Police responded to a report of a strong-armed robbery near the intersection of South Ninth Street and Conley Avenue at approximately 12:30 a.m., MU Police Captain Scott Richardson said. The investigation is ongoing.
The Bureau of Meteorology said the destructive core of Cyclone Yasi hit the coast a few minutes after midnight at the small resort town of Mission Beach in Queensland state. Dozens of other cities and towns in the region — known to tourists worldwide as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef — were being battered by heavy rain and winds forecasters said could reach gusts of 186 mph.
The American Red Cross made housing arrangements for the nine residents of the apartment complex who were displaced by the damage. A resident was taken to University Hospital for treatment of facial burns.
The monstrous storm brought a huge portion of the country to a halt. Schools and universities closed, roads were shut down and some areas saw power outages.
The Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of orchestrating attacks on reporters to deprive the world of independent information about the unrest. CNN's Anderson Cooper and correspondents from Belgium, Russia and Israel were among those roughed up or detained.
Economists predict only a modest slowdown of the U.S. economy as a result of severe snow storms stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast. It that happens, most think the economy will rebound in the following months.
One day after a massive winter storm struck one-third of the U.S., the groundhog emerged from a hole and didn't see his shadow. The Groundhog Day forecast tradition traces its roots to Germany.
A massive winter storm knocked out power in Ohio, stranded motorists and halted most of daily life on Tuesday and into Wednesday across the nation.
The Missouri GOP is pushing back against voter-approved laws.
La Niña, a periodic cooling of the surface temperatures of the tropical Pacific Ocean, has affected weather in most of the United States and might be contributing to the floods and storm battering Australia.
The state's summer food program reimburses groups for serving meals to children using money from the federal government.
The House Financial Institutions Committee and House Agri-Business Committee both were scheduled to meet and vote on legislation Wednesday.
Finance reports show Claire McCaskill has more than $900,000 in her campaign account. Challengers Sarah Steelman and Ed Martin have $200,000 and $40,000, respectively.
One student made it to Greece and was heading to Jordan while the other was in Prague.
The church, which has an unusually well-preserved mosaic floor with images of lions, foxes, fish and peacocks, will be visible only for another week before archaeologists cover it again with soil for its own protection.
Three other family members escaped the fire early Wednesday morning.
Snorre Valen, a 26-year-old legislator from Norway's Socialist Left Party, said he nominated WikiLeaks because its disclosures of classified documents promote world peace by holding governments accountable.
The storm brought 20 inches of snow to Hannibal and near that in Columbia and 18 inches in Jefferson City and Joplin. If not unprecedented, the storm was extremely rare, a Weather Service meteorologist said.
Fawcett wore the suit for what became one of the best-selling posters of all time.