DEAR READER: Another crack at an old problem of plagiarism

In a time where plagiarism is easier than ever, Missourian Executive Editor Tom Warhover says the principles are easy: Don't cheat. Don't lie. 

Hickman baseball team wins twice at Wood Bat Tournament

The Kewpies outscored their opponents 20-3 over two games, the first ones they had played in a week.

Missouri third baseman Shane Segovia continues to struggle in loss

It was Missouri third baseman Shane Segovia’s shot at redemption. A base hit in the bottom of the 15th inning Saturday would make it all OK.


Cardboard, duct tape made seaworthy for Food Bank fundraiser

More than 50 boats were entered in the event, which raised more than $15,500 for the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri.

Missouri quarterbacks wilt in spring tilt

James Franklin appears to be the favorite for the starting quarterback job after Maty Mauk's poor performance at Missouri football's annual Black & Gold game.

Columbia College softball splits doubleheader with Park

The Cougars lost the first game, but rebounded to win the second game on Saturday in Parkville, Mo.

Hickman boys and girls track teams place 3rd and 5th at Kirkwood Invitational

Donald Blackmon won the shot-put event with a throw of 50 feet, 9 inches.

Missouri golf team in ninth place after two days at SEC Tournament

Emillio Cuartero had the best round for the Tigers on Saturday. Cuartero shot an even par 70 and moved into 19th place in the individual competition.

Faye Lewis enjoyed cooking, traveling

Faye Lewis had Parkinson's disease and lived in Parkside Manor for six years before her death. 

Rock Bridge boys tennis team wins Mid-Missouri Invitational

Rock Bridge defeated Westminster 7-2 on Saturday to win the tournament. 

Columbia police arrest suspect in February shooting

Jeremy Ruff is a suspect in a Feb. 3 shooting that injured a 22-year-old woman who was not the intended victim, police reported.

FROM READERS: Finding balance on a bike

Mike Best, the creator of BOCOMO Bikes, shares a descriptive account of a beautiful bike ride during which he felt balance.

FROM READERS: MU student shares her thoughts on Earth Day

MU senior Sara Bryan discusses what Earth Day means to her and her thoughts on the environment.

Faye Lewis, 78, of Columbia

Visitation will be at noon Tuesday, April 23, at Memorial Funeral Home with a service to follow at 2 p.m.

Lynn, Beltran power Cardinals past Phillies

Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran has hit homers in the first three games of the four-game series.

In search for Boston bombing suspects, online detectives flourish

The bombings have been the highest-profile case in which the public has joined an active investigation, showing the pitfalls and benefits of new technology.

Ortiz returns as Red Sox hang on to beat Royals

Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Red Sox in an emotional game at Fenway Park.


Midwest cities brace for Mississippi, Missouri river floodwaters

The Mississippi, Missouri and other Midwestern rivers in Missouri and at least five other states have surged since torrential rains drenched the region over the past few days.

Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed

Just before 9 p.m., Boston police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody. They later wrote: "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody."

Chelsea Thomas breaks Missouri softball's wins record with victory over LSU

Sophomore Kelsea Roth drove in two runs and scored once in Missouri's 6-1 win.