Missouri-Illinois basketball game extended through 2017

The Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game has been played at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis since 1980.

Hinkson Clean Sweep draws record number of volunteers

Since the beginning of October, 425 individuals have volunteered to clean up streams around the city.

MU TIGER CHALLENGE: Vote on the best submissions and enter to win $100

Join the MU Tiger Challenge game for the chance to win $100 to $1,000 this football season.

Cardinals beat Giants to take 3-1 lead in NLCS

St. Louis Cardinals roughed up Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants in an 8-3 rout Thursday night in St. Louis.

Missouri man shocked by terror claims of former classmate

Jim Dow said he was shocked to learn of 21-year-old Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis' arrest Wednesday after Nafis was accused of a foiled car bomb attack on New York City's Federal Reserve.

McCaskill, Akin meeting in second Senate debate Thursday

Thursday night's debate will be held in a high school auditorium in Clayton.

Tigers rout Yankees to sweep American League championship series

Detroit advanced to the World Series by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.

Drought conditions ease in key Midwest farm states

The U.S. Drought Monitor's weekly update released Thursday shows that 62.4 percent of the lower 48 states remained mired in some form of drought during the seven-day period that ended Tuesday.

PETA objects to plan to poison pigeons in Hannibal

City Manager Jeff LaGarce said Wednesday he had received several complaints about the proposal. A letter PETA sent to LaGarce and Mayor Roy Clark said the poison causes painful deaths.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Vote no on Amendment 3, Proposition E

Both Amendment 3, which would give the governor more power to pick judges, and Proposition E, which would take away power from the governor to unilaterally create a state health exchange, are cruel legislative jokes and do not have any business being on the ballot.

Cardinals' success could aid anti-crime effort

The city gains about $400,000 for every postseason home game.

Missouri insurance department fields 26,000 complaints

Common complaints have involved denials of claims and processing delays. Most of the reported problems involve health insurance.

UPDATE: Kansas City woman sues after drink laced with laxative

Barbara J. Nelson said she bought the altered Coca-Cola at a Family Dollar Store on Sept. 10.