Cistern search finds nothing in missing Kansas City baby case

No signs of a 10-month old Kansas City girl that has been missing for a week came up after police searched a cistern at a vacant Kansas City home.

Senate Republicans likely to kill Obama jobs bill

The $447 billion measure will be the subject of a Senate vote Tuesday. 

Missouri lawmakers give jobs bill one more chance

The Missouri Senate will reconvene on Monday to ask the House for a conference committee to discuss reconciling a business incentive bill.  The bill has been approved by both legislative bodies but the two versions differ in several key aspects.

Cougars' Ferreira earns second NAIA Player of the Week award

Columbia College junior Paula Ferreira was named NAIA Volleyball National Player of the Week on Tuesday for the second time this year.

Senate makes another attempt at negotiating business bill with House

The Missouri Senate has decided to reconvene next Monday to ask the House for a conference committee on a business incentive bill.

Crews probe well near missing Kansas City baby's home

The search for a missing 10-month-old Kansas City baby continued as crews searched a well under a vacant home in Kansas City on Tuesday. There are no official suspects in the case.

Missouri attorney general's office responds to redistricting lawsuit

Some Democrats are opposed to new congressional districts that were drawn after examining results from the 2010 census.

Nixon celebrating golf, electricity plant and high-speed Internet

The governor is scheduled to promote the inaugural "Missouri Golf Day," then travel to Sedalia for a groundbreaking ceremony and attend the grand opening of six Kansas City computer centers. 

La Russa, Cardinals going nuts for Rally Squirrel

The St. Louis Cardinals plan to distribute 40,000 rally towels and sell stuffed squirrels after a "Rally Squirrel" appeared multiple times during the NL divisional series.

MU baseball raises $12,496 for Joplin Little League

The Missouri baseball team raised $12,496 for Joplin Little League baseball from two exhibition games it played against Iowa last weekend.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Occupy Wall Street needs a sharper focus

The Occupy Wall Street movements are spreading rapidly across the country, but the movement needs to avoid organizational chaos in order to gain validity.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Occupy Wall Street does have a message

Those asking for a clear message from the Occupy Wall Street campaign that has swept the nation over the past three weeks are just trying to ignore the validity of the movement.

Thieves hit Joplin disaster recovery center

An incorrect flier is being passed out that says the Joplin Family Worship Center's Disaster Resource Center is closing. This flier might be the cause of a theft at the center.

American Indian symposium to discuss cultural needs in social services

Representatives from tribes in Oklahoma and Kansas will attend a conference in November about gaps in services, including public health. 

Kansas City TV stations get subpoenas in missing girl case

Kansas City television stations are to submit footage of interviews with friends and family of 10-month-old Lisa Irwin, who was reported missing a week ago.

UPDATE: Kahler sentenced to death for killing family

A judge sentenced James Kraig Kahler to death Tuesday after he was convicted in the Thanksgiving 2009 killings of four family members.

Kahler sentenced to death for killing family

James Kraig Kahler was sentenced to death Tuesday by Osage County Judge Phillip Fromme. Kahler was found guilty of fatally shooting four family members in 2009.

MU Homecoming 2011 schedule

Here's a list of events for MU Homecoming.

Bias-free Columbia Coalition to discuss bias in Police Department

A public meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Columbia City Hall will focus on racial bias in traffic stops and ways to improve officers' professional techniques.