The man asked for a lesser charge, which would have made him eligible for parole, on the grounds that he didn't intend to kill her.
The Missouri men’s track and field team finished seventh with 56 points and the women’s team finished tied for seventh with Kansas State with 52 points Saturday at the Big 12 Conference indoor championships at Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.
The Missouri baseball team lost 5-2 to Northern Illinois on Saturday. It was the Tigers' seventh consecutive loss after winning their season opener last Friday.
Energetic music and colorfully costumed marchers made the annual parade a festive start to the weekend. The crowds gathered along the parade’s route, which went east on Broadway and stopped at Stephens College’s Macklanburg Playhouse.
In honor of Black History Month, about 30 people gathered at Douglass High School Thursday to share a musical experience.
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The Tax Increment Financing Commission will decide whether to approve tax breaks to subsidize renovations at the Tiger Hotel and the construction of a new eight-story building downtown.
Jordan Dressler scored 19 points in a 66-45 win over rival Hickman.
Sports editor Greg Bowers and reporters Luke Thompson and William Powell assess the Tiger’s performance this season.
There are no definite figures on conversions to Islam, but scholars say the shift is more about an approach to individual salvation. One Columbia woman started her college education as a Christian and ended it as a Muslim.
The Tigers were pushed to the brink after overcoming a two-run deficit against the Oregon Ducks.
Candidates Barbara Hoppe and Rod Robison discuss urban sprawl, Mayor Darwin Hindman's idea of building another power plant and police oversight.
O'Connor, the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, was the keynote speaker during an MU law review symposium Friday.
Meteorologists say there is an 80 percent chance that Columbia will receive snow Saturday.
After losing 11,500 jobs in January, Missourians are looking at the highest unemployment rate since 1984.
A 25-year-old civil war in Sri Lanka will likely end in a matter of weeks, at least in its conventional form. The future of the region, however, is still very much up in the air.
Despite falls from experienced members, the Tigers won a meet that has become a staple of the program and put it on the map.
MU tennis lost its final non-conference match to Wisconsin on Friday night, but the team looks ahead to Big 12 play.
Mizzou lost its sixth straight game losing to Oregon State 12-8 on Friday afternoon in Tempe, Ariz. Starting pitcher Ian Berger lasted only two innings after giving up four runs before being pulled for relief. Berger walked three batters and hit two other batters.