Goalkeeper's save lifts Rock Bridge soccer team

Rock Bridge goalkeeper Brady Wulff has earned the respect of his coach Kyle Austin. “He has these natural instincts, and his reaction time is just unbelievable. He’s one of the best keepers I’ve ever seen," Austin said.

Brady Wulff, a junior goalkeeper for the Rock Bridge soccer team, blocked a Hickman penalty kick with six minutes left to preserve a 2-1 victory for the Bruins — their first regular season victory against the Kewpies in two years.

Nixon suspends DNR head for department's "egregious failure"

Gov. Jay Nixon suspended the head of Missouri's Department of Natural Resources for a "series of failures" related to information about E. coli contamination and beach closures at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Columbia Police to meet Doisy murder suspect

Police charged Wright with Doisy's murder in 1985 after Wright's former roommate said he saw the woman's body in Wright's car.

UPDATE: Nixon: State failed to close beach despite bacteria

Governor Jay Nixon said the Department of Natural Resources failed to close a beach along the Lake of the Ozarks despite high levels of E. coli bacteria.

Four-way stops are civilized society's ultimate challenge

A year of living in Columbia has made the inability of many residents to handle four-way stops evident. Very evident. 

Dispatches from Missouri's Twin City

The Missouri Photo Workshop enables students to create visual anthropology through documentary photography, this year in the twin towns of Festus and Crystal City.

Missouri volleyball falls to Baylor

Three places of worship report burglaries

Two Columbia churches and a synagogue reported Wednesday they had been broken into the night before.

Sprinkler soaks Missouri State Historical Society documents

A malfunctioning sprinkler went off in a storage room containing books and records, drenching documents of the Missouri State Historical Society.

UPDATE: Gov. Jay Nixon suspends Department of Natural Resources director

After months of questions regarding who knew what and when, Gov. Nixon suspends the director of the Department of Natural Resources. The controversy began with the presence of E. coli bacteria in Lake of the Ozarks when beaches opened on Memorial Day when state department said they were closed.

Missouri Rep. El-Amin resigns after bribery plea

A Democratic state representative from St. Louis has resigned after being caught on an FBI wire accepting a bribe.

Lumiere Place, Ameristar Casino fined thousands for underage gamblers

A report to the commission said a 20-year-old gambled at Lumiere Place in St. Louis and was also served alcohol three times. The other infraction occurred at Ameristar's Kansas City casino and involved a 19-year-old who gambled.

Unemployment rates drop in most metro areas in August

An AP analysis of Labor Department data found that the jobless rate dropped in 232 of 380 metro areas.

Missouri court considers ban on intoxicated gun possession

The attorney general's office argued that the state has a legitimate interest in preventing intoxicated people from carrying guns. A public defender says the right to have guns is fundamental and the intoxication ban is too broad.

Four men arrested after five-hour standoff in western Columbia

The suspects have been identified as Andre L. Dexter, 31; Trotier F. Sirin, 21; Kimo D. Spivey, 19; Tori A. Rose, 20. No charges had been filed Wednesday morning, but the Columbia Police Department anticipates that all four will be arrested for first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

Missouri regulators take no action on future of casino

If the President Casino stops operating, its license could be opened up for bidders from around the state.

Analysis: U.S. in strong position, but Iranians aren't backing down

The U.S. has shown they're secretly working to enrich more uranium, and even the Russians are talking sanctions, but there's still no sign the Iranians are going to back down in the high-stakes game of nuclear chicken.

Move toward electronic sharing of medical records progresses slowly

The federal government is pushing an open national network for the sharing of electronic medical records but plans to leave the specifics up to private sector innovators.

St. Louis gets a sports hall of fame

The St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame will honor the achievements of St. Louis teams and athletes past and present. The hall will open in November at the Scottrade Center, home of the St. Louis Blues.

Missouri gets $1.7 million to help 911 pinpoint callers' locations

Missouri trails much of the country when it comes to identifying the locations of 911 callers, especially when they're using cell phones or Internet-based services. A $1.7 million grantwill help the state change that by upgrading 19 call centers around the state.