MU accounting program ranks 14th in CPA exam pass rate

The MU School of Accountancy ranks nationally for research productivity and exam scores.

New streetlights to be installed along Forum Boulevard

Neighborhood residents requested the lights, which will be installed starting Monday.


Wife charged in killing of former Missouri police officer

Sandra Plunkett has been charged with first-degree murder.

Missouri Supreme Court to consider death penalty cases

Two men who pleaded guilty for a 1989 killing are asking the judge to overturn the sentences because they were decided by a judge instead of a jury.

1 in Idaho, 1 in Washington win $355 million jackpot

The winners have not stepped up yet.

Army chief of staff pledges help to tornado-damaged Fort Leonard Wood

Gen. George Casey Jr. toured the sprawling southern Missouri post on Tuesday.

Columbia organization for at-risk children hopes to win Pepsi competition

The Intersection needs the community's votes to win $250,000 in the Pepsi Refresh competition. The organization needs the money to buy its property and make improvements.

Cable negotiations have limited effect on Tigers basketball broadcasts

Fans of Missouri basketball will be able to watch the Tigers take on North Alabama despite the removal of KOMU from Mediacom's line-up.

Journal: Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud

A new examination found that the researchers who published the initial study linking the MMR shot to autism altered facts about patients in their study.

J. KARL MILLER: Columbia's highs and lows in 2010

The lowlights include the cotton-ball incident at the Black Culture Center and Derrick Washington's suspension from the MU football team.

Some looting of St. Louis storm victims' homes

Missouri men's basketball team beats North Alabama

The Missouri men's basketball team dominated North Alabama 98-58 in the Tigers' last nonconference game of the season.

Two wounded in Omaha school shooting, suspect found dead

Two adults were injured in the shooting, and no students were harmed after a student opened fire at an Omaha high school.

Black Caucus swears in first GOP member in years

Allen West of Florida was sworn in Wednesday.

Man in custody following Arizona mall standoff

Following a shooting incident with a robbery suspect, police have one man in custody and are looking for a second suspect.

DEAR READER: Jim Terry wins Show Me the Errors contest again

Entries in the Show Me the Errors contest for December dropped off sharply after the two leaders. Overall, there were 154 reported errors — mostly typos and erroneous punctuation.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you agree with the City Council's vote to oppose the EPA's plan for Hinkson Creek?

The City Council voted to oppose the EPA's recommendation to reduce runoff by 39.6 percent. Some city officials have questioned the data the EPA used to come to its recommendation.

Council votes to oppose EPA plan for Hinkson Creek

Five council members side with the staff position saying a 40 percent reduction in stormwater runoff is unreasonable.


Americans lag in learning foreign languages

There are a growing number of language immersion schools in the U.S., but language instruction in regular schools is actually decreasing. For years, scholars have studied the phenomenon of American's tendency to disregard the importance of language learning and, while theories have been developed, the future of language remains uncertain.

Jarrett Sutton enjoys his limited playing time with Missouri men's basketball team

Jarrett Sutton said that after graduation, he will stay in school to get his master’s degree in either educational administration or health science so he can complete his eligibility with the Tigers.