Maclin makes another contribution to Missouri football

The Jeremy Maclin Football Scholarship will grant a full ride to one player, preferably a hard-working student-athlete from Kirkwood, Mo.

UPDATE: Gunman kills 1 at Empire State Building, 9 wounded

The nine people wounded in the gunfire after 9 a.m. on the Fifth Avenue side of the building were expected to survive, police said.

175th Military Police Battalion to be welcomed home

The Missouri National Guard will welcome home over 70 soldiers from their deployment in Qatar tomorrow. Gov. Nixon is expected to be in attendance for the ceremony.

FROM READERS: Grocery shopping tips for college students

Between classes and extracurricular activities, college life gets busy and eating well can sometimes fall by the wayside. Here are some tips on how to be prepared with healthy snacks for the busy times.


UPDATE: Illinois police chief says teen knew captor socially

A teenager escaped from the home of a 25-year-old man and his mother where she had been held captive for more than three years.

Democratic incumbent is content for Akin to stay

While Todd Akin is urged by Republicans to abandon his Senate race, Claire McCaskill remains insistent that he should not be forced out.


Armstrong facing loss of 7 Tour de France titles

The superstar cyclist, whose stirring victories after his comeback from cancer helped him transcend sports, chose not to pursue arbitration in the drug case brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Georgia preparing for second season with no-huddle attack

Quarterback Aaron Murray is looking forward to the Bulldogs using the no-huddle attack for a second season.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: GOP leaders need to act fast to save a troubled party

GOP Sen. Blunt, and former Sens. Ashcroft, Bond and Danforth should step in to mend the fraying of the Missouri Republican Party with Akin's improper remark.

UPDATE: 2 killed, 9 wounded outside Empire State Building

Friday's shooting at the Empire State Building, which left two killed and nine others wounded, was related to an office dispute, police said. 

70 arrested on drug charges in Texas County

A Texas County grand jury handed up the drug indictments after a three-year investigation organized by the South Central Drug Task Force.

Missouri dove hunters face crowded fields due to drought

The Conservation Department said the drought has reduced the birds' food and water supplies, meaning doves will be concentrated where those resources are available.

Two Missouri men plead guilty to immigration form fraud

The U.S. Justice Department said the company fraudulently told consumers it was affiliated with the government and that fees helped cover government processing charges.

St. Louis suburb gets new housing, hope

Pine Lawn neighborhoods are getting a facelift thanks to Beyond Housing, a nonprofit working to restore impoverished areas.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Watch out for that cliff

Congress shall be armed with more decisive actions to confront the rocky "fiscal cliff" that is ahead of the American economy.

Florida to play Brissett, Driskel in football opener

Coach Will Muschamp said Friday that both Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel will play in next week's season opener against Bowling Green.

Illinois police: Teenager held 2 years escapes Washington Park captors

Authorities in Washington Park, a village next to East St. Louis, raided the house Thursday afternoon and took into custody a 24-year-old man and his mother.

Capitol Police investigating reported threat against Akin

Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider said there was "an active, open investigation" into a reported threat against the Republican.

Akin making first Missouri appearance since rape remark

Before a scheduled news conference, Todd Akin sent donors a new fundraising appeal setting a goal of increasing his online contributions to $212,000 by the end of the day.