Missouri football starts spring practice, picks up where it left off

Missouri football began spring practice Tuesday, and the program is still riding the momentum from the 12-win 2013 season.

Missouri baseball sweeps doubleheader, gains momentum

The Missouri baseball team swept its doubleheader against Alcorn State Tuesday in Columbia.

Columbia College men's basketball wins third straight AMC conference tournament title

Columbia College men's basketball uses final home game from seniors to win conference tournament.

Forum showcases Columbia schools superintendent candidates

Peter Stiepleman and Dred Scott discussed their visions for the district, improving academic standards and other issues at a forum Tuesday evening.

Missouri baseball sweeps Alcorn State despite long rain delay

Missouri baseball won the opening game of a doubleheader 11-5 against Alcorn State. Missouri took the second game 5-0 after a one hour, 47-minute rain delay in the fourth inning.

Rock Bridge baseball has high expectations for 2014 season

In 2013, Rock Bridge baseball made it to the state quarterfinals. The Bruins begin the 2014 season ranked No. 4 in the state for Class 5, and the team has high expectations for the new year.

Ryan Ferguson complaint alleges investigators withheld evidence, coerced witnesses

The lawsuit is seeking $100 million in damages.

Columbia candidates for school board, City Council discuss disability issues

Tuesday's forum was an opportunity for candidates in the April 8 election to share their views and knowledge of disability issues in Columbia. About 50 people attended.

UPDATE: Ryan Ferguson seeking $100 million in damages in federal civil rights case

The complaint accuses eight current and former Columbia police officers, former Boone County Prosecutor Kevin Crane and two investigators, the city of Columbia, and Boone County of trying to build a murder case against Ferguson despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence. 

Drunken-driving crackdown planned during St. Patrick's Day weekend

The Boone County Sheriff's Department and Columbia Police Department will increase enforcement in anticipation of St. Patrick's Day to curb drunken driving.

Haren effective for 4 innings; Dodgers beat Royals

Dan Haren pitched four effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Tuesday.

Friend: Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public

Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend — once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, drawing an aggressive effort from the chief defense lawyer to pick holes in his testimony.

49ers trade for Blaine Gabbert

The San Francisco 49ers agreed to acquire quarterback Blaine Gabbert from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Mets' Jon Niese struggles in first start of spring

Jon Niese struggled in his first spring start that was delayed by shoulder trouble, allowing four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.

Cardinals to take replay ruling to New York

Manager Mike Matheny believes a contested play late in the Cardinals' 9-8 loss to the Mets would have been overturned had the new review process used the same video feed the team saw so he's planning on discussing the call with officials in the commissioner's office.

Centralia man in serious condition after car accident Tuesday afternoon

Two others involved in the accident received minor injuries.

Missouri Right to Life rally coincides with abortion bills' passage

Missouri would be tied with South Dakota and Utah as the state with the longest waiting period for an abortion.

Boone County authorities seek man accused of swindling relatives

The Sheriff's Department is looking for Farrell G. Pride, who is wanted on suspicion of scamming his relatives out of $109,000. He has been at large for a year.

UPDATE: A look at the documents related to University Village walkway collapse

MU released more than 900 pages of documents in response to public-records requests after the walkway collapse at University Village apartments. This is a look at the documents.

'Repair It Forward' program donates refurbished computers to 25 refugees in mid-Missouri

Columbia Area Career Center donated 25 refurbished computers Tuesday morning to the Refugee and Immigration Services as part of a new "Repair It Forward" program.