More than 12 years after Kent Heitholt's death, the man originally convicted in his slaying may soon be released from prison. On Tuesday, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District overturned Ryan Ferguson's 2005 murder conviction.
Nina Johnson, former librarian at the Columbia Daily Tribune and current librarian at the Missourian, recalls a series of events following the slaying of Kent Heitholt.
The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ferguson's conviction based on a Brady violation, ruling that the prosecution failed to share vital information with his defense.
The torch will make its way to the International Space Station before being taken into space itself — making it the Olympic flame's first spacewalk in history.
A leadership vacuum may have contributed to the troubled relationship between Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, which has left both players sidelined and the team in turmoil.
At "The Soul," a Black Culture Awareness Week event, attendees learned about how the tobacco industry advertises to minority populations, specifically the African-American population.
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and second baseman Matt Carpenter received their first Silver Sluggers.
With the SEC Network scheduled to launch in Aug. 2014, ESPN's Stephanie Druley was named vice president of production of college networks Tuesday.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced an agreement Wednesday that divides up to $2 million in costs for repairs at the historic Missouri State Penitentiary. The goal is to allow visitors to return in the spring.
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Judith M. Bernhardt of Columbia died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. She was 64.
Each panelist had about five minutes for remarks in which they used historical examples of U.S. military intervention to prompt discussion about Syria. The panelists then took questions from the 30 or so audience members.
MU students heard from health care navigators and a Health and Human Services official Tuesday night and were urged to learn about the new health care law.
Judith Bernhardt worked for the MU School of Nursing and the Rusk Rehabilitation Center. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, singing and traveling.
The crash was reported Wednesday morning by a man out for a walk. The woman had already died when the Boone County Fire Protection District responded to the scene.
Dagorhir is a Medieval Combat Sport many confuse with LARPing, or Live Action Roleplay. Medieval Combat Sports are different in that they are strictly skill based. You live or die entirely because of your skill with a blade, rather than a magic spell or arbitrary hit points.
The Tigers offensive linemen have started a budding Internet craze. But why?
There are enough holes in the proposed bill to nullify any federal gun control laws for it to be taken to court.
Sporting KC advanced to meet Houston in the conference final with a 3-1 win over the New England Revolution on Wednesday, with Claudio Bieler scoring the series-clinching goal in the 23rd minute of extra time.
The St. Louis Rams thought enough about Zac Stacy's potential that they traded their last two draft picks to ensure they landed the Vanderbilt career rushing leader in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.