THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Athletics department unveils new uniforms

The new football, men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball and soccer uniforms were revealed. Also, Connecticut basketball transfer Alex Oriakhi chose Missouri.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Missouri gets new jerseys, The Maneater faces controversy

Stories about Missouri's new jerseys and the controversies surrounding The Maneater's April Fools' edition were popular with readers last week.

A timeline of events in the Ryan Ferguson case

An overview of major events in the Ryan Ferguson case. He was convicted of second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of Kent Heitholt in 2001.

REDI issues enterprise zone report to address concerns raised by City Council, residents

A report intended to address the consequences of rescinding the blight decree necessary to establish an enhanced enterprise zone will be up for discussion at Monday night's meeting of the Columbia City Council.

Missouri baseball team swept at Oklahoma

The Missouri baseball team lost 5-4 to the Sooners in Norman, Okla. on Sunday. The Tigers fell to 18-17 overall and 3-9 in the Big 12 Conference.

Severe weather bears down on Midwest, Plains

Weather officials and emergency management officials worried most about what would happen if strong storms hit when people were sleeping, not paying attention to weather reports and unlikely to hear warning sirens.

UPDATE: Residents digging out after tornadoes hit Midwest

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center received 120 reports of tornadoes by dawn Sunday, as violent storms ripped across Kansas, Iowa and Oklahoma, causing widespread damage and killing five people in Woodward, Okla.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri football's new uniforms and a Douglass High School bike drive

Images of the Rock Bridge High School baseball team, a donation drive for bikes at Douglass High School and the Missouri football team's new uniforms were among the best Missourian staff photos last week.

Selfless love, independence serves as a mother’s legacy

Margaret Mary Jarvis, born in Chicago in 1929, died April 8, 2012. She was 82.

FROM READERS: A tank of gas

John Hall contemplates gas prices and shares photos of his mid-Missouri surroundings.

Analysis: Turnout below 1 percent in Missouri GOP caucuses

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan said the low turnout in the state's recent caucuses should sway the party from using caucuses instead of primaries in the 2016 presidential election.