Missouri soccer loses SEC home game opener

The Tigers gave up just one goal but it proved to be enough Friday night against the Bulldogs.

Rams, Fisher reflect on frustrating loss to 49ers

After a 35-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher was able to reflect on his team's effort.

Sean McGrath and his beard help Chiefs' offense survive

The fellows from "Duck Dynasty" have a rival in the facial hair department from the Kansas City Chiefs' backup tight end, who is becoming known for his gnarly whiskers and a hero to fans for the way he's filled in for banged-up starters Anthony Fasano and Travis Kelce.

Durantrae Logan, convicted in 2012 murder, pleads guilty on separate charges

Durantrae Logan pleaded guilty Friday to unlawfully possessing a firearm and resisting arrest in 2011 incident. Logan is serving 20 years in the March 2012 slaying of Lamont Sargent.

This weekend: Missouri vs. Arkansas State, Providence Bowl, and alpacas

Learn more about events happening in and around Columbia in the next few days.

Robert Stevens opened home to travelers, ministered to international students

Robert "Bob" Harold Stevens died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. He was 86.

Robert 'Bob' Harold Stevens, Feb. 28, 1927 — Sept. 25, 2013

Robert "Bob" Harold Stevens died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Flush arrogant gun policy in Missouri

Missouri legislators in 2011 passed a law allowing themselves and their employees to carry weapons inside the Capitol if they have a permit. It seemed at the time like an arrogant, unwise move. The bathroom fiasco, which has brought widespread ridicule to Missouri, only reinforces that impression.

Betty Burns was inspiring home economics teacher, active community member

Betty Burns loved traveling, reading, playing bridge and quilting. She attended every MU football and basketball home game until she was 90. She died Tuesday at age 94.

Cardinals clinch NL Central championship

After a 7-0 win over Chicago on Friday night, St. Louis (95-65) has won six of seven and is tied with Atlanta for the best record in the NL.

Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander visits Columbia Public Library

Kander, who plans to move to Columbia with his family this weekend, signed up for a new library card, toured the library and read to a group of children and parents.

Parts of University and College avenues close after gas leak Friday morning

Nearby houses were evacuated as a precaution during the leak, which Ameren Missouri capped within 30 minutes.


U.N. Security Council passes 'historic resolution' to rid Syria of chemical weapons

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.

Climate panel: Human activity is dominant cause of warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change also questioned a purported decline in global warming in the past 15 years.

Royals hand White Sox 98th loss of season

Kansas City raced to a 6-1 win over Chicago. Royals' James Shields (13-9) struck out 10 and scattered four hits over seven innings for his 100th career win.

Officials: Fewer young turkeys, more adults in Missouri

Missouri's fall firearms turkey season starts Tuesday and ends Oct. 31.

Southeast Missouri man is a worldwide competitor at 71

Bill Logan, who won a gold medal at the 2013 Duathlon World Championships in August, has participated in athletic competitions since high school.

Club for women with a 1917 birthday still going strong

The Jolly 17ers met in St. Joseph recently to celebrate the club's 45th anniversary. The Jolly 17ers — a club begun by an Iowa woman in 1968 — draws in women born in 1917  and now their daughters, too.


FAA to weigh easing limits on electronic devices

Downloading data, surfing the Web and talking on the phone still would be prohibited.

Obama administration says colleges should seek diversity

The Obama administration said the court "preserved the well-established legal principle" that colleges and universities have a compelling interest in a diverse student body.