Continuous News

3/19/2017

Community members gather to raise hunger awareness, eat meal

Community members gather to raise hunger awareness, eat meal

Posted 5:49 PM 3/19/2017 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - "Empty bowls" events have happened all over the country to help raise awareness of hunger in the community, and on Sunday afternoon, mid-Missouri was no exception.

The Missouri United Methodist Church invited community members to eat a free meal of bread from Bleu Events, gumbo (More)

3/18/2017

No. 25 Missouri baseball extends streak with win over Alabama

No. 25 Missouri baseball extends streak with win over Alabama

Posted 9:30 PM 3/18/2017 by Edward Redler, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — No. 25 Mizzou Baseball defeated Alabama 7-4 Saturday.

With the victory, the team extends its win streak to 18 games, which is the longest active one in the nation.

The 18-1 record is the best start in program history. The win streak is the second-longest one (More)

3/19/2017

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90, new music to be released

Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90, new music to be released

Posted 2:44 PM 3/19/2017 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90.

St. Charles county police say they responded to a medical emergency Saturday (More)

3/18/2017

J'den Cox ends Mizzou career with third national title

J'den Cox ends Mizzou career with third national title

Posted 7:41 PM 3/18/2017 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Sports

ST. LOUIS — It ended not far from where it began. J'den Cox with an 8-2 win over Minnesota's Brett Pfarr won his third wrestling national championship in his final match as a Missouri Tiger. 

Unlike his first two national championships, the outcome of his third national title (More)

3/19/2017

Man arrested in Saturday morning stabbing

Man arrested in Saturday morning stabbing

Posted 2:46 PM 3/19/2017 by Emily Hannemann and Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a stabbing that took place Saturday morning.

CPD arrested 30-year-old Vonzeal Dorell Sheley at around 11:30 Saturday morning on charges of felony armed criminal action and felony first-degree (More)

3/18/2017

Missouri Highway Patrol focuses on boating safety in warm weather

Missouri Highway Patrol focuses on boating safety in warm weather

Posted 7:17 PM 3/18/2017 by Ben Burke, KOMU 8 Reporter

PERRY — The Missouri State Highway Patrol gave people without a boating license the chance to earn it by taking a boating safety education class Saturday.

Marine Operations Trooper Steve Peterson said anyone born after 1983 is required by law (More)

Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 50°
3am 51°
4am 50°
5am 49°
6am 49°