Target 8

5/24/2017

TARGET 8 investigates impact of Uber, Lyft on drunk driving

TARGET 8 investigates impact of Uber, Lyft on drunk driving

Posted 8:40 AM 5/25/2017 by Emma Rechenberg, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia visitor Zach Walther describes Uber as "convenient."

The 23-year-old frequently uses the ride-sharing app, which arrived in Columbia three years ago in October 2014.

"It's all on my phone, I don't have to worry about finding rides, or dealing with finding taxis (More)

5/23/2017

TARGET 8 examines a decade of Missouri refugee data

TARGET 8 examines a decade of Missouri refugee data

Posted 4:36 AM 5/24/2017 by Felesha Lee, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - After President Trump's executive order that put a temporary hold on people from certain countries entering the United States, there was a lot of talk of who is coming to the United States. One of the ways people are allowed to enter the United States without citizenship is by (More)

5/24/2017

TARGET 8 background checks Columbia Uber drivers

TARGET 8 background checks Columbia Uber drivers

Posted 9:36 PM 5/24/2017 by Madeline Odle, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - A Target 8 investigation background checked Columbia Uber drivers and took a closer look at the ride-share company’s safety regulations. In the past year, several states have implemented stricter background check regulations. In Massachusetts, harsher regulations (More)

5/22/2017

TARGET 8: Hallsville suicide raises questions about Missouri schools' bullying policies

TARGET 8: Hallsville suicide raises questions about Missouri schools' bullying policies

Posted 10:49 PM 5/22/2017 by Lauren Barnas, KOMU 8 Reporter

HALLSVILLE - Some Hallsville parents are questioning their children's safety in the school district after the suicide death of middle schooler Rylie Wagner and at least two other students at other mid-Missouri schools within six months.

Parents of the students who took their lives (More)

Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 67°
5am 66°
6am 65°
7am 66°
8am 68°