Jury chief in Johnny Wright trial explains decision

Melissa Spain, the foreperson in the Johnny Wright trial, discusses the events inside the deliberation room.

Steelers first-round picks are first-rate

Former Missouri defensive end Ziggy Hood is one of several draft picks who has proven valuable in bolstering Pittsburgh's run for the Super Bowl. 

Preparation, safety tips for winter storms

The forecast calls for prolonged winter storm to begin early Monday and continue until Wednesday.

ANALYSIS: Decision nearing for GOP Senate hopefuls

Time is ticking for four other politicians to declare their intentions in the 2012 Republican primary to challenge Democratic Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill. Former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman has declared her candidacy for the race.

Missouri lawmakers consider bill to boost state parks

Environmental officials want to keep the interest earned from one of their bank accounts to help boost funding for state parks facing tight budgets.

Keene Street project leads council to re-evaluate tree preservation plan

A plan to remove protected trees off Keene Street in exchange for off-site mitigation has led the city council to reconsider how urban forests could be preserved.

20/20 Lions Club Texas Hold 'em Tournament

The Columbia 20/20 Lions Club held its first ever Texas Hold 'em Tournament on Sunday at the Tiger Shrine Club. About 60 participants from mid-Missouri attended the tournament to meet new people, support local charities and win some extra cash. “One-hundred percent of what comes in goes back out,” Sandy McCann, Columbia 20/20 membership director, said.

Nebraska upsets No. 7 Missouri to start Big 12 wrestling season

The Tigers grabbed an early lead but couldn't hold on.

Scribes program begins at St. Louis County hospital

A hospital in St. Louis County has started a new training program where premed students follow doctors throughout the day and take notes as the doctors talk with their patients.

12 to 18 inches of snow expected from potentially historic storm

A storm that could affect 100 million people across the country could drop 12 to 18 inches of snow on Columbia.