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Chiefs begin adding depth with trio of 4th-round draft picks

Eric Murray grew up in Milwaukee and played college football at Minnesota, so one might assume that the physical cornerback would consider the Packers or Vikings his favorite NFL team.

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Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft

Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor's defensive line.

Murder suspects have first court appearance

Two suspects accused of murder earlier this week in Callaway County appeared Friday morning before Associate Circuit Judge Carol England via a live video feed.

6 arraigned in federal K-2 conspiracy case

It took 90 minutes Friday morning in Jefferson City for U.S. Magistrate Judge Matt J. Whitworth to handle all the procedures for six of the 13 people indicted by a federal grand jury on a conspiracy to sell synthetic drugs.

Nixon signs mid-year budget boost

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year increase to Missouri’s budget that adds more than $460 million in spending to the state’s current $26 billion budget.

Federal judge leaves in place preliminary injunction barring Planned Parenthood license

A federal judge is leaving in place — at least for now — a preliminary injunction barring the state of Missouri from revoking Planned Parenthood’s license to perform abortions at a Columbia clinic.

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Strasburg, long balls power Nationals past Cardinals

Stephen Strasburg struck out nine including seven of eight in one stretch and the Washington Nationals got home runs from Michael Taylor and Danny Espinosa in a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

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Faksa has goal and assist, Stars beat Blues 2-1 in Game 1

Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Dallas goal to help the Stars open the second round of the Western Conference playoffs with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Friday night.

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14-foot Royals mannequin surfaces after theft from billboard

A 14-foot mannequin of a Royals player that was stolen from a billboard is safe at home in Kansas City.

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Chiefs take Miss State DT Chris Jones in second round of draft

The Kansas City Chiefs chose versatile defensive tackle Chris Jones from Mississippi State with the sixth pick in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night.

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LBs Jack, Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft

The wait is over for injured linebackers Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Considering how long it could have been, they will take it.

Callaway officials: Murder probe ongoing

A Columbia-area pair accused of two murders Tuesday night in Callaway County are expected to appear at an arraignment today via a live video feed, according to a court official.

Suspects in K-2 case due in court today

Law officers still seeking Jefferson City man

Six suspects arrested Wednesday on a federal indictment will appear in court at 10 a.m. today, according to Don Ledford, public affairs spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City.

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Bridge switch starts tonight

Work to switch traffic on the westbound U.S.54/63 bridge over the Missouri River in Jefferson City to the eastbound bridge so the westbound structure can be painted will begin at 7 p.m. today.

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Hornets defeat Hallsville 4-1

The Fulton Hornets beat the Hallsville Indians in a non-conference game 4-1 at the high school athletic complex Thursday.

Fulton boys finish sixth at NCMC golf championships

The Fulton Hornets took sixth place at the North Central Missouri Conference championships after shooting a 408 team score at Tanglewood Golf Course Thursday.

Boys' Golf: South Callaway 172, Hallsville 203

The Bulldogs won a triad against the Indians and the New Bloomfield Wildcats on Wednesday.

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De La Rosa strikes out 10, Diamondbacks beat Cardinals 3-0

Rubby De La Rosa struck out a career-high 10 and pitched two-hit ball through seven innings, Chris Herrmann and Brandon Drury homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Thursday night.

Chiefs trade first-round pick to San Francisco

The Kansas City Chiefs traded the 28th overall pick to San Francisco on Thursday night and received the 49ers' second-round pick along with choices in the fourth and sixth rounds in this year's NFL draft.

Holts Summit woman gets 10 years in prison

A Holts Summit woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug bust that occurred in October 2013.

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