Missouri gun bill would thwart law enforcement efforts, attorney general says

The legislation would make it a crime to enforce federal gun control laws. It was vetoed by Gov. Nixon and is expected to be brought up in next week's veto session.

MU Sustainability to host Bike Smart safety event

The Bike Smart event aims to raise awareness about safe riding and encourages students to register their bikes with MU police.

Shakespeare's Pizza to open at Soulard Market in St. Louis

The frozen-pizza stand will be open only on Saturdays at the farmers market.

Ethel Rustad, November 21, 1916-September 2, 2013

Ethel Rustad, 96 of Columbia passed away, Monday, September 2, 2013 at Parkside Manor.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Interactive map shows cases of heart disease and strokes in Missouri

The interactive map allows users to look at a variety of data related to heart disease, including mortality rates and hospitalizations.

Hickman volleyball looking for chemistry after home-opening loss

Newcoming starters Loren Brooks and Danni Nichols are looking to find their roles on a team coming off a two-win season in 2012.

Perez sends Royals to victory over Mariners

Kansas City survived after blowing a three-run lead to beat Seattle 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Cincinnati's Hamilton gets first major league steal in Cardinals loss

The Cardinals were shut out for the third time in their last six games. By taking the first two in the four-game series, the Reds snapped the Cardinals' streak of winning seven straight series between the NL Central rivals.

Battle softball loses tight matchup to Helias

After entering the seventh inning down 7-2, the Spartans battled back, scoring four runs but ultimately ending the game with a loss.

Hickman softball blanks Southern Boone High Schol

The Kewpies got significant contributions from their seniors in a 9-0 shutout of Southern Boone High School on Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Budget amendment would fund Columbia Access Television another year

The original budget offered by City Manager Mike Matthes would end the city's five-year contract with the TV station.

College Football Hall of Fame inductee Leo Lewis was a family man

Leo Lewis, or the "Lincoln Locomotive," played football as a student at Lincoln University and for the Blue Bombers in Winnipeg, Canada.

Memorial service held for former MU professor

James "Jim" McCartney spent 41 years as a professor and department chair at the MU Department of Sociology and also served as director of the MU International Center.

Ethel Rustad loved to sew, garden

Ethel Rustad of Columbia cared for kids both at her day care and Sunday school class.

Leo Lewis, Feb. 4, 1933 — Aug. 30, 2013, of Columbia

Leo Lewis spent 11 years as a football player in the Canadian Football League.

Former MU employee pleads guilty to assault and resisting arrest

Angel Anderson will serve two years of supervised probation for third-degree assault and two years of unsupervised probation for resisting and interfering with her arrest.

Labor Day weekend traffic statistics released

Columbia police made eight driving-while-intoxicated arrests, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol made 119 arrests on that charge.

SEC announces season's first players of the week award winners

Georgia tailback Todd Gurley and Auburn defensive back Robenson Therezie are the Southeastern Conference offensive and defensive players of the week.

Missouri slaying case may hinge on property rights

The case against James Crocker spotlights "castle doctrine" laws, which allow the use of deadly force to protect property.


Missouri State Penitentiary featured on ghost TV show

The Travel Channel's show "Ghost Adventures" will focus on the former Missouri prison for an episode this week.