La Russa to return to Cardinals for 2011, possibly 2012

The manager needs 126 wins to reach second place on the major league career victory list.

Federal judge stays Nunley execution

A federal judge has stayed Roderick Nunley's execution due to an appeal that states Nunley's original sentence should have been determined by a jury, not a judge.

Columbia high school students will compete at national FFA convention

Students from Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools as well as MU and Moberly Area Community College will compete this week in Indianapolis. At least one Columbia senior says Future Farmers of America has given her focus for the future.

None injured in Women's and Children's Hospital fire

American Heart Association: Chest presses should be first CPR step

The new guidelines released by the association also stated that rescuers should be pushing deeper into the chest.

Joplin considering anti-smoking ordinance

The proposal to ban smoking in public places is backed by an organization affiliated with similar measures in two other Missouri cities.

Underneath the Lights: The 12th woman

The mother of Rock Bridge football player Sheldon Gerau plays a big role for the Bruins every Friday night.

State agency wants to keep carp out of Missouri lakes

The Conservation Department doesn't want the fish in Missouri's lakes because they compete with young crappie and bass for food.

Younger players gain experience as Hickman volleyball sweeps Timberland

Chloe Kome notched three digs in her varsity debut Monday night.


Columbia College volleyball defeats Hannibal-LaGrange

The Columbia College Cougars, who are ranked No.7, have won 12 straight games.

MU's Vann receives Big 12 volleyball honors

Caitlyn Vann, a senior libero on the Missouri volleyball team, was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.

Maclin's two touchdowns help lift Eagles over Falcons

The former Missouri receiver led Philadelphia to a 31-17 victory after a head-on collision forced DeSean Jackson from the game.

Supreme Court will hear Ashcroft appeal to stop lawsuit

Abdullah al-Kidd was one of at least 70 people detained under a law aimed at insuring that witnesses would be available to appear in court and testify at trial. Like many others, al-Kidd was never called to testify before a grand jury or in open court and was not charged with a crime.

LETTER: Taser ban will make community safer

Tasers have already claimed more than 500 lives on our continent, including that of a young man in Moberly. These stun guns should have no place in a community grounded in being civil with one another.

Columbia receives $75,000 grant for development of baseball field

The Land and Water Conservation Fund grant was awarded by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Funding cuts cost MOREnet 10 employees

The Internet and technology services provider will no longer receive state funding.

Missouri attorney general urges education for teen murder defendant

Defense attorney is asking teen accused of killing neighbor to continue education.

Keep Columbia Safe urging 'no' on Proposition 2

Keep Columbia Safe will sponsor an event called the Taser Education Forum on Oct. 27.