• Blues Shutdown By Canadiens, Lose 5-2 Posted on 19 October 2019 at 6:02pm

    ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues fell to the Montreal Canadiens 5-2 on Saturday.

    The Canadiens opened up Game 2 of the season series against the Blues with a solid offensive series that led to a goal by Jordan Weal. The Blues, looking to bounce back, answered soon after with a goal of their own from Jaden Schwartz to tie up the game 1-1.

  • Community celebrates Disability Employment Awareness Month Posted on 19 October 2019 at 6:11pm

    COLUMBIA - Community members came together Saturday for a Walk and Roll-A-Thon in recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month.

    The event was hosted by People First of Boone County, a self-advocacy organization run for and by people with disabilities.

  • Groups ask Missouri gun dealers to help fight gun suicides Posted on 19 October 2019 at 4:37pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Grassroots organizations are working across Missouri to persuade gun-related business owners to join efforts to limit access to guns or encourage safe storage for potentially suicidal customers.

    One of the initiatives, Safer Homes Collaborative, sends part-time field coordinators to hundreds of gun shops, pawn shops and firearms training facilities across the state. The coordinators, who are gun owners themselves, ask the retailers to display educational materials and provide temporary storage of firearms. The retailers also are asked to complete a one-hour training to identify potentially suicidal customers and delay the sale of a gun or encourage safe storage.

  • Columbia police hold annual Xbox with a Cop event Posted on 19 October 2019 at 4:41pm

    COLUMBIA - Community members got the chance to challenge Columbia police officers in their favorite video games during the department's annual Xbox with a Cop event on Saturday.

    "It's a chance for kids in the community to come out and have a good time with officers in a very comfortable environment where we are not responding to an incident or arresting people," Officer Maria Phelps said. "It is to build a trust and rapport with people that we serve because they ultimately are part of the community we serve."

  • Demonstrators rally for first ever National Period Day Posted on 19 October 2019 at 4:47pm

    COLUMBIA - Demonstrators rallied at Speakers Circle on Saturday for the first ever National Period Day. 

    Organizers said they want to bring awareness to menstruation. 

  • Saline County children abducted in 2017 found in Texas Posted on 19 October 2019 at 3:15pm

    SALINE COUNTY — Three Saline County children abducted in 2017 were found in Arlington, Texas on Thursday, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

    In August 2017, Shawn Rodriguez took her three children and was believed to have headed to California, a news release said.

  • Jefferson City police request other drivers come forward with information after fatal crash Posted on 19 October 2019 at 2:19pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - One Lincoln man is dead following a crash between a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer Friday night on Highway 179 at Highway 50. 

    According to a news release from the Jefferson City Police Department, Bryan Bock, the motorcycle driver, was heading northbound on Highway 179, approaching the ramps to and from eastbound Highway 50. Bock died from his injuries.  

  • UPDATE: Columbia Water and Light says power should be restored Posted on 19 October 2019 at 11:05am

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Water and Light department said it believes all power has been restored in Columbia.

    About 3,300 residents lost power Saturday morning. The department said the outage started around 8 a.m.

  • Mexico feasts on Fulton for the 54 Bowl win Posted on 19 October 2019 at 12:51am

    MEXICO - The trophy for the 54 Bowl might as well have been a dog bowl, rather than the highway sign Mexico hoisted after it devoured Fulton Friday in a 42-6 win. 

    Mexico running back Dante Billups gobbled up yards against Fulton's weak run defense, thanks to the large holes opened up by the offensive line. When the Bulldogs didn't run, they relished in their passing game led by quarterback Ty Prince and wide receiver Isaiah Reams.

  • Injuries plague Tolton football in latest loss Posted on 19 October 2019 at 12:48am

    WARSAW - The final score of Friday’s Tolton football matchup — 44-20, in favor of the other team — looked just like any other game this season.

    But as various Trailblazers left Warsaw High School on crutches, holding ice packs to their limbs and covered with medical tape, one thing was clear: This battered and bruised team had put up a fight.