Missouri softball team in Big 12 tournament title game

Missouri starting pitcher Stacy Delaney delivers against Baylor Saturday in the semifinals of the Big 12 Conference softball tournament in Oklahoma City.

The Tigers defeated Baylor and Oklahoma State on Saturday to advance to the championship game of the Big 12 Conference tournament.

Holt sparks Missouri's climb up the standings

The Missouri baseball team lost to Kansas 7-4 on Saturday afternoon at Taylor Stadium. The loss ended the Tigers (29-23) seven-game winning streak in the Big 12 and ruining the Tigers' chances of ending the weekend in first place in the conference standings.

PHOTO GALLERY: Stephens and Columbia college graduations

More than 500 students participated in Columbia College's commencement ceremony, while more than 170 were expected to walk in Stephens' ceremony.

Missouri softball dominates in first Big 12 tournament game

The No. 2 seed Tigers defeated No. 7 Oklahoma State 10-0 in five innings. The Tigers will play in the tournament semifinals later Saturday.

UPDATE: Cleanup begins after Midwest storms killed 6

Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency to make state resources available for cleanup. Three people died in Missouri as a result of the storms.

MU golfer falls short of qualifying for nationals

Missouri junior Julia Potter shot a 3-over in the final round of the NCAA East Regional tournament, failing to qualify for nationals.

City Council approves bridge replacement

The Old Route K Bridge reconstruction is estimated to cost $1.8 million.

UPDATE: Body of Georgia professor implicated in shooting found in woods

Police have confirmed it is the body of George Zinkhan, a University of Georgia professor accused of killing his wife and two others outside a community theater. Searchers said that Zinkahn appears to have buried himself in brush and dirt.

Rock Bridge tennis team 2-0 at invite

The Rock Bridge tennis team beat Kirkwood and Clayton on Saturday at the North Central Missouri Invitational at Bethel Park to run its record this season to 20-0.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team 2-3 at Quincy Tournament

After losing to University High on Friday night, the Bruins bounced back to win two games Saturday, including a victory against district foe Troy-Buchanan.

Christian author leads discussion with tweens, mothers on life issues

Mothers and daughters from around Missouri gathered at Woodcrest Chapel for the Faithgirlz "Beauty of Believing" Tour on Saturday.

Mid-Missouri bomb squad aims at becoming FBI-certified

The Mid-Missouri squad, a multi-agency effort, continues to train regularly while it prepares to send two of its members to the FBI's Hazardous Device School. After attending the FBI school, the squad will fulfill the needed requirements on becoming FBI-accredited.

Police seek eight suspects in robbery of Sub Shop delivery person

The robbery occurred early Saturday while the employee was delivering food near the 1400 block of Bodie Drive, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Two arrested on drug charges after police search Columbia residence

Officers who served the search warrant found a small amount of cocaine, several types of prescription drugs and a small amount of marijuana.

UPDATE: Journalism faculty debates, but affirms requirement of iPod touches

Among the issues the faculty discussed were  the potential for the requirement be better articulated to students and the need for brands other than Apple be an option.

Columbia woman arrested after knife assault

Deputies arrested Terea Coats on Friday night for allegedly assaulting two individuals and damaging a vehicle in the parking lot of Pepper's Nighclub on May 1.

UPDATE: Family of 'Wizard of Oz' actor sues caretaker

Mickey Carroll, who died Thursday, signed his assets over to his caretaker four months before he died. Carroll's family says the caretaker took advantage of him.

Kansas City police investigating failure to report hit-and-run

Officers responding to 911 calls did not file a police report or refer the case to the vehicular crimes section of the department.

Body found fits description of Georgia professor implicated in shooting


A body was found Saturday that fits the description of 57-year-old George Zinkhan, who is accused of killing his wife and two others at a local theater group reunion. The body was found about a mile away from where his wrecked jeep was found, and guns on the body were consistent with the April 25 shootings.

Man sues Missouri town for broken arm

Phillip Forte, 88, is suing the Kansas City suburb of Oakview for $5 million after claiming that a police officer broke his arm during a traffic stop.