Two men arrested after methamphetamine lab found in vehicle

Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies found an active methamphetamine lab inside a vehicle stopped outside of Crossroads Shopping Center.

Robert Parks, Aug. 16, 1925 — Jan. 27, 2013, of Columbia

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, followed by a reception at the church.

Natalee Forward, June 23, 1930 — Jan. 28, 2013, of Columbia

Visitation will be at Sacred Heart Church on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with funeral Mass following at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Carolyn 'Lynn' Whitworth, Dec. 6, 1921 — Jan. 2, 2013, of Roseville, Calif.

Carolyn "Lynn" Whitworth worked as a secretary to the library director at Stephens College for 18 years until retiring in 1982.

Glendia Walker, July 26, 1948 — Jan. 28, 2013, of Columbia

Born in Fulton, Ms. Walker lived in Columbia for more than 20 years.

FROM READERS: Brother writes of Norris Stevenson's experience as MU's first black football player

A former football player's brother writes about the racial climate at MU in the late 1950s, and how black players like Norris Stevenson and Mel West were received.

MU online farming tool, class encourage students into the industry

As the number of young farmers decline, an MU online tool and class are helping students with economic and personal difficulties of the farming industry.

Missouri House panel demands answers about new state plane

Flight records previously provided show that Nixon used the state plane for 220 of its 263 flights from May 2010 until October 2011.

UPDATE: MU Police solve 2005 homicide of MU researcher

A witness came forward in the case after the man MU Police connected to the homicide through DNA committed suicide in August 2012.

Powerful storm flips cars, decimates homes; 2 dead

In northwest Georgia, the storm system tossed vehicles on Interstate 75 onto their roofs. The highway was closed for a time, and another main thoroughfare remained closed until crews could safely remove downed trees and power lines from the road.

Details about Timothy Aaron Hoag paint him as a violent man

Hoag had a violent past and prior convictions before being identified by MU police as the man behind Jeong Im's death on Jan. 7, 2005.


Kansas City man sentenced for packing gun in luggage

Anthony Winn of Kansas City was sentenced to six years in federal prison for having a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at Kansas City International Airport.

VIDEO: MU police anounce killer in 2005 homicide

Eight years after Jeong Im was killed, MU police connected Timothy Aaron Hoag to the homicide. Hoag jumped to his death from a Columbia parking garage in August 2012.

Alabama gunman kills bus driver, seizes boy

Neighbors described the gunman as a paranoid and combative man.

Storms boost river levels; some near flood stage

Storms Tuesday and Wednesday caused scattered damage in parts of the Midwest and South. But they also brought badly-needed rain.

1 dead as vast storm rakes South, Midwest

Police said high winds toppled a tree onto a shed in Nashville, Tenn., where a man had taken shelter, killing him.

U.S. investigators ask Boeing for battery history

All 50 of the Boeing 787s in use around the world remain grounded after an ANA flight Jan. 16 made an emergency landing in Japan when its main battery overheated.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Nixon finds some gumption, challenges in legislature

Gov. Nixon said he will do everything he can to pass a campaign contribution limit bill.

Senate panel to consider Missouri open records measure

Two security exemptions to the open records law expired this year.

A look back at efforts to solve the Jeong Im homicide

The MU Police Department tapped several resources in an attempt to solve the case.