Missouri basketball led by high-scoring trio in win over Southern Illinois

The Missouri basketball team beat Southern Illinois on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

Interim coach Tim Fuller trusted Jordan Clarkson, Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown in Missouri's 72-59 win over Southern Illinois on Tuesday.

Wilson saves Missouri football's turnover streak in win over Kentucky

Turnovers are more than just a part of Missouri's defense. The takeaways have been one of the main reasons the Tigers have a 9-1 record through ten games. Their plus-14 turnover margin ranks third in the country and first in the Southeastern Conference. 

Tarnue Tyler leads Rock Bridge soccer to sectional victory

The Rock Bridge sophomore forward wanted to see improvement after last week's district championship, and he got it in a 4-0 win over Jefferson City. The Bruins will host Glendale on Saturday in the state quarterfinals.

Columbia College men's soccer falls in AMC semifinals

Columbia College lost 2-1 to Hannibal-LaGrange in the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinal game Tuesday night. The Cougars finished their season 11-6-3.

Five men indicted on charges related to distributing heroin

The men, four of whom were from Columbia, were indicted in connection with three separate cases.

Columbia man arrested on rape, kidnapping charges

Marcus Montez Smith, 41, was arrested Monday night on suspicion of kidnapping, rape and armed criminal action.

Man accused of child porn pleads guilty then disputes charge

The suspect told a judge he had no idea the porn was being downloaded to his computer via a file-sharing program.

LIVE REPORT: Coverage of Ryan Ferguson's release

The Missourian features a collection of live reporting leading up to and during Ryan Ferguson's news conference about his release from prison.

Forcible rape reported in Aspen Heights student housing complex

The incident occurred near the Aspen Heights clubhouse at about 2 or 3 a.m. Nov. 1 or Nov. 2.

Fall Into Art features local artists, music and art demonstrations

The Parkade Center will host a weekend of art, education and music for the annual Fall into Art event.

Columbia elementary school teacher takes a risk to start a family

Even as a little girl, Anna Kleinsorge knew she wanted her own children. When she hit 29, she decided she was done waiting. So she posted an ad on Craigslist and waited for her pay-as-you-go phone to ring. The response hasn't been quite what she had hoped for.

FROM READERS: Music still sings in Georgia Morehouse's heart

Georgia Morehouse is an active volunteer in the community, working for the Women's Symphony League and the Missouri Symphony Society. One of their yearly events, the Piano Student Showcase, is on Nov. 16.

Organized Columbia College volleyball team moves on to AMC semifinals

The Cougars volleyball team is organized and disciplined, and it shows in their daily habits and in their 26-9 record. Columbia College hosted and defeated Lyon College in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference volleyball tournament on Tuesday, 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-10).

Aid operations pick up pace in Philippines

In the first reported deaths as a result of looting, eight people were crushed to death when a wall collapsed as they and thousands of others stormed a rice warehouse on Leyte Island, the worst-hit region by Friday's storm, said National Food Authority spokesman Rex Estoperez.

Kansas City's Dwayne Bowe arrested for speeding, marijuana possession

Chiefs' wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was pulled over for going about 48 mph in a 35 mph zone, police in suburban Riverside said Tuesday.

U.S. doctors urge wider use of cholesterol drugs

Guidelines issued Tuesday by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology use a new formula for estimating someone's risk that includes many factors other than cholesterol, which is currently the main focus.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: University should apologize to Vietnam veterans for treatment

We veterans had to fight the university to get our paperwork processed. The Veterans Administration skipped checks.

ROSE NOLEN: Visit to Arkansas college a reminder of childhood, church

Traveling to Arkansas was a wonderful visit to times and places that have been locked in my memories for many years. It was good to remember and to reflect on the years gone by.


Peyton Manning, Denver prepare for Kansas City's defensive attack

Peyton Manning's battered body is forcing the Broncos to consider a plan of protection as they head into Sunday's game against the undefeated Chiefs. Kansas City has collected 36 sacks this season.

Chiefs remain on top of AP Pro32 power rankings

The unbeaten Chiefs barely held onto the top spot Tuesday in voting by a 12-member media panel that regularly covers the league. Kansas City, off last week, earned 374 points and five first-place votes, while the second-place Seahawks had 373 points and five No. 1 nods.