Statewide voter turnout records set in Missouri

Sixty-nine percent of registered Missouri voters turned out on Election Day, despite earlier projections from the Missouri secretary of state's office that projected a voter turnout of as high as 76 percent.

Prince will leave KSU at season's end

Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.

Suspect in Douglass Park homicide turns self in, police say

After turning himself in, Grady F. Dortch Jr., 28, was arrested on outstanding warrants for first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of 29-year-old Miles Heard.

Obama: Nothing to fear here

It’s too early to tell what an Obama presidency will bring, but there is great news. He is not a socialist, communist or terrorist.

Christmas comes early for Obama supporters

President Bush's failed policies have brought us Barack Obama.

Four MU football players named various award semifinalists

MU's Taylor set to play

Thursday's exhibition game against Lincoln doesn't count toward the Missouri men's basketball team's record, but Tigers guard Zaire Taylor doesn't care, he just wants to play and win.

Blunt attorney wants e-mail lawsuit dismissed

The governor's attorney says that the case, which is seeking access to Blunt's office's e-mail records, should be dismissed because of lack of evidence.

Missourians split ticket between Republicans, Democrats

Political scientists point to evangelicals, rural voters as key constituencies in the state.

Turnout low at superintendent forums

Smithton and Lange middle schools hosted the forums Wednesday night.

Hickman boys soccer falls in district final

Hickman boys soccer coach Larry Thornburg was right when he said he was expecting a close game. Jefferson City needed overtime to defeat Hickman 2-1 in Wednesday's Class 3, District 9 championship game.

Partisan success varies precinct-by-precinct in Columbia

Areas around MU and downtown trended strongly Democratic, while southern and southwestern parts of the city voted heavily Republican.

Branco named AMC player of the week

MU women's soccer advances to Big 12 semis

Perche Creek Cafe patrons react to Nov. 4 election

In Perche Creek Cafe, two regulars were eating with friends and family: Tim Moloney, a landscaper, and Tom Forney, a retiree and homeowner in Rocheport. They spoke about their reactions to the presidential election.

Voters share their thoughts the day after

With the election behind us, people in Columbia gave their opinion about the results.

Nixon aims to relax before beginning duties as governor

Democrat Jay Nixon on Wednesday claimed a voter mandate for an "agenda of progress for Missouri," topped by reversing the 2005 Medicaid cuts, enacting a tuition-free college grant program and expanding job opportunities.

'Jurassic Park' author Crichton dies at 66

Michael Crichton, the million-selling author of such historic and prehistoric science thrillers as "Jurassic Park," "Timeline" and "The Andromeda Strain," has died of cancer, his family said.

Unopposed 23rd District candidate keeps busy on Election Day

After locking in his seat in the General Assembly during the primaries, Stephen Webber helped other candidates with their final efforts.

Richards wins public administrator

Cathy Richards will replace Connie Hendren as Boone County's public administrator after defeating Republican candidate John Sullivan.