Missouri softball loses fourth consecutive game

The Tigers lost 6-1 to Nebraska on Saturday at University Field.

Early start in track and field boosts Hickman sisters

Track and field came at an early age for sisters Nasia and Taalor Stevenson, who now run together for Hickman.

Jack Kemp, former NFL quarterback, congressman and VP nominee, dies

Jack Kemp played for the Buffalo Bills, served nine terms in Congress representing western New York and ran for president in 1988.

Hickman girls have strong showing in field events

Rehagen pitches Cougars into the AMC championship game

The Columbia College softball team beat Missouri Baptist 3-1 and William Woods 3-1 to put the Cougars in the championship game of the AMC tournament on Sunday at Legends Fields in Jefferson City.

Bike, Walk & Wheel Week kicks off at Flat Branch Park

The Bike, Walk & Wheel Week Kick-Off Celebration began Saturday afternoon at Flat Branch Park.

Missouri's second case of swine flu confirmed

A second case of swine flu in the Kansas City area was confirmed. The most recent victim is hospitalized in Nebraska.

Where are you, swine flu?

Swine flu information from World Heath Organization; cases by country and state

Chrysler expected to sell assets to Fiat

The St. Louis North plant would close under the plan, but a company spokeswoman said employees would be offered jobs at another location.

Missouri officials release additional info on 2 probable swine flu cases

The two probable cases — a father and son from Howard County — had recently traveled to Mexico and have been advised to stay home to avoid contact with others.

Canada: First pigs found with new swine flu virus

About 200 pigs on a farm in Alberta, Canada, have been quarantined after being infected with swine flu. It is the first known case of pigs having the virus, but officials say that eating pork still does not pose an infection risk.

Fulton woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession, two warrants

Diane Chaney of Fulton was arrested at the 700 block of Demaret Drive Friday evening for two active warrants, a Boone County Sheriff's Department news release states. Chaney, 46, was then found to  have a felony amount of a controlled substance, as well as drug paraphernalia.

Swine flu scare doesn't stop Mexico's drug war

Mexican drug traffickers are taking advantage of the swine flu scare: masks are helping conceal their identities and empty streets are freeing up the drug thoroughfares.

UPDATE: Monett woman committs suicide before sentencing


Adella Fae Patton, 47, of Monett, overdosed on medication at her home Friday after being found guilty of second-degree murder and armed criminal action Thursday. Patton was awaiting sentencing for killing Kevin L. Madison of Exeter in December 2005.

Two Missouri colleges collaborate on joint bachelor's degree program

Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers Community College, in Poplar Bluff, will be working together to create a joint bachelor of science program for social work next year.

Second mental evaluation ordered for Joplin teen suspect

Judge orders second psychiatric evaluation of Joplin teen accused of firing assault weapon at middle school.

City officials dig into Crosscreek erosion issues

Two Columbia City Council members and senior city officials inspected the Crosscreek development site Friday evening amid concerns that not enough was being done there to control erosion and runoff into Grindstone Creek.

Nephew of Martin Luther King Jr. dies in North Carolina

The Rev. Vernon C. King died in Greensboro, N.C. He was 48.

Missouri baseball team extends winning streak

The Missouri baseball team extended its winning streak to five games with an 8-4 victory Friday night at Nebraska.

Reporters' patience and hard work yield results for public

Missourian reporters worked on the transportation development districts story for eight months, reviewing about 10,000 pages of documents and interviewing key players.