Daniel Boone Little League advances to regional semifinals

The Daniel Boone Little League American All-Stars defeated Nebraska 12-2 on Tuesday at the Midwest Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The win gave the team the fourth seed heading into Thursday's semifinal.

Missouri linebackers adjust to new football season

With the absence of first-round NFL draft pick Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri's linebackers are working to form a new identity and improve for the 2010 season.

Sidewalks and crossings will be accessible to people with disabilities

The guys in orange vests walking around downtown and staring at the sidewalks are looking at how accessible they are for people with disabilities.

For Columbia collector, disc sports full of history

Disc sports enthusaist Peter McCarthy, who helps archive historical documents at MU's Ellis Library, has created an impressive collection of material detailing the beginnings of Ultimate Frisbee and disc golf.

"All I wanted to do was put in people's heads that the stuff sitting in their old uncle's basement getting moldy is the history of the sport. It's disappearing," McCarthy said.

New setter should boost MU volleyball team

MU volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow said he hopes the offensive efficiency that has been lacking in the Tigers' play the past few years will improve with the addition of his niece to the team. Molly Kreklow began training with the team in the spring after graduating early from high school.

As a top-20 recruit, according to, and an AAU All-American in 2008 and 2009, Molly Kreklow, 18, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program.

GetAbout Columbia finalizes Bike Boulevard plans

Dates and details have been set for painting two murals for the College Avenue Bike Boulevard.

Klein ready to lead Missouri volleyball team

Julianna Klein is entering her fifth year in the Missouri volleyball program. Practice started Monday, and Klein is ready to lead the Tigers on their quest to make the NCAA tournament.

Hudson and Rollins reopen on campus

Rollins and Hudson Halls on the MU Campus are reopening for the fall semester as part of a $43 million remodel.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Judy School Reunion

Former students of the Judy School, a one-room schoolhouse, gathered Saturday to reminisce.

Center for Translational Neuroscience to bring together different flavors of genius

An open house Tuesday gave the public an opportunity to see where researchers will collaborate to find cures for human diseases.


Former Missouri football player Ziggy Hood improving with Steelers

Former Missouri defensive tackle Ziggy Hood is adjusting to Pittsburgh's 3-4 defense in his second year and appears poised to become an impact player for the Steelers in 2010.

UPDATE: Excessive heat warning extended to Friday

The excessive heat warning issued Monday has been extended until 9 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

Former senator among those killed in plane crash

A spokesman for the family of Ted Stevens says the former senator has died in a plane crash in Alaska.

MU student who was killed in motorcycle accident 'always was smiling'

Caitlin Valora was majoring in sociology and would have been a junior this year. The accident occurred at about 11 a.m. Monday.

Man robs Walgreens cashier at gunpoint

The suspect took the contents of the cashier's register and several cartons of cigarettes. Police are still searching for the man.

Hickman, Rock Bridge begin football practice

The Rock Bridge and Hickman football teams started their new seasons Monday with the first official day of two-a-day practices.

COLUMN: Couch surfing in the deep end

My first couch surfer taught me British slang and a few other life lessons.

COLUMN: Isolating yourself makes reality harder to deal with

Those who live in cyberspace have a shell of an existence.

UPDATE: Lawsuit filed over Missouri strip club law

The lawsuit, filed by several businesses in the sex industry, claims state lawmakers did not follow proper procedure when determining cost of the legislation and that the restrictions violate free speech rights. The plaintiffs ask that the law not go into effect on Aug. 28.

Dog days of summer are 'ruff' on the Humane Society

In the Humane Society's temporary location, dogs are being kept in a hot metal warehouse, and the extreme heat brings challenges.