Hoskins boosts Cougars postseason chances

Columbia College senior Brett Hoskins has seized his opportunity to start for the Cougars this season, and has led the Cougars to another trip to the NAIA national tournament in Kansas City.

Cougars women's basketball team advances at NAIA tournament

The Columbia College women's basketball team beat Campbellsville (Ky.) University 64-60 on Thursday in the first round of the NAIA national tournament in Jackson, Tenn.

UPDATE: Eight St. Louis airport workers arrested for theft

Eight employees of Huntleigh USA, a service company hired by Delta Airlines, were arrested for stealing from checked baggage for more than a year. If anyone believes something was stolen from their baggage, they can call the hot line: 314-890-1822.

Missouri River water release designed to protect endangered fish

More water will be distributed down the Missouri River starting Saturday. The water release will complement other water distributions for various purposes along the river. River level will rise slightly between Sioux City, Iowa and St. Louis.

St. Louis airport luggage theft ring busted, airport police say

Charges were announced Thursday against eight baggage handlers who stole laptops and other items from luggage at Lambert Airport, officials say.

Entertainer Marty Bronson, 79, dies

Marty Bronson was a St. Louis television personality, singer and club owner. He died Tuesday from complications of a stroke.

Thefts increase in St. Louis

Larceny in downtown St. Louis is up 75 percent from last year.

Missouri approves transportation stimulus project list

The state transportation approved an $833 million plan for spending Missouri's stimulus allocation on roads, bridges and other transportation.

Trial starts for former Missouri lawmaker facing sex charges

Former Rep. Scott Muschany's trial began Thursday with testimony from a teenage girl involved. Muschany is charged with felony deviate sexual assault and a misdemeanor of exposing his genitals to a minor.

Army engineers plan river pulse to help endangered sturgeon

The Army Corps of Engineers plans to release extra water into the Missouri River to provide a better breeding habitat for an endangered fish, much to the chagrin of a Missouri farmer and levee expert.