Branson business owners pleaded guilty to tax evasion

The two men were indicted on the federal charges in August 2009.

English makes most of limited playing time for Missouri men's basketball

Kim English sat the bench for the majority of the first half in No. 11 Missouri's win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. 

Missouri volleyball celebrates NCAA tournament selection

The Tigers will make an appearance in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007.

BOONE LIFE: 'The beginning of everything I love'

LaNee Bridewell is a young black, single mother who refuses to perpetuate societal stereotypes. She is also a full-time student, employed and a Delta Sigma Theta sister.

Kinder moves toward challenge of Missouri Gov. Nixon

Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder confirmed that he will not seek another term as lieutenant governor. But he declined to give a timeline for making an announcement about the gubernatorial race.

ANALYSIS: Talent, Steelman eyeing 2012 Senate bid

Jim Talent, who served four years in the U.S. Senate, is among the most well-known Republicans pondering a 2012 Senate campaign. So is former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman. Talent hopes to make a decision about the Senate race by early 2011.

Defensive pressure helps Missouri men's basketball overtake Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Tigers used a second-half run to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Missouri football 12th in latest BCS standings

The Tigers could potentially play in a BCS bowl game.

Holiday tree scores a new location

After 15 years on Hickam Drive, the Magic Tree has moved to the Village of Cherry Hill.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Big 12 budget distribution

The online document describes how the Big 12 budget is determined.

Missouri's committee of running backs leads Tigers to victory

Three months after the Missouri football team's starting senior running back was kicked off the team, the Tigers’ hodgepodge of tailbacks ran to a 35-7 victory over Kansas.

UPDATE: Mom, two children die in possible murder-suicide

Linebacker has big game in Missouri's victory over Kansas

Missouri senior linebacker Andrew Gachkar recorded a sack, an interception and seven tackles, two of them for losses, in the Tigers' 35-7 victory over Kansas.

COMMENT: Weak crowd at new Arrowhead Stadium makes MU-KU game lackluster

Despite a new, state-of-the-art stadium and a beautiful, 50-degree, sun-filled day, Saturday's game had the lowest attendance in the four years the MU-KU football game has been played at the stadium.

ANALYSIS: U.S. carrier visit a dilemma for China

With outrage high over the shelling of a South Korean island, the U.S. raising pressure on China to rein in wayward ally North Korea and a Chinese-American summit in the works, the warship is coming, and Beijing is muffling any criticisms.

Black Friday shoppers purchase less than expected

Retail spending only rose 0.3 percent from last year because of factors such as online shopping and early November discounts.

Higher gas prices won't slow most holiday shoppers

While the national average for gas of $2.86 per gallon is the highest it's been at the start of the holiday shopping season in three years,it hardly hits drivers with the sticker shock they experienced when gas topped $4 per gallon in 2008.

Openly gay troops meet most resistance from Marines

While many Marines acknowledge that there are homosexuals within the Marine Corps, they would rather this remain an unspoken fact in the field.

SLIDESHOW: Missouri dominates Kansas in regular season football finale

The Tigers beat the Jayhawks 35-17 on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

Missouri men's basketball returns home to face Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The No. 11 Missouri men's basketball team returns home for a game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. A victory for Missouri would stretch the Tigers' nonconference home game winning streak to 50.