Cape Girardeau fire truck stolen, later found abandoned

No arrests have been made after authorities found a stolen fire truck abadoned on a street. Also stolen were two radios, an ax, two masks and a walkie-talkie.

Alum relishes campus visit, Journalism School centennial

Bob Van Leer, a 1951 Journalism School graduate, attended futures forums and technology summits, gathering information for his daughters, who work at newspapers in Oregon.

Journalists are biased, and for the good of society

Conservatives often critize journalists saying that they are biased. When reading a journalist’s job description it does show they are biased, but that doesn’t mean they lean towards a particular political party.

Governor moves back into mansion

The governor and his family had been traveling or staying in Springfield this summer while renovations were under way. Renovations continue.

Defense in 'Precious Doe' case presses for murder charge dismissal

Harrell Johnson’s attorney asked a Jackson County Circuit Court to dismiss the first-degree murder charge against him on the grounds that no case law supports the charge.

Fact-checking Web sites are good news in a muddy presidential race

That’s just politics, you say? Sadly, you may be right. But we were promised something different and better in what just may be the most consequential contest of our time.

Mo. awards $4 million in back pay

The award stems from a lawsuit in which a Cole County judge ruled probabtion and parole workers were entitled to the money. Lawmakers budgeted for the money during the last legislative session.

St. Louis airport to hold emergency drill

Lambert Airport in St. Louis said it will shut down a runway to hold an emergency drill exercise.