Tight end Jared Cook coming off huge debut for Rams

Coming off a huge debut, the big-body tight end with getaway skills said it was every bit as important that the defense be good enough to give him a chance when he signed with the Rams this offseason.


Cowboys, Chiefs renewing rivalry at Arrowhead

Ever since 1998, the "Preston Road Trophy" has been presented to the winning side on the rare occasions that Dallas plays Kansas City — as is the case this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Edward Bagley of Missouri gets 20 years for having a sex slave

Missouri residents Edward Bagley, Bradley Cook and Dennis Henry were sentenced Wednesday for their involvement in holding a woman as a sex slave.

Missouri author Daniel Woodrell changes literary directions

Daniel Woodrell, author of "Winter's Bone," said his cancer changed his outlook on writing. He said he doesn't think his new book will be as pessimistic as his previous books.

Restaurant owner Bernard Lensmeyer had passion for food, family

Bernard Lensmeyer operated several restaurants, including Bennie's and Auburn's in Columbia. He liked to restore cars and read the works of Vince Flynn.

8 taken to hospital after school bus crash

The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 44.

Hermann volleyball too much for Tolton

Hermann beat Tolton volleyball in two games Tuesday at Hermann.

Mayweather lives the life with $41 million payday

Faye Williams, April 16, 1935 — Sept. 9, 2013, formerly of Columbia

Faye Williams worked as a nurse for more than 40 years.

'Gone Girl' movie filming scenes in Cape Girardeau

About half of the movie will be filmed in the southeast Missouri city. Filming is scheduled to start Sunday and last about five weeks.

UPDATE: Missouri House votes to override veto of gun bill, but Senate does not

The House voted by the narrowest possible margin, 109-49, to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of HB 436, a bill that would reject federal laws that limit gun use. Later, by a vote of 22-12, the Missouri Senate rejected the motion to override.