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

These Web sites are actually focusing on the candidates’ positions, something the press should be doing.

Tiger tales outside the stadium

Tailgating at its best: Cool cuts and parents' fashion choices from a reporter’s notebook.

Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

Police are searching for two suspects whom they say robbed a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint Friday night and stole cash from him.

Tigers seal victory over Buffalo on Saturday

The Tigers' fumble problems kept visiting Buffalo (2-2) alive for three quarters Saturday until Missouri (4-0) finally sealed a 42-21 victory. In all, three different Missouri receivers fumbled, and the Tigers lost the ball each time it happened.

Columbia College soccer team fades quickly

A lackluster second half hurt Columbia College in its 3-2 loss Saturday night against visiting Park University.

24-hour prayer vigil held for those affected by Warren Funeral Chapel closure

Worshipers joined together at the Second Missionary Baptist Church on Friday and Saturday for a 24-hour prayer vigil, followed by a worship service and dinner, for those affected by the closure of the Warren Funeral Chapel.

American POWs meet in Kansas City

Many of the veterans at the annual convention of the American Ex-Prisoners of War served during World War II.

St. Louis towing company and police department to be investigated

The St. Louis police department and its board are seeking expanded investigations, using federal, state and internal resources, to look into whether a contracted towing firm shorted the city of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Bush asks Congress for the power to buy toxic assets

The rescue plan would give the federal government broad authority to purchase $700 billion worth of bad mortgage-related assets from U.S. financial institutions for the next two years.

Man with knife dies after Taser shot by Neb. cop

The 23-year-old Lincoln man was holding his girlfriend at knifepoint before the Taser shot.

Deputies discover two stolen monkeys during disturbance call

A pair of monkeys reported stolen almost a year ago from a Kansas City man were found late Thursday while deputies investigated the call at a residence in rural Agency.

Three men arrested in connection with campus robbery

MU police officers arrested three men Saturday in connection with the Sept. 17 robbing of an MU student on campus.

16 charged in Drury alcohol poisoning

Authorities in southwest Missouri have charged 16 people who were at a party last weekend where an underaged Drury University student suffered alcohol poisoning.