UPDATE: Settlement in St. Louis priest abuse civil suit

The settlement for an undisclosed amount of money in the suit against defrocked Catholic priest Joseph Ross also spared the archdiocese from possible public disclosure of further details on hundreds of abuse complaints against its employees over decades.

Veterans turn to American Legion for medical help

The American Legion has held town-hall meetings and opened temporary crisis centers in Phoenix, Fayetteville, N.C., and El Paso. Additional crisis centers in other cities, including St. Louis, are planned.

James, Cavs owner could mend differences, reunite

Now, as James considers a return to the team he abandoned four years ago, an entire region breathlessly awaiting a homecoming it couldn't imagine in its wildest dreams.

Phelps, Lochte set to compete in Georgia meet

The Bulldog Grand Slam will feature some of the top teams in the country, including Phelps' North Baltimore Aquatic Club and Lochte's SwimMAC Carolina team based in Charlotte.

Opinion: NASCAR made right call to pull plug at Daytona

The entire weekend was plagued by rain and cars never got near the track for the scheduled Saturday start. When the race finally did begin on Sunday — delayed, because of rain on the pace laps — it went a whopping six laps before the cars went back to pit road for a 25-minute rain delay.

NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

The NCAA's practice guidelines recommend four contact practices per week during the preseason and no more than eight of the 15 sessions during spring football. The NCAA already has legislation regarding preseason and spring practices.

Sterling trial gets underway after delay

Sterling's estranged wife, Shelly Sterling, has struck a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer after her husband's racist remarks to a girlfriend were publicized and the NBA moved to oust him as team owner.

We can't smell it, but he can: Dog's special training protects owner from gluten

Elias, a 100-pound Beauceron, protects owner Hollie Dennis with his ability to detect gluten.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Fireworks light up night sky, children explore music

This week children exploring art, soccer players connecting to the community and a fireworks display caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Woman tries to put life together after tragedy, Kappa Delta prepares for recruitment

This week's most read stories include the story of how Ashland resident Angela Anderson is living with the death of her two children two years later and how one of MU's sororities is getting ready for fall's recruitment week.

Alvarez leads way, Marlins beat Cardinals 8-4

The Miami Marlins have won a franchise-record 10 in a row when Henderson Alvarez takes the ball, as he did Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals.


Hickman High School football coach arrested for DWI

Hickman High School's head football coach Arnel Monroe was arrested early Sunday morning on charges driving while intoxicated.

Royals drop road series with 4-1 loss to Indians

Danny Duffy allowed four runs and 10 hits in six innings, and the Royals were shut down by Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber in a 4-1 loss Sunday.

Two injured after shots fired on West Worley Street

A woman and a teenager were injured after a shooting on the 300 block of W. Worley Street.

Djokovic tops Federer in exciting Wimbledon final

Serbia's Novak Djokovic held on for a 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-4 victory after nearly four hours of momentum shifts Sunday to win Wimbledon for the second time.

Branson magician sends big cats into retirement

All five cats were born in captivity and trained to be an important part of illusionist Kirby VanBurch's show on the Branson strip. Last week, they arrived at the National Tiger Sanctuary. They were the last cats left performing in Branson.

Educators push to keep incoming college students on track

In the time between graduation and fall classes, many students lose resources provided by schools, leaving some at risk of abandoning higher-eduction plans. Researches and educators call this "summer melt."

Analysis: Election timing affects Missouri issues

Five proposed constitutional amendments will go before voters this summer, instead of during the November elections, because of a decision by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Almirola wins rain-cut NASCAR race at Daytona

Aric Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Richard Petty's famed blue car back on top for the first time since 1999.

Angel Cabrera wins Greenbrier Classic by 2 shots

Angel Cabrera won the Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first non-major victory on the PGA Tour.