Pingeton praises Missouri women's basketball team's effort

Missouri fell 83-51 at Xavier on Wednesday in its last nonconference game of the season, but Tigers coach Robin Pingeton said her team played with focus and energy.

Derrick Washington set for bench trial in February

Derrick Washington will face a Boone County judge on February 16 for domestic assault charges.

MU Health Care's Smiley Lane clinic temporarily closed

The Smiley Lane clinic is temporarily closed because of water damage. Physicians are seeing patients at other locations.

Microsoft creating Windows for cell phone chip use

The new version of the Windows operating system might give Microsoft a stronger chance of establishing a presence in the burgeoning tablet computer sphere.

FBI sting operations come under fire

Critics of the FBI's repeated use of sting operations liken the tactics to entrapment.

Starbucks unveils new wordless logo

Executives say the logo is better suited to the company's expansion beyond coffee into a wider array of business lines and into more international markets.

Economy, business priorities for new legislative session

Missouri's General Assembly began its 2011 legislative session today, and a pro-business agenda highlighted Missouri's top legislative leaders' inaugural themes.

MU accounting program ranks 14th in CPA exam pass rate

The MU School of Accountancy ranks nationally for research productivity and exam scores.

New streetlights to be installed along Forum Boulevard

Neighborhood residents requested the lights, which will be installed starting Monday.


Wife charged in killing of former Missouri police officer

Sandra Plunkett has been charged with first-degree murder.

Missouri Supreme Court to consider death penalty cases

Two men who pleaded guilty for a 1989 killing are asking the judge to overturn the sentences because they were decided by a judge instead of a jury.

1 in Idaho, 1 in Washington win $355 million jackpot

The winners have not stepped up yet.

Army chief of staff pledges help to tornado-damaged Fort Leonard Wood

Gen. George Casey Jr. toured the sprawling southern Missouri post on Tuesday.

Columbia organization for at-risk children hopes to win Pepsi competition

The Intersection needs the community's votes to win $250,000 in the Pepsi Refresh competition. The organization needs the money to buy its property and make improvements.

Cable negotiations have limited effect on Tigers basketball broadcasts

Fans of Missouri basketball will be able to watch the Tigers take on North Alabama despite the removal of KOMU from Mediacom's line-up.

Journal: Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud

A new examination found that the researchers who published the initial study linking the MMR shot to autism altered facts about patients in their study.

J. KARL MILLER: Columbia's highs and lows in 2010

The lowlights include the cotton-ball incident at the Black Culture Center and Derrick Washington's suspension from the MU football team.

Some looting of St. Louis storm victims' homes

Missouri men's basketball team beats North Alabama

The Missouri men's basketball team dominated North Alabama 98-58 in the Tigers' last nonconference game of the season.

Two wounded in Omaha school shooting, suspect found dead

Two adults were injured in the shooting, and no students were harmed after a student opened fire at an Omaha high school.