David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, baseball's bearded wonders, capped their remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series championship in 10 seasons.
The Bruins won the Class 4, District 9 championship Wednesday night over Helias. It is the team's first district championship since 2010.
A House committee met for more than 12 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday as they dove deeper into the state's Medicaid program and how it might be changed.
The Volunteers haven't beat a ranked team on the road in more than seven years, so maybe Butch Jones was trying to swing some karma in his SEC conference call Wednesday morning.
The MU Department of Physics and Astronomy temporarily transformed Laws Observatory into the "Hogwarts Astronomy Tower" on Wednesday night for an event focused on teaching the public about astronomy.
There is no suggestion within the NCAA of blowing things up and even the idea of splitting off the big-money BCS schools into their own division gets little traction. But the leadership of the governing body for collegiate athletics has to become "more nimble, more strategic, appropriately representative," said Nathan Hatch, chair of the NCAA's board of directors.
The Stephens College soccer team lost 15-0 at home to Benedictine University-Springfield on Wednesday night.
Columbia police believe they have located the driver and vehicle that struck Ennis Patrick, 36, on Saturday.
The retired MU professor will give away more than 100 books on Halloween night through his "Trick or Read" program.
Reggie Griffin, 53, was convicted of stabbing a fellow Moberly prison inmate in 1983. He found out Friday that the Randolph County prosecutor was dropping the charge.
The Missouri men's and women's swimming and diving teams will take on Texas A&M on Friday. Coach Greg Rhodenbaugh said his swimmers are looking to compete strongly against the Aggies.
Brady Deaton retires as chancellor on Nov. 15 but will work with his wife, Anne, at a campus institute focused on food security, water safety and environmental sustainability.
The "spook light" phenomenon — a set of floating lights that bounce around near Missouri's border with Oklahoma — was observed as early as the mid-19th century.
He stood out as a man willing to listen amid a hardening partisan divide. By 2010, a tea party storm forced him from office, but not from continued advocacy for all things military.
MU student Alex Fischler published a book about verbal and emotional abuse and gives tips on how to heal.
A skate spot, an amphitheater and the elimination of the Douglass Park parking lot were among the proposed changes evaluated at a recent drop-in meeting.
About 50 people attended an informational forum about the new insurance marketplace, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Columbia Public Library, the Family Health Center and the Voluntary Action Center.
Under the management of Sabrina Garcia-Rubio, Maude Vintage houses a 20-year-old costume collection under its vintage store upstairs that offers a unique alternative to typical costumes for Halloween.
Ella Mae Aitkens Bright of Boonville died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. She was 73.
According to the probable cause statement, the suspect forced his way into a house on Vandiver Drive early Tuesday and attempted to sexually assault a woman.