Anheuser-Busch Foundation pledges $2.5 million to UMSL

The University of Missouri-St. Louis said the gift is the largest in the university's 42-year history.

St. Louis Zoo elephant treated for herpes

Tests Monday and Wednesday showed Jade, a 23-month-old Asian elephant at the St. Louis Zoo, had herpesviral DNA, which can be fatal. The zoo said they began treating her immediately with anti-viral medication.

Senate endorses higher sentence for child rape

A bill that provides prosecutors the option of seeking life without parole for those who rape or sodomize a child will go to vote once more in the Senate before moving to the House.

Jury to deliberate youth murder case Thursday

Attorneys will make closing arguments, then the jury will get the case involving Owen Welty, one of the youngest people ever tried as an adult in Missouri.

Mizzou track and field off to successful start