Organizations hold schools supplies drives

For some students school supplies cost more than their families can afford.

19-year-old to plead not guilty in tampering case

Daniel A. Sanders is expected to appear in Boone County Circuit Court Tuesday. He is charged with tampering with evidence after police found his mother’s body Thursday night in the trunk of a car he was driving.

Edwards sweeps Michigan races

With just three races remaining until the start of the 10-race Chase for the Championship, Edwards closed the gap on series leader Busch with his second victory in the past three races. Edwards also completed a rare weekend sweep on the 2-mile Michigan oval, adding the win in the 3M Performance 400 to a victory Saturday in the Nationwide Series event.

Crosscreek wins approval after long debate

The City Council voted 4 to 3 Monday night to approve the latest version of the development plan for Crosscreek Center, a development on a 74-acre tract of land along Stadium Boulevard and U.S. 63.

Injured ankle not big concern for Coulter

Brian Coulter is used to facing challenges and defeating problems.

Twin brothers await public defender decision

The 16-year-old twin brothers charged in connection with a September 2007 home invasion will have to wait three more weeks to learn whether they are eligible for representation by a Missouri public defender.

Smarter choices needed for government to change

Americans need to take a look at the education system before a real change can happen.

Renovated Missouri Theatre offers benefits to regular performing groups

Thirteen performing groups call the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts their artistic home and receive perks for being member groups on the theater’s roster.

Missouri corn crop overcomes early fears

The harvest will start a little later than normal this year, probably mid-September, but the Missouri corn crop is expected to be the fourth best in history despite early setbacks.

Record number of women take part in MU sorority recruitment

More than 1,300 women are registered to participate in the weeklong formal recruitment process — 200 more than registered in 2007.

UM System announces health sciences reorganization

University Health Care services and the UM System's medical schools will be consolidated under a new health science center. UM System President Gary Forsee and MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced the reorganization at a 9 a.m. news conference.