Late spring means turtles are on the move

Late spring means turtles are on the move

Posted 10:29 AM 5/23/2018 by Tim Schmidt, KOMU 8 Meteorologist

COLUMBIA - The spring season is officially here, and we are just days away from Memorial Day weekend. That means Missouri wildlife is out and moving in search of food, much like the box turtle.

Over the last week or two, you may have even seen numerous turtles out crossing roads or even (More)


Marshall standoff ends peacefully

Marshall standoff ends peacefully

Posted 10:28 PM 5/20/2018 by Blake Sammann, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter

MARSHALL - A standoff between Marshall police and an armed man ended without injury.

According to a news release, Marshall responded around 5 p.m. Sunday to a disturbance near Kay Street.

When police arrived, they encountered a man with a gun who barricaded himself inside a house.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT team was able to convince the 58-year-old Marshall resident to give himself up without incident, the release said.


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