Gabbert named starter, ruled out for preseason in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley named Blaine Gabbert his starting quarterback Monday, the same day he announced the former Missouri standout will miss the rest of the preseason because of a broken thumb.

Chiefs trade Jon Baldwin to 49ers

The Chiefs traded wide receiver Jon Baldwin to the 49ers on Monday for fellow wideout A.J. Jenkins.

Wainwright, Jay lead Cardinals past Cubs 6-1

Adam Wainwright hadn't won since July 21 at home against San Diego and had allowed 14 runs in 28 innings during the span.

Royals lose game 6-3 and 5-game series to Tigers

Bruce Chen (5-1) allowed six earned runs — more than he had given up in his last six starts — on eight hits over 5 1-3 innings.

New truck will let city expand its commercial composting

A grant for a new truck will allow Columbia's municipal composting program to flourish.

Child protection center sees increase in referrals

Murder trial begins in south-central Missouri

The trial for a Missouri man accused of fatally shooting an elderly couple begins with help from the state Attorney General.  

Chance of disease in crops increases amid rain

Agronomy specialist Jill Scheidt said rain carries funguses in the air, making it easier for the funguses to spread.

About 1,400 attend Missouri casting call for 'Gone Girl'

There's been no official word on whether Cape Girardeau will be a filming location for "Gone Girl," but Mayor Harry Rediger says a local casting call could be a good sign.

UMKC program gets $2M to boost entrepreneurship

The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Innovation Center will use the money to create something called the University Center Program.