• Mother remembers Hallsville teen who died in overnight crash Posted on 6 December 2019 at 3:04pm

    HALLSVILLE - Kari Hallowell, the mother of 17-year-old Hayden Holt, who died in an overnight car crash after being chased by police, remembered her son fondly Friday. 

    "Hayden is very charismatic," she said. "Everybody loves him even though he is kind of an ornery kid. And he is still a kid and that's the fact here."

  • Official: Pensacola shooter was Saudi aviation student Posted on 6 December 2019 at 2:53pm

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP)- Two U.S. officials have identified the shooter at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola as a second lieutenant in the Saudi Air Force.

    The officials say authorities are investigating whether Friday's attack was terrorism-related. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to disclose information that had not yet been made public.

  • Mizzou Arena set to host Norm Stewart Classic for first time Posted on 6 December 2019 at 2:24pm

    COLUMBIA - This weekend, 47 high school basketball teams from five states will go head-to-head in the 2019 Norm Stewart Classic, being held for the first time in Mizzou Arena.

    "This is a premiere location," Executive Director of the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Denny Hunt said. "You know, if you can play at Mizzou Arena and you can bring some teams in from out of state and mix in some of our locals, it makes a great event."

  • Drew Lock heads into second career start with Broncos Posted on 6 December 2019 at 1:28pm

    COLUMBIA- Former MU Quarterback Drew Lock is set to make his second start with the Denver Broncos this Sunday versus the Houston Texans. 

    Lock was activated off the injured reserve following week 12, after dealing with a thumb injury suffered in a preseason game against the 49ers on August 19. 

  • Lamine River search called off until Tuesday, attorney for Mengqi Ji's family says parents "heartbroken" [embedded content] Posted on 6 December 2019 at 12:26pm

    BOONVILLE - Emergency crews continued searching the Lamine River for the body of Mengqi Ji Elledge Friday, marking the fourth straight day at a location around a bridge in Cooper County. 

    Multiple Columbia and State units have been working together on the search. A dive team was also assembled and has been searching.

  • Deputies: Man shot after starting fight with homeowners near Huntsdale Posted on 6 December 2019 at 11:53am

    BOONE COUNTY- A 52-year-old male suffered two gunshot wounds Thursday night after getting into a fight with two people at a home near Huntsdale.

    Boone County deputies responded to the disturbance in the 3400 block of south Route O following a report of gunshots.

  • Missing Missouri woman's phone, shoes found during search Posted on 6 December 2019 at 11:22am

    RICH HILL- Relatives of a missing Missouri mother say they are growing increasingly concerned after deputies found the woman's phone, backpack and shoes.

    The items were discovered Thursday within 100 yards of the Bates County home of 36-year-old Nicole Mallatt, who went missing two days before Thanksgiving. Her mother Debbie Lewis, said her daughter had been planning a big meal.

  • UPDATE: Authorities investigate overnight fatal crash in Columbia Posted on 6 December 2019 at 7:41am

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed Hayden Holt, a 17-year-old from Hallsville, died in an overnight car crash on Providence Rd.

    Officers on scene told KOMU 8 News the crash was the result of a police chase.

  • Marshall man arrested after armed robbery attempt Posted on 6 December 2019 at 5:23am

    MARSHALL - Police arrested a man Thursday after they said he tried to rob a loan office. 

    Employees of the Title Cash of Marshall told police that Michael Kurt Bohdan, 30, entered the business with his face partially covered and had a semi-automatic handgun.

  • Columbia Public Schools to build first-of-its-kind nature school Posted on 6 December 2019 at 4:44am

    COLUMBIA - Soon, every fifth grader in Boone County will have the opportunity to learn math, history, language arts and science in a classroom designed around nature. 

    Columbia Public Schools is in the process of designing and building a nature school on land adjacent to the Three Creeks Conservation Area