Former pitcher Saberhagen auctions off Royals memoribilia

The list of Saberhagen memorabilia includes two Cy Young awards, a 1985 World Series ring and a World Series MVP trophy. 

Royals capitalize after Verlander's injury to top Tigers

Justin Verlander left the game with a blister, and the Royals went on to score six runs in the next three innings en route to an 8-3 win.

Senator puts hold on Air Force officer's promotion

Sen. Claire McCaskill said in a statement Thursday she wants more information about Helms' decision last year to overturn a jury conviction in a sexual assault case.

Dutchtown, Mo., under siege by river, seeks government buyout

Flooding has become a fact of life for many quiet towns like Dutchtown, where 100 or so residents live unprotected against the worst the water has to offer. Fed by days of drenching downpours, the Mississippi is again chugging at high levels, raising new fears that days of sandbagging won't suffice against the rush.

Rain eases drought for some farmers, but brings mud

Heavy rains that caused some flooding in the last week brought drought relief to the upper Midwest, western Corn Belt and central portions of the Plains.

Missouri House panel endorses revised bonding measure

The budget panel endorsed the revised bonding proposal Thursday after the full House voted to send the measure back to committee for some adjustments.

Linn State Technical College to get 'Missouri' in name

Missouri senators gave final approval Thursday to a bill changing the name of Linn State Technical College to the State Technical College of Missouri.

Mississippi River bridge at Caruthersville hit by barge

An inspection showed no damage, and the bridge reopened within two hours.

Missouri Senate panel advances House's gun bill

The legislation advanced by the committee Wednesday also allows firearms less than 16 inches long to be openly carried by concealed weapons permit holders throughout the state.

Missouri House wants to create Medicaid study committee

The House gave initial approval Wednesday to legislation creating a special committee of six representatives and six senators.

Israel says it shot down Hezbollah drone

It is the second known instance in which the Lebanese militant group, a bitter Israeli enemy, has sent a drone into Israeli airspace.

Hero Awards honor those who have given back in the past year

Recipients of the twelfth annual Columbia Daily Tribune Hero Awards were honored at a ceremony at the Stoney Creek Inn. The seven winning volunteers and 36 nominees gathered with their families and friends to celebrate their hours of service to the Columbia community.

'Angels in America' playwright Tony Kushner discusses homosexuality, theater

On Wednesday afternoon at a conference called “Angels in Performance: Documenting LGBTQ Lives in Theatre and Performance,"MU theater professor David Crespy interviewed Kushner at the Rhynsburger Theatre.

Local man wins Individual Volunteer of the Year for work with autism

John Cleek's autistic son has been a motivation for his work over the last decade. Cleek won the Columbia Daily Tribune's Hero Award for Individual Volunteer of the Year at Tuesday's reception.

Columbia College professor Nathan Means receives Fulbright to Uruguay

After years of volunteering, research and teaching, associate professor Nathan Means will spend this fall in Uruguay on a Fulbright scholarship. He is the first full-time faculty member to receive a Fulbright while working at Columbia College.

PHOTO GALLERY: Game night at Valhalla's Gate draws players

All are welcome at game night every Tuesday at Valhalla's Gate.

Honor Flight takes Missouri veterans to war memorials in Washington

The non-profit Central Missouri Honor Flight has flown more than 1,000 veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War memorials.

PHOTO GALLERY: Papa Goat and the Three Kids wins Iron Chef Mizzou contest

Four teams of students headed by professional chefs competed Wednesday in Iron Chef Mizzou at Bengal Lair at Memorial Union.

Matt Echelmeier tries brother's old role for Rock Bridge golf

Matt Echelmeier tees off second for the Bruins, a spot once held by his older brother, Will Echelmeier, who now plays for Missouri.

NFL Draft puts Missouri's McGriff-Culver at a crossroads

With the help of his mother, Jared McGriff-Culver is coming to grips with the reality that his football career might be over after this weekend.