Neither Stefanie Kienstra nor David Jolley knew much about bone marrow donation before chance circumstances brought them together. When Jolley, expecting to be diagnosed with the flu, learned he had leukemia, his doctors began looking for a donor. When they couldn't find one, Jolley's only chance at recovery became Kienstra, who was a perfect match.
Lee Street Deli, the East Campus eatery, will not be canceling its late-night hours on Fridays and Saturdays. In an earlier Twitter message, the restaurant said that it would cancel late-night hours from 1 to 3 a.m.
The competition had a 30-second public service announcement category and a three-minute short film category.
Police found a man beaten and unable to speak at Eighth Street.
Ryan A. Coffee, 19, of Columbia, and John D. Wise, 19, of Buffalo, Mo., were arrested on suspicion of the burglary Wednesday.
A Columbia man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after he crashed into a tree while fleeing from a police officer.
A St. Charles County man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly pointing a green laser pointer at a police helicopter from a parked car. The pilots noticed the light as they were about 700 feet above Interstate 70 in O'Fallon.
A pledge to plant 50 million trees will reach its one-tenth mark this year when the 5 millionth tree is planted. The project is a collaboration among Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, the Arbor Day Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service.
The students, who pleaded guilty to littering, will serve two years unsupervised probation and 80 hours of community service, and their drivers licenses have been suspended for 60 days.
At the POET Biorefining ethanol plant east of Macon, President Barack Obama spoke to workers about the future of biofuels.
A photo gallery images from when President Barack Obama addressed a crowd at a POET Biorefining facility in Macon on Wednesday, talking about the importance of biofuel, among other topics.
A California high school pushes their student-athletes academically by posting the varsity teams' grade point averages online.
A judge's job is to be impartial and make fair, unbiased judgments, not to represent a special interest. The influencing of judge selection by partisan elections should be avoided.
The next step is convincing Gov. Jay Nixon that funding the center has long-term benefits.
Students today take for granted recycling bags and rivers they can swim in. In 1970, I marched for the chance to ask about a better way to take care of our Earth.
The Tigers' offense stays hot in big wins against the Cyclones.
Grinfield's view on the new Arizona immigration law was dramatized.
Giving is not a new concept in the Mims household. With a four-time Olympian mother, Lana Mims, a senior on the MU track and field team, grew up giving 100 percent of her effort. And then she gave more.
The community theater's stage is still undergoing repairs after being damaged by last month's fire. The head of the board of directors says they would rather wait until the stage is repaired, even if it pushes the opening of "Arsenic and Old Lace" back a week.
The Harrisonville native caught a 2-pound, 4-ounce black bullhead.