Nearly all Chiefs report for start of offseason workouts

It was the first time the Chiefs could gather as a team since Andy Reid and John Dorsey were hired in January.

Judge tosses out evidence in Woodworth murder trial

Platte County Circuit Judge Owens Lee Hull Jr. ruled Monday that a bullet removed from shooting victim Lyndel Robertson might have been improperly handled.

Senators not told about personal data stored in driver's license database

Senators were briefed in January 2011 about new driver's licensing procedures, but important details were left out.


Missouri House panel to consider tax overhaul

The Republican-backed measure would gradually reduce the state's income tax rate by three-quarters of a percentage point over five years while gradually raising the state sales tax.

Motorcycle coming to Missouri Capitol for safe digging

The special motorcycle has been featured on the Discovery Channel's "American Chopper" series.

Missouri to put old marriage records online

The online database will include more than 3 million Missouri marriage records from the territorial period through 1969.

Ex-Rep. Todd Akin doubled staff salaries after defeat

Salary figures available through the online tracking site show Akin paid his 14-person staff nearly $400,000 in the final quarter of 2012.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Softball sweeps South Carolina, men's swimming and diving grabs best program finish

This week in Missouri sports, sophomore Angela Randazzo hit three home runs to power Missouri softball to two wins over South Carolina. The Missouri men's swimming and diving team nabbed its best finish in program history at the NCAA championships.

IN THE WORKS: Questions and answers about the opening of Battle High School

As a student, teacher, parent, neighbor or taxpayer, what do you want to know about Columbia's new high school? Weigh in here.

Mistakes cost Missouri baseball its early lead against No. 2 LSU

In its 6-5 loss Sunday against No. 2 LSU, Missouri was virtually handed an early four-run lead before letting it slip away in the very next inning.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Egg hunters soldier on despite rain; residents enjoy warmer temperatures

Columbia experienced a gamut of weather conditions last week, including rain, snow and temperatures into the 60s.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Another snowfall hits Columbia

This week's most read stories included another major snowfall for Columbia and a look ahead to next season's Missouri men's basketball team.

Missouri tennis defeats No. 23 Tennessee

The Tigers upset the Tennessee Volunteers behind strong days from Maria Christensen, Elisha Gabb and Madison Rhyner. 

ANNIVERSARY: Larry and Becky Mayfield to celebrate 50 years of marriage

The couple was married March 30, 1963, at the First Christian Church in Columbus, Kansas, with the Rev. A. Jack Matthews performing the ceremony.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Easter resurrection is present every day

Rev. Mel West believes that wherever and whenever the Spirit of Jesus Christ is present, no matter what place or space, resurrection will occur.

Florida loses to Michigan, misses Final Four again

Michigan beat Florida to join Syracuse, Wichita State and Louisville in the NCAA Final Four.

Missouri lawmakers review school district debt limit

School districts approaching the limit have turned to alternatives such as tackling major projects in phases, but those approaches can drive up the ultimate cost.

Congress' partisan discord finds roots in toss-up districts

Despite coming from a politically divided district and agreeing that compromise is a necessity the success of America's democracy, Ohio Republican Rep. Steve Chabot remains unbending on issues such as gun control and taxes.

In Southern states, a near-solid block against Medicaid expansion

Governors' rejection of Medicaid expansion will leave large swaths of Americans without coverage because they make too much money to qualify for Medicaid as it exists but not enough to get subsidies to buy insurance in the exchanges.

Ameren coal ash used as mine fill near St. Louis

The company is sending truckloads of coal ash for disposal in an inactive section of Mississippi Lime Co.'s cavernous limestone mine near Ste. Genevieve