Paula Ferreira, a 25-year-old freshman on the Columbia College women's volleyball team, is adjusting to life in the United States after moving here from Brazil. She hopes she will be able to contribute to the team's success and is excited to begin her college education.
Dendrochronologists at MU study tree rings to learn about the history and frequency of natural disasters, to date buildings and to build records of climate change.
Kids at local high schools use "jingo jango" to mean "ridiculous." Here follows a look at what exclusive, subversive, informal appeal slang holds for them in general.
The Missouri tennis team opened its season at the UNLV Invitational
How a Facebook-inspired trip through my past helped me understand my journey from indifferent Air Force serviceman to liberal journalist.
The Hickman softball team defeated host Pilot Grove 7-1 Monday.
The Rock Bridge girls golf team finished fifth out of 15 teams Monday at the Capital City Invitational.
Stephens College lost to William Woods on Monday at Silverthorne Arena.
An MU student was robbed in a parking lot near Stankowski Field early Monday. The attacker was wearing a black ski mask and all-black clothing, and tried to steal the victim's purse.
Malcolm Washington was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison for his connection with the 2008 shooting death of Nathaniel Bentley. Washington pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and second-degree murder, but later tried to reverse his plea.
Matthew McMillian, 26, pleaded guilty on Monday to second-degree statutory rape in a 2007 case that involved a 13-year-old Columbia girl. He received a sentence of seven years.
In the tiny town of McBaine — the 2000 Census recorded 17 residents — farmers begin their day with coffee and cards at Lucy's.
The study found a decrease in the number of teen driving accidents when parents monitored car usage closely.
Kenneth Rall, 50, was found dead by his wife yesterday morning. He was crushed by the loading arms of a skid loader, a piece of farm equipment that resembles a small tractor.
The couple was found after police went to an apartment complex about 3:30 this morning.
A tree branch falling on an electric line near Glenwood Avenue and Broadway caused a two-and-a-half hour power outage Sunday night.
26-year-old Robin Wayne Smith of Camdenton and 38-year-old Cole Preston Winebrinner of Brookwine died Sunday when their tractor-trailer rig crashed on Interstate 40 in western Oklahoma.
The Joplin Regional Prosperity Initiative will start next year and the goal is to create 6,000 jobs, both directly and indirectly.
U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer is holding event to recognize two of the 300 remaining survivors of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.