Oklahoma man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

Two men were thrown from a fishing boat Thursday; one managed to swim to shore, but the other was pronounced dead by doctors at a nearby hospital.

Royals' Alex Gordon finally finds his stroke

Why it took so long for Kansas City's can't-miss kid to quit missing is anybody's guess. Also unknown is exactly what the lean, laconic Nebraskan did to cure his ailing swing during long and intense sessions last winter with batting coach Kevin Seitzer. What is plain for everybody to see about Alex Gordon is the .354 batting average and 15-game hitting streak he took into Friday night's game at Texas.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Challenges ahead for Ivory Coast's new leadership

Winning the heart of the people and protecting personnel in the media will be a challenge for Ivory Coast's new president.

Springfield murder resonates almost 30 years later

After Angela Baskin was murdered in 1982, her mother committed suicide and her son died in a car accident. Now that the murderer has confessed, a town looks back in remembrance.

Clowns raise funds for Missouri children's hospital

The people behind the clown makeup use their act to help raise money and awareness about Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis.

Missouri man shares cancer recovery to help others

Testicular cancer is the No. 1 type of cancer found in men ages 15 to 35. If found early, there is a 100 percent survival rate.

UPDATE: Missouri House OKs another proposed redistricting map

Lawmakers had worked through the night largely in private to reach a compromise. Frustration from the inability to get a deal continued Friday.

Two inmates escape St. Louis detention center using homemade rope

A corrections officer went to check the cell before the breakout and the inmates told the officer they were exercising.