Taylor's shot sinks Longhorns

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor made 3-of-4 three-pointers and led Missouri with 17 points in Wednesday's victory at No. 16 Texas. "He made a lot of momentum shots," Tigers coach Mike Anderson said.

Zaire Taylor helped the Missouri men's basketball team to a 69-65 victory over No. 16 Texas with a team-high 17-points that included a key three-point play in the game's last seconds.  

Missouri football team pleased with recruiting class

St. Louis' Sheldon Richardson, the nation's No. 4 overall recruit, decided to stay in-state and chose Missouri over several other top football programs.   

LETTER: Just say no to Ameren's proposal

The energy company's proposal puts the risk of building another nuclear plant on customers.

Limbaugh is hurting Republicans with criticism of Obama

With President Barack Obama's current popularity, Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments won't help the Republican Party's image.

AAUP calls UM president's proposal a "backdoor salary cut"

The American Association of University Professors objected Wednesday to UM President Gary Forsee's proposal to make faculty pay a portion of their retirement benefits and give the sytem president power to impose unpaid leaves of absence.

Three more suspected gang members plead not guilty

Three more people suspected of gang involvement in Columbia pleaded not guilty to drug and weapons charges in the central division of the U.S. Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Congress votes to delay digital TV transition until June 12

The House voted to postpone the shutdown of analog TV signals to June 12 from the Feb. 17 deadline that Congress set three years ago. The Senate passed the measure last week and the bill now heads to President Barack Obama for his signature.

Top football recruit Richardson signs with MU

Late-game execution costs Tigers women

The Missouri women's basketball team led No. 18-ranked Kansas State for much of the second half. But in the final minutes, the Tigers failed to pull out what might have been a season-changing victory, falling to the Wildcats 58-54.  

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman students raise money to combat human trafficking

Hickman students are working to raise money that will be contributed to the Not for Sale Campaign to stop human trafficking.

Faith-based Long Spoons Coalition digs for tax justice

A new faith-based lobbyist group called the Long Spoons Coalition has organized through Missouri Impact, an association that advocates for public policy based on religious and moral ideas. The coalition's first initiative is supporting a tax revision bill.

City manager Bill Watkins gets 2 percent raise

City Manager Bill Watkins received a 2 percent raise after City Council approved the increase at its meeting Monday night. Watkins' salary increased from $148,304 to about $151,270.

Apartment fire sparked by lighter mishap

A child playing with a lighter was deemed the cause of a fire Wednesday night that damaged several apartments in the 2300 block of Parker St., according to a Columbia Fire Department news release. No one was injured in the fire.

'Battlestar Galactica' actor to address ethics, Hollywood at Columbia College

Actor and humanitarian Edward James Olmos will address ethics in Hollywood on March 10 at Columbia College as a part of the Schiffman Lecture Series.

Three arrested on suspicion of dealing crack cocaine

The Columbia Police Department SWAT team arrested three people on suspicion of possion with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

MU students discuss Obama, presidency

President Barack Obama and his presidency was the topic of Wednesday's discussion as part of the "You in Mizzou" discussion series.

Hickman gets win in final home dual of season

The Hickman wrestling team won its final dual of the season, defeating Sedalia at home 46-35 on Wednesday night.

Hickman students raise money to combat human trafficking

Hickman High School students are creatively raising money for the Not For Sale Campaign, which fights human trafficking worldwide.

Share the Harvest encourages deer donations

The Share the Harvest program encourages hunters to donate their harvest to local food banks by covering processing costs.

Champion competitor Vegas: Not just a lucky dog

Vegas, a Standard Schnauzer who lives with owner Liz Hansen in Columbia, will try again for Best of Breed and beyond at the Westminster Dog Show next week in New York City. Vegas won Best in Show at the Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club show in 2007.