LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Monitor your yards

Mildred Cooke suspects someone stole a tree out of her yard and warns others to keep an eye on their lawns in case more instances like hers occur.

Rock Bridge boys basketball bench takes advantage of extended playing time

The Bruins' reserves have excelled in each of the team's lopsided victories this week.

Nancy Decker Dougherty passed away after long fight with Alzheimer's

Nancy Decker Dougherty was a film critic and biographer. 

Missouri senator wants more protection for breastfeeding mothers

The proposed bill emphasizes that breastfeeding is not sexual conduct or indecent exposure. It also exempts nursing mothers from jury duty.

Nancy Decker Dougherty remembered for writing

Nancy Decker Dougherty of Shelter Island, N.Y. died Wednesday, Feb. 6.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Beware the cheating colleges

Some colleges inflate data to climb higher in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. With no independent verification of information, it's possible other schools also submit faulty numbers.

Infiniti Home Care to pay $175,000 in Missouri settlement

Attorney General Chris Koster said the settlement resolves allegations that it had billed Medicaid for services it did not actually provide to disabled and elderly patients.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: In the drone age, presidential whim is not enough

As drone attacks become a more common tactic toward destroying enemy combatants, including some U.S. citizens, questions are being raised about whether the law needs to catch up to this new tool of war. 

Cardinals break ground on Ballpark Village

Ballpark Village was part of the development agreement between the city and the Cardinals when the new stadium was built.

Mississippi River Caucus launched in Senate

Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Democrat Tom Harkin of Iowa announced plans for the caucus that will address issues such as flood mitigation and navigation concerns.

SEC convenes Atlanta research summit

The inaugural SEC Symposium features scientists from SEC schools old and new.

Officer shoots, kills suspect in St. Louis

The shooting happened Thursday night near the Mississippi River. The suspect's name has not been released.