Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman out with injury

Tigers catcher Trevor Coleman had surgery on his right hand Thursday. If Missouri makes the NCAA Tournament, it is possible that Coleman could return as the team's catcher by then.

Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman suffered an injury to his throwing hand that required surgery Thursday.

Missouri women's golfer eyeing national tournament

Missouri junior Julia Potter was selected to compete as an individual in the NCAA East Regional.

Battle over Broadway isn't just for property owners

Even though the changes for western Broadway are some time away, community discussions are being held and sketches of the busy street's solutions are being presented.

Missouri House defeats federal stimulus spending plan

House members have defeated a plan to spend $336 million of federal stimulus money on various projects across Missouri, calling the spending "pork."

Social networking changes concept of conversation

Increased dependence on social networking and technology has diminished the quality of personal relationships.

Sisters glad for time together on Columbia College softball team

Always close as children, sisters Rachel and Ashley Brawner find playing together on the Columbia College softball team has strengthened their relationship.

Stephens shortstop plays on despite injury

Stephens softball player Haley Caldwell has played the entire season with a torn ACL, which she suffered while playing basketball in October.

Hickman girls soccer team snaps losing streak

The Kewpies ended a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory against Timberland on Thursday at Francis Howell North.

Heavy rain could worsen Missouri flooding

Rivers across the state are reaching flood stage, and experts are worried the rain expected in the next five days will cause more serious floods.

Former Gov. Blunt to join Ashcroft Group

Former Gov. Matt Blunt will join former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft's law and consulting firm.

E-mail hoaxes abound, beware

E-mail pleas and promises of fortune should be cause for warning. Internet hoaxes can be checked at

After struggle, Chrysler succumbs to bankruptcy

America's third-largest automaker plans to produce smaller, more fuel efficient vehicles through a partnership with Italian automaker Fiat. The company's return from bankruptcy will be expedited by heavy government involvement.

UPDATE: Boone County officials work to repair flooded roads

Fifteen Boone County roads were closed Thursday because of flooding.

Burglar shot by homeowner

The woman told police she fired one round at the three burglars after one pointed a handgun at her.

Swine flu name change sparks debate over its origins

Although the swine flu is a porcine, or pig virus, it is not behaving like most swine flu viruses do – swine flu usually doesn't transmit as readily between people.

Nixon picks MU graduate to fill trial judge spot

J. Dale Youngs worked in the Missouri Attorney General's office while Gov. Jay Nixon was attorney general.

Songkran Festival celebrates Thai New Year

MU marked the Thai New Year with the The Grand Songkran Festival.

UPDATE: Missouri has second probable case of swine flu

Officials said a 19-year-old Missouri man who visited a Nebraska health care center for another health condition probably has the virus.


Missouri House approves new business tax credit bill

The bill is already facing trouble in the Senate because it does not include caps on tax credits. The House bill would expand the popular Quality Jobs Program that allows employers to earn a tax credit and keep the withholding taxes of newly hired workers who earn average wages.

Today's Question: Is Sen. Specter's party switch a game changer?

Sen. Arlen Specter switched political parties Tuesday from Republican to Democrat. Will the switch make a difference as the president tries to push through his policies? Or is it merely symbolic?