Fire destroys Cole County barn [embedded content]
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 6:08pm
COLE COUNTY- Osage Fire crews were called to a barn fire around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 7700 block of Helias Spur in Cole County.
Osage Fire called for tanker support and received assistance from the Cole County Fire Protection District.
Two teenage suspects charged with murdering 15-year-old boy
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 5:25pm
PHELPS COUNTY- Two teenage suspects allegedly murdered a 15-year-old boy after the three ran away from the Great Circle facility in St. James, according to probable cause statements issued by the Phelps County Circuit Court Office.
Cody Armistead, 17, and Enoch Phillips, 18, are each charged with first-degree murder.
Man charged with first-degree murder after incident in Miller County
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 4:58pm
MILLER COUNTY- Terry E. Ewens was charged with first-degree murder and seven other felony charges in Miller County on Friday, Sept. 18.
Ewens is charged with first-degree murder for striking a 71-year-old woman to death. The incident allegedly occurred in Rocky Mount, Missouri in Miller County.
Some MU students grow frustrated with increased Jefferson statue security
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 4:03pm
COLUMBIA - An acrylic casing was installed on Saturday around the tombstone of Thomas Jefferson, located next to the Francis Quadrangle on the University of Missouri campus.
A MU spokesperson said the total cost of the casing was about $20,000.
CPD investigates robbery on North Seventh Street
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 3:53pm
COLUMBIA- Columbia police responded to a report of a robbery around 11:45 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Seventh Street, according to a press release.
Police located a 55-year-old victim who had several cuts on his head and face upon arrival.
Room 38 operating permit suspended after health order violations
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 3:41pm
COLUMBIA- Room 38's operating permit was suspended on Saturday, Sept. 19, following citations for violating COVID-19 health orders.
A report by the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services cites Room 38 for patrons failing to social distance and chairs placed next to each other at the bar without room for social distancing.
Effects of a statewide mask mandate
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 3:38pm
MISSOURI - Walking around downtown Fulton, you can only find a few stores that require or even recommend masks to enter. However, Fulton isn’t the only town that decided against a local mask mandate.
Fulton resident Danielle Hendrix doesn’t think a mandate is needed locally or at the state level.
Governor Parson signs bills passed during special session on violent crime
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 2:47pm
JEFFERSON CITY- Gov. Mike Parson signed HB66 and HB46 into law Monday.
HB66 will create a Pretrial Witness Protection Fund. This means that law enforcement agencies can provide resources to victims and witnesses and their immediate families.
What fans need to know ahead of Missouri football's first game
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 2:31pm
COLUMBIA - After months of debate about whether or not a Missouri football season would even happen, it's finally game week.
The Tigers will host Alabama at 6:00 p.m. Saturday night in the first game of a 10-game, conference-only schedule.
Local schools make investments to keep in-person learning safe
Posted on 21 September 2020 at 2:27pm
MISSOURI - While parents prepared to send their students back to school during a pandemic, local school districts prepared by adding new safety measures to their buildings.
Some of the added safety measures were as simple as purchasing face masks and extra cleaning supplies.