Missouri women's soccer wins SEC opener against Auburn

The Missouri women's soccer team advanced to 6-1 on the season after shutting out SEC opponent Auburn 2-0 in their conference opener.

Mid-Missouri Peaceworks plans Sunday edible garden tour

Mid-Missouri Peaceworks will sponsor a garden tour and dinner designed to teach participants about gardening techniques.


Two local motels are charged with failing to install fire alarms

Two motels have failed to meet the international fire code and the city ordinance to install manual fire alarms despite a one-year period that they had since the initial inspection.

Columbia Housing Authority partnership secures land for affordable housing on Lambeth Drive

Columbia Housing Authority and New Horizons Community Support Services Inc. will offer 47 one- and two-bedroom apartments.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Claire McCaskill represents working families

In today's tough economic times, Claire McCaskill aims to provide workers with a sense of stability through protecting minimum wage.

TIGER KICKOFF: Downloadable e-book

Download a copy of the Missourian's Tiger Kickoff section.

Rock Bridge suffers first defeat of season

Despite grabbing a 14-13 lead, Rock Bridge could not hold on and lost its first game of the season.


Susan R. Buchner, 47, of Columbia died Sept. 12, 2012

Susan R. Buchner, 47, of Columbia died Wednesday, Sept. 12.

TIGER KICKOFF: Ten things you didn't know about Arizona State

As Missouri prepares to host Arizona State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, we bring you 10 things you didn't know about Arizona State.

TIGER KICKOFF: Fast Five: Gahn McGaffie

Gahn McGaffie ranks his favorite pingpong opponents and reflects on his big play against Oklahoma two years ago.

Tiger football players tweet about Georgia game, 9/11, sleepiness

Here's this week's glimpse into the lives of Missouri football players through tweets.

Morales' pinch hit home run caps late rally, lifts Angels over Royals

The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Royals on Friday after Angels Knedrys Morales' capped off an eighth-inning rally with a pinch hit two-run homer.

UPDATE: University bomb threats result in no incident

The University of Texas and North Dakota State University both received bomb threats Friday morning. Alerts warned students and faculty to immediately evacuate all buildings and "get as far away as possible."

UPDATE: FBI reports 'Bucket List Bandit' caught in Oklahoma

Michael Eugene Brewster, 54, was arrested Thursday night.

3 accused of stealing from Chuck Berry's St. Louis home

Officials said an electric guitar, power washers and used car batteries were stolen from the suburban St. Louis home of Chuck Berry.

Cardinals edge Dodgers to extend wild-card lead

The Cardinals extended their NL wild-card lead over Los Angeles to two games with a 2-1 victory over the Dodgers on Thursday night.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Boy's club overrides veto, punishes Missouri women

Missouri legislators vote to exclude contraceptive coverage from health insurance policies, prioritizing religion over women's health.


Independence School District sends children to weight-loss camp

The Independence School District is sending 15 children, ages 11 to 17, to a health camp in Bluffton, S.C.

Police investigate death of Northwest Missouri State student

Police said in a news release that Tomarken Smith of St. Louis died at a hospital early Friday after being assaulted in Maryville. Individuals involved in the assault are in custody.

Woman pleads guilty to serving alcohol to teen involved in fatal crash

Jackson County prosecutors initially charged 47-year-old Sandra Triebel with involuntary manslaughter.