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Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Published Aug. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Published Aug. 21 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used...

A peak underground

Published Aug. 20 2017

It's no wonder some early Missouri settlers feared caves were Satan's passages. In the firelight of their torches, the caves'...

First 50 acres of Hough Park turns 100 years old

Published Aug. 20 2017

As golfers hit golf balls from the driving range at Oak Hills Golf Course with others watching from carts, a...

From the Stacks: Opposing ideals expose humanity amid refugee crisis

Published Aug. 20 2017

In the book, "The Lines We Cross" by Randa Abdel-Fattah, Michael is your typical high school junior.

Ask a Master Gardener: Flowering mums, 'dappled willow' and blackberry harvest

Published Aug. 20 2017

Q: Will the solar eclipse affect plant growth in any way? I heard it might impact some animals.

There's more going on in Capital City than an eclipse

Published Aug. 19 2017

People are pouring into the Capital City this weekend for a celestial event that will last less than three hours.

Business association offering family-friendly eclipse weekend

Published Aug. 18 2017

Family-friendly events will fill Ellis-Porter Riverside Park on Sunday and Monday at the East Side Business Association's Total Eclipse of...

Join Belle and Friends during special CCP party Saturday

Published Aug. 17 2017

Capital City Productions asks the community to be their guest at a special "Belle and Friends" party noon-1:30 p.m.

Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV

Published Aug. 17 2017

Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.

$28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

Published Aug. 17 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession...

New roller coaster being built at Missouri theme park

Published Aug. 16 2017

Administrators of the Silver Dollar City theme park in southwestern Missouri say a new roller coaster being built will spin...

Dining Wild: Prairie onions add excitement to your garden

Published Aug. 16 2017

Prairie onion is a native plant that can be established in gardens or in pots as an ornamental for their...

Healthy Life: Can I eat too much of a good thing?

Published Aug. 16 2017

A question that has come up recently is how much protein should I eat? Can I eat too much protein?The...

Tyson's eclipse tip: Don't video it, experience it

Published Aug. 16 2017

Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down...

'Despacito' video not submitted for MTV VMAs

Published Aug. 16 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Surprised the video for "Despacito" — YouTube's most viewed clip of all-time — didn't earn any...

Study boosts hope of 'liquid biopsies' for cancer screening

Published Aug. 15 2017

Scientists have the first major evidence that blood tests called liquid biopsies hold promise for screening people for cancer.

Swift justice: Jury takes Taylor's side in groping lawsuit

Published Aug. 15 2017

DENVER (AP) — Four years after Taylor Swift tried to handle her groping allegation against a radio station DJ quietly,...

'My Favorite Year' actor Joe Bologna dies at 82

Published Aug. 15 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Bologna, the actor, director and writer known for his role in the 1982 film comedy...

Ask a Gardener: Getting to the 'root' of the problem, potable water and gnats

Published Aug. 13 2017

Q: Can I use dehumidifier water to water my potted plants in the house and on the patio? I have...

Wild blackberries thrive, despite bug trouble

Published Aug. 13 2017

Go ahead, pick those wild blackberries — but don't say James Quinn didn't warn you.The regional horticulture specialist for University...

From the stacks: 'Driving Miss Norma' warms the heart with one unforgettable roadtrip

Published Aug. 13 2017

Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle, the authors of the heartwarming memoir, "Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying 'Yes' to...

Taylor Swift groping trial draws attention to hidden outrage

Published Aug. 13 2017

DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's allegation that a former morning radio host reached under her skirt and grabbed her backside...