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    Missouri bill to change license fee office bidding passes

    Missouri bill to change license fee office bidding passes

    Posted 9:38 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Lawmakers have passed a bill to stop the state from considering how much money a bidder would return to Missouri if awarded a contract to run a licensing office.

    The House on Monday voted 146-5 in favor of the bill, which now heads to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's (More)

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    Missouri Senate panel endorses right-to-work measure

    Missouri Senate panel endorses right-to-work measure

    Posted 9:34 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Opponents of a right-to-work measure packed the Capitol halls as Missouri's Republican leaders pushed to send the measure to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in the Legislature's final week.

    A Senate committee voted Monday night to advance the measure to the full (More)

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    Missouri House OKs ramped up school bullying policies

    Missouri House OKs ramped up school bullying policies

    Posted 9:30 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A bill aimed at clamping down on bullying and preventing suicides in Missouri schools is nearing passage.

    The legislation passed 129-19 by the House on Monday would require school anti-bullying policies to include stricter procedures for reporting, investigating (More)

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    Target 8 compares mid-Missouri superintendent salaries

    Posted 8:04 PM 5/11/2015 by Angela Pearson and Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 News

    COLUMBIA - According to the American Association of School Administrators,the average salary for superintendents in the region is $108,596. The average superintendent salary for 2014 in Missouri is $99,631 -- Target 8 calculated this number (More)

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    Man accused of 'recklessly infecting' 2 with HIV on trial

    Man accused of 'recklessly infecting' 2 with HIV on trial

    Posted 5:48 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. CHARLES (AP) - A man who prosecutors accuse of "recklessly infecting" two male sex partners with HIV in Missouri is on trial in a case that some activists say highlights outdated laws.

    23-year-old Michael L. Johnson faces felony HIV exposure charges. He was also accused of knowingly (More)

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    Court report raises conflict-of-interest concern in Ferguson

    Court report raises conflict-of-interest concern in Ferguson

    Posted 5:41 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A report from the Missouri Supreme Court highlights several potential conflicts of interest among Ferguson's court staff, prosecutor and police.

    The report released Monday summarizes the observations and recommendations of court administration experts who were asked (More)

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    Man charged in airman's death near Missouri air force base

    Man charged in airman's death near Missouri air force base

    Posted 5:26 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    WARRENSBURG (AP) - A man has been charged with fatally shooting a senior airman while drinking alcohol at a home near Whiteman Air Force Base.

    Johnson County prosecutor Rob Russell said he charged 22-year-old Dominic Sacco, of Knob Noster, on Monday with second-degree murder in the death (More)

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    TARGET 8: How worried should parents be about the unvaccinated?

    TARGET 8: How worried should parents be about the unvaccinated?

    Posted 5:07 PM 5/11/2015 by Megan Judy, KOMU 8 Anchor

    COLUMBIA - Have you ever wondered how many of the children sitting in class with your kids are vaccinated? In the same respect, if your child is already vaccinated, does it even matter if other kids aren't?

    According to the Department of Health and Senior Services, in (More)

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    Sheriff's Office issues advisory for missing 94-year-old

    Sheriff's Office issues advisory for missing 94-year-old

    Posted 4:57 PM 5/11/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office issued an endangered silver alert for a missing 94-year-old Milan man, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

    The Endangered Silver Advisory was issued Monday after John Ben Lee went missing from 502 SE State Street in Milan at (More)

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    Boonville Police conclude year-long undercover drug operation

    Boonville Police conclude year-long undercover drug operation

    Posted 4:28 PM 5/11/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    BOONVILLE - The Boonville Police Department said Monday it concluded a year-long undercover drug operation that resulted in 20 indictments.

    Police said drugs purchased in the operation, which it conducted with the MUSTANG Drug Task Force, included methamphetamines, crack cocaine, marijuana (More)

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    Man dies in St. Louis apartment building fire

    Man dies in St. Louis apartment building fire

    Posted 3:57 PM 5/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis fire officials said a man was killed in an apartment building fire that sent about a half dozen other people to hospitals.

    Fire officials said firefighters using ladders managed to rescue about 20 people during the Monday morning blaze in the three-story (More)

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    Grain Belt Express president meets with supporters

    Posted 3:27 PM 5/11/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    RANDOLPH COUNTY - Representatives from the Grain Belt Express Clean Line met with local landowners Monday to review their plans for a $2 billion project aimed at moving wind energy across the Midwest.

    The proposed project, the Grain Belt Express, has been met with both support and (More)

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    Man charged after Sunday's Jefferson City shooting

    Posted 2:47 PM 5/11/2015 by Lina Young, KOMU 8 Repoter

    JEFFERSON CITY - A Jefferson City man was charged Monday after a shooting that took place on East Miller Street Sunday afternoon. 

    Carlton Tyler, 32, was charged with first degree assault, armed criminal action and felon in possession of a firearm. 

    When the Jefferson City (More)

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