The Stephens women's basketball team fell to 8-17 on Thursday night after a 74-44 loss to visiting McKendree.
The Department of Natural Resources will then take the mercury-containing items to Jefferson City, where they will be recycled and properly disposed of by a state contractor.
Budget withholdings announced by the governor recently mean millions less for the state's tourism department. Director R.B. Smith says it will mean less promotion for Missouri tourism this summer.
Larry Clay Jr., 33, of St. Louis is wanted after failing to appear in court Wednesday. He is charged with felony child abuse resulting in death and, according to authorities, had agreed to plead guilty. A 16-month-old died five years ago while in his care.
Gov. Nixon's plan to build on the state's health care program was rejected Wednesday by the House Budget Committee. A crowd had gathered outside the Capitol to support the health care expansion, and lawmakers debated whether the state has enough money for the project.
The governor's Thursday visit to St. Louis will include a discussion of how he plans to spend federal stimulus funds. His Transform Missouri Web site allows input from residents.
Brenda Jean Caringer, 53, turned herself into police Wednesday. Lucas Theede-Bennett died from multiple injuries Jan. 6 while under her care. Caringer is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.
Five players scored in double figures for the Missouri men's basketball team in the Tigers' victory Wednesday over Kansas State.
On Wednesday, the Missouri men's basketball team won its 17th straight game at Mizzou Arena this season in a 94-74 triumph over Kansas State.
With the recent news regarding Chris Brown's arrest for assault, various news outlets have reported that Brown's girlfriend, Rihanna, was the victim. This incident brings into question the policy of privacy for naming assault victims and whether or not it should be the same as the one for rape victims.
Political editor Scott Swafford and reporter Andrew Van Dam discuss how this year's candidates for City Council are utilizing the Internet.
Coverage of the 2009 True/False Film Festival starts today and continues through the weekend. The festival's theme this year is the life and death of journalism.
When considering the four-day school week, questions arise about what kids would do on their days off and whether it's fair to taxpayers.
According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center, slashing calorie intake was the most beneficial part of the diets tested on overweight adults participating in the two-year study.
While star forward Jordan Dressler was saddled with foul trouble, the Bruins bench stepped up to help the team advance.
The Berry Building and the land it sits on are on the National Register of Historic Places. Last month, renovations began to transform the dilpidated building, which will contain a gym, 12 apartments and 10,000 square feet of street-level retail space.
Freshman Chelsea Thomas pitched her third shutout of the season in the opening game.
The Missourian begins a series of videos with experts who give practical advice on tackling today's troubling economy.
The Tigers women's team is within striking distance of second place Texas A&M at only six points behind.
The defending state champions beat Holt, the team it plays tonight, by 52 points in their last game.