Missouri soccer claims Big 12 conference title

The Missouri women's soccer team hoists the Big 12 championship trophy Sunday.

The Missouri women's soccer team achieved its first Big 12 Conference regular season championship with a shutout of Nebraska. The Tigers beat Nebraska 5-0 on Sunday to win their first regular season conference championship and only the first Big 12 regular season conference title for any Missouri team since women’s softball in 1997.

Clinch found guilty of first-degree murder

William Clinch was found guilty Saturday night of first-degree murder in the September 2007 shooting death of his former brother-in-law, Jeremy Bohannon. The charge carries a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mizzou women's soccer wins Big 12 regular season championship

MU women's soccer team have earned the title of 2009 Big 12 regular season champions after a 5-0 win against Nebraska on Sunday at Walton Stadium.

Missouri football defense struggles to contain Texas passing plays

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy passed for three touchdowns in the first half against the Missouri defense, putting the game out of reach by halftime.

Hamlin wins at Martinsville, exacts revenge

Jimmie Johnson had won five of the previous six races on the track.

Costumes sold cheap at Columbia's Warehouse Theatre

Costumes from past Warehouse Theatre productions were sold at a rummage sale Saturday to raise money for the Warehouse Theatre and the Playhouse Costume Shop.

Analysis: Missouri finally produces Medicaid report

The Department of Social Services released a state mandated report on the number of employed Medicaid recipients three days after the Associated Press asked why no report had ever been made.

Missouri women's basketball team gets early start

The Missouri women's basketball team scrimmaged at the Brewer Breakfast on Saturday morning at Brewer Fieldhouse inside the MU Rec Center.

University Concert Series brings Bowfire to Jesse Auditorium

The group — which showcases violins and lists jazz, bluegrass and classical music, as well as Led Zeppelin, among its influences — will perform Monday night.

LETTER: We must not let Afghanistan turn into Vietnam

Carolyn Doll writes that we must learn from our past military failures and find a new approach to combating al-Quaida in Afghanistan.

Local brides reduce wedding expenses with creativity, cooperation

Local brides are finding innovative ways to cut corners and save thousands on their weddings without losing the ceremonies' special, personal vibe.

State Farm report shows increased car-deer strikes in past five years

Deer-vehicle collisions have jumped 14 percent from five years ago, according to a report by State Farm Insurance. The numbers are especially high in the months of October, November and December.

Fun City Youth Academy students clean up Douglass Park

As part of a community service project, Fun City Youth Academy students cleaned up Douglass Park on Saturday.

Obama declares H1N1 national emergency

The H1N1 outbreak has been declared a national emergency by the president to ease the process for setting up off-site health facilities.

Senior wrestler grows into leadership role

Nick Marable, a senior on the Missouri wrestling team, has grown into his leadership role. A two-time All-American, he knows the importance of a positive attitude.