Missouri will host NCAA regional softball tournament

Missouri senior outfielder Rhea Taylor watches the NCAA Division I Softball Selection Show during a watch party Sunday night at Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena.

The No. 5 Missouri softball team gathered at the Clinton Club on Sunday night at Mizzou Arena, where it learned that for the third straight season it will host an NCAA Regional Tournament.

Missouri softball wins outright Big 12 title

Missouri must wait to find out its NCAA Regional fate. A watch party will be held at 9 p.m. at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia home school graduation sends off 11 graduates

The ceremony was highly personalized, with each student displaying artifacts of past successes and showcasing talents through music and oration.

Children, parents enjoy an afternoon with Missouri wildlife

Children petted snakes and turtles and had the opportunity to practice bow fishing and trap shooting skills at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area on Sunday afternoon.

MU School of Law honors new graduates

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster, the commencement speaker, told the graduates not to worry about the job market, saying that they have made a great choice to become a lawyer.

SLIDESHOW: MU graduates express themselves with cap designs

Each year, many graduates take their caps and turn standard ceremonial garb into an art project. Here's a look at some of the designs graduates used to dress up their caps.

Man arrested Saturday in connection with northeast Columbia robbery

The San Francisco resident was arrested in connection with a robbery in the 4700 block of East Heller Drive in Columbia.

ANALYSIS: Nixon waited, mediated on Missouri legislation this session

Gov. Jay Nixon often waited to jump into contentious issues during the 2011 legislative session. But, while this approach may have been frustrating to some lawmakers, he seemed capable of uniting diverse interests.

Louisiana residents warned to leave their homes as floodwaters creep closer

It will be at least a week before the Mississippi River crest arrives at the Morganza Spillway where two massive gates were opened on Saturday and another two opened on Sunday.

High lead levels in parks raise concern

The parks had not been a big concern for the Environmental Protection Agency because they aren't visited at length by the same children on a daily basis. But results are being reviewed by risk assessors.

St. Louis' Fox Theatre cancels shows after small fire

Two performances of "Jersey Boys" scheduled for Sunday were canceled. Performances are set to resume Tuesday.