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One dead, two injured after crash on Highway 124

One dead, two injured after crash on Highway 124

Posted 10:51 PM 12/10/2016 by Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOONE COUNTY - One person died in a vehicle crash on Highway 124 Saturday evening, according to Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Gale Blomenkamp.

The crash caused Highway 124 to be closed in both directions in between Hallsville and Centralia. Crews responded (More)

Yesterday

Missouri kids compete, learn with Legos

Missouri kids compete, learn with Legos

Posted 11:06 PM 12/10/2016 by Joe Gjata, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA – More than 20 schools from Kansas City to Columbia gathered at Jefferson Middle School Saturday for the FIRST Lego League Tournament. 

FIRST Organization, a non-profit group, sets up the FIRST Lego League competition for school kids in grades (More)

12/9/2016

Outgoing Missouri governor grants 15 pardons

Outgoing Missouri governor grants 15 pardons

Posted 7:50 PM 12/9/2016 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri's outgoing Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon is giving clemency to 15 people convicted of drug-related crimes or theft.

Nixon on Friday announced the pardons. Those granted clemency were convicted of crimes including selling marijuana, stealing and burglary. (More)...

Yesterday

Christmas festival gets people prepared for parade

Christmas festival gets people prepared for parade

Posted 10:03 AM 12/10/2016 by Emma Frazier, KOMU 8 Reporter

HOLTS SUMMIT - The Holts Summit Lions Club is hosting the second annual Christmas Festival Saturday before the start of the city's Christmas Parade.

"We did this last year for the first time right before the Holts Summit Christmas Parade," said Melissa Anderson, secretary of the Holts (More)

12/9/2016

Suits over alleged harassment in Missouri prisons spur audit

Suits over alleged harassment in Missouri prisons spur audit

Posted 7:16 PM 12/9/2016 by The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway said she's reviewing state legal payments following reports of harassment and employee lawsuits in the Department of Corrections.

Galloway on Friday announced the audit of the state's Legal Expense Fund, which is used to make (More)

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