Stephens volleyball team falls to William Woods

Stephens College  lost to William Woods on Monday at Silverthorne Arena.

Show-Me State Games names honors athletes

MU student robbed in parking lot

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.

Columbia man sentenced to 20 years in Bentley murder

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.

Man pleads guilty to 2007 second-degree statutory rape

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.

Rain or shine, farmers shoot the breeze at McBaine diner

In the tiny town of McBaine — the 2000 Census recorded 17 residents — farmers begin their day with coffee and cards at Lucy's.

Teens with own cars have more crashes, study finds

The study found a decrease in the number of teen driving accidents when parents monitored car usage closely.

Rocheport man crushed, killed by skid loader

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.

Couple found shot dead in Jefferson City

The couple was found after police went to an apartment complex about 3:30 this morning.

Falling tree branch causes power outage

A tree branch falling on an electric line near Glenwood Avenue and Broadway caused a two-and-a-half hour power outage Sunday night.

Two Missouri men killed in tractor-trailer rig accident

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.

Joplin plans campaign to attract thousands of new jobs

The Joplin Regional Prosperity Initiative will start next year and the goal is to create 6,000 jobs, both directly and indirectly.

Luetkemeyer holds ceremony for female pilots

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer is holding event to recognize two of the 300 remaining survivors of the Women Airforce Service Pilots.

Missouri arts, cultural groups generate over $1 billion

In a survey commissioned by the Missouri Arts Council, it was found that arts and cultural organizations in the state also supported 5,320 full-time jobs.

Farm Aid brings more than music to St. Louis area

In addition to the Farm Aid concert, the St. Louis area will also host events with an agricultural emphasis at the Tower Grove Farmers' Market and the Taste of St. Louis.

Today's Question: Should the U.S. commit more troops to Afghanistan?

The top military commander in Afghanistan has warned that without additional troops the U.S. mission "will likely result in failure." President Obama is now considering what the strategy should be for Afghanistan and how many troops that will require.

Suspect arrested in Jefferson City killings

Oklahoma police say they have arrested a 54-year-old man suspected of killing two people in Jefferson City, Mo. The arrest, which was made near Tulsa, came about 7 hours after police found the two bodies.

UPDATE: Nixon denies knowing about Ozarks' E. coli results

Despite accusations that an aide to Gov. Jay Nixon knew about the high E. coli levels in the Lake of the Ozarks reported on May 29, Nixon has said his office was not made aware of the water quality test results until June 23. He said that he ordered the information to be released to the public immediately after he was informed of the situation.

State approves $3.5 million for K.C. airfield

A downtown Kansas City airport is set to receive tax credits for a new terminal building, gueling facilities and hangars. Gov Nixon defends the decision as working to create 94 new jobs.

Pallid sturgeon look alike might get protection

Shovelnose sturgeon outnumber the endangered pallid sturgeon 80-1, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service might grant them protection because of the similarities in the two types of fish when they are young.