PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball loses to Texas

The Missouri women's basketball team lost its final home game of the season 75-62 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Rock Bridge sisters enjoying successful girls basketball season

Bruins senior Lindsey Cunningham and her sister freshman Sophie Cunningham "kind of had an idea that this was the year to do stuff.”

St. Louis Rams willing to deal No. 2 draft pick

Chief operating officer Kevin Demoff denied a report late Monday that a trade had already been decided.

FROM READERS: Almost March photo gallery

John Hall details the wildlife waiting for spring to come.

WHAT DO YOU THINK: What issues are important to you in the April 3 City Council elections?

With the municipal elections a little more than a month away, the Missourian is asking what issues you want to hear the candidates address.

Adopt a Buddy able to provide food to more than 1,000 children

The  Adopt a Buddy initiative has gained enough financial support to sustain the Buddy Pack program through the end of the current school year.

MU to host documentary film and journalism conference

The "Based on a True Story: Intersections of Documentary Film and Journalism" conference is a lead up to the True/False Film Fest as well as a chance to discuss the overlap of documentary filmmakers and journalism. 

UPDATE: Death toll rises to 3 in Ohio school shooting

A Cleveland hospital confirmed Demetrius Hewlin died Tuesday morning. The teenager under arrest will face an afternoon hearing Tuesday in juvenile court.

Columbia man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

Joseph Kreiser, 47, was arrested in June and pleaded guilty Monday. 

Detroit automakers race to keep up with sales

After the near collapse of the auto industry three years ago, carmakers cut factories and jobs to keep from going under. Now, some analysts say Detroit manufacturers may have cut too much.

Pressure builds for civilian drone flights at home

Police departments, news organizations and others are exploring the use of drones. Some are concerned that an increase in the use of unmanned aircraft will invade privacy.

UPDATE: British fugitive's daughter-in-law seeks reward

The man suspected of pulling off a $1.6 million heist 20 years ago was turned in by his daughter-in-law. She is seeking the reward for turning in Edward J. Maher, who was wanted in England for the 1993 theft from an armored van during a bank delivery.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Beware of money behind Your Vote Counts campaign

If the Your Vote Counts measure passes, the Missouri Constitution will be amended to require a large majority vote to change ballot initiatives, essentially creating a direct democracy.

Missouri gymnasts receive weekly Big 12 honors

The Tigers' Mary Burke was named Gymnast of the Week, and freshman teammate Rachel Updike won Newcomer of the Week.

Missouri softball's Thomas and Roth named Big 12 Players of the Week

All-American pitcher Chelsea Thomas and freshman first baseman Kelsea Roth earned the awards after their performances at the Cathedral City Classic over the weekend.

Security planning under way for Republican, Democratic national conventions

Tampa, Fla., the location of the Republican National Convention, and Charlotte, N.C., where the Democratic National Convention will be, have both been given $50 million in federal money to help secure the cities.

Same Missouri Senate seat filed for in east and west

The old state Senate boundaries have the 7th District over part of St. Louis County, but the new contested boundaries place it over a portion of Kansas City. Candidates from both areas have filed for the seat.

Midwest-China Hub Commission keeps up efforts despite setbacks

The St. Louis Midwest-China Hub Commission, formed to make St. Louis a focal point for trade with China, hit a few bumps along the road. But commission leaders said the project is "alive and well."

Missouri unemployment rate falls in January

Payrolls expanded in Missouri for the first time in three months. Missouri's unemployment rate also fell to the lowest rate since November 2008.

UPDATE: Filing for political office begins across state

Despite lacking a final map for the state Senate districts and a ruling on challenges to the state and U.S. House districts, hopeful candidates lined up Tuesday to file for political offices in Missouri.