Missouri businessman pleads guilty to evading up to $7M in taxes


Council moves West Broadway project forward

Despite earlier public interest, no residents offered input at Monday night's City Council meeting.

Daylight Donuts to have grand opening Wednesday

The doughnut shop will be introducing new menu items at its grand opening ceremony, one month after the store officially opened.

2 plead guilty to felonies in southeast Missouri boy's death

A report states that the mother and stepfather of a 4-year-old southeast Missouri boy who died from infection in 2005 will plead guilty to three felonies.

UPDATE: Safety chief says terrorists may wrongly target Missouri

Postings on jihadist Web sites show followers of a terrorist leader who served part of his life sentence in a Springfield prison are calling for "offensive action" on his behalf.

InBev says Anheuser-Busch takeover is finalized

InBev finished its $52 billion merger with Anheuser-Busch, forming Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer.

St. Louis area sergeant's story told in documentary

New online documentary tells the story of a St. Louis County Army sergeant and victim of rape who returns home and deals with her trauma.

Wrongly convicted St. Louis man sues

A St. Louis man who spent 23 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit has filed suit against St. Louis County and the officers who arrested him.

UPDATE: High school wrestler dies in practice

A sophomore wrestler for Hazelwood West High School collapsed while running in practice.

Actor Will Smith to make a stop in St. Louis

Smith is promoting his new movie, "Seven Pounds," and participating in a charitable event for a local food bank.

City to settle with Mediacom

The City Council voted unanimously at its meeting on Monday night to authorize City Manager Bill Watkins to settle the suit on the city’s behalf. The cable access provider will pay the city $200,000, and the city will drop claims to collect Mediacom’s outstanding franchise and video service provider fees.

Police arrest two in Links burglaries after foot chase

Robert A. Hill, 32, and Johnnie L. Spain, 27, were arrested Monday night on suspicion of commiting a number of burglaries at The Links at Columbia apartment complex, which is on Clark Lane.

'Gumbo Bottoms' musical to debut in Boonville

"Gumbo Bottoms" is a musical by Meredith Ludwig and Cathy Barton based on the distinct character of the Missouri river community. It premieres Nov. 21 at Thespian Hall in Boonville.

InBev takes over Anheuser-Busch for $52 billion

InBev closed its $52 billion takeover deal of Anheuser-Busch Cos. on Tuesday.  The new company will be named Anheuser-Busch InBev, and InBev promises to keep Anheuser-Busch's St. Louis base as the company's North American headquarters. InBev will now be the world's largest brewer.

Missouri Health Department study shows most Missouri smokers want to quit

A Missouri health department study shows that nearly two-thirds of smokers want to quit in the next six months, with nearly 80 percent believing that they can stop at some point.

67-year-old Missouri man pleads guilty to killing daughter's boyfriend

An eastern Mo. man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action. The 67-year-old man was accused of shooting to death his daughter's boyfriend in December 2005.

Hickman senior ready to step into Kewpie basketball spotlight

Chasity Prince, who signed a letter of intent to play at Southwest Baptist University on Tuesday, will fill the void left by Yvonne Anderson.