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Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Posted 7:25 PM 7/22/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Prosecutors charged Ryan Wade Blair, 27, with two counts of assault and endangering a correctional officer. 

Blair was charged with first-degree murder June 13 for allegedly killing fellow inmate Michael Eisenhauer, 42. Court documents said Blair hit Eisenhauer (More)

7/21/2019

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens in Jefferson City

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens in Jefferson City

Posted 6:49 AM 7/22/2019 by Garrett Jones, KOMU 8 News Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - FEMA opened the doors of a new Disaster Recovery Center in Cole County over the weekend.

Victims of tornado and flooding damaged in counties declared damaged by FEMA are eligible to apply for federal aid.

People will have the chance to meet face to face with FEMA (More)

7/20/2019

EXCLUSIVE: Parents of found teen speak out about her disappearance

EXCLUSIVE: Parents of found teen speak out about her disappearance

Posted 9:41 PM 7/20/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Reporter, Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA —  A Columbia teenager is home safe after she was missing for almost two days. 

Summer Skye Allen, 13, was found Saturday afternoon, according to her step-mother Tracy Turnbow. Allen was staying at a friend's house during the time she was missing.

"I thought (More)

7/19/2019

UPDATE: Holts Summit Police investigate suspicious package found in stolen van

UPDATE: Holts Summit Police investigate suspicious package found in stolen van

Posted 9:32 PM 7/20/2019 by Deaven Sheldon, KOMU Reporter

HOLTS SUMMIT - The Missouri Highway Patrol helped detonate a suspicious package Friday afternoon at the Holts Summit Police Station.

The Holts Summit Police Department was notified about a careless and imprudent driver on US Hwy 54. After locating the driver, officials found the van he was (More)

7/18/2019

NCAA hears Missouri's appeal

NCAA hears Missouri's appeal

Posted 6:56 PM 7/18/2019 by Hannah Howard, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA heard Missouri's appeal on Thursday after the school was handed a handful of penalties back in January for academic fraud.

University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander (More)

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