Missouri men's basketball set to "rock 'n' roll" in rematch with No. 1 Florida

Missouri has lost four consecutive games to No. 1 teams. The Tigers will have the program’s first chance since Dec. 22, 2004, to snap that streak when they play No. 1 Florida at noon Friday.

Focused Williams III delivers in double-overtime victory for Missouri basketball

On the biggest stage of his young career, freshman Johnathan Williams III turned in his best performance thus far. He hauled in 15 rebounds, including eight on the offensive end, his highest in conference play and his first in double digits since Jan. 28 against Arkansas.

Missouri basketball tops Texas A&M 91-83 in double-overtime thriller

Missouri basketball claimed a 91-83 victory over Texas A&M Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament in Atlanta. Missouri (22-10) shot 53 free throws, and 57 total fouls were called, with the Tigers' two best scorers fouling out. The Tigers play No. 1 Florida noon Friday in Atlanta.

Loftin names 2 vice chancellors to help revamp MU Graduate School

At the MU Faculty Council meeting Thursday, MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin announced two new administrative appointments. The new appointees, he said, would be instrumental in his plans for restructuring the graduate school.

Missouri pitcher Casey Stangel living up to her namesake

Named after the iconic baseball player and manager Casey Stengel, the Missouri freshman has been proving her parents right through her accomplishments and attitude.

Columbia police make arrest in Ultra Mart shooting case

Police arrested Deazjon Ramon Brown, 18, Thursday morning. He faces charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon in connection with the March 10 shooting at Ultra Mart..

Howard County sheriff credits 'dedication and perseverance' for arrest in 2011 slaying

Zack Jefferson has been charged with armed criminal action and first-degree murder in the shooting death of Jon Spurling in his rural Harrisburg home on Aug. 15, 2011.

Fayette man arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography

An investigator with the Boone County Sheriff's Department found a home network that offered child pornography through a file-sharing program, according to a news release from the department's Cyber Crimes Task Force.

Fundamentals spur Spartans in state tournament

Coach Angie Roberds is building a championship tradition at Battle High School with basic skills and two quick forwards.

Citizens Police Review Board adds appeals to mediation process

If residents or officers aren't satisfied by the outcome of mediation, they can appeal the decision.


Keaton Steele, Austin Tribby give Missouri baseball impressive bullpen duo

Keaton Steele and Austin Tribby make up the most dominant bullpen duo this early in the season in Missouri baseball history, as far back as Jamieson can remember anyway.

Police: I-70 crash linked to possible Columbia shooting

A shooting victim drove through the Interstate 70 median before arriving at the house of a woman who drove him to the hospital, police said.

Missouri gymnastics faces No. 3 Florida in final home meet

The Missouri gymnastics team will compete at Hearnes Center for the final time this season Friday night, facing competition from the No. 3 Florida Gators and teams around the country, as well.

UPDATE: Bill to increase regulations of red-light cameras passes Missouri House

The bill would cap fines at $135 and prevent drivers from being assessed penalty points.

FROM READERS: The danger of technology and how to talk to your kids about it

It is so important to talk to our kids and remind them all the time about the rules of engagement online, and it seems like many parents feel intimidated and don’t have the information they need to teach their kids what they need to know.

Panelists, community members address climate change issues

Panelists and community members met Wednesday evening to discuss the effects of climate change on the environment and society.

NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat Edmonton Oilers 6-2

Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night.

Veterans read their work from 'Proud to Be' anthology

The "Proud to Be" series collects fiction, essays and poems written by veterans. The anthology is published by the Southeast Missouri State University Press.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Political ambition may get in way of women's rights

Women are being thrown under the bus because of election-year fervor among Republican lawmakers looking to score big with religious conservatives.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Consistent child care on campus will help families flourish

Now that the Student Parent Center is being shut down, the university should work to provide new forms of child care services to its students.