Graduating students at Columbia College participated in a special tradition on Saturday — an Ivy Chain ceremony, which dates back to 1900 and signifies a student's transition into a responsible and educated citizen.
A Boone County native, IlaMae Long spent her life in mid-Missouri caring for family and raising animals on a farm.
IlaMae Long died on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 92. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the Harrisburg Christian Church.
After several poor starts, Andy Pettitte pitched seven strong innings Saturday night to lead the Yankees to a 3-2 win.
The Los Angeles Kings won four straight playoff games against the Blues for the second straight season.
Brandon McGee, a rookie cornerback, started his final 24 games at Miami.
A day after Cardinals starter Shelby Miller allowed only one hit in a shutout win, Adam Wainwright took a no-hitter into the eighth inning before finishing with a two-hitter in a 3-0 Cardinals victory.
Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Kings advanced with their fourth straight victory over the Blues, 2-1, in Game 6.
Lyle Overbay finished with a career-high four hits, Ichiro Suzuki had three hits and Chris Nelson drove in a pair of runs for the Yankees, who beat the Royals 11-6 and gave Girardi his 500th win in pinstripes.
In other news, DNA testing confirmed the man accused of holding three women captive is the father of a 6-year-old girl who also escaped from the house, and the world passed carbon dioxide level milestone.