• Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87 Posted on 18 September 2020 at 7:43pm

    (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87.

    Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court's liberal wing consistently delivering progressive votes on the most divisive social issues of the day, including abortion rights, same-sex marriage, voting rights, immigration, health care and affirmative action.

  • Nurse arranges for a plane to fly a dying father to see his son play football one last time Posted on 18 September 2020 at 7:23pm

    (CNN) -- For a father and son, a hug before the first game of football season is a special moment. For Scott and Cade Sullivan, it was the moment of a lifetime.

    Scott Sullivan of Somerset, Kentucky, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer after being admitted to the hospital for abnormal lab results in early August. Sullivan was diagnosed leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a complication of cancer in which the disease spreads to the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. According to the National Institutes of Health, even with treatment, overall survival is approximately two to four months.

  • FNF Pregame Week 4: Battle at Hickman canceled due to COVID-19 case [embedded content] Posted on 18 September 2020 at 6:56pm

    Week four of Friday Night Fever has arrived. Before you head out to your team's game or tune in to KOMU 8's liveblog, check out the news you should know about high school football across mid-Missouri.

    News related to high school football games across mid-Mo, such as cancellations, COVID-19 information and other news that impacts games will be available below.

  • Friday Night Fever Week 4: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri Posted on 18 September 2020 at 6:44pm

    Games for high school football games will become available below. Final scores are in bold and home teams are on the bottom.

    Marshall 20

  • Friday Night Fever Week 4: High school football photos and videos from around mid-Missouri [embedded content] Posted on 18 September 2020 at 6:43pm

    Welcome to Week 4 of Friday Night Fever! Our game of the week features the Marshall Owls taking on the Mexico Bulldogs. The two teams had a very different Week 3 result as Mexico put up 60 points against Orchard Farm while Marshall was held scoreless in a 35-0 loss against Odessa.

    Elsewhere, Boonville attempts to slow down the high powered Blair Oaks offense. Blair Oaks has not scored under 49 points this season and have looked every bit like the powerhouse people expected.

  • COVID-19 cases climb in Stover Posted on 18 September 2020 at 6:03pm

    STOVER - COVID-19 is affecting young and old alike in Morgan County.

    According to the Morgan County Health Center Administrator Shawn Brantley, there are several positive cases at the Golden Age Living Center. He said they hope to release exact numbers as soon as they become available.

  • Battle football reacts to game cancellation due to COVID-19 case Posted on 18 September 2020 at 4:14pm

    COLUMBIA — Battle High School canceled its game set for Friday against the Hickman High School Kewpies.

    Battle announced "a recent COVID-19 positive test and possible exposure within the Battle football program," according to a statement released on Thursday.

  • Missouri Water Patrol reports 2 killed after boats collide in Table Rock Lake Posted on 18 September 2020 at 3:00pm

    NEAR CRANE, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Water Patrol is investigating a deadly crash killing a father and son from Arkansas after two bass boats crashed on Table Rock Lake.

    Investigators say the crash happened in the Viney Creek Area around 7:30 a.m. Friday. That area is north of Golden, Mo. near Emerald Beach.

  • St. Louis County links COVID-19 clusters 'directly to sports practices or games' Posted on 18 September 2020 at 2:27pm

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. - As parents and student-athletes continue to protest the ban on some youth sports games – including high school football – St. Louis County health officials said they are seeing a link between youth sports and youth cases of COVID-19.

    The St. Louis County Department of Public Health has documented five clusters of COVID-19 spreading among young athletes “linked directly to sports practices or games,” the county said in a news release Friday morning.

  • Missouri man given probation for shooting threat at Walmart Posted on 18 September 2020 at 1:43pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A 39-year-old Missouri man accused of threatening to shoot people at a Walmart has been sentenced to probation.

    Court records say Nicholas Pratte was sentenced this week for a misdemeanor count of making a terrorist threat. He originally was charged with a felony.