Defendant in Hobson killing pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Daron Peal, 23, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 12. Peal and seven other defendants were arrested Oct. 23 in connection with the killing of Aaron Hobson.

LETTER: Job creation needs more attention from Washington

There is a need to develop and plan policy to create programs that will address our unemployment situation before it's too late.

Heat suspected in 3 St. Louis-area deaths

Two men and a woman have been found dead in their homes, and the county health department considers them probable heat-related deaths.

Joplin residents might get more FEMA homes soon

Some Joplin residents left homeless by the May 22 tornado might be able to move into mobile homes as soon as this weekend.

A guide to MU dining halls

Find out where and when you can cure your hunger on the MU campus.

J. KARL MILLER: What is reasonable doubt?

There is no greater responsibility than that of a parent to a child — willful abdication of that obligation should be considered a capital offense.

DAVID ROSMAN: Who is holding the Republicans hostage?

The man influencing Republican tax policy may not be who you think.

Safety plan helps Show-Me State Games weather the heat

Officials plan to keep the heat safety plan the games used last weekend in full effect. Executive Director Ken Ash said the heat advisory did not overly affect competitors last weekend.

Good Nature to hold wine tasting for benefit Friday

The store has been holding wine tastings since it opened in November 2010. The tastings are held on Fridays twice a month and benefit a local charity. This Friday, two white and two red wines will be sampled. 

Just add a microwave: Residence hall-friendly recipes for college students

With access to a microwave, you needn't worry about midnight munchies this school year.

St. Louis area could be site of hybrid van plant, with 1,000 new jobs

Hazelwood officials announced Wednesday that the city council approved a measure to provide $3 million through economic development sales tax to help a British company build a plant to make hybrid electric vans.

A guide to The District's vegan and vegetarian options

Downtown Columbia has several choices for vegan and vegetarian dining, including drinks, snacks, meals and desserts.

Hermann Wine Trail holds annual Berries & BarBQ event this weekend

The event is one of five annual Wine Trail events. Wine and food will be served at serveral stops. Visitors can also win gift certificates as well as a night's stay at a Hermann bed-and-breakfast.

Suit claims 'Wizard of Oz' actor was bilked by caretaker

Relatives of "Wizard of Oz" actor Mickey Carroll are suing his former caretaker and three of her friends, accusing them of bilking him out of more than $500,000.

MizzouRec offers plenty for staying healthy

MizzouRec is a 300,000-square-foot complex housing a 50-meter indoor pool, climbing tower, extensive cardiovascular fitness center, weight training facilities and more.

MU offers cashless payment options for students

MU students can use their student ID to pay for things around campus. They can also add E.Z. Charge, which allows students to swipe in and be served at any campus dining location and some vending machines.

What you need to know about alcohol and drug violations in MU residence halls

No alcohol or illegal drugs are allowed in the residence halls.

Secret societies are an integral part of MU traditions

A select group of MU students are inducted into one of six secret societies on Tap Day every April.

MU LGBTQ programs offer safe options for students

Outlets and resources across MU provide a comfortable environment for members and supporters of the LGBTQ community. 

How to get involved in RecSports at MU

MU students have a variety of opportunities to get involved athletically.