Man injured after SUV overturns on I-70

The man in the vehicle that flipped several times off the highway was sent to University Hospital but was not in critical condition.

U.S. working to evacuate Americans from Japan

The U.S. is advising its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to Japan and offering voluntary evacuation to those already in the country. The U.S. is worried about changing weather and wind conditions that could raise radiation levels.

Relief agencies respond with restraint in Japan aid efforts

 U.S. relief agencies are responding at a slower pace to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan than they did with Haiti. Instead the agencies are deferring the decision-making to Japan. 

Two MU wrestlers contend for titles after Day I of NCAA Championships

 After the first day of the NCAA Wrestling National Championships in Philadelphia, Missouri senior 141-pounder Todd Schavrien and junior heavyweight Dom Bradley won both of their first-day matches to reach the quarterfinals of their respective weight classes.

Officials deploy more radiation monitors in Western U.S.

Officials sent more radiation monitors to the western U.S. and Pacific territories because of concerns about overexposure from the damaged nuclear plants in Japan.

MU gymnastics to face nationally ranked competitors in Big 12 Championship

The Big 12 Championship will be Saturday in Columbia.


Columbia College women's basketball falls in first round of NAIA tournament

The Cougars lost to Lubbock Christian University 76-64 on Thursday in Jackson, Tenn.

Missouri House passes organ donor tax checkoff option

The Missouri House passed legislation that would give taxpayers the option of contributing to the organ donor fund through a list of checkoff options on their tax forms. The measure now goes to the Senate. 

Francis R. Slay, father of St. Louis mayor, dies

Francis R. Slay died Wednesday; he was 83. He was elected state representative in 1966 and 1968.