Playing time for young defenders improves depth for season

Defensive reserves Trey Hobson and Zaviar Gooden got early playing time in Saturday's rout of Furman.

Martin grabs victory in Chase opener

The 50-year old driver wins his fifth race of the year, but his first race at the New Hampshire track.

UCLA shuts out Missouri soccer

The Tigers fall behind early and can't recover.

Parents of crash victim file wrongful death suit

The parents of a 17-year-old boy who died in a June 2008 accident are suing the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The petition states that Route M and the bridge over Flat Creek lacked safegaurds to prevent vehicles from hitting the bridge.

MU student hit by bus improves

Condition of student hit by bus upgraded to good condition. A bus struck an MU student in Rocheport early Friday morning after he attempted to stop the bus.

Group seeks reforms for autism insurance coverage

About 2,000 people gathered Sunday afternoon outside of St. Louis to support a bill that would require insurance companies to cover more costs for autism care.

Man kills mother of 4 children, then himself

Melissa Amerson, 26, had obtained a temporary order of protection against the children's father after he threatened to kill her.

Cursive writing may be a fading skill, but so what?

As technological advancements continue, the importance of cursive and overall handwriting technique breaches declines.

Obama: economic crisis needs time to reverse

President Barack Obama told Ohio newspapers that it could "take two decades" for the manufacturing base of the economy to recover.

Free surfs up: Newspapers consider charging for online access

Since newspapers began printing online, content has typically been free but now publishers facing declining profits may begin to charge.

Eastern Missouri teen dies in crash of 4-wheeler

A Missouri teen dies in four-wheeling accident in Franklin County.

MSSU president directed to make up with faculty

Missouri Southern State University completed a new contract with its embattled president despite faculty concerns.

Obama: health insurance mandate no tax increase

President Obama spent his Sunday morning on the TV news shows clarifying and defending his proposed healthcare overhaul.

Missouri and Moberly CC sign admissions pact

"The Mizzou Connection Program" will make transfering from Moberly Community College to the University of Missouri an easier experience.

Sedalia couple not likely to forget Iowa town

A Sedalia couple received a free tour after being pulled over in Kalona, Iowa. Kalona's Chamber of Commerce and Washington County sheriff pulled over people with out-of-state license plates as an attempt to boost tourism.

Crucifix causes concern at St. Louis grocery store

A cross hung by a manager in a downtown Schnucks creates uneasiness among Jewish customers.

Analysis: Nixon appointees draw skepticism

Governor Jay Nixon's recent appointment of Kelley Martin to a partisan slot on the Missouri Development Finance Board is creating controversy. Martin's listed political ideology — Republican — doesn't match his past political donations.

Night golf extends after-dark appeal of diverse Perche Creek course

Two-dozen strategically placed light bulbs, each the size of a football, allow golfers to putter around Perche Creek Golf Club long after the sun has set. Those willing to golf at night will find fewer bugs and less noise, a Perche Creek employee said.

Missouri camp reacts to allegations of sex abuse

Peter Newman, a former director of Kanakuk Kamps, was charged with four counts of sexual abuse in Taney County after turning himself in to police. It is unclear if the alleged abuse occurred on camp property.

Columbia artists gather outdoors for inspiration

On Saturday, local artists participated in Plein-Air Art Day and spent the day outdoors sketching, painting and drawing landscape scenes. Columbia Public Library and the Columbia Art League teamed up for the event, with a theme inspired by a book chosen for the library's One Read program.