Posted 6:35 PM 4/26/2018 by Emily Hannemann, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Columbia police are asking for the community's help in locating a runaway teenager last seen on April 26.
According to a news release from the Columbia Police Department, 15-year-old Alexandra "Lexi" McClain was last seen with two men at the Midway Travel Plaza at the address (More)
Posted 8:21 AM 4/26/2018 by Charles Nichelson, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys will argue the office of Attorney General Josh Hawley should be blocked from further investigating Greitens for his alleged illegal use of a charity donor list for his gubernatorial campaign.
Greitens' attorneys have also (More)
Posted 9:46 AM 4/26/2018 by Melody Cox, KOMU 8 Digital Producer & Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - A rollover crash on the I-70 outer road early Thursday morning sent two people to the hospital.
They suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The driver had been on I-70, but then drove off the interstate onto the access road during the accident.
Emergency officials (More)
Posted 9:46 AM 4/26/2018 by Eva Cheng, KOMU 8 Reporter
HOLTS SUMMIT - Joshua Lee is a retired sergeant from the Missouri National Guard where he served from 2007 to 2014. After coming home from Afghanistan, he was diagnosed with PTSD, inflammatory arthritis, fibromyalgia and multiple destroyed joints.
Joshua Lee said he has been (More)
Posted 9:50 PM 4/25/2018 by Lindsey Fafoglia and Stephanie Hamann, KOMU 8 Reporters
COLUMBIA - The Downtown Leadership Council wants more parking spaces for customers and visitors downtown.
The Downtown Leadership Council is sending a letter to the city council Wednesday, asking them to review parking policies for the Plaza Garage (at 8th Street and Walnut Street) (More)
Posted 10:33 AM 4/25/2018 by Anthony Holtschlag, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Here are the facts on violent crime in Columbia.
For the year of 2017, there were 610 incidents of violent crime according to the Columbia Police Department's uniform crime reporting (UCR) statistics. That number rose from 517 incidents in (More)
Posted 3:44 PM 4/26/2018 by The Associated Press
Posted 9:29 PM 4/24/2018 by Sierra Morris, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter
OSAGE BEACH - Miller County sheriff’s deputy Casey Shoemate is being remembered for his great personality and his love for his family.
Shoemate, 26, died Friday night while responding to an emergency call. He tried to pass a fire truck and (More)