St. Louis to lose Illinois-Missouri football series

Illinois and Missouri's traditional season-opening football game in St. Louis will come to an end after 2010.

Rams owners taking steps toward sale

The family of former St. Louis Rams owner Georgia Frontiere has hired the investment banking firm of Goldman Sachs to review the assets of her estate, including the NFL team, opening the way for a possible sale of the franchise, the Rams said in a statement Monday.

CARTOON: Coming clean about torture

Leonard Griswell's take on the release of interrogation practices.

You can't say that on television

The FCC has the power to make its own regulations regarding indecency in broadcasting, and if left unchecked, it could restrict free speech to the detriment of society.

LETTER: Trapping methane as bioenergy has advantages for farmers, ranchers

Missouri Farmers Union supports cap and trade because farmers can be paid when their farming methods trap carbon in the ground. Mandatory animal identification is a different story.

A love letter for the NYMEX

Raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and ... the New York Mercantile Exchange?  Why the NYMEX is now, in a time when all things Wall Street have a bad rap, one of my favorite things.

MU graduate hopes to help local filmmakers, pursue individual projects

Randy Sinquefield chose to leave Los Angeles behind to pursue personal projects and help Columbia and regional filmmakers along the way. He has opened Spectrum Studios, which rents film and photo equipment and studio space.

ANALYSIS: Missouri lawmakers criticize transportation director

Missouri lawmakers and the transportation department are at odds, with both sides claiming the other is stepping into its sphere of power. The debate focuses on bills considered during the 2009 legislative session about seat belts and motorcycle helmets.

GM plants in Missouri and Kansas evade closure

General Motors declared bankruptcy Monday, but the company will not close plants in Kansas City, Kan., and Wentzville.

Despite getting HIV injection as infant, teen to graduate

Brryan Jackson has survived his father's attempt on his life to become a spokesman and leader for young people with AIDS. "It took a lot of hope and faith in God to get this far," the St. Charles County teen says. "But I feel my life is blessed."

Report: Black drivers stopped at greater rates than others in Missouri

The Missouri state conference of the NAACP plans to meet Saturday to discuss its response to the attorney general's report.

City Council discusses graffiti, crime and rental housing

Columbia City Council members review graffiti ordinance options at their pre-council meeting and hear a presentation on crime statistics and housing from MU seniors.

Military recruiter killed in Arkansas shooting

A gunman kills one soldier and wounds another when he drives up to an Army-Navy recruiting office and opens fire.


St. Louis congressman speaks on behalf of condemned inmate

Congressman William Lacy Clay, along with several others, pleaded with the Missouri attorney general on Monday to review the murder case of condemed prisoner Reggie Clemons.

Missouri congressman to speak on behalf of condemned inmate

Time is passing quickly for Reggie Clemons, convicted for the 1991 murders in St. Louis of two young sisters. He is scheduled to die by injection in about two weeks.   

2 teens dead, 4 others injured in Missouri crash

The teens were traveling at high speeds in a truck on a country road when it overturned, ejecting five of the teens, officials say.

Escaped Arkansas convicts thought to be in Missouri

Two men escaped from jail in Little Rock, Ark., by walking out the front door in guard uniforms. They have been seen in southeast Missouri, and police believe they are still there.

Alexander Avenue residents ask City Council for a safer street

Residents will speak to the council at 7 p.m. Monday night.

Girl, 2, killed in St. Louis area car fire

A woman driving with her two children was injured in the accident, which occured after she thought she heard one of the children choking.