Missouri volleyball team falls to Middle Tennessee State

The Tigers lost their first game of the season Thursday night on the road at Middle Tennessee State University.

Columbia powerlifter earns spot in Sports Illustrated

Columbia resident Kate Walker, 62, holds several world records in powerlifting.

Commission approves three candidates for vacancy on Missouri Supreme Court

Two judges and an attorney were approved for Gov. Jay Nixon's consideration Thursday in the first public interview session to vet state Supreme Court candidates.

Survey shows sluggish Midwest, Plains economy

Although growth is slow in the Midwest and Plains states, there is no return to recession.

Texting mistake ends in jail time

A Perryville woman selling drugs via text message accidentally alerted the Perry County deputy sheriff. 

Foundation poured for Isle of Capri casino in Cape Girardeau

The new casino is anticipated to open in late 2012. It is expected to cost $125 million and feature three restaurants, an event center and a terrace overlooking the Mississippi River. 

Toxic waste seeping from Ameren coal ash pond for two decades

The pond, located next to an Ameren Corp. plant in Labadie, has spilled up to 35 gallons of toxic coal waste, but the company does not think there is an environmental threat. 

Stephens volleyball team not ready to be counted out

After a 3-0 loss to Missouri Valley College on Tuesday, the Stars, who have only eight players, are looking to improve.

Columbia College's Burchard to be inducted into NAIA Hall of Fame

Burchard, the Cougars athletic director and men's basketball coach, has been part of Cougars athletics for the past 23 years.

Audit questions Missouri State's China program

The university paid more than $4,000 for six professors who were teaching in China to spend three nights in Hong Kong.

Hickman girls volleyball defeats Rolla

The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rolla on Thursday night for its first win of the season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Workers remove dead limbs from tree on Stewart Road

Crew members  from Nelson's Tree Service trim the dead limbs from a silver leaf maple tree on Thursday.


Woman charged with two felonies in connection with August crash

Elizabeth Klaus, 32, has been charged with second-degree felony assault and first-degree endangering the welfare of a child.