Gordon ends winless streak at 66 races

Carl Edwards' car gets attention in the garage after a wreck during Sunday's race at Phoenix International Raceway.

Mayonnaise spill closes section of I-44 in Springfield

A tractor-trailer crash leads to 20 tons of mayo on the pavement. A police lieutenant said walking on it was like walking on ice. No one was injured, however.

Missouri softball handles Western Michigan to finish tournament

Pitcher Nicole Hudson also used her bat to help the Tigers to victory.

Pitchers struggle in Missouri baseball's blowout loss to Charlotte

The Tigers allowed 22 runs and 21 hits in Sunday's game.

Columbia City Council candidates have raised about $30,000 so far

Helen Anthony has raised the most — more than $14,000. Doctors, lawyers, retirees and MU employees are among the most frequent donors.

Columbia police's new PR chief has deep law enforcement experience

For Sgt. Jill Wieneke of the Columbia Police Department, being the public information officer in a town full of reporters is hardly less stressful than her old jobs. One of them: going undercover to catch drug dealers.

ANALYSIS: Missouri lawmakers seek to undo voter initiatives

Sometimes, voters make a law directly themselves. And when that happens, it often doesn't sit so well with elected legislators.

MU Faculty Council holding forum to debate grievance policy

Faculty members will be able to voice their opinions on a new grievance policy at a forum Tuesday.

Cardinals outfielder Berkman has sore left elbow

Berkman has avoided throwing the ball hard and will play in Monday's spring training opener.

Eastern Missouri school district may swap textbooks for Kindles

The school board for the Central School District in Park Hills voted Tuesday to approve a "Kindles for Kids" proposal. Administrators want to provide each of the 2,046 students in the district with the Amazon Kindle DX by the 2011-2012 school year.

Trout season opens Tuesday in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to be at Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon for trout fishing's opening day Tuesday.