Nebraska defense stops Missouri

Missouri's DeMarre Carroll dives for a loose ball against Nebraska's Cookie Miller. “Give credit to Nebraska, they were coming from all directions,” Carroll said.

Missouri was held to a season-low 18 points in the first half and found out just how unforgiving the road can be when its second-half rally fell short in a 56-51 loss to the Cornhuskers.

Nebraska still has Anderson's number

After the Tigers’ loss at Nebraska, they are 1-5 against the Cornhuskers with coach Mike Anderson, including a loss in last year’s Big 12 Conference tournament that ended Missouri’s season.

Slow second half dooms Tigers

The Missouri women's basketball team rallied from a 17-point second-half deficit against No. 3 ranked Texas A&M in its conference opener before falling 62-56.

Schools may get more time to sort out retirement benefits

A letter from the Social Security Administration to Sen. Claire McCaskill said a July 1 deadline to work out issues "may slip."

No charges coming in Moberly Taser death

A police officer had fired a stun gun twice at a suspected drunken driver, who became unresponsive soon after. The incident happened during a traffice stop in August.

Confidence wanes for Missouri women

Coach Cindy Stein and her players admitted to doubting a comeback from a double-digit deficit against Texas A&M.

Man with a vision: Physicist brings sight to poor

Joshua Silver hopes to provide eyeglasses to more than a billion people with poor eyesight. The self-adjusting glasses could be a boon for those too poor to afford good eye care.

UPDATE: Two men arrested on suspicion of drug-related charges

Matthew Hoppe and Cory Malone, both of Harrisburg, were arrested after a Boone County sheriff's deputy pulled over their vehicle for having expired registration.

ANALYSIS: Bond's announcement creates 2nd GOP scramble

But this time around, there's a big difference.

Nixon selects three more top advisers

They'll lead the Agriculture and Labor departments and the state's National Guard units.

Luetkemeyer gets 2 committee slots

The new Republican congressman from St. Elizabeth was named to the House Committee on Small Business and the House Committee on Agriculture.

Unemployment rates: How are they calculated?

The Labor Department contacts 60,000 households to calculate unemployment for the entire work force, which consists of about 154 million Americans.

Ferguson's appeal rejected

A Cole County judge rejected the argument that his Lincoln Count jury was chosen improperly. Ryan Ferguson was convicted in 2oo5 of killing of Columbia sports editor Kent Heitholt.

Hickman girls team wins tournament

The Hickman girls basketball team relied on its defense to win the Rolla tournament.

Butterball to lay off 75 workers in Carthage

The cuts will take effect March 1 by combining two deboning shifts. The high price of corn — its incease blamed on its use for fuel — was cited.

Nixon names DNR director

He is Mark Templeton, an associate dean and chief operating officer of Yale Law School.

Bad economy could hinder Columbia's sheltered workshop

Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises, which employs more than 100 adults with disabilities, is facing a shortage of work to keep its employees busy and could be on the list for funding cuts this year.

ANALYSIS: Blunt cites budget cuts as greatest success

Blunt says his efforts to balance Missouri's budget were a major accomplishment, while some consider it his greatest failure.

Independence teen gets probation in murder-for-hire plot

It's the same sentence given to a classmate that he introduced to two would-be hit men his friend hired to kill his parents.

Residents oppose street additions to roadway plan

Suggested changes to the roadway plan included 10 new streets and four extensions in the Scott Boulevard area and eight new streets and two extensions in the Route K area.