UPDATE : Kan. abortion doctor slain; man held

A man suspected of shooting and killing Dr. George Tiller at his church was arrested in suburban Kansas City, Kan. A Johnson County sheriff's spokesman identified him as Scott Roeder.


Missouri eliminated from NCAA baseball tournament

Western Kentucky beat Missouri 11-6 on Sunday, eliminating the Tigers from the NCAA Oxford Regional.

Engagement: Adams-Woods

Jessica Adams and Daniel Woods are planning an autumn country wedding in Boone County.

Kansas abortion provider was polarizing force

Dr. George Tiller wanted to be a dermatologist when he was young, but a family tragedy changed his life's direction in a way that defined his career.

After graduation, Columbia seniors party all night — safely

All-Night Senior Party brings together graduates from each of the Columbia high schools for a safe way to celebrate after Graduation Day.

Late-term abortion doctor killed in church

George Tiller was shot and killed Sunday at his church in Wichita, Kan. A suspect was taken into custody later Sunday. 


PHOTO GALLERY: Centralia holds annual Anchor Festival

Home owner, neighbors fight house fire

A smoke alarm alerted a 62-year-old Columbia woman to a fire in the garage area of her home. She and her neighbors used a garden hose to douse the flames.

Divorcing couples confront hard economic times — by staying together

The economic downturn causes couples to re-evaluate the cost of divorce. For some, this means staying under the same roof.

KFC on Clark Lane robbed

Two men armed with guns took the store's money and forced the employees into the office, police say.

PHOTO GALLERY: All-Night Senior Party

Today's Question: Finding the future ideal School Board member

What qualities in candidates should the Columbia School Board consider in choosing a replacement for Tippin?

Sylvan Learning Center in Columbia closes for financial reasons

The Sylvan Learning Center in Columbia closed last week because of financial problems. Parents with children currently enrolled in the centers’ programs will receive written notices from owner Jack Stanley with further contact information.

Study: Drug combos might raise risk of breast cancer recurrence

Study shows that combining Tamoxifen, a cancer prevention drug, with certain antidepressants might lead to a higher risk of cancer recurrence.

UPDATE: Last Titanic survivor dies at 97

Millvina Dean and her family were traveling steerage on the Titanic, with plans to settle in Kansas City, when the liner sank.

Kemper Museum curator leaves to head Salina Art Center

The curator of the Kansas City museum will join the art center in central Kansas in July as executive director/curator.

A double celebration

Mizzou Arena was booked on Saturday. And the dress of the day was cap and gown.

Missouri sent home with second loss

Missouri waltzed into the Women's College World Series as the only unseeded team in the tournament, and was the first team ousted with a 5-2 loss to Georgia on Saturday afternoon.

Rock Bridge seniors take different paths to graduation

Five hundred twenty-eight students graduated from Rock Bridge High School on Saturday night, including a student who spent her last year taking online classes and a refugee from Liberia.

Despite arm issue, Gibson keeps Tigers in NCAA tournament

For the past couple weeks, Kyle Gibson has experienced forearm tightness in his pitching arm and it happened again on Saturday. His fastball, that usually reaches 93 mph, only reached 87. Despite the tightness, Gibson dominated another opponent.