Tigers get four perfect innings from Scooter Hicks in win over Texas Tech

Missouri's Ryan Gargano pitches in relief of senior Scooter Hicks, who started and pitched four strong innings.

Missouri offense explodes with six straight hits and five runs in the second inning.

Final inning costs Missouri softball top spot in Big 12 standings

The Tigers need to win the final three games of the regular season to guarantee a share of the conference title.

Farmers market reaches out to low-income neighbors

A Saturday event designed to attract low-income residents of the First and Second Wards to local farmers markets and to promote healthy eating in those communities met with some success.

Missouri's Lee wins women's hammer throw at Drake Relays

Krishna Lee had the most impressive meet of any of the Tiger track and field athletes.

Two swine flu cases confirmed in Kansas

Human swine influenza, a respiratory disease in pigs, has been confirmed in 11 cases in the U.S. The flu strain is responsible for the deaths of 68 people in Mexico, and has the potential to become a pandemic, the World Health Organization chief said.

Rock Bridge takes first in Kirksville Tiger Invitational

The Bruins contend with a strong wind in the 14-team event.

UPDATE: Georgia professor sought after 3 people killed

A nationwide alert has been issued for marketing professor George Zinkhan, 57, and his vehicle. Killed were Zinkhan's ex-wife, Marie Bruce, 47, and two men.

Hickman, Rock Bridge have strong showings

Josh Harvey and Victoria Jackson break school and meet records for the Kewpies at the Kirkwood Invitational.

Rock Bridge tennis remains undefeated, wins Mid-Missouri Invitational title

Bruins stay perfect on the season with a 9-0 win over Blue Springs South in the Mid-Missouri Invitational final.

Man charged with domestic assault on Lowe Street

Columbia police officers were dispatched to a report of disturbance with a gun on Lowe Street early Saturday.

Driver injured in four-vehicle accident

Susanne Bylund received minor injuries when her car was struck from behind by a truck during a four-vehicle accident Friday on West Stadium Boulevard.

'Golden Girls' star Bea Arthur dies at 86

She had perfect comic time and deadly delivery of a joke, whether zinging Archie Bunker on "All in the Family," holding center stage in her own comedy, "Maude," or swapping one-liners with her co-stars in "Golden Girls."

Low construction costs are saving Missouri millions

Costs for state highway construction projects have shrunk about 14 percent since last July, saving the state $108 million. The bids for stimulus projects are also lower than the state's estimates.

Tornado damages some rural areas, halts races

Tornado touches down in Leavenworth County near Kansas City and forces NASCAR to suspend truck race.

Sedalia Mayor Wasson dies at home, had battled cancer

Wasson, 75, maintained his civic duties until a few weeks ago, his wife said.

March, prayer hour remember 'Precious Doe'

A park will be built on the site where a 3-year-old's remains were found.

State looks to buy Mississippi River island

The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering buying Marquette Island, located on the Mississippi River, south of Cape Girardeau. The island provides habitat for the endangered least tern and shelter for the endangered pallid sturgeon.

Maclin's selection by Eagles worth the wait

The Philadelphia Eagles used the 19th overall draft pick to procure Missouri wide receiver Jeremy Maclin.