Large individual donation made to Boone County Community Trust

Local attorney Dave Knight donated half a million dollars to the Boone County Community Trust, which had about $2 million before the donation.

Three men plead guilty to child pornography charges

All three men who were charged received prison sentences, ranging from five to seven years.

Transportation safety meeting to address texting while driving

Two out of 10 American drivers and half of drivers between the age of 21 and 24 said in a survey that they have sent text messages or sent emails while driving. The National Transportation Safety Board will meet Tuesday to make safety recommendations.

Social media commentary on announcement of Timothy M. Wolfe as 23rd UM System president

Timothy M. Wolfe was named the 23rd UM System president Tuesday morning.

Missouri high court examines public defender caseloads

The Missouri Supreme Court was to consider an appeal Tuesday about public defender policies, which could help prevent lawyers from being overworked.

Hickman boys basketball team loses at Jefferson City

The Hickman boys basketball team lost 62-41 on Tuesday night at Jefferson City to fall to 3-3 this season.

Romney supporter Roy Blunt wins Senate GOP post

Missouri Sen. and noted Mitt Romney advocate Roy Blunt was elected to Senate leadership.

Families adjust holiday shopping because of down economy

With the down economy, families across the U.S. are adjusting their holiday shopping plans to help save money.

Seven inmates wrongly receive jobless benefits

The labor department started comparing the list of people who file for unemployment benefits and the list of state inmates, and it found 11 cases of overlap. 

US urges no using of cellphones while driving

All states are urged to ban using cellphones while operating vehicles, as more accidents involving texting, emailing or chatting on cellphones happened across the country.

Timothy Wolfe's speech accepting UM System presidency

New University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe introduced himself and his family Tuesday in the Reynolds Alumni Center at MU.

PHOTO GALLERY: Timothy Wolfe named UM System president

The UM System named MU graduate Timothy M. Wolfe the 23rd president of its system on Tuesday morning.

UPDATE: New UM System President Timothy Wolfe will take over in February

The University of Missouri System announced Tuesday that MU and Rock Bridge High School graduate Timothy Wolfe will be the system's 23rd president. He spent 20 years in the business world and will begin his term as president on Feb. 15, 2012.

Timothy M. Wolfe named UM System president

Timothy M. Wolfe was named the new president of the UM System on Tuesday. Wolfe will take over the office in mid-February and is the system's 23rd president.