Rams sign former Missouri star Danario Alexander

Former Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander went undrafted in April's NFL Draft after tearing his left ACL for the third time in his career while practicing for the Senior Bowl. St. Louis signed him as a free agent on Sunday after a tryout earlier in the month.

PHOTO GALLERY: Incoming freshmen make their debuts at Tiger Walk

Freshmen strode through the Columns on Sunday to mark the ceremonial start of their college careers at MU.

Man wrongfully convicted won't give up fight against Lee's Summit

The Kansas City suburb agreed in 2006 to pay the multimillion-dollar court judgment against one of its police detectives, but officials since then have insisted such a settlement isn't legal.

Volunteers needed to help name new high school

The Columbia School Board is seeking volunteers to help name the new high school located on St. Charles Road.

COLUMN: Not all who wander are lost

A common stereotype is that students study abroad to discover themselves or party on a different continent, but it's often an experience that helps people discover their national identity.

Richardson's long-range goal highlights Missouri soccer loss

The Tigers took an early lead with the freshman's goal but Maryland scored three straight goals to edge the Tigers.

ANALYSIS: Missouri congressional candidates debate debates

Across the state, challengers struggle to bring incumbents and front-runners to a shared podium. The struggle over campaign debates is tradition in politics.

Kroenke's Rams deal hot topic at NFL owners meeting

Stan Kroenke, a 63-year-old billionaire from Columbia, wants to become the full owner of the St. Louis Rams. But he already owns teams in the NFL, NHL and MLS, and the NFL prohibits ownership of more than one professional franchise.


No injuries reported in Columbia Mall fire

Fire crews responded to a fire in Tryps Children's Theater in the Columbia Mall on Sunday morning. No injuries were reported.


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AP ranks college football mascots

With help from its college football poll voters, the Associated Press has picked what it thinks are the 12 coolest mascots in the country.

Missouri man dies along Meramec River while jumping from cliff

Jonathon Garcilaso, 29, died after striking his head.

Ohio man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

The body of David Swartzentruber, 24, was found under a dock.