Jeremy Maclin's 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, midway through the second quarter, sparked Missouri's momentum. It began a streak of 21-consecutive points in the second quarter that provided MU the necessary fuel to withstand a late Illinois charge and claim a 52-42 victory Saturday in front of 66,441 at the Edward Jones Dome.
The Republican presidential campaign made a stop in O’Fallon on Sunday in preparation for the upcoming convention in Minnesota, but the focus was more on Sarah Palin and the impending hurricane.
To expand health coverage to the uninsured, Republican gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof wants to dip deep into the money now paid to hospitals as reimbursement for their charity care.
The City Council has been able to tweak the proposed 2009 budget to its liking because of additional cuts proposed by city departments.
Young and old, black residents talk about what it means to them to see a black man receive the Democratic nomination for president.
Steven J. Fitzmorris' remains were returned to Columbia on Sunday. His death was mourned by a group of family, friends and community members.
The building might include both district-run and nonprofit organizations and would make administration less complicated with everything in one building.
Chris Cook will run his 13th Heart of America Marathon on Monday. It is his passion for running, not the health benefits, that draws him back each year.
Columbia’s four-year-old deer management program seems to be helping reduce deer/auto collisions, and more hunters have registered than ever before.
Project Vote Smart has created an online survey to compile candidates’ stances on the issues from all political levels. But most candidates are not participating.
In the first start of his college career, new Tigers' tailback Derrick Washington bolstered Missouri's 52-42 victory over Illinois with two first-half touchdowns and 128 rushing yards. To put those numbers in perspective, Washington had only 184 yards and one touchdown in his entire freshman season.
Several Illinois and Missouri players met with kids for a football camp before Saturday's top-25 matchup in St. Louis.
Weiwen Wang and Julianna Klein nearly led the MU volleyball team to an upset of a top-25 team Saturday at the BYU Molten Classic.
Sophomore Kari Adam’s first goal of the season provided the difference in Friday’s 1-0 home victory over Auburn.
Columbia College lost two players to ejection and its men’s soccer season opener, 1-0, against Drury on Saturday.
Steven Fitzmorris, 26, was killed in action in Baghdad on Monday, August 25. He willed be honored with a procession on Sunday morning.