Mid-America Open disc golf tournament set for weekend

The Columbia Disc Golf Club and Columbia Parks and Recreation are sponsoring the tournament, set for Saturday and Sunday at Columbia disc golf courses at Albert Oakland Park and Indian Hills.

Helmig says he suspects father killed mother

Dale Helmig, convicted in 1996 for his mother's murder, is seeking a new trial. His current attorney claims Helmig's former defense lawyer was impaired by drugs at the original trial and the prosecutor withheld evidence.

Chess tournaments to be held in St. Louis

St. Louis, which has already hosted the U.S. Chess Championship, will host the U.S. Women's and U.S. Junior Closed championships.

Mid-Missouri man dies after truck crashes into creek

Mitchell Berendzen of Eugene died after his truck was submerged in 22 feet of water.

Pregnant St. Louis Zoo elephant loses calf

Thirty-six weeks into her pregnancy, Ellie, and Asian elephant, has lost her calf. The St. Louis Zoo was breeding its elephants as recommended by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra gets $2 million gift

The orchestra will establish a Mabel Dorn Reeder Honorary Chair in honor of the commitment.

Columbia Fire Department receives Hazmat training grant

The department was awarded $40,000 for training enhancements.

Obama previews November election themes in Kansas City stop

President offers voters choice between party that caused economic meltdown and party that's fixing it.

Two men face dogfighting charges after Missouri raid

Seven adult pit bulls and eight puppies were rescued in Southwest Missouri.

Person of interest in Missouri 4 year old's abduction dies

The man suspected in the disappearance of Alisa Meier died after shooting himself, police say.

Log cabin opens to the public in Southwest Missouri

The structure was moved and reassembled in Hidden Waters Nature Park in Marshfield.

Negro Leagues commemorative stamps will be unveiled

Several baseball legends are expected to attend, including Monte Irvin and Minnie Minoso.

More rain expected Thursday, could prolong flooding

Scattered storms are expected to produce up to 0.5 inches of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.