Slight tremor shakes eastern Missouri town

No injuries or property damage were reported in Bonne Terre or surrounding areas where the quake was also felt.

SEC names Harold Brantley special teams player of the week

Brantley rushed for 26 yards off a fake punt in the third quarter to help the Tigers convert a fourth down in Saturday's 24-10 win over Mississippi.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri court records records help people stay informed about who is committing what crimes, where they are being committed and prosecuted, and punishments that are given for crimes.


Alexander Steen scores 2 in Blues' 3-0 win over Wild

Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves, and Alexander Steen scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.

Heisman voters wait on Winston as race muddles

A Heisman race that not long ago seemed well-defined has been muddled in so many ways.

Hickman's boys basketball wins season opener

Jeremy Whitt scored 24 points in Hickman's season-opening win.

Rangers introduce No. 84, new first-base player Prince Fielder

The Rangers introduced their newest player Monday, five days after acquiring him in a blockbuster trade of All-Stars, with popular second baseman Ian Kinsler going to Detroit.

Brazil's jersey loses shine

The most famous shirt in soccer, which graced the shoulders of Pele, Garrincha and Tostao, Romario, Ronaldo and Rivaldo, now isn't attractive enough to lure Diego Costa, the striker who would rather play for Spain.

Banged-up Chiefs turning attention to Broncos

The Chiefs could be without their two top pass rushers against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday after Tamba Hali and Justin Houston were hurt against San Diego.

Jury awards Missouri worker $28 milion for lung damage

Philip Berger, 56, claimed he developed inflammation of the lung after breathing contaminants from a chemical used to cool cutting tools at Copeland Scroll Compressors, a firm owned by Ferguson-based Emerson Climate Technologies. Emerson plans to appeal the verdict.

General manager on Peralta: Cardinals not 'morale police'

The 31-year-old Peralta was suspended for 50 games last summer following MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic, which was accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs.

Missouri State Parks acquires Camp Zoe

Missouri State Parks bought the more than 300-acre property known as Camp Zoe at auction for $640,000 plus closing costs.

Anti-government newsletter publisher gets 30 years

Jeffrey Weinhaus, 47, was convicted last month of charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action and illegal morphine possession, as well as a marijuana misdemeanor.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ryan Ferguson should have been allowed to speak to students

My tax dollars paid to prosecute this man who served nine years in jail for a crime he did not commit.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Push Medicaid expansion

Missouri would be wise to look to Arkansas as a model for taking advantage of the federal government’s financial assistance with Medicaid while finding a results-based alternative.

Former NHL players sue league over concussions

Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough to protect players from concussions.

GUEST COMMENTARY: 'Tis the season to celebrate mammon

Years ago, Macy’s started “Black Friday” sales as a kickoff to this Holy Month of Frenzied Commercialization. But it produced such a surge of profit that Walmart and other chains converted to the Church of Perpetual Selling.

GUEST COMMENTARY: To pass health plan, Obama, Democrats kept mum about its downsides

President Obama and the Democrats and Congress could pay a heavy political price for problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.