Two die in car crashes in Missouri during Thanksgiving holiday

Jason R. Teale, 35, of Springfield and Jerry W. Puckett, 58, of Kansas City died after separate car crashes this holiday weekend.

Attorney general sues couple over raw milk distribution

Armand and Teddi Bechard of Conway are being sued by the attorney general for distributing raw milk away from their southern Missouri farm. In Missouri, it is illegal to distribute unprocessed milk or offer it for sale at a market or in a parking lot.

Mother of three arrested on suspicion of DWI

Mistelyn Lawson, 29, faces three charges of child endangerment and driving while intoxicated.

Tanker carrying hydrochloric acid crashes in Kansas City

A semi-tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of hydrochloric acid crashed Monday morning on Interstate 35, sending a cloud of hazardous gas into the air. The injured truck driver and two police officers complaining of skin and throat irritation were taken to the hospital.

PHOTO GALLERY: Candlelight vigil held for Emily Kahler

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy held a vigil Monday evening in remembrance of former student Emily Kahler, who was killed Saturday.

Columbia man pleads guilty to distributing child pornography

James Lee Melvin, 57, of Columbia admitted to distributing child pornography in federal court Monday, according to the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

FBI in St. Louis launches bank robbery Web site

A new Web site aims to aid in solving bank robberies in St. Louis and the 48 other counties covered by the FBI's St. Louis field office.

Seventeen thefts reported during Missouri high school football championships

Seventeen cars were broken into while high school football teams participated in the 2009 Show-Me Bowl on Friday and Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome.

Jerseys of Missouri football players go various ways after games

Offensive lineman Kurtis Gregory's jerseys have scattered over the years.

Rally falls short for Missouri women's basketball team

The Tigers cut an 11-point deficit down to one before falling to No. 9 Florida State in the championship game of the Seminole Classic.

Club Memoir tries to move past Athena's reputation

Club owner Vinay Atluri said that safety has been his No. 1 priority for Club Memoir, and the club has not received a single police dispatch call during the six months it has been open.

Mustaches begin to grow back into fashion

Recent mentions of the St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute on the Colbert Report and the Jay Leno Show have brought national attention to facial hair.

Former Columbia Water and Light director held in Kansas in shooting deaths

James Kraig Kahler, a former director of Columbia Water and Light, was being held Sunday in eastern Kansas in connection with the shooting deaths of his estranged wife and two teenage daughters. Kahler was scheduled to stand trial Wednesday for a domestic assault charge against his wife.

Analysis: College deal fits with Missouri, federal laws

Because of existing state and federal laws tuition may not have increased even without the governor's plan, which must still be approved by the state Legislature.

The Love Seat ministry provides furniture for those in need

The Columbia affiliate of Love INC provides churches with an opportunity to help those in need though a variety of ministries. In October, they launched The Love Seat Furniture Bank to provide basic furniture to Columbians in need.

Columbia lawyer Mallory Mayse combines law and sports

Analysis: Friday finds big turnouts but small sales gains

The actual amount spent per person on Black Friday decreased though nearly 195 million people visited stores and Web sites.

No Shave November celebrates masculinity through scruffiness

Participants do not shave for the entire month of November in order to celebrate masculinity. Movember, a similar movement, brings awareness to men’s health research and raise donations for prostate and testicular cancer research.


Suspect in Thanksgiving vehicle assault surrenders

The man is accused of punching and kicking his ex-girlfriend on Thanksgiving morning.

Former Columbia Water & Light director in custody on suspicion of three slayings

James "Kraig" Kahler is in custody in Kansas in connection with the slaying of his wife and two daughters.