Former religion reporter speaks at MU about faith journey

On Tuesday at MU, former Los Angeles Times religion reporter William Lobdell discussed his spiritual background and faith reporting. He has written a book explaining how reporting on religion led him to lose his faith.

Hickman wants to challenge Rock Bridge boys tennis team

It's been almost nine years since Hickman defeated Rock Bridge in boys tennis, but the Kewpies are still determined to play hard Thursday against their rivals.

Columbia police searching for two after convenience store robbery

The two suspects said they were armed but didn't produce a weapon.'s $1 million makeover: What others are saying

Here's what others are saying about, allegations over unpaid contest winnings and their cities' stake in the top 10.

Missouri to study policy that sends surrendered dogs to auctions

Critics wonder why unfit breeders get to profit from the sale of their dogs.

Racial profiling statistics released by Columbia police

Included are the Columbia Police Department's annual racial profiling statistics report, its traffic stop report to the state Attorney General, and a data analysis by an MU economics professor.

Missouri Senate stalls again on tax incentive legislation

After 10 hours of debate over legislation regarding tax credits for Missouri businesses, the Senate, for the fifth time in two months, did not vote. The bill is aimed to provide tax incentives for developing companies in areas of technology or other industries. In fiscal year 2008, tax credits accounted for what would have otherwise been just over $500 million in revenues for the state.

Winning Lotto ticket sold in St. Louis County

The ticket is worth $1.1 million and was sold at a Shop 'N Save in south St. Louis County, according to the Missouri Lottery. The winner has until Oct. 5 to turn in the ticket and receive the prize.

Missouri Democratic Party under scrutiny over funds

The Democratic Party in Missouri is under fire for its usage of campaign funds over the years. According to Missouri and federal law, politicians cannot use money raised in campaigns for Missouri offices in federal elections.

Federal prosecutor to seek indictment against plane thief

Adam Dylan Leon, who allegedly stole a plane on Monday from his Canadian flight school and flew it erratically across seven states before landing it on a rural Missouri highway, faces two federal charges. Prosecutors want him jailed until his case is resolved.

Woman's body found in state park

The body of a Missouri woman was found in a park in Lincoln County.

St. Louis TV station gives job seekers face time

KNLC, operated by the New Life Evangelistic Center, is allocating free commercial time to people looking for jobs. This way, job seekers can promote themselves and share resumes with potential employers.