Tony Mitchell moving on after NCAA decision

Since September, Tony Mitchell had been waiting to find out if he would play basketball at Missouri. On Wednesday, the NCAA announced that Mitchell is ineligible. The news release ended the prized prospect's wait, setting him down a different path for his future. 

Witnesses struggle with details in Doisy murder trial

Some witnesses said Johnny Wright admitted he killed a Columbia woman, though it was difficult for them to recall after roughly 34 years.

Citizen holds stealing suspect at gunpoint

The Columbia man gives the credit to his dog, Bruiser, and his wife, Cynthia.

Roommate of Wright likely to be key witness in murder trial

Opening statements and four witnesses have been called so far in Johnny Wright's trial for second-degree murder in the presumed killing of Becky Doisy in 1976.

Missouri women's basketball uses late run to beat Kansas

The Missouri women's basketball team went on a 15-0 run late in the game to pull away from Kansas in a 66-52 win on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Rhetoric focus of N.Y. Times columnist's Martin Luther King Jr. speech

New York Times columnist talks about Martin Luther King Jr. and American political rhetoric Wednesday night at MU.

NCAA declares Missouri men's basketball recruit Tony Mitchell ineligible

Missouri men's basketball prospect Tony Mitchell will not be playing basketball for Missouri this season. On Wednesday afternoon, the NCAA announced that it has declared Mitchell to be academically ineligible.

Missouri House to consider welfare drug testing bill

The bill seeks a testing regimen for applicants for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Recipients who test positive for drugs would be ineligible for benefits for one year.

Kansas natives enjoy watching Missouri women's basketball defeat Kansas

Missouri teammates Kendra Frazier and Bekah Mills, sidelined with ACL injuries, could only watch as the Tigers beat the Jayhawks.

Dow Jones above 12,000 for first time since 2008

The average is now the highest since two and half years ago. Investors were encouraged by President Barack Obama's call to overhaul taxes on businesses.

Missouri House speaker outlines redistricting steps

Missouri is losing one of its nine seats in the U.S. House as a result of the 2010 Census, and the state legislature must draw the new boundaries.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team holds off Hickman

Despite matching the Rock Bridge girls basketball team in intensity for most of the game, Hickman found itself in foul trouble early and missed opportunities by committing key turnovers late.


Hickman boys basketball falls to Helias

The Kewpies were unable to rally in the second half. 

UPDATE: Bill for drug testing receives approval in the House

The bill to mandate drug testing for Missouri welfare recipients received first-round approval in the House.

University Hospital receives second unannounced visit

The visit was a follow-up by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

UPDATE: Scoring system highlights NASCAR's changes for 2011

The changes had been discussed as possibilities for almost two weeks. 

UPDATE: Missouri Senators discuss eliminating corporate franchise tax

Two proposed bills would cap the corporate franchise tax and phase it out by 2016.

Tiger Spot artist sues UM curators

Paul Jackson said that his rights as an artist have been violated by MU.

Stephens College basketball team looks to ease stress of tough season

The coaches have tried running their players' favorite practice drills and breaking the team's routine to boost spirits.

Prop B under fire again in Missouri's Senate

Opponents of new regulations for dog breeding hope to convince legislators to amend or repeal the proposition passed in November.