H1N1 vaccine arrives in Missouri

The St. Louis County Health Department has received several thousand doses of the vaccine but is giving them only to emergency and health care workers at this time. Many more doses will arrive in Missouri later this month

LETTER: Not all doctors support Obama's public option plan

Reporters who busted ACORN did so with an agenda

The right-wing agenda of the two "investigative reporters" has been nurtured by conservative media training and has negatively affected ACORN and real journalists.

Lake of Ozarks sees higher E. coli levels in 2009

The level of E. coli bacteria in the Lake of the Ozarks has been recorded at such a level that the two state beaches should have been closed 11 times since May.

Former director of Warren Funeral Home awaits trial

Harold Warren Sr., who is charged with three felony counts in relation to unlawful storage of decaying bodies, waived his Monday arraignment hearing in anticipation of a trial.

MU football center Tim Barnes grabbed attention at age fourteen

Tim Barnes, a junior center on Missouri football's offensive line, first got the attention of the coaches when he was a freshman in high school. His high school coach said both Barnes' attitude and motivation helped lead their team to an 8-2 record and conference title.

Pregame Playmakers: Setting up Faurot Field

This is the first video in a six part series that goes behind the team, to take a look at the faces and organizations that make MU game days happen.

Hickman softball team rolls

The Hickman softball team had 14 hits in a 16-1 victory Monday at Eugene.

Mother sentenced to 24 years for second-degree murder of son

Boone County Circuit Judge Gene Hamilton sentenced Keyonda Lumpkins, 27, to 24 years in prison Monday for the second-degree murder of her 2-year-old son. She was found guilty in the death of her child, Cortez Johnson, after a three-day jury trial in September.

PHOTO GALLERY: First round of Johnie Imes Invitational

French fries cause grease fire in Columbia home

Columbia firefighters responded Monday afternoon to a grease fire in the 1400 block of Sylvan Lane. Capt. Eric Hartman said the fire was caused by unattended cooking.

Hickman evacuated, no gas leak found

Hickman High School was evacuated today after several staff members smelled a strong gas odor. No leaks were found.

VIDEO: Raising funds through Dog Jog

Proceeds will benefit the Central Missouri Humane Society and the MU veterinary class of 2011.

Police search for BP Eagle convenience store robbers

The BP Eagle convenience store at 1704 N. Providence Road was robbed Sunday evening by two men in their early 20s. The suspects stole tobacco products and cash, then struck the clerk over the head.

H1N1 vaccine information to be presented at SLU Tuesday

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., are expected to discuss details concerning the new H1N1 vaccine and how to prevent spread of the disease.

Russellville man scratches gambling itch, wins $3 million prize

Roger Schnieders won the winning prize on Missouri Lottery's "$200,000 A Year for Life" scratcher. Instead of taking the $200,000 a year, the 45-year-old will take the lump sum of $3 million before taxes.

Cardinals open World Series ticket preregistration, just in case

Preregistration for what will be St. Louis Cardinals' World Series tickets, pending the team's qualification, started at 10 a.m. Monday and will end at noon CST on Oct. 15.

Potential changes considered to state's bail bond laws

The state insurance department sent a survey last month to more than 1,000 bail bond agents, who must answer by Friday.

Stress management class aims to boost energy and self-esteem

MU students learn how to manage stress while earning credit. “I think most students take it because the word stress reduction is right in the class title,” teacher Terry Wilson says.

MU music school celebrates Haydn, Mendelssohn with festival

MU's first-ever Haydn-Mendelssohn Festival takes place this week with a series of concerts and lectures. The festival will celebrate bicentennials for the pair of classical musicians: Joseph Haydn's death and Felix Mendelssohn's birth.