Refineries paying less for oil, making more profit on gas prices

Although refineries are paying about 25 percent less for oil than they were a few months ago, most of the savings have not transferred over to consumers.

Hickman freshman shines in Kewpies defeat

With two juniors battling injuries, freshman Deidre Mattson moved up from the junior varsity team for the Kewpies' match Tuesday against Hannibal. The Pirates defeated the Kewpies, but Mattson had a successful debut.

Hickman softball stays behind freshman pitcher despite loss

Kewpies freshman pitcher Molly Carter gave up six runs on seven hits in a 12-6 loss to Southern Boone on Tuesday, but her coach and teammates remained positive about her potential.

Two more plead to Springfield man's killing

Theresa Rash and Jeff Bloom admitted taking part in the stabbing of Rash's husband, Stephen Rash. Theresa Rash and Bloom were having an affair at the time of the crime.

Missouri man dies in Colorado motorcycle crash

A Missouri man died after his motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer Monday in Colorado.

Rock Bridge edges Hickman in girls golf

The Rock Bridge girls golf team beat Hickman 172-173 on Tuesday at L.A. Nickell Golf Course.

UPDATE: Missouri health care advocates dissatisfied with SynCare

Statewide health care advocates have charged Indianapolis-based SynCare LLC unable to fulfill its responsibilities when assessing the eligibility of Missouri Medicaid patients for in-home care.

East Coast urges Labor Day tourists to return after Irene

Despite torn-up boardwalks, restaurants and other attractions, East Coast beaches are reopening for Labor Day in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.

FEMA freezes projects as disaster aid account faces shortfall

With a budget shortfall that could be $5 billion, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is only paying for "immediate needs" of disaster-stricken communities.

ON THE BLOG: Hard to call Missouri quarterback shy

Members of the media covering the Tigers this season have become used to quarterback James Franklin speaking his mind.

Missouri health care advocates dissatisfied with SynCare in Medicaid evaluations

Several groups are asking the state to cancel its contract with Indianapolis-based SynCare LLC, saying the company has not fulfilled its responsibilities.