NFL says officials erred on Kansas City's missed field goal

San Diego lined up with seven men on one side of the snapper, and NFL rules state no more than six players can be on the line of scrimmage on either side of the snapper.

Book features Joplin tornado experiences

The book, titled "Joplin Pays It Forward," can be downloaded for free at the city's website and is available as an e-book from Amazon.

Mormon-centric Utah epicenter for food storage

Storing away enough food and water in case of disaster, job loss or something worse is part of the fundamental teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

St. Charles plans additional security cameras

The cameras are not routinely monitored, but police can access them to investigate incidents.

Colts get back in sync just in time for playoffs

The Colts are playing their best football of the season and at just the right time — heading into Saturday's rematch with the Chiefs (11-5), who have lost five of their past seven.

Sixty cents for cake: Al-Qaida records every expense

The terror group keeps meticulous records of all purchases, including small food items and ammunition.

Retired jockey's rich life shrouded by obscurity

Heriberto Hinojosa, 77, had raced in the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. For the past 12 years, he's been living in obscurity. Now, a local architect and sports enthusiast wants to make sure Hinojosa gets the attention he deserves.

Westminster's Joe James garners honors for the second straight week

Westminster senior Joe James was named St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 23. This was the second straight week he received this honor.

PHOTO: MU buildings stand silhouetted against wintry sunset

After a high temperature in the 50s on Saturday, a cold snap forced temperatures into the 20s during the day Sunday.


City hopes "net-zero" house will set new standard for low-income homes

Habitat for Humanity's concept house boasts many modern features for saving energy — but none are more important than the insulation.

TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 2 Missouri volleyball wins school's first-ever SEC championship

The team's senior setter Molly Kreklow also earned the SEC Player of the Year title, and coach Wayne Kreklow earned SEC Coach of the Year.

MU awaits state funding for teaching winery

The three-building center will include a teaching winery, a research building and a wine and food education facility.

Police arrest man for six warrants from five counties

Police found Jesse Lee Jenkins, 21, hiding under a shrub in the backyard of a southwest Columbia home.

Obama's presidency beset by fits, starts in year 5

As President Barack Obama enters year six of his presidency, he might not have the same public groundswell that propelled him forward in 2009.


GREAT RESET: Unprepared: The world braces for retirement crisis

Many of those facing a financial squeeze in retirement can look to themselves for part of the blame. They spent many years before the Great Recession borrowing and spending instead of saving.

Gracehelen Gentry was president of the Lady Elks Lodge of Gravois Mill

Gracehelen Gentry died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. She was 76.

Gracehelen Gentry, April 13, 1937 — Dec. 28, 2013, of Columbia

Gracehelen Gentry, 76, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her home in Columbia.

Tax cuts on tap again for Missouri legislators

Republican legislative leaders pledge that an income tax cut will be an early priority in their annual session that starts Jan. 8.

Missouri bill would extend waiting period for abortion

Currently, Missouri has a 24-hour informed consent law. The new legislation would extend that to 72 hours, which would put the state in line with South Dakota and Utah.

NFL makes headlines on and off field all season

Huge fantasy football participation and NFL merchandise sales surely make football team owners smile. But the year has been filled with a series of good, bad and ugly events.