Amanda Phillips' rebound seals win for Columbia College women's baskeball team

The Cougars defeated Avila University 53-51 on Wednesday night at Southwell Complex.

Two arrested in connection with weekend burglaries

A man and a woman were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of stealing after an off-duty sheriff's deputy spotted them with some suspicious property at Finger Lakes State Park.

Hall of Famer 'Easy Ed' Macauley dies at 83

Macauley was one of the NBA's first big stars who won a championship with the St. Louis Hawks after being traded by the Celtics. His death was announced Tuesday.

'Family Circus' creator Bil Keane dies at 89

Bil Keane, the creator of "Family Circus", died Tuesday. His comic strip is featured in about 1,500 newspapers nationwide.

Missouri Supreme Court examines legality of private investigator licensing

Missouri law requires private investigators to be licensed and allows violators to face criminal penalties.

UPDATE: Agency paid for Gov. Nixon's travel aide

State personnel records show Jeff Gettys, a former Missouri football player, officially began work in Nixon's office last month. A Nixon spokesman says Gettys performs logistical and operational duties for the governor.

iPhone App available for Missouri wine connoisseurs

The free application includes a directory of Missouri wineries, a food and wine pairing guide and a wine log.

St. George residents vote to dissolve town

The cash-strapped St. Louis County town plagued by scandal is going away. Dissolving the town is a cheaper alternative than making upgrades the town needs, the mayor said.

Sandberg latest to interview with Cardinals to replace La Russa

The St. Louis Cardinals have interviewed six candidates to fill their vacant managerial position.

Former pastor pleads guilty in congregant's death

David Love, 52, pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder in the death of 42-year-old Randy Stone.

Missouri women's basketball team announces recruits

The Missouri women's basketball program welcomed five new players Tuesday for the 2012-13 season.

DOWNTOWN: First Presbyterian Church women to make crafts for annual Christmas Bazaar

The First Presbyterian Church hosts a monthly gathering for its members at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Chez Coffee House.

ROCK BRIDGE: Crafty Afternoon at Columbia Area Career Center

The craft classes will be held Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is open to the public and costs $99 for the combined classes.

UMKC-led consortium gets grant to help people with disabilities

A federal grant totaling more than $2 million will help youth who are disabled and young adults get jobs as part of Show Me Careers: Missouri's Transition-to-Employment Collaborative.

Missouri Department of Transportation prepares for winter

Crews are repairing equipment, building up supplies and getting ready to handle winter emergencies. Last year, the department decreased its use of road salt.

LIVE: School boundaries forum from Jefferson Junior High School

The Missourian is live-blogging the third community forum on changing public school boundaries in Columbia. Tonight, we're at Jefferson Junior High School. For background, read our previous coverage.