Thomas gets win for Missouri softball, feels completely healthy

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas, right, was happy with her performance Sunday, a shutout win against Texas A&M. “I’m finally healed,” Thomas said. “I’m in shape. My arm is ready to go two full games. It’s a great feeling.”

Chelsea Thomas pitched back-to-back days, and the Tigers swept the weekend series against Texas A&M.

Columbia billionaire Kroenke to take control of Arsenal soccer club

Stan Kroenke, a property developer whose family also owns the St. Louis Rams and the Denver Nuggets, is buying a majority stake in the high-profile English Premier League team.

ANALYSIS: Nixon, Kinder now share travel trouble

The lieutenant governor's own travel baggage could complicate his efforts to challenge the governor's bid for re-election in 2012.

Four shot to death in northern Missouri

Authorities are calling the incident, near the town of Modena, "an apparent triple-murder-suicide."

Rough fourth inning costs Missouri baseball team

The Tigers saw a tie game slip out of reach when pitcher Jeff Emens struggled to retire Oklahoma State hitters.

Columbia officials weigh in on campaign endorsements

The president of the Columbia Professional Firefighters said the union has no plans to stay on the sidelines in future municipal elections. Organizations' endorsements were a lightning rod in this year's City Council election.

School Board to vote on budget amendments, bonds

The Columbia Public Schools Board will swear in newly-elected members and vote on new business regarding budget amendments and bond sales at its next meeting.

Thunderstorms expected for Sunday afternoon

On Saturday, temperatures in Columbia reached 89 degrees, matching the record high recorded April 3.

Beans, rice bring nutritious comfort food to Columbia schools

Beans and rice were introduced as a healthy supplement to the school lunch menus at 14 of Columbia's 19 elementary schools to encourage nutrition and healthy eating.

Judge approves settlement in Kansas City police forfeiture case

Fifty people who say their seized property was improperly managed by the city will share $1.2 million.