Frost advisory adds precautions to farm's procedures

The weather service warned that sensitive plants could be damaged by the cold temperatures and frost, something Strawberry Hill Farms owner Steven Sapp is monitoring closely.

Missouri men's golf starts slow at the SEC Championships

The Tigers did not have any players inside the top 15 after the opening round of their first trip to the SEC Championships.

Missouri women's golf team in the mix after first day at the SEC Championships

The Tigers survived a rough finish to end the opening round in a tie for eighth, just nine shots out of the lead.

Rock Bridge boys tennis defeats De Smet and Blue Springs South in Mid-Missouri Invitational

The Bruins will play Westminster in the championship after a strong Friday from senior Billy Swift. 

MU's Ellis Library receives collection of volumes from Confucius Institute

The non-profit organization based in Beijing, presented MU's Ellis Library with about 2,000 new items to add to MU's Asian collection.

Convict seeks new trial in Miles Heard murder

A new witness took the stand in the Callaway County Courthouse to offer a fresh perspective on the 2009 murder of Miles Heard at Douglass Park.

FROM READERS: Mother writes 'my purpose in life has now been put in front of me'

Robin Friedrich shares her baby's journey with hydrocephalus in the hopes of raising awareness and encouraging research for a cure.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Medicaid expansion would help Missouri's citizens

There is so much need to raise Medicaid eligibility to 138 percent of federal poverty level, so small community hospitals can stay open and provide vital care and stabilization to those who live far from larger cities.

Blues' Elliott dominant again in win over Stars

Blues goalie Brian Elliott made 21 saves in his team's 2-1 win.


Phillies' Halladay returns to form in win over Cardinals

After a rough streak leading into the game, Phillies starter Roy Halladay held the Cardinals to two hits in seven innings on Friday.

Floodwaters rising after storms throughout Midwestern states including Missouri

Communities around Midwestern rivers prepare for possible near-record floods as the rain from this week causes rivers to rise. Some communities are already affected by flood waters.

Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes local vehicle sales tax bill

Nixon said he believes the bill contains flaws that could result in inequitable taxation or an even greater loss of revenues to local governments.

Missouri Gov. Nixon declares flood emergency, activates National Guard

Gov. Nixon sent the Missouri National Guard to help fight the impending flood conditions in Clarksville, Mo., located along the Mississippi River.


Official: 12 bodies recovered after Texas blast

Even before investigators released a confirmed number of fatalities, the names of the dead were becoming known in the town of 2,800.

10 things to know for Friday, April 19

The FBI released photos and videos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing. Here's a quick guide with links and video to that and other top nation and world news.

Adolphus Busch IV resigns from NRA

Busch criticized the group for its stand against a ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines. He was a member of the NRA since 1975 and has been known as a staunch gun rights advocate.

Residents honor lost, but Texas blast toll unknown

Even as investigators were tight-lipped about the number of dead from the blast — authorities say more than 160 are injured but have not yet released a firm death toll — the names of the dead were becoming known in the town of 2,800, even if they hadn't been officially released.

Missouri bill would let kids see jailed parents more

The program would provide transportation for children and their caretaker who live more than 50 miles away from their parent's prison for visits.

Boston suspect's father: A true angel

Anzor Tsarnaev spoke with The Associated Press by telephone from the Russian city of Makhachkala on Friday after police said one of his sons, 26-year-old Tamerlan, had been killed in a shootout and the other, Dzhokhar, was being intensely pursued.

Social media threat closes 2 St. Charles County schools

Immaculate Conception in Dardenne Prairie and the Assumption School in O'Fallon canceled classes on Friday. The threat also named Fort Zumwalt West Middle School but it remained open.