Execution date set for Earl Forrest.

(KTRS ) The Missouri Supreme Court has set a May execution date for a man convicted of killing a deputy and two other people 13 years ago. The court issued a warrant of execution for 66-year-old Earl Forrest. His execution on May 11 would be the first of 2016. Forrest was convicted of killing Harriett…

Mizzou football player arrested for marijuana possession

(KTRS) – One of the top football players in the nation could be suspended to start the Missouri Tigers next season. Terry Beckner Jr. was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of possession of marijuana. Officers say they pulled Beckner over for driving without his headlights on. When officers approached the car they said they smelled…

Pinkel takes fundraiser job with University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Former University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel will remain at the university as a fundraiser and ambassador, earning nearly $1 million over the length of a three-year contract. The university announced the contract Thursday. It calls for Pinkel to earn $350,000 in both 2016 and 2017, and $250,000 in 2018.…