Today's Question: Charging for Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ

Would you still attend the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival if tickets (for a price) are required for some areas?

Pierce finish 14th in 200-meter breaststroke at U.S. national swim meet

Pierce advanced to the finals earlier in the day by finishing 16th in preliminaries with a personal best time.

Man arrested after city truck stolen and used as weapon

Police arrested a suspect Saturday morning after a city-owned truck was stolen and used in an attempt to run over a female victim.

Columbia teen charged in series of armed bank robberies

A Columbia teen is one of two men charged in a series of armed bank robberies in early July. The amount taken from the banks totaled $42,321.

Missouri Athletic Center swim club enjoys meet competition

The Missouri Athletic Center's youth swim club, called "The Sharks," concluded its summer meet schedule with the Youth Swimming Championships in Fulton on Saturday.

450 pit bulls seized in raids face tough odds

Animal welfare groups say the stigma attached to pit bulls, coupled with the large number of dogs seized this week in multistate dogfighting raids, will hurt the dogs' chances of finding loving homes.

Southeast Missouri man spreads fruits of his labor

Robert Harris, a school bus driver, helped create the Cape Girardeau Community Garden Project six years ago, and he continues to exercise his "calling" by tending the gardens during the summer.

Rocket launch planned at Bonne Terre

The launch is a test by the General Aviation Space Group as it prepares to create a private rocket that will put a satellite into Earth's orbit.

Pilot dies in aerial acrobatic practice in northwest Missouri

The highway patrol said the accident happened Friday afternoon near U.S. 136 and State Route O near Tarkio.