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Cheerleading gym destroyed by tornado

Cheerleading gym destroyed by tornado

Posted 11:20 PM 5/23/2019 by Bo Templin, KOMU 8 News Reporter

During the chaos of the tornado in Jefferson City, one cheerleading and "American Ninja Warrior" gym got torn apart. The Capitol City Cheerleading gym's entire front wall and a good portion of the roofing was destroyed when the tornado directly hit the gym. 

The owner of the gym was (More)

Yesterday

Tornado strikes massive blow to Jefferson City school

Tornado strikes massive blow to Jefferson City school

Posted 9:07 PM 5/23/2019 by Bailey Yang, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Students who visited the Simonsen Ninth Grade Center in Jefferson City Thursday said it is heartbreaking to see what Wednesday night's tornado did to their school.

“You never think something like this will happen in your town, and it is heartbreaking seeing where you (More)

5/22/2019

Highway Patrol is prepping for flood effects going into Memorial Day weekend

Highway Patrol is prepping for flood effects going into Memorial Day weekend

Posted 8:07 AM 5/23/2019 by Alexandria Williams, KOMU 8 Reporter

LAKE OF THE OZARKS -- Missouri State Highway Patrol is all hands on deck monitoring the severe weather effects that may continue into Memorial Day weekend. 

Sergeant Scott White said MSHP made plans for flash flooding affecting both drivers on the road and boaters at Lake of the (More)

Yesterday

UPDATE: MU Police locate potentially dangerous man

UPDATE: MU Police locate potentially dangerous man

Posted 11:34 AM 5/23/2019 by Brynne Davis, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Annie Hammock, KOMU Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Police are thanking the public for help locating a man who went missing while being transported near University Hospital Wednesday. 

MUPD had said 43-year-old Jeffery Bloomquist "could be dangerous." He was being taken from an MU Health Care facility to a nursing home in Moberly when he disappeared.

MUPD did not say where, when or how Bloomquist was found.

5/22/2019

Flooding causes evacuation at camp site

Flooding causes evacuation at camp site

Posted 9:46 PM 5/22/2019 by Zola Crowder, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY – Three campers were evacuated on Tuesday at the Mari-Osa Delta campground due to flooding. 

Patrick Duncan, a camper who evacuated said, “I was down on the lower part, I woke up and the water had come up quite a bit.”

The lower lot campsite is (More)

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