UPDATE: Court overturns one death sentence, upholds another

The state Supreme Court overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of killing his cellmate. It upheld one given by a judge after the jury was deadlocked.

Something's in the air in Carthage — and it's stinky

The mayor of the city, which has been plagued by bad smells from its plants, said the state needs to develop stricter rules for investigating and enforcing odor problems.

Second Columbia resident pleads guilty in steroid investigation

A second Columbia resident in as many days pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the largest black market steroid investigation in U.S. history.

City deer hunting orientation sessions to be held Thursday

The orientation is required for those seeking permits to hunt deer with bows within city limits.

Columbia Republicans react to DNC

Some groan, some laugh and some won’t miss a second of the Democratic National Convention coverage.

MU football tickets still available online

This weekend’s Tiger football game is a sellout, but tickets are still available online.

Lawuits demand Mo. lawmakers add cash to trust funds

The Kansas City symphony and two sick Missourians want a court to rule that lawmakers have shortchanged their causes. In separate lawsuits, the Kansas City symphony and Thomas and Margaret Redmond ask that Missouri lawmakers be ordered to increase funding for the arts and life science research.

Song sung raspy: Diamond postpones St. Louis concert

The singer has been diagnosed with laryngitis. But the move to postpone didn't come until after a concert Monday in Columbus, Ohio, that left many fans demanding refunds.

Chaffee water system out of chlorine; boil order issued

An official said he was concerned because he didn't know how long the water system had been without chlorine.

Man sentenced to jail for stealing Daniel Boone plaque

A 27-year-old eastern Missouri man is sentenced to 120 days in jail for stealing the bronze plaque that marked the St. Charles County grave site of pioneer Daniel Boone.