Continuous News

12/31/2014

Jail nearing capacity at start of new year

Jail nearing capacity at start of new year

Posted 6:33 PM 1/4/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Jail may be an end of night destination for those who drive after a New Year's Eve filled with drinking.

Chief Jailer Warren Brewer said, "we've had very relaxing New Year's Eves and we've had some that would make you think it's a scene out of a disaster (More)...

1/1/2015

Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

Posted 5:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.

"I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)...

Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

Bud Sasser's patience pays off

1/3/2015

Missouri defeats Lipscomb 72-60

Missouri defeats Lipscomb 72-60

Posted 4:56 PM 1/3/2015 by The Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - Johnathan Williams III scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Keith Shamburger added 15 points to lead Missouri past Lipscomb 72-60 on Saturday.

Trailing 48-38 five minutes into the second half, Missouri used a 16-1 run over the next five minutes to retake the lead. (More)...

Woman hopes to help family recover after fire

Community raises money for service dog for Ashland girl

Columbia man in surgery after partially ejected from vehicle

Public Works grants more options for recycling Christmas trees

More Stories from 1/3/2015
1/2/2015

Family and friends mourn man hit by car, run over

Family and friends mourn man hit by car, run over

Posted 3:26 PM 1/2/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 News

COLUMBIA - Candles lit up the solemn faces of Jack Cheatom's friends and family Friday as they gathered at the spot where he died after being hit by a car while attempting to walk across the street. They held hands and remembered the life lost on New Year's Eve. 

Columbia Police said (More)...

Jeff City lawmaker proposes school health clinics in rural areas

Longtime editor of Mexico Ledger dies

St. Charles Goodwill worker finds $1,200 in clothing

Museum capturing Ferguson history as it happens

More Stories from 1/2/2015
KOMU First Alert Weather