Derby Ridge Elementary hosts entrepreneurship, finance day

About 30 volunteers went to Derby Ridge Elementary School on Monday to teach classes on entrepreneurship and financial literacy. 

Man robbed after Craigslist meeting

Police advise would-be buyers and sellers to meet inside a public place to stay safe.

Ginny Chadwick declares candidacy for First Ward Council seat

The MU graduate student puts better voter turnout at the top of her to-do list for the campaign.

FROM READERS: Make healthful snacks to eat on your way to work

Ellen Schuster, a nutritionist with the MU Extension, offers advice on how to make your "morning on-the-go food" flavorful and healthful.

Rock Bridge boys win at Hannibal Tournament

A win over Kirksville started the season well for Rock Bridge boys basketball in the opening round of the Hannibal Thanksgiving Tournament.

UPDATE: Travelers cast wary eye as storm moves eastward

Nearly 300 American Airlines and American Eagle flights were canceled in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Monday because of the weather. Icy roads led to hundreds of accidents and at least 11 deaths, half of them in Texas.

Missouri volleyball team picks up more honors

Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honor went to Missouri senior outside hitter Lisa Henning. In wins over Mississippi State and Kentucky, Henning had 5.25 points per set and hit .453 over the weekend.

Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose out for season

The team said Rose had successful surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee.

No. 4 Auburn just another big game for No. 1 'Bama

Alabama (11-0, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) visits No. 4 Auburn on Saturday in a game that has much of the state in a fever pitch.

Slight tremor shakes eastern Missouri town

No injuries or property damage were reported in Bonne Terre or surrounding areas where the quake was also felt.

SEC names Harold Brantley special teams player of the week

Brantley rushed for 26 yards off a fake punt in the third quarter to help the Tigers convert a fourth down in Saturday's 24-10 win over Mississippi.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri court records records help people stay informed about who is committing what crimes, where they are being committed and prosecuted, and punishments that are given for crimes.


Alexander Steen scores 2 in Blues' 3-0 win over Wild

Jaroslav Halak made 22 saves, and Alexander Steen scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.

Heisman voters wait on Winston as race muddles

A Heisman race that not long ago seemed well-defined has been muddled in so many ways.

Hickman's boys basketball wins season opener

Jeremy Whitt scored 24 points in Hickman's season-opening win.

Rangers introduce No. 84, new first-base player Prince Fielder

The Rangers introduced their newest player Monday, five days after acquiring him in a blockbuster trade of All-Stars, with popular second baseman Ian Kinsler going to Detroit.

Brazil's jersey loses shine

The most famous shirt in soccer, which graced the shoulders of Pele, Garrincha and Tostao, Romario, Ronaldo and Rivaldo, now isn't attractive enough to lure Diego Costa, the striker who would rather play for Spain.

Banged-up Chiefs turning attention to Broncos

The Chiefs could be without their two top pass rushers against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Sunday after Tamba Hali and Justin Houston were hurt against San Diego.

Jury awards Missouri worker $28 milion for lung damage

Philip Berger, 56, claimed he developed inflammation of the lung after breathing contaminants from a chemical used to cool cutting tools at Copeland Scroll Compressors, a firm owned by Ferguson-based Emerson Climate Technologies. Emerson plans to appeal the verdict.

General manager on Peralta: Cardinals not 'morale police'

The 31-year-old Peralta was suspended for 50 games last summer following MLB's investigation of the Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic, which was accused of distributing banned performance-enhancing drugs.