Missouri's Haith will cooperate with NCAA investigation of Miami

Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith was the head coach at Miami for the past seven seasons before being hired by the Tigers in April.

Union leaders respond to proposed city pay raises

The fiscal 2012 budget proposed by City Manager Mike Matthes calls for giving most employees a raise of 25 cents per hour. Union representatives say it's a step in the right direction.

Attorney testifies Kahler proposed 'threesome' with Sunny Reese

Karen Kahler's divorce attorney, Dan Pingelton, said his client's husband had "introduced Sunny (Reese) sexually" to the couple, wanting to add another partner to his marriage.

Former booster tells Yahoo! he gave improper benefits to Miami athletes

Nevin Shapiro, who is now in prison for running $930 million Ponzi scheme, was a Miami booster between 2002 and 2010.

ROSE NOLEN: It's worth speaking up to solve the nation's problems

We are often too apathetic or naive to listen to those around us, but we should pay attention to those seeking peace.

Kahler murder trial: Afternoon testimony centers on physical evidence

Most of the prosecution’s witnesses Tuesday afternoon were law enforcement officers who took part in the cleanup and evidence collection effort after the shootings.


Missouri football team hunting for return man

A large group of players are competing to succeed Carl Gettis as the Missouri football team's punt returner.

City Council approves temporary fix to street-closing ordinance

The issue was prompted by complaints about the regular street closings for the 9th Street Summerfest concert series.

Wives of Pinkel, Alden to host football clinic for women

Attendees will have brunch while watching a Missouri Tigers football practice.

Birds Point plan leaves residents angry

About 200 people attended a  hearing to express concern about the Army Corps of Engineers' plan to rebuild the Birds Point levee to 51 feet — 11 feet below its height when it was intentionally breached.

Exonerated Mo. inmate says he holds no grudges

Dale Helmig was freed from prison after a northwest Missouri judge ruled he was a "victim of manifest injustice" and two state appeals courts upheld that decision.


Former Columbia pastor pushes for ballot initiative to limit payday-loan rates

The proposed Missouri ballot initiative would limit interest rates on payday, car-title and other short-term loans to 36 percent.

COMMENTARY: How a Navy commander became a warrior for peace

Admiral Noel Gayler was one of several retired, high-ranking U.S. military officers who have called for the abolition of nuclear weapons.


Boone Hospital Center provides free health screenings

Boone County Hospital now provides free health screenings through the Know Your Numbers mobile health unit.  

Bank robbery suspect arrested

Thaddeus Thompson admitted to involvement with robberies at Martinsburg Bank and Trust and Regions Bank, a police spokeswoman said.

ACLU sues Missouri district over web filtering

The American Civil Liberties Union has sued a central Missouri school district as part of a campaign to stop schools' Internet filtering software from blocking access to educational websites about gay, lesbian and transgender issues.

Federal judge sides with Missouri in death penalty case

The inmates' lawsuit argued that Missouri does not get valid medical prescriptions for the drugs used to put prisoners to death.

LETTER: Law separating students, teachers on social media could face hurdles

The purpose of the act is to prevent teachers from using Web pages and social networking sites to foster inappropriate relationships with students, but it is unlikely the law will clear the First Amendment in its entirety without a fight.


Barn quilt trail stitches three counties together

A “Clothesline of Quilts” has spread through three counties in mid-Missouri. The Boonslick Trail currently includes 25 barn quilts, with the goal of 20 in each county.

New owners vow to restore iconic Route 66 motel in Carthage

The new owners of the Boots Motel in Carthage, which opened in 1939, have plans to renovate it and reopen it as a tourist site and boutique motel.