• Current and former players take to social media after Odom firing [embedded content] Posted on 30 November 2019 at 4:23pm

    COLUMBIA - After news came out this morning that Barry Odom would no longer be the head coach of the Missouri Tigers football team; several current and former players spoke out in support of Odom.

  • UPDATE: Mizzou fires head coach Barry Odom Posted on 30 November 2019 at 11:18am

    COLUMBIA - After a 6-6 season, the University of Missouri announced the firing of head football coach Barry Odom. 

    The school made an official announcement Saturday morning and will hold a news conference at 4:00pm Saturday.

  • One dead after shooting in Fulton Posted on 30 November 2019 at 10:54am

    FULTON - One person was shot dead after entering a residence in Fulton Saturday morning.

    Fulton Police Department say the victim entered a residence in the 600 Block of Jefferson Street and was shot. The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital.

  • 7-year-old boy dies in eastern Missouri mobile home fire Posted on 30 November 2019 at 10:37am

    MOSCOW MILLS, Mo. (AP) — A 7-year-old boy is dead and four other people are injured after a fire ravaged a mobile home in eastern Missouri.

    Authorities say the fire broke out around 2 a.m. Saturday in Moscow Mills, about 60 miles north of St. Louis. Nine people got out before firefighters arrived. They found the child inside the home. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

  • Missouri football wins the Battleline Rivalry for the fourth straight year Posted on 29 November 2019 at 11:55pm

    LITTLE ROCK - The Tigers took down the Razorbacks Friday by a score of 24-14 to finish the season with a record of 6-6.

    Missouri's starting quarterback, Kelly Bryant, missed the season's final game this afternoon due to lingering injuries. True freshman, Connor Bazelak drew his first start ever for the Tigers, but he left in the second quarter with a right knee sprain. He was then replaced by Taylor Powell.

  • River watchers already wary about 2020 spring flooding Posted on 29 November 2019 at 8:09pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven’t fully recovered.

    Flooding ravaged much of the Missouri and Mississippi River basins and their tributaries earlier this year, reaching record levels and overwhelming levees in many places. Eight months later, parts of the Missouri River are slightly above flood stage at a time of the year when river levels traditionally run low.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Friend of Jefferson City double shooting suspect speaks out Posted on 29 November 2019 at 6:25pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Dareal Mightty said he knows everyone involved in a Thanksgiving double shooting, but said he suspected something was wrong with his close friend - suspect Torry Upchurch - earlier in the week.

    "He wasn't seem like himself," he said. "That was making me nervous."

  • State receives $5.5 million grant to improve rural transit, accessibility Posted on 29 November 2019 at 3:26pm

    COLUMBIA — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the Federal Transit Administration will award Missouri $5.5 million in grants towards improving the state's bus infrastructure. 

    The grants are a part of a national $423 million awarded by the FTA in an effort to support projects aimed at rehabilitation and construction of bus facilities. 

  • UPDATE: Suspect, victims identified in deadly Jefferson City shootings Posted on 29 November 2019 at 9:42am

    JEFFERSON CITY - Cole County Prosecutor Locke Thompson confirmed the suspect in Thursday's two deadly shootings is 27-year-old Torry Upchurch.

    Upchurch has been charged with two counts each of first-degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a firearm and unlawful possession of a firearm.

  • Columbia Rotary Club cooks 150 turkeys to give back to community Posted on 28 November 2019 at 6:46pm

    COLUMBIA — The Columbia Rotary Club started frying turkeys at 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning, all in the hopes of giving back to the community.

    Chef Marty Walter said the group was planning to fry about 150 turkeys in total.