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Robbery suspect still unidentified

Robbery suspect still unidentified

Posted 10:38 AM 9/24/2017 by Michelle Stoddart, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA- Officers responded to a robbery the Sonic Drive-In restaurant at 5700 St. Charles Rd. Saturday night around 10 p.m., according to a press release.

The suspect has not been identified.

The man entered the business and demanded money. The man took an (More)

Yesterday

Johnson, No. 15 Auburn run away from Missouri

Johnson, No. 15 Auburn run away from Missouri

Posted 7:59 AM 9/24/2017 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA – Kerryon Johnson ran for five rushing touchdowns, including four in the first half, as the No. 15 Auburn Tigers (3-1, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) defeated the Missouri Tigers (1-3, 0-2 SEC), 51-14.

It was the first regular season meeting between the two teams.

The (More)

Today

Local art program aims to bring community together through painting

Local art program aims to bring community together through painting

Posted 9:13 AM 9/24/2017 by Ben Brady, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Jabberwocky Studios unveiled its second mural Sunday in Downtown Optimist Park.

Jabberwocky is a local arts program that offers courses in dance, voice, spoken-word poetry, and visual arts for local (More)

Yesterday

Bikers gather to show support for young girl

Bikers gather to show support for young girl

Posted 7:52 AM 9/24/2017 by Brianna Stubler, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Bikers gathered in Centralia Saturday to show support for a young sexual assault survivor.

At least 60 bikers, led by a police escort, rode to the park to surprise 10-year-old Emilee Dubes.

A group of bikers called the Hooligans originally organized to show support for (More)

9/22/2017

Eldon community rallies around family of injured football player

Eldon community rallies around family of injured football player

Posted 8:54 PM 9/22/2017 by Claire Kopsky, KOMU 8 Reporter

ELDON - The people of Eldon are rallying around a family whose son suffered a spinal injury during football practice on Wednesday.

Junior Hunter Bushnell went to practice as usual Wednesday and found himself in emergency surgery later that night, paralyzed from the chest down. Doctors say (More)

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