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Numerous homes burglarized on O'Neal Road

The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a recent string of burglaries on O’Neal Road.

Nebraska's 'Poor loser' coach prepares for Tigers

COLUMBIA — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini doesn't celebrate his successes.

Voter registration deadline near

Citizens have until next Wednesday to register and be eligible to vote in the Nov. 4 election.

Hulshof unveils urban education plan

Republican gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof announced Tuesday that he wants to use private donations to help pay for teacher bonuses and student scholarships in Missouri's urban school districts.

St. Louis election officials ready for big turnout

Nearly 208,000 people in the city have registered to vote in this year's election, and officials expect that number to rise before the Oct. 8 deadline to sign up.

Group files ethics complaint against Kit Bond

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed the complaint for Bond's role in removing Kansas City federal prosecutor Todd Graves from office in 2005.

St. Louis man pleads guilty in pedestrian death

Shaun White, 30, was accused of running down a pedestrian who threw a bottle at his car.

Jury selection to begin in 'Precious Doe' case

Harrell Johnson, 29, is accused of killing 3-year-old Erica Green, who was known as "Precious Doe" before her body was identified in 2005.

Southeast Mo. man accused of killing wife

Jon Patrick Ellington is jailed on $1 million bond and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Carolyn Ellington. He is accused of shooting her early Saturday morning.

Boyfriend pleads guilty in baby's shaking death

A southwest Missouri man changed his plea to guilty on Monday in the shaking death of his girlfriend's 2-month-old baby. Police said Hoth told them that he shook the baby in an attempt to stop him from crying.

Southeast Mo. community college searches for president — again

The search for a new president of Three Rivers Community College in southeast Missouri is starting over.

Some emergency: In St. Louis, that meant buying a sno-cone machine

An audit showed the city also bypassed normal purchasing rules to for "emergency" purchases of fleece blankets, magnetic baseball schedules, a satellite phone and photo equipment.

St. Louis man charged in infant's death

An eastern Missouri man is charged with murder in the death of a 6-week-old baby.

MU defense hears Lucky's words

By Monday afternoon, Missouri defensive personnel were well aware of Nebraska tailback Marlon Lucky's comment. Players approached it in different ways as they continued preparations for Missouri's Big 12 Conference opener Saturday night at Nebraska.

Nixon's son balances rap, politics

"It's ya boy, Young J to the Nix."

It's not the latest tagline for Attorney General Jay Nixon's campaign for governor. "Young J," as he dubs himself in a track recorded a few years ago, is Nixon's eldest son, Jeremiah, the rapper.

Hard to keep down MMA organizer

It took a lot for Robert Hulett to recover from a car wreck. His determination also has helped him form a popular MMA fighting league.

Hulshof votes no on bailout bill

Congressman Kenny Hulshof, Republican candidate for governor, voted no in Monday's U.S. House of Representatives vote on the $700 billion plan to bailout the U.S. financial system, which ultimately failed by a vote of 228-205.

Nebraska braces for Missouri offense

Nebraska coach Bo Pelini says his team's defense is making too many "bonehead" mistakes.

Big 12 coaches downplay rankings

After the unveiling of football rankings Sunday, the Big 12 Conference had half of its teams in the Top 25, and four in the Top 10. But as conference play begins, coaches say the rankings aren't on their minds.

Freshmen runners big for Rock Bridge

It's hard to deny the impact freshmen Caleb Wilfong and Jordan Crook are having on the Rock Bridge cross country team.

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