Missouri men's basketball throws away chance at first SEC road win

After fighting back and taking the lead in the final minute, crucial mistakes cost the Missouri men's basketball team in a 70-68 loss to Texas A&M on Thursday in College Station, Texas.

The Tigers moved ahead 68-67 on a Laurence Bowers 3-pointer with 55 seconds to go, but after forcing a Texas A&M turnover, an errant Phil Pressey pass went sailing out of bounds.

Widow turns to veterans group to give minivan to Columbia woman

Tabatha Goyette received a wheelchair-accessible minivan in a donation coordinated by a chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. The van will help her spend more time out and about with her family. 

Ragtag robot artwork destined for Columbia city building

Ragtag Cinema plans to give a sculpture of a robot named "Lumen" to the city for display. Artist Greg Orloff created the sculpture as a mascot for the Ragtag Needs Robots! fundraising campaign.

Bill would reduce marijuana possession penalty throughout Missouri

Supporters say existing penalties for Missouri are harsh and costly. The bill would allow offenders to expunge the misdemeanor from their criminal records. 

MU, REDI join Gov. Nixon's call for Missouri Medicaid expansion

Advocates say expanding Medicaid would be a boon to the economy and extend health care to those who need it.

Defense: Truman Veterans Hospital murder suspect has history of mental illness

Rudy Perez Jr. pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness at his arraignment Thursday.

Hickman girls basketball overcomes injury to defeat Helias

All five Hickman starters scored in double digits in the Kewpies' 65-43 win over Helias.

Rock Bridge girls basketball triumphs on cancer awareness night

Rock Bridge girls basketball rolled to an easy win on cancer awareness night Thursday evening, running away from Jefferson City, 62-16, while raising money for cancer research in the process.

Super fan important part of Hickman wrestling

During the past two and a half decades, Jennifer Arnold has supported every wrestler who has worn the purple and gold singlet for the Kewpies.

Bill would allow counties' MU Extension programs to share resources

The bill would allow counties to share their resources for MU Extension programs by joining to create districts. It would allow those districts to propose property taxes to fund their MU Extension programs.

Benevolent tax credit extensions pass House

The extension of five benevolent tax credits, passed by the Missouri House of Representatives on Wednesday, benefits Columbia's Rainbow House as well as other people and organizations around the state.


Food bank needs more volunteers after large donation

The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri has received a large donation of frozen food and needs more volunteers to help repackage the shipment.

After 18 years, Celebrate the Dream comes to an end

The mentorship program has come to an end due to new enforcement of regulations in transportation.

Missouri's Ron Lykins named head coach of U.S. Paralympic men's wheelchair basketball team

Lykins previously coached the U.S. women's team in three Paralympic games, winning gold in 2008 and 2004 and placing fifth in 2000.

Columbia College men's basketball team defeats Benedictine to remain undefeated

The No. 1-ranked Cougars overcame a rough start to defeat Benedictine University 60-41 and win its 25th consecutive game.

Missouri women's soccer announces 2013 recruiting class

The Tigers signed five recruits to National Letters of Intent.

Columbia College women's basketball team remain undefeated in conference

The Cougars cruised over Benedictine University on the road Thursday night to remain undefeated in the American Midwest Conference.

TELL US: How would a longer school year affect Columbia?

Gov. Jay Nixon has suggested extending the school year by six days. We're interested in finding out how this change could affect you.

Missouri basketball's Phil Pressey named to Cousy list

An original list of 80 candidates was trimmed down to a watch list of 12 student-athletes for the award.

Two arrested after vehicle chase through Boone, Cooper counties

The Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Cooper County Sheriff's Department and the Boonville Police Department assisted with the chase.