Mr. Braden enjoyed spending his free time with his children and wife, as well as hunting, fishing and spending time with his best friend, Jay.
Missourian reader John Hall shares these photos of a frosty, early morning trip to the wetlands near a duck-hunting range.
Missouri offenses that were once minor crimes and have become felonies create additional work for attorneys who offer pro bono service.
Kevin Dingman uses the process of bromoils inking, which produces a textured, painting-like image, to create his photographs.
Richard Houston is currently working on the second novel in the Jacob Martin series. He shares an excerpt from his first novel in the series, "A View to Die For," and some insight into his writing process.
The MU Police Department has four 2013 Ford Police Interceptor vehicles and is in the process of exchanging the remaining Crown Victorias in its patrol fleet.
The ad, sponsored by the recently created group Save Missouri Jobs, is an effort to encourage residents, businesses and leaders to push for action from Missouri government. It began running this week.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill said she supports President Barack Obama's insistence that top income-earners should face higher tax rates to help trim the U.S. deficit. But Republican Sen. Roy Blunt said he opposes increasing the tax rates for anyone.
The Big 12 and SEC recently picked the Sugar Bowl as the site of their new marquee game, starting in the 2014 season. ESPN's deal with the Sugar Bowl calls for it to broadcast the game even in years it hosts playoffs.
The Aggies (8-2, 5-2 SEC) rolled into Tuscaloosa and knocked off defending champion Alabama 29-24, and now the SEC is by no means a lock to get into the BCS title game. The Tigers (5-5, 2-5) have beaten Kentucky and Tennessee, adding to the coaching chaos at those schools.
Since a bad loss at Rutgers — Syracuse had four turnovers and a blocked field goal in New Jersey — everything has changed in the run game, and the Orange has rebounded with three wins in four games.
George Allen Jr. was sentenced to 95 years behind bars in the February 1982 death of 31-year-old Mary Bell. A Cole County judge overturned that conviction Nov. 2 and ordered Allen's release.
The Rams-49ers game Sunday finished at 24-all, the first tie in four years and only the fifth since 1990. So the rule right now that limits regular-season overtime to one period is likely to stay the same for a while.
Polls dominated election coverage throughout 2012, but the only poll that matters is the the one on Election Day.
A truck that travels to Columbia to pick up food for the Benton County Food Pantry is need of repairs.
Democrat Jason Kander defeated Republican Shane Schoeller last week in the race to succeed Robin Carnahan.