MU freshman, 2 other teens killed in Wildwood car crash

Two of the teens, Lauren Oliver and Christopher Lenzen, were high school graduates preparing to attend college. Lenzen planned to attend MU.

Meramec River shooting trial can proceed, judge rules

James Crocker's defense is expected to be a test of Missouri's castle doctrine, which allows for lethal force against threatening intruders.


Republican race for Missouri House speaker heats up

House Majority Leader John Diehl sent a letter to colleagues about his fundraising plans if he is nominated as speaker. Rep. Caleb Jones sent a similar letter, but it did not mention fundraising.

St. Louis Community College officials leave jobs after student attack

Jevon Mallory, 18, faces a felony assault charge after Blythe Grupe, 19, says he choked her in a bathroom at the Kirkwood bathroom.

UMKC receives $722K grant for health education

The money will be used for a collaborative clinical effort between the university's nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and social work schools.

Missouri committee plans hearing on student transfers

Missouri's Joint Committee on Education is looking to address the hurdles faced by students transferring from unaccredited school districts.

Hometown guitar virtuoso Deke Dickerson returns for free concert

The Columbia phenom is playing Friday night along with the Reverend Horton Heat and Wayne "The Train" Hancock at 9th Street Summerfest.

Camdenton motorcyclist killed in Thursday crash

Gerald E. Roberts, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Man arrested in connection with accident at Ash Street and Ridgeway Avenue

Jesus Mendez-Castenada, 25, was arrested in connection with Tuesday's accident that injured four people. 

Marshall slaying linked to Rankin murder

Two suspects knew Tre'Veon Marshall before he was killed and were acquainted with Bryan Rankin, a teenager who was murdered last year, a prosecutor said.

Entrepreneur balances MU classes, other job with running business

Between Richard McKeever’s class and work schedules, owning a business is no small task. Even so, his clothing brand, Arrognt Empire, has thrived since it began this year.

Sharp skills keep Corby Roberts in business at Blade Runner Sharpening

Corby Roberts started his knife sharpening business, Blade Runner Sharpening, after meeting a family friend who sharpened knifes in San Francisco. Before that, he worked as a salesman.

Missouri man killed in Colo. climbing accident was tennis star

Paul Nahon, a 2011 graduate of Glendale High School in Springfield, won multiple tennis state championships with the school. He recently had transferred to Colorado College.

Off-road vehicle falls in sinkhole, traps woman

Mary Crowell was rescued from underneath an overturned vehicle and treated for "non-disabling" injuries Thursday.

Bob Gerau has been collecting vintage fireworks for nearly a decade

Bob Gerau's fireworks collection has an estimated value of $100,000. Gerau said as a young kid, he always had an interest in fireworks. He opened his first fireworks stand 48 years ago.


Seven questions remain about Missouri football

With seven days to go before the Tigers' final scrimmage of fall camp, here are seven questions that still need answers.

UM President Tim Wolfe urges GOP to reconsider tax-cut bill

Missouri Republicans acknowledge they've met with Wolfe but won't state whether they intend to vote in favor of overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of House Bill 253.


3 arrested in Tre'Veon Marshall shooting death; 2 charged with murder

Three teens have been arrested in connection with a July fatal shooting in Columbia. Two were charged with first-degree murder, and another was charged with hindering prosecution.

Welcome back: What's new in Columbia and around campus

See what's new around town and at MU, and Stephens College and Columbia College. And, Tigers football fans, here's what you can expect this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Residents learn to paint while drinking wine

Residents learned how to paint layers during an art class at The Canvas on Broadway.