• Demolition scheduled for crumbling Jefferson City buildings Posted on 18 October 2019 at 3:26pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A damaged downtown Jefferson City building is scheduled for demolition, but the owners have filed an appeal in efforts to save their building.

    Carol and Ruben Wieberg, owners of 202 E. High, filed the appeal on Oct. 11.

  • Chemotherapy shortage affects mid-Missouri children Posted on 18 October 2019 at 2:55pm

    COLUMBIA - A drug company's decision is causing new worries for the families of children with cancer.

    Vincristine, a type of chemotherapy used as treatment in most childhood cancers, is becoming scarce and there is no equivalent to the drug. 

  • Threat no longer active at Thomas Jefferson Middle School [embedded content] Posted on 18 October 2019 at 2:27pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Police investigated a threat at Thomas Jefferson Middle School on Friday.

    TJMS sent out an email to parents about a potential active shooter threat around 10 Friday morning. The email said the threat was originally posted on a Snapchat story.

  • UPDATE: Charges filed in deadly Highway 63 crash Posted on 18 October 2019 at 12:57pm

    COLUMBIA - A woman is dead after a car crash on Highway 63 in Columbia on Thursday afternoon.

    Columbia police said 25-year-old Sarah Jane Bounds died of her injuries sustained in the accident.

  • County-wide plan for workforce development in discussion Posted on 18 October 2019 at 12:10pm

    COLUMBIA - Leaders from several organizations from around Boone County gathered Friday to talk about various county-wide goals.

    The joint meeting gathered representatives from the City of Columbia, County of Boone, Chamber of Commerce, Columbia Public Schools and University of Missouri. 

  • 3 killed, 2 arrested after Kansas City shooting Posted on 18 October 2019 at 12:01pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a triple homicide in a Kansas City neighborhood.

    Police spokesman Officer Doaa El-Ashkar says officers were on patrol just before 9 p.m. Thursday when they heard the sound of gunfire. The Kansas City Star reports that police then saw two people in the middle of the street and attempted to stop them. El-Ashkar says one of the people was armed with a firearm and surrendered, while the other person was captured after running away.

  • Man arrested after drugs found during traffic stop. Posted on 18 October 2019 at 5:29am

    COLUMBIA - A man was arrested Thursday evening after police found dangerous drugs during a routine traffic stop. The arrest occurred near the 1400 block of Range Line Street.

    The Boone County Sherrif's Department said that Jayson Breaux, 46, had his vehicle searched with the assistance of a Columbia Police Department K9 unit.

  • Columbia delegation set to travel to Japanese sister city Posted on 18 October 2019 at 3:29am

    COLUMBIA - Sixteen Columbians will travel to Columbia's Japanese sister city, Hakusan City, to reaffirm the relationship between the two cities. 

    Among the group are three representatives from Columbia Public Schools: Superintendent Peter Stiepleman, School Board Vice President Jonathan Sessions and Science Coordinator Mike Szydlowski. 

  • Mahomes injured as Chiefs beat Broncos Posted on 18 October 2019 at 12:08am

    DENVER - Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes left in the 2nd quarter Thursday night against the Denver Broncos after suffering a knee injury on a QB sneak.

    Mahomes had to be helped off the field, but walked back to the locker room on his own and was seen later with a brace.

  • LGBTQ community fights back against Columbia church's sermon Posted on 17 October 2019 at 8:41pm

    COLUMBIA — After a controversial sermon at The Crossing on Sunday, the LGBTQ community is calling for those involved to cut ties with it. 

    The Crossing's co-pastor Keith Simon gave a sermon on Sunday about gender dysphoria, which the American Psychiatric Association defines as a conflict between a person's assigned gender and the gender they identify as.