Delta flight from K.C. makes emergency landing; more than 100 aboard

There were reports of trouble with the jet's left engine, and the plane landed safely around 11:45 a.m.

Fight between neighbors prompts hate crime charge

A Columbia woman was arrested on suspicion of a hate crime after a fight with neighbors Sunday afternoon.

Stormy weather cancels Memorial Day parade

The annual Salute to Veterans Memorial Day parade was canceled half an hour before its start time due to inclement weather.

Soldiers find dozens of mistakes on military headstones

FROM READERS: Military Recognition Day celebrated at Columbia College

Columbia College held its sixth annual Military Recognition Day on May 23.


Divers flock to Missouri's Table Rock Lake

Some divers are saying that Table Rock Lake is the clearest it has been in 25 years. They hope the clarity lasts for another month or two.

Molina lifts Cardinals over slumping Royals

Yadier Molina hit a home run and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis beat Kansas City 6-3 on Monday.

North Carolina top seed for NCAA baseball tournament

The tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team, double-elimination regionals. Best-of-three super regionals will be held next week, with those winners moving to the College World Series in Omaha,Neb.

Joplin Chamber speeds aid to Moore businesses

The tornado that struck Moore on Monday cut through a key retail area on its long path of destruction.

Harvick is charging hard in final season with Childress

Kevin Harvick's team is on a major roll after a slow start to the season. He was fifth at Darlington two weeks ago before Sunday's victory moved him up to seventh in points.

Tornadoes, hail in forecast for Kan., Neb.

The Storm Prediction Center says a large section of the central U.S. could see severe weather Monday, including Kansas City; Omaha, Neb.; Wichita, Kan.; St Louis and Indianapolis.

UPDATE: Missouri hotel developer John Hammons dies at 94

During his lifetime, Hammons built more than 200 hotels nationwide, including Embassy Suites, Marriotts, Radissons and Holiday Inns.

St. Louis city, county move closer to cooperation

The St. Louis City Board of Aldermen endorsed a plan to combine the economic development agencies of the city and surrounding St. Louis County.

'Spellbound' star reflects on a Spelling Bee life

Fourteen years after winning the Spelling Bee, Nupur Lala, reflects on what her life has been like since winning the title in 1999.


Design chosen for MU post-WWI memorial

Karen Johnson used the columns on Francis Quadrangle for inspiration for a military memorial design as a part of her architectural studies class at MU.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Shooting victim and MU renovations

The most read stories this week included the fatal shooting of a Columbia man and the renovations at MU.

Air show unaffected by budget cuts, attracts newcomers

People from all across Missouri and the U.S. came to Columbia for the second day of the 25th annual Salute to Veterans air show on Sunday.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Schools let out, seniors graduate

The best images from last week included shots from the graduation of two high schools and the Salute to Veterans air show.

J. KARL MILLER: A face of Memorial Day - a tribute to Capt. Ralph C. Dobbs

As a 20-year old graduate of MU with a bachelor of science in agriculture in 1942, Ralph Dobbs answered his country's call to arms and enlisted in the Marine Corps in September of that year. He is currently the head of the Columbia Honor Flight and can almost always be seen greeting the returning flights in his uniform.

ANALYSIS: Missouri lawmakers giving up some authority

One measure awaiting Nixon's signature would allow a board — whose members are appointed by the governor with Senate approval — to change the fee structure on permits for businesses to discharge wastewater into the state's rivers and streams. Another would let Missouri judges draw new boundaries for the state's trial court districts.