Escobar, Hochevar lead Royals to win over Indians

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Tuesday night.


Roaf's road to Hall of Fame paved by 13 years of honors

Willie Roaf had an honor-filled 13-year NFL career as an offensive tackle, playing nine seasons with the Saints and four with the Chiefs, and working all but his rookie season on the left side of the line.

Alabama, LSU and SEC trying to remain on top

Defending national champion Alabama and last season's 13-win juggernaut LSU remain the headliners of a league that has won the last six BCS titles.

UPDATE: Missouri court rejects challenges to ballot initiatives

The Supreme Court rejected a variety of challenges to ballot initiatives including raising tobacco taxes, increasing minimum wage and limit payday loan interest rates. 

London Olympics: Phelps sets record with 19th career Olympic medal

Phelps has 15 golds in his career, six more than anyone else, to go along with two silvers and two bronzes.

London Olympics: Phelps falls short of gold in butterfly; Schmitt breaks Olympic record

Michael Phelps later won his first gold medal in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay and broke the record for the most Olympic medals at 19.

London Olympics: U.S. women's soccer team tops North Korea 1-0, wins group

The United States will now move on to Newcastle for a quarterfinal match Friday.

London Olympics: U.S. women win 1st Olympic gymnastics title since '96

Their score of 183.596 Tuesday was five points ahead of second-place Russia. Romania won the bronze medal.

London Olympics: A look ahead at Tuesday's events

All eyes are on the U.S. women's gymnastics team that is hoping to hold off Russia and win a gold medal.

Rams' Amendola puts freak injury behind him

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola is ready to focus on the upcoming season, putting last year's season-ending injury behind him.

Glendale police investigating death of mom, 2 kids

Police suspect Catherine Murch killed her two children, ages 11 and 9, before killing herself.

More than $3 million approved so far in Missouri drought aid

As of Monday, Nixon said his administration had approved 674 applications for the program.

Kansas City girl locked in closet to be flooded with love on birthday

Along with gifts, the girl will receive a birthday party thrown by her neighbors, who want to show her the support she would have gotten if they knew she was living in the home.

London Olympics: 2.1 million attend first 3 days

Organizers of the London Olympics said 2.1 million people attended the first three days of the Games. These organizers have faced a lot of criticism for many televised seats being empty.

Olympics awash in Twitter, for better or worse

The 2012 London Olympics are the first Games to be heavily influenced by Twitter, and while it served as an excellent outlet for fans and athletes to express their wide ranging emotions, it has also stirred up quite a bit of trouble.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Amendment would allow students to pray in school

The bill would amend the state constitution to ensure the right to express religious beliefs, the right for schoolchildren to pray  n their school and that all public schools display the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution.

Missouri Supreme Court overturns 2005 cap on liability lawsuits

In a 4-3 decision Tuesday, the high court said the 2005 law violated the right to a jury trial by capping noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases at $350,000.

Energy group spends $250,000 in 3 state Senate races

Missourians Against Higher Utility Rates financially backed three politicians running for Senate and also spent money to oppose a fourth candidate.

Wells drying up in Wildwood

A Missouri Department of Conservation monitoring well shows the water table is down about 60 feet since May.

Mediacom outage affects Columbia customers

Some Columbia customers are without Internet after a fiber optic cable was damaged.