• UPDATE: Suspect now charged with second degree murder in shooting of 13-year-old Posted on 21 October 2019 at 11:18am

    COLUMBIA - Prosecutors filed formal charges against Cameron White, 19, on Monday, charging him with second-degree murder and armed criminal action.

    The charges come after police said he shot and killed 13-year-old Dajion A. Harris late Saturday.

  • Helias football is keeping it in the family Posted on 21 October 2019 at 12:41am

    JEFFERSON CITY - When you think of football families, you may think of the Harbaughs or the Mannings; however, if you are from Jefferson City, it's a safe bet that the Hentges come to mind. 

    The family has been a constant in Helias football for more than 40 years.

  • Attorney general to host senior safety presentations across Missouri Posted on 20 October 2019 at 9:43pm

    JEFFERSON CITY — Attorney General Eric Schmitt is set to host four senior safety presentations in October.

    The presentations, hosted in St. Louis, Columbia, Jefferson City and Cape Girardeau, are designed to inform seniors about scams targeting them, tips to avoid falling victim to the scams and services offered by Schmitt's office.

  • Hundreds gather in Columbia to support the fight against Alzheimer's Posted on 20 October 2019 at 5:53pm

    COLUMBIA - More than 600 people and 11 sponsors gathered in Cosmo Park for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's Sunday afternoon. During the walk, participants held multicolored flowers in the air representing different connections to the disease.

    In 2018, the Columbia walk raised more than $157,000. The money was part of more than $97 million raised nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those affected by Alzheimer's. According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's affects nearly 5 million people in the United States and is the sixth-leading cause of death. The goal for this year's walk was to raise over $160,000.

  • 'People are not our enemy': The Crossing addresses backlash in Sunday sermon Posted on 20 October 2019 at 5:03pm

    COLUMBIA — David Cover, a co-pastor at The Crossing, addressed the controversy over last week's sermon by fellow co-paster Keith Simon during Sunday's services.

    Simon had discussed gender dysphoria, which led to public backlash and several businesses to dissolve partnerships with the church, including the Ragtag Film Society.

  • UPDATE: Relatives react to shooting death of 13-year-old boy Posted on 20 October 2019 at 2:15pm

    COLUMBIA — Columbia police arrested a man on multiple charges after the shooting of a 13-year-old boy Saturday night.

    The boy was killed in a shooting in the 4400 block of Rice Road Saturday night, Columbia police said in a release. Police responded to a report of a shooting just before midnight and found him with a serious gunshot wound. He was taken to a trauma center and was pronounced dead at around 4 a.m. Sunday.

  • One injured in Jefferson City weapons offense Posted on 20 October 2019 at 12:27pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - One person was transported to the hospital in relation to a weapons offense Sunday morning, according to Jefferson City police.

    Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 700 block of Madison Street at around 3 a.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found no one with gunshot wounds, but learned a person had been taken to the hospital with injuries.

  • FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990 Posted on 19 October 2019 at 10:34pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Children in St. Louis have been the victim of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades, according to a newspaper's analysis of FBI data.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the city's child homicide rate is far greater than that of other cities of a similar size; it is quadruple that of Indianapolis and Kansas City, Missouri, triple Milwaukee's, and double that of Baltimore.

  • Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral Posted on 19 October 2019 at 10:19pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

    Accused of using the presidency to enrich himself, Trump announced a rare backtrack on Twitter on Saturday night.

  • Mizzou suffers heartbreaking 21-14 loss to Vanderbilt Posted on 19 October 2019 at 8:02pm

    NASHVILLE, TN - The Missouri Tigers suffered a heartbreaking 21-14 loss to the Vanderbilt Commodores in their homecoming game.

    Mizzou traveled to Nashville to take on Vanderbilt in an attempt to go 3-0 in SEC play.