The ash trees on the grounds of the Gateway Arch are expected to die off soon, and they’re being removed.
Tickets to the remaining four Missouri State Fair Pepsi Grandstand concerts are on sale now and can be ordered at Ticketmaster.com or at 1-800-796-6776.
Although the trip doesn’t end until this coming weekend, Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday that Missouri’s trade mission to Europe already has been “busy and productive.”
A Jefferson City man is in the Cole County Jail on $15,000 bond after being caught following a burglary at an apartment in Cole County.
Mark Blythe, Debbie Luebbering, Dianne Passmore and Doris Schulte were honored recently at a retirement celebration at the Cole R-5 School in Eugene.
States can’t demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in Arizona and other states to bar voting by people who are in the country illegally.
A Henley man has been sentenced to 30 days shock detention in the Cole County Jail in connection with a May 2011 stealing case at Hy-Vee on West Truman Boulevard in which two store employees were injured.
The WNBA’s first president feels women’s college basketball needs to make changes if the sport is to grow. Val Ackerman was hired by the NCAA in November to assess the state of the women’s game. In a report submitted last week, Ackerman advised a series of ideas that would help. They included moving the Final Four back to a Friday-Sunday format, exploring a two-site super regional for the second week of the NCAA Tournament and returning to the top 16 teams hosting the first two rounds. In Ackerman’s proposal, the eight-team super regionals would be awarded to sites for three years at a time.
A Jefferson City man was rescued by Jefferson City Fire Department personnel after running out of fuel while boating on the Missouri River Sunday morning.
Jason Leffler, like every other racer, understood the risks of his profession. It’s a conversation he had with his longtime girlfriend when his NASCAR prospects dried up and a return to the sprint car circuit was the only way he could compete on a regular basis. It wasn’t a glamorous life, and it certainly wasn’t going to make him rich. But it was a chance to race and, man, did Leffler love racing.
The Miami Heat weren’t supposed to be in this situation. Not now, anyway. Coming home from Texas with their season on the line in 2011 was one thing. They were at the end of their first year together — LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh still trying to figure it all out and clearly a long way from it.
Nothing defines Fabian Johnson better than versatility. It is one reason why the German-American was such a coveted addition to the U.S. national team in 2011. Johnson can shift between midfield and left back with ease. No matter where he plays on the field, he takes to the position like it is his natural one.
Games played June 15, 2013
NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier hit upper-deck homers off left-hander Francisco Liriano, and the Cincinnati Reds moved a season-high 15 games over .500 by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 on Monday night.
Games played June 17, 2013
AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Max Scherzer improved to 10-0 and struck out 10, Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Monday night.
Games played June 17, 2013
COLLEGE WORLD SERIES ROUNDUP: Trey Porter drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning, and Mississippi State took control of its bracket in the College World Series with a 5-4 victory over Indiana on Monday night.
Trey Porter drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning, and Mississippi State took control of its bracket in the College World Series with a 5-4 victory over Indiana on Monday night.
Rookie Shelby Miller pitched five shutout innings and Yadier Molina had a two-run double to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win against the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.
President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal in a lengthy interview Monday, and called them transparent — even though they are authorized in secret.
A suburban St. Louis lawmaker on Monday called for the removal of nuclear waste from a landfill near Lambert Airport, citing concerns about an underground fire nearby.
A Missouri Tiger is one step closer to reaching the major leagues. Rob Zastryzny announced on his Twitter account he and the Cubs have reached an agreement on a contract reportedly worth a total of $1.1 million.