• Pedestrian hit near Hitt Street and University Avenue in Columbia Posted on 20 November 2019 at 10:53pm

    COLUMBIA - A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Wednesday night, according to MU Police spokeswoman Sara Diedrich.

    It happened in the 1100 block of University Avenue around 9 p.m. Diedrich said officers issued the driver a ticket for failure to yield to a pedestrian in the crosswalk. 

  • Columbia airport advisory board chooses selection committee member Posted on 20 November 2019 at 7:51pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Regional Airport is one step closer to getting a new terminal.

    The city Airport Advisory Board met Wednesday to appoint Tom Drury, the general manager of Drury Hotels and member of the Airport Advisory Board, to the Design/Build team selection committee. 

  • Mizzou Esports takes home Rocket League title in first year Posted on 20 November 2019 at 7:08pm

    COLUMBIA - In its first season of competition, the University of Missouri Esports team were crowned champions after winning the NACE Rocket League championship on Sunday. Mizzou defeating Aquinas four matches to one.

    Mizzou's Esports team was launched in December of 2018, competing in popular games like League of Legends, Overwatch and Rocket League.

  • Fire breaks out at Missouri State Penitentiary Posted on 20 November 2019 at 6:37pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at the Missouri State Penitentiary.

    According to fire personnel, the fire, which started on the exterior of the building on the roof, has been contained.

  • Columbia adding more renewable energy with new solar field Posted on 20 November 2019 at 5:14pm

    COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia is moving forward with the creation of a new solar field after the city council unanimously authorized the purchase at their meeting Monday night.

    According to the Missourian, Boone-Stephens Solar 1, a Delaware-based company, has the contract with the city to build a 64-megawatt solar field in Columbia.

  • BREAKING: CPD searches Cooper County for missing Columbia woman Posted on 20 November 2019 at 3:45pm

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia Police source confirmed officers were following up on leads Wednesday in Cooper County in relation to missing Columbia woman Mengqi Ji Elledge.

    Authorities would not confirm the exact location of their activity.

  • Five arrested in Fulton on a narcotics search warrant Posted on 20 November 2019 at 3:18pm

    FULTON - The Fulton Police Department and Callaway County Sheriff’s Office assisted the M.U.S.T.A.N.G drug task force with a narcotics search warrant early Wednesday morning.

    According to a news release, upon arrival at 818 Vine street in Fulton, a crystal-like substance (Methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia were found.

  • Attorney General Eric Schmitt releases results of SAFE Kits inventory Posted on 20 November 2019 at 2:02pm

    COLUMBIA - 6,157 out of 6,987 sexual assault kits went untested in Missouri, the state's SAFE Kit initiative revealed Wednesday.

    Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt released the SAFE Kit inventory results Wednesday at True North of Columbia.

  • "Most Wanted Fugitive" arrested after tri-county manhunt Posted on 20 November 2019 at 1:51pm

    OSAGE COUNTY - A man on the run since Friday in Maries County was captured Wednesday morning in Osage County.

    Deputies say 23-year-old Shay Vinson crashed a car during a chase Friday before fleeing the scene on foot and leaving an injured person trapped in the vehicle.

  • UPDATE: Verdict announced in 2018 Waffle House shooting trial Posted on 20 November 2019 at 3:41pm

    COLUMBIA - After testimony and a three hour jury deliberation this afternoon, Matthew McMillan has been found guilty of murder in the 2nd degree, guilty of unlawful use of a weapon, guilty of assault in the first degree, and guilty of armed criminal action.

    The final disposition will be on Jan. 13 at 1:30 p.m.

    This comes after one of two victims of a 2018 Waffle House shooting testified at the Boone County Courthouse on Wednesday during the second day of the murder trial of Matthew McMillan.