Victory over Arizona State special for Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines

Missouri player E.J. Gaines returns an Arizona State punt for 44 yards after receiving a lateral from teammate Marcus Murphy during the football game at Memorial Stadium.

Tigers junior cornerback E.J. Gaines remembers Missouri's 37-30 loss to Arizona State in 2011 as the worst game of his career. He used those memories to push him in Saturday's victory over the Sun Devils.

Spurrier not worried about South Carolina's quarterback situation against Missouri

South Carolina football coach Steve Spurrier said Tuesday he will start Connor Shaw at quarterback Saturday against Missouri, though Shaw has been hampered by a shoulder injury.

Neighbors ask for fence, sidewalk at proposed Lambeth Apartments

Residents said they want a perimeter fence around the apartments. Residents also asked that the existing Clark Lane sidewalk be extended to the proposed apartments.

PHOTO GALLERY: Musician T.J. Wheeler trains Grant Elementary students

Musician T.J. Wheeler is at Grant Elementary School for a one-week residency to train students who will perform Saturday at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival.

Two local organizations express interest in restoring historic Heibel-March building

The city has had little luck finding tenants for the building since purchasing it in 1998.

If zombie apocalypse comes, Rock Bridge High club is ready

Each week, a group of Rock Bridge High School students meet for a game of moderated tag known as Humans Vs. Zombies.

Disease outbreak threatens Missouri deer

An outbreak of hemorrhagic disease has killed thousands of deer across the state.

State treasurer to hold Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction in Columbia

The Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction on Wednesday will include an autographed Jerry Rice football card, a one-mile run medal from 1922 and an album of 54 Beatles collector cards.

Group encourages voters to register with "swagg"

Organizers of Swagg the Vote will have a voting registration drive Saturday afternoon at Douglass Park to motivate urban youth to vote in the upcoming election. 

Lawyers under pressure to find public-defender caseload cap solution

The public defenders' office faces a caseload cap beginning Oct. 1, and 13th Judicial Circuit lawyers and judges are looking for ways to cope.


Definition of intellectual property remains in question after UM syllabus requests

Is a college syllabus intellectual property? That depends.

ROSE NOLEN: It's easy to profit from meeting new people

Meeting individuals for the first time, you can never be sure what you’re walking into. Some people are lucky, while others struggle, but you can learn something from each person you meet.

Rock Bridge pitcher throws no hitter against Warrensburg

The Rock Bridge softball team won 3-0 on Tuesday at Warrensburg behind a no-hitter from undefeated junior pitcher Bree Logan.

Missouri golfer Jace Long takes first big step toward going pro

There's a possibility Jace Long, a senior golfer for Missouri, won't join the Tigers for the spring season. Long, who has 10 wins, the most in program history, could be headed to the PGA Tour.

Hickman softball defeats Jefferson City

Taylor Patton scored the winning run for the Hickman softball team in a 5-4 victory Tuesday at Jefferson City.

PHOTO GALLERY: Doggy Drill Team helps celebrate 10 years of Reading to Rover

The Doggy Drill Team helped celebrate 10 years of Reading to Rover on Tuesday at the Columbia Public Library.

Hickman boys soccer nets first shutout win of season

The Hickman's boys soccer team defeated Kansas City-East 10-0 on Tuesday at Hickman.

Mammothon event offers after-hours breast cancer screening

Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will offer after-hours mammogram appointments for busy women.

SWAT team called to Oxford Drive home in west Columbia

After a brief standoff, police arrested a man on warrants for multiple felonies.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thank you from the University of Georgia

The president of the University of Georgia thanks MU for its hospitality.