Moberly police ask public for help identifying armed robbery suspect
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 10:50pm
COLUMBIA — The Moberly Police Department is asking for help identifying a man who robbed a gas station at gun-point Saturday evening.
In photos posted to the department's Facebook post, the suspect is holding a gun with his face partially covered at Bratcher's Fuel.
Tigers land new head football coach, introductory press conference scheduled
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 7:47pm
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers have found their new head football coach.
Eli Drinkwitz from Appalachian State will lead the Tiger program, pending approval by the UM Board of Curators.
Neighbors react after suspect shot by authorities
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 7:01pm
TIPTON - Neighbors are reacting after authorities said Bobby Joe Moore, 43, of Sedalia, shot his ex-girlfriends' mother and hit his ex-girlfriend with a handgun early Friday morning.
Authorities said a city marshall shot Moore five times after he continued to charge police with a handgun in his hand at St. Andrews Catholic School.
Businesses at the lake gear up for the holidays
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 4:43pm
LAKE OF THE OZARKS - Restaurant owners are heading into the holiday season ready to handle the winter customers and weather.
The last two decades show an increase in food industry start ups in Camden County at the lake, according to the Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council.
Field of Joy honors departed loved ones in Fulton
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 3:13pm
FULTON — Community members can gather at the Field of Joy in Fulton’s Veteran's Park to remember departed loved ones during the holidays.
Fulton Parks and Recreation paired up with the Callaway County Salvation Army to organize this event, with money raised going to the Salvation Army. Families, businesses and non-profits had the opportunity to pay for a space to decorate a tree.
Festival of Lights opens to raise money for capital city nonprofits
Posted on 8 December 2019 at 9:00am
JEFFERSON CITY - Singing pine trees and dancing blue penguins are now lighting up the night throughout Binder Park in Jefferson City for the third annual Capital City Festival of Lights.
Stretching about a mile between Rainbow Drive and Henwick Lane, the festival features thousands of lights synchronized to holiday music. All proceeds made go directly back to local nonprofits, including the sponsor, Homemaker Health Care.
PHOTO: Deputies, troopers use night vision drone to locate shots fired suspect
Posted on 7 December 2019 at 10:19pm
AUXVASSE - A suspect has been taken into custody in Auxvasse on Saturday in relation to a shots fired incident that damaged a Break Time in Fulton on Friday night.
The Callaway County Sheriff's Office said in a release deputies received information that 37-year-old Markus Berry, a suspect in the fight, was in a residence on County Road 262 near Auxvasse. They located him in his vehicle, and they said when Berry saw the deputies, he sped in reverse.
6th annual food drive participants ride to help feed less fortunate
Posted on 7 December 2019 at 7:57pm
COLUMBIA - The annual Cranktivus event was held Saturday morning at Walt's Bicycle Shop.
Over 100 participants participated in the food drive. They rode on bikes throughout the city and bought food that is ultimately donated to the Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri.
Fulton celebrates 71st annual Christmas Parade
Posted on 7 December 2019 at 4:40pm
FULTON - The 71st annual Christmas parade took over the streets of Fulton on Saturday afternoon.
This year's theme was "A Season of Hope." The parade is hosted by the Fulton Jaycees.
One in hospital after crash, driver hits fire truck blocking traffic
Posted on 7 December 2019 at 4:17pm
CAMDEN COUNTY — One person was transported to the hospital Friday night after being ejected from their vehicle.
The Mid-County Fire Protection District said in a Facebook post that they responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on North State Highway 5 near Harvest Road at 9:47 p.m. On arrival, firefighters found a pickup truck which had rolled several times and blocked both lanes of Highway 5.