MU women's basketball finishes comeback with win in overtime

Missouri forward Christine Flores, right, and RaeShara Brown react to forcing overtime against Oklahoma State. The Tigers scored 11-unanswered points with four minutes left in regulation to tie the game and send it to overtime. Flores had nine points in this rally. Brown had two.

Trailing by 11 points late in the game, the Tigers battled back and defeated Oklahoma State 71-65 on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Man detained in connection with reported stabbing

Columbia Police responded to reports of a stabbing in downtown Columbia.

Missouri's universities brace for higher education budget cuts

University presidents from across the state discussed their cost-cutting options and the need for state funding for things beyond maintaining low tuition.

Missouri midwives speak out against pending state regulations

A hearing on a proposed bill that would establish a state regulatory system and impose new restrictions on midwifery in the state drew a standing-room only crowd of physicians, midwives and mothers.

Gluten-free gaining fans in stores and restaurants

Gluten-free foods are making the lives of celiac sufferers and people with gluten sensitivity easier. But the foods are also gaining favor with people who think cutting gluten from their diets will help them lose weight.

Flores undeterred in Missouri women's basketball team's overtime win

Missouri's Christine Flores said she didn't hold back in the last part of the Tigers' 71-65 overtime victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia man stabbed on Claudell Lane

Damoris Pierce, 19, was stabbed Tuesday night on the 600 block of Claudell Lane. 



City Council candidates agree public safety is top priority

Candidates discussed downtown cameras and pension plans for the Fire and Police departments.

Hickman's Kimbrough wants to leave mark at first state wrestling tournament

The senior wrestler from Hickman makes his first trip to the state tournament on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

'China Night' gala welcomes Year of the Rabbit

"China Night" will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 20, in Jesse Auditorium.

City to appeal parts of Hinkson Creek cleanup plan

Portions of recommendations to clean up Hinkson Creek might be appealed by the city. Other methods to reduce stormwater runoffs are still being examined.

Hickman, Rock Bridge swimmers and divers prepare for state championship meet

One swimmer from Rock Bridge and four swimmers and two divers from Hickman will compete at the MSHSAA State Championship meet this weekend.

Hickman girls basketball team wins on road

The Kewpies defeated the Indians at Wentzville.

Budget cuts proposed for statewide elected officials

The bill to cut state offices' budgets received approval by the House Appropriations Committee on General Administration. It will face further approval before it can be voted on in the House.

Missouri's baseball, softball teams open seasons in California on Friday

The baseball team will play in the USC Tournament starting Friday in Los Angeles, while the softball team will play two doubleheaders on consecutive days in San Diego.

House Committee approves bill to tighten abortion laws

A bill that will redefine fetus viability passed through its committee.

Four candidates for Columbia fire chief give views

Meet the four candidates vying for the position of Columbia Fire Department's new fire chief.

Derrick Washington's domestic assault trial postponed

A trial for former MU tailback Derrick Washington, charged with two misdemeanor counts of third-degree domestic assault, has been rescheduled for March 30.

Legislators work to close loophole in Internet tax policy

Two legislators are pushing a law that would help the state collect sales tax from Internet sales.

Right to Work makes headway in Missouri's statehouse

Senators who support "right to work," a measure that prohibits employers from forcing employees to pay union fees, say other states have shown that such measures help employment rates.