GRAPHIC: City budget capital project construction and total costs

This graphic shows where $26.7 million in capital projects are slated for completion in the next fiscal year, which begins on Oct. 1. It also includes details about the construction and total costs.

Nerves led to 'Bucket List Bandit' suspect arrest

Michael Eugene Brewster, a 54-year-old man who is suspected of being the "Bucket List Bandit," seemed very nervous after a traffic violation, according to his arresting officer.

Compassion, sense of humor kept nurse going

Helen Girard of Columbia died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. She was 95.

David Peters of Columbia, Sept. 17, 1929 — Sept. 15, 2012

David Peters of Columbia died on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. He was 82.

David Peters, Sept. 17, 1929 - Sept 15, 2012

David Peters of Columbia died Sept. 15, 2012. He was 82.

Helen Girard, Nov. 23, 1916-Sept. 15, 2012, of Columbia

Helen Girard of Columbia passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the age of 95.

FROM READERS: Chaplain's service influences development of military support program

For Col. Gary Gilmore, an early call to ministry helped define his own journey as a military chaplain.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Gender equity in athletics

The U.S. Department of Education provides data on gender equity in athletics for coeducational postsecondary institutions, including information on participation, revenue and expenses.

Roughed up Gabbert set to go again for struggling Jaguars

Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert is expected to play this Sunday at Indianapolis after leaving last Sunday's frustrating 27-7 loss to Houston with an injury.

Rams playing with attitude under new coach

After several difficult years in a row, St. Louis sees big improvement this season. The Rams are playing with the same positive attitude coach Jeff Fisher brings to the job.

SEC suspends Gamecocks' Swearinger for helmet hit

The South Carolina free safety will miss Saturday's game against Missouri.

Woman pleads guilty to firing weapon outside store

Her children were in her car when the incident occurred, sheriff's deputies said.

UPDATE: New evidence presented in Reginald Clemons' hearing

Reginald Clemons confessed to the slayings of 20-year-old Julie Kerry and 19-year-old Robin Kerry but later recanted. His lawyers said police beat the confession out of him.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: New House speaker needs to open his eyes to corruption

Either Mr. Jones really doesn't see the corruption around him, or he's changed his mind on what is and isn't corrupt since 2010.

Missouri near top in historic renovation projects

Figures compiled by the National Park Service show Missouri had the greatest number of completed projects that were certified for tax breaks during the 2011 fiscal year.

Chiefs strive to salvage season after winless start

Kansas City's schedule doesn't get easier in upcoming weeks. The Chiefs follow their trip to New Orleans with games against San Diego and Baltimore and then will visit Tampa Bay.

Louisiana State evacuates following bomb threat

Students and staff were sent text messages and a message was posted on the campus website advising, "A bomb threat has been reported on the LSU campus. Please evacuate as calmly and quickly as possible. Check for updates."

Family of Joplin tornado victim sues Wal-Mart

The suit alleges 62-year-old Stanley Kirk wasn't allowed to leave the store and was directed to an unsafe location.

No foul play in case of remains found in Missouri

The Jackson County Sheriff said at a news conference Monday that the remains were those of 28-year-old Christopher Porter.

Missouri college sues over contraception mandate

Officials of the College of the Ozarks said they will file suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Springfield in response to the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act.