Second blizzard bearing down on Plains region

A second major winter storm was bearing down on the central Plains on Sunday, forcing cancellations and sending public works crews scrambling for salt and sand supplies.


Missouri women's basketball team's losing streak continues

The Missouri women's basketball team's 67-59 loss at Auburn on Sunday marks its fifth consecutive loss following the Tigers’ upset of then-No. 9 Tennessee on Feb. 3.

New Chamber of Commerce president gets settled in Columbia

Matt McCormick, a Texas native, started as president of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 5.

Douglass Park community weighs in on possible alcohol ban

After First Ward Councilman Fred Schmidt suggested an alcohol ban for Douglass Park during a City Council meeting, some community members said the ban would be fair only if all of Columbia's parks are considered.

Mistakes haunt Missouri's Phil Pressey despite big game in overtime loss

Missouri men's basketball lost their seventh road game this season at Kentucky. Missouri led by 13 points at one point.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Snowy storm overtakes Columbia, Missouri basketball

Last week's best images from Missourian photographers included the winter storm that buried Columbia under 11 inches of snow and the Missouri men's and women's basketball games.

Missouri baseball gets swept, still winless

Another late game collapse sealed the Tigers' fate Sunday, losing 8-2 on the road against the Memphis Tigers. Missouri dropped to 0-6 after being swept for the second consecutive weekend.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Missouri men's basketball gets big win, overtime loss

The Missouri men's basketball team upset No. 5 Florida on Tuesday and then lost to Kentucky in overtime just a few days later. Columbia College women's basketball secured the AMC regular season Saturday while the men finished their regular season undefeated. 

Increased sex offender treatment requires additional funding

In the upcoming year alone, Gov. Jay Nixon recommends more than $2.6 million for nearly 60 additional positions within the Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services program.

British tennis players adjust to American life

Former roommates in London, Missouri tennis players Alex Clark and Elisha Gabb have helped each other adjust to life in America. 

Missouri wrestling beats two top 5 teams at National Duals

The No. 6 Tigers beat No. 5 Ohio State 28-6 on Friday to advance in the tournament, which was held in Minneapolis, Minn.

Michelle Obama schedules Springfield event

Obama will be in Springfield on Thursday afternoon as part of a national tour for the third anniversary of her Let's Move! campaign.

STORIFY: Columbia residents comment on the Oscars

The 85th Academy Awards aired Sunday evening, and the ceremony sparked a lot of online conversation with Columbia residents.

Danica Patrick leads laps, finishes eighth in Daytona 500

Danica Patrick became the first woman to lead a lap and was the highest female finisher in the famed Daytona 500. She led five laps and finished eighth.

Jimmie Johnson wins second Daytona 500 title

Jimmie Johnson held off a late charge from Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 2013 Daytona 500.

Jetton returns to capital as news publisher

The Missouri Times, a new weekly newspaper and its website, chronicle state government, politics and the General Assembly.

ANALYSIS: From Obama and GOP, no urgency to stop spending cuts

President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans continue to disagree, making compromise unlikely as the March 1 spending cuts draw near.

Pitcher Jon Lester perfect for Red Sox in win against Cardinals

Jon Lester pitched two scoreless innings, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 5-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Kansas City Royals snag two-run homer for victory over Texas Rangers

Brandon Wood hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Kansas City a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.

Jeter about 2 weeks away from games

New York general manager Brian Cashman said on Sunday that Derek Jeter should be ready to play in spring training games around March 10.