Anthropologists author book on new method for studying religion

An MU professor is part of a team that has examined why people engage in religious behavior. The researchers hope an anthropological study will provide better answers than have been previously found.

LETTER: Palin lacks truthfulness, tact and tolerance

Gov. Sarah Palin exhibits several negative qualities that are reminiscent of the current administration.

Suspects sought after Gregory Heights robbery

Both suspects were armed with handguns, the Boone County Sheriff's Department says, but no one was injured.

Bandana's Bar-B-Q robbed early Monday

Two employees of Bandana's Bar-B-Q were attacked and robbed early Monday as they prepared to open the restaurant.

Blunt asks St. Louis police department to be fully audited for scandal

State Auditor Susan Montee agreed last week to look into the towing records, but Gov. Blunt said Sunday he is seeking a full audit of police department finances.

Vandals mar Cape Girardeau baseball stadium

Images and expletives were splayed across the green tin wall, the large white stadium doors and several signs at Capaha Park baseball stadium sometime after Friday night.

Three charged with evidence tampering in tiger attack

The owners of Wesa-A-Geh-Ya animal park in Warren County, Kenneth and Sandra Smith, and a board member, Roy Elder, allegedly told officials at first that a pit bull, not a tiger, had attacked volunteer Jacob Barr.

Study finds higher underage drinking rate in St. Charles County

The group says about one in four St. Charles County students surveyed in sixth through 12th grades reported using alcohol in the past month.

Jury for Micronesian church shooting to be picked in July

Documents filed in Newton County Circuit Court show that a panel of jurors from Greene County is set to be selected on July 13, 2009, the Neosho Daily News reported Sunday. The jurors will likely be sequestered for a trial to start next summer, according to the Daily News.

St. Louis casino reopens after flooding

Flooding on the Mississippi River has forced the casino to temporarily close on Sept. 14.