Lorenzo Cain hit a tying, two-run home run with two outs in the ninth, and Eric Hosmer had a winning RBI single in the 10th, helping the Royals rally for a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.
Missouri education officials have chosen a new high school equivalency test to replace the current GED.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its monthly report released Wednesday that farmers are expected to bring in 14 billion bushels of corn this year. That's 135 million bushels less than last month's estimate, reflecting the impact of the cooler spring.
The news about sexual violence against both women and men in our nation’s military services is so egregious that political combatants have joined forces to fight the issue and end the abuse.
John Q. Hammons died May 26 in Springfield at the age of 94. He built more than 200 hotels nationwide, including Embassy Suites, Marriott and Radisson facilities and developed an expansive real estate portfolio of golf courses, restaurants, convention centers, a casino and riverboat gambling.
Girl Scouts of Missouri Heartland's board's staff has recommended that Camp Mintahama, a 180-acre acre resident camp nine miles south of Joplin, be sold and closed at the end of the 2015 camping season
Ziyad Abid has been jailed since his arrest in September. His attorneys have asked the appellate court to remove Circuit Judge Michael Wagner from the case, arguing that his refusal to release Abid violates the Missouri Constitution, which allows suspects to be held without bond only in capital murder cases.
After nine years in the position and 24 years at MU, Brady Deaton announced will step down on Nov. 15.
Gov. Jay Nixon said the cut would create an $800 million budget hole that would be the equivalent of eliminating all state support for higher education institutions.
Elaine Hassemer, who has been Paxton Keeley principal since 2001, will be moving to Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.
The veterans hospital has hired more mental health providers as part of an effort to bolster mental health care in VA hospitals nationwide.
Henry Foley currently serves as vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at Pennsylvania State University.
The Interfaith Day Center at 616 Park Ave. in the First Ward is a daytime drop-in and referral hub.
It would be worth reporting on budget allocations for the UM Press for the current year and the proposed fiscal year.
While out on a horseback ride with her sister, Brooke, Christy McCullough’s horse stumbled and fell, sending her and the horse end over end. She suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Rosemary Chandler worked for 50 years at Boone Hospital Center. During those years she drove an ambulance, served as a paramedic, an E.M.T. and at her retirement was a senior buyer for the hospital.
After working as a mason at MU for 18 years, Donald Baldridge started his own air conditioning and sheet metal business with the tools he had in his basement.
Rosemary T. Chandler worked for 50 years at Boone Hospital Center. She loved to travel, raised Doberman Pinscher dogs and raised and showed Quarter and Paint Horses.
Missouri ranks second among Southeastern Conference in Academic Progress Rates, according to NCAA report.
Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Home, and services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.