| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| May 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Former William Byrd star Jennifer Mitchell Hoover has been named the women's basketball coach at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest announced the hiring Wednesday. Hoover starred for the Demon Deacons from 1987 to 1991.
She was a three-time All-ACC selection...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:02 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:54 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.
School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations.
Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:26 PM
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Debate Team has been ranked first in Texas and 95th in the world by the International Debate Education Association. UNT’s team was placed ahead of the debate teams from the University of...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:49 AM
The Megabus coach that crashed en route from Chicago, killing a graduate student from University of Missouri, was manufactured last year and “had passed a full preventative maintenance check within the past week,” the company says.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:02 AM
A woman was killed and several others were injured after a double-decker Megabus traveling from Chicago slammed into a concrete overpass support Thursday afternoon.
It happened at about 1:20 p.m. just north of Litchfield. The bus, with more than 70...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Aditi Avhad hadn't seen her parents in a year when they arrived at O'Hare International Airport from India Thursday.
They piled into a bus for the trip back to the University of Missouri in Columbia, where Avhad was a grad student at the medical school....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:02 PM
For the second time in a week, it appears a tire on a Megabus popped on a major interstate.
A bus was on its way from Atlanta to Charlotte when one of its tires apparently blew. As the bus tried to stop, it burst into flames.
All of the passengers...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. has named a new president/CEO. The company announced today that its board of directors has chosen Larry A. Lawson to fill the position starting on April 6th.
Lawson, who was executive vice president of Lockheed Martin...