Chiefs looking to Hali for an improved pass rush

The Pro Bowl linebacker was back on the practice field Wednesday after serving a suspension in Week 1 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. He will try to bolster a pass rush Sunday at Buffalo that was virtually nonexistent in a 40-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last weekend.

Rams' loss in Detroit is actually a step forward

The Rams lost Sunday for the 66th time in their past 81 games. But it has not dimmed their new-found competitive fire under first-year coach Jeff Fisher.

Obama condemns attack that killed U.S. ambassador

The president ordered increased security at U.S. diplomatic posts around the world.

Electronics stolen in armed home invasion on Pimlico Court

Two of the three residents were home Tuesday night during the armed apartment robbery.

Columbia Police respond to shots fired Tuesday night on Leeway Drive

Between five and eight shots were fired in the street in northeast Columbia.

Bucket List Bandit hits bank in northwestern Pennsylvania

The FBI says surveillance video indicates the man who robbed an Erie, Pa., bank is the same man responsible for nine previous heists in eight other states since June 21, including one in Columbia.

Last of 5 escapees from Pike County jail captured

Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said 40-year-old William John Thomas Wilkerson of Florissant was captured overnight in St. Louis County.

Call keeps pastor at St. Paul A.M.E. Church motivated

Mary Hull-Lovett, the first female pastor of the 145-year-old St. Paul A.M.E. Church, has led the church for seven years.

Padres beat slumping Cardinals

The San Diego Padres beat the Cardinals 6-4 Tuesday night to send the slumping World Series champions to their 10th loss in 14 games.

Insurance, tax issues on tap for Missouri veto session

The annual veto session that kicks off Wednesday carries some suspense this year for at least two bills.

National conservative group rates Missouri lawmakers

Republican Sens. Jim Lembke of St. Louis and Brian Nieves of Washington, Mo., were the only state senators to get a perfect score from the conservative group.

Pilot program seeks to recycle airport's food leftovers

The program takes food from four restaurants at Lambert Airport in St. Louis. It will be processed as compost and sold as soil additives for farms and gardens.

Gov. Nixon says tax credit reform will be a top concern in 2013

Gov. Jay Nixon reconvened the Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission to recommend changes to the state's tax credit programs.

Missouri Senate votes to override Governor's veto of birth control bill

The bill now moves onto the Missouri House of Representatives to be voted upon.