Fan Day with dad part of finding footing for recent military veteran

Fans wait in line to meet MU football players at the ninth annual Fan Day at Faurot Field. Hundreds of fans of all ages braved the heat and humidity to attend the event.

Josh Ferris served for the Navy in both Afghanistan and Iraq, but now he's here in Columbia with his dad and some family friends for the Missouri football team's Fan Day.

Capital murder trial for Kraig Kahler begins in Kansas today

The trial of James Kraig Kahler of Meriden is scheduled to last at least three weeks in Osage County District Court. If convicted, Kahler could receive the death penalty, which is by lethal injection under Kansas law.


ANALYSIS: Missouri could consider property tax changes to aid Joplin

Businesses destroyed by the May 22 tornado are still on the tax rolls, but one legislator hopes to change that during the special session of the legislature. He says the tax break will help businesses to re-open sooner.

Campus Eastern Foods asked to find a new location

Members of the Shura Council, board of directors for the Islamic Center of Central Missouri, asked the owners of Campus Eastern Foods to vacate the premises to make way for an expansion of the elementary Islamic School of Columbia.

ROSE NOLEN: Sometimes, being out of the loop is a good place to be

People are much too willing to share personal information, and that's just not necessary.

BRAD CLEMONS: When peer pressure haunts the back-to-school shopping experience

Parents should consider the significance of back-to-school clothes before they set foot in a shopping mall.

Expert: Rural U.S. websites easy target for hackers

The group known as Anonymous has targeted law enforcement agencies' websites to "discredit and incriminate police officers across the U.S."

Garage fire damages duplex in Columbia

A fire in north-central Columbia caused an estimated $12,000 in damages. No one was injured.

Couple restore Missouri home with years of history

After living in three other states, Carl and Connie Armstrong moved back to Missouri to restore Armstrong's childhood log cabin — built in 1795.

Kansas couple buy home for Missouri tornado survivor

St. Charles woman runner-up for Ms. Wheelchair USA

Critical in the competition was each contestant's platform — their positions on issues affecting women.

Missouri woman housing cats displaced by flood

Cats will be returned to their owners, but long-term plans are to build the shelter in the back of her farmhouse, which has been named "Cat Ranch."