PHOTO GALLERY: Missourians brace for blizzard

Potentially the worst winter storm to hit Missouri in decades began its trek across the state Tuesday, bringing surreal amounts of snow, freezing rain and dangerously cold temperatures.


Weather elsewhere: Australians brace for oncoming cyclone

As Cyclone Yasi approaches the Australian coast, residents and visitors are evacuating. Following a series of floods, the storm is expected to be catastrophic.

Got cabin fever? Here are some remedies

When the snow has you stuck inside, there are plenty of links to keep you entertained.

LETTER: Don't repeal the health care overhaul

The U.S. health care system is too costly and needs to be reformed.

One person injured in overnight fire at Holiday House Apartments

Residents were evacuated for part of the night, but they were back in their apartments at 6 a.m.

ROSE NOLEN: Political parties must behave responsibly

GUEST COMMENTARY: Missouri would benefit from more charter schools

By assigning children to high schools based on their location, Missouri is limiting poor and minority students' opportunities to receive a better education. Charter schools should be allowed to open in cities besides Kansas City and St. Louis.

Weather elsewhere: Volcano erupts in southern Japan

For the first time in 52 years, Shinmoedake volcano had a major eruption last week, followed by a larger one this week.

VIDEO: Students host snowball showdown at MU

Students used Facebook to organize a snowball fight on Francis Quadrangle in the middle of Monday's blizzard.

MU student robbed at gunpoint

Police are still looking for two suspects.

Services for Jackman to be held Saturday

Services for Vicki A. Jackman are to be held 5 p.m. Saturday at Parker Funeral Service & Crematory.