PHOTO GALLERY: Tiger Walk starts college careers for MU freshmen

Incoming MU freshmen squeeze their way through the center of Francis Quadrangle on Sunday as part of the annual Tiger Walk ceremony.

The annual Tiger Walk event symbolizes the incoming freshman class beginning college at MU.

Suicide prevention efforts shifting toward at-risk group: middle-aged men

With the recession has come growing numbers of men seeking help for depression and suicidal thoughts. Their numbers have grown while services directed specifically at their needs have not.

Attacking the stigma of mental illness, program by program

Organizations are working toward reducing the stigma of men seeking help for mental health.

Missouri soccer team rolls in home opener

Missouri defeated Eastern Illinois 4-1 on Sunday night at Walton Stadium.

Legal challenge filed over Missouri payday-loan ballot measure

Critics are challenging a proposed Missouri ballot measure that attempts to limit costs for borrowers who use payday loans and other small loans.

Green college campus in St. Louis area earns high marks

The campus includes features that earned it a gold rating in the building certification system known as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED.

Columbia city manager's coffee sessions prove popular

Matthes' coffee schedule is full until September. Topics of discussion include speeding, feral cats and Columbia hangouts.

North Dakota water officials: Missouri River flood warnings late

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple and Todd Sando, chief engineer for the North Dakota Water Commission, said property owners might have been able to prepare for the flooding with insurance, had they known what the Army Corps of Engineers did.

Flood of claims brings Social Security disability on verge of insolvency

A stampede for benefits is adding to a growing backlog of applicants and worsening the financial problems of a program that's been running in the red for years.

Kansas City air show resumes after fatal crash

Bryan Jensen, who flew a custom-built biplane in air shows across the country, died Saturday when he didn't pull out of a dive in time and crashed.