Smelly surprises might await after Missouri River recedes

The Missouri River might not recede to its normal water levels in Missouri until mid-October.

For now, SEC will stick with its 12 schools

The league's presidents and chancellors committee met Sunday and "reaffirmed our satisfaction with the present 12 institutional alignment." No action was taken regarding Texas A&M or any other schools.

Ron Paul makes headway in GOP presidential nomination race

The Texas congressman believes in a very limited role for government. He finished second in this weekend's Iowa straw poll.

Tim Pawlenty exits GOP presidential nomination race

Some Republicans feared Pawlenty would not bring the fight to President Barack Obama if he were elected the GOP presidential nominee.

Three teens shot in KC's Country Club Plaza; mayor was on site

Mayor Sly James had gone to the Plaza to witness for himself the crowds of teens and preteens whose presence has prompted worries. 

Going trayless expands to dining halls across MU

Except for those customers who need them, trays will no longer be provided at Plaza 900, Rollins, Pavilion at Dobbs and Mark Twain Market.

Missouri man won't be retried for mother's 1993 slaying

Dale Helmig has always maintained his innocence in the 1993 death of 55-year-old Norma Helmig.

Kahler's son among witnesses to testify Monday

Sean Kahler is expected to testify on Monday in the capital murder trial of his father, former Columbia Water and Light director James Kraig Kahler.