineering report blamed the workmanship of the National Park Service and outside contractors.

Economy making it difficult for Mo. to get started on massive bridge project

The project was authorized by lawmakers a year ago and has yet to begin because of a tight credit market and delays in negotiating a contract.

Three wounded in Kansas City bar shooting

A man opened fire outside the Tool Shed, wounding three people before bystanders took the guns away.