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Soccer player drowns in university swimming pool

(MARQUETTE, Mich., AP) — An 18-year-old freshman on Northern Michigan University’s varsity women’s soccer team drowned during a team workout in a school swimming pool. Arianna Alioto of Columbia, Mo.,…

Police: Chiefs’ Belcher kills girlfriend, self

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend Saturday, then drove to Arrowhead Stadium and committed suicide in front of…

Getz, Royals reach $1.05M deal, avoid arbitration

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Royals and second baseman Chris Getz avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing a $1.05 million, one-year contract that includes up to $150,000 in performance bonuses.…

Mo. judge says expert can tell jurors about BDSM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A federal judge has ruled that lawyers for a Missouri couple accused of sexual slavery may call an expert to explain bondage, dominance, sadism and…

Missouri lottery winners want to live normally

By MARIA SUDEKUM (DEARBORN, Mo., AP) — To announce one of the biggest events of their lives together, Cindy and Mark Hill returned to the place where it all began…

Vampire on the loose in Serbia?

By DUSAN STOJANOVIC (ZAROZJE, Serbia, AP) — Get your garlic, crosses and stakes ready: a bloodsucking vampire is on the loose. Or so say villagers in the tiny western Serbian…

Bond set for Saudi student in homicide case

Bond set for Saudi student in homicide case

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The international student charged in the homicide of a local bar owner can now bond out of jail. Bond was set at $2 million Friday for…

Crest Ridge beats Northwest 52-29

The Crest Ridge boys basketball team took down Northwest Thursday, 52-29. After trailing by one at the end of the first period, 12-11, Crest Ridge came back to lead 24-16…

Thomas Michael Kuper

Thomas Michael Kuper, 53, of Holden, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 29 at home. Mr. Kuper will be cremated under the direction of Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home…

The boots are gone, the shelves are bare — farewell Black Friday

By KATIE DOUGLAS (ST. LOUIS, digitalBURG) – The clock is ticking over my head and the heater is humming steadily outside of my room. I can hear the muffled sounds…

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