Top Stories

Yesterday

Columbia College to build new multi-million dollar facility

Columbia College to build new multi-million dollar facility

Posted 6:19 AM 7/25/2017 by Jasmyn Willis, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia College has seen drastic growth in enrollment and will spend $20 million to expand its campus. Columbia College grew by 13 percent this past school year.

Director of Public Relations Sam Fleury said it will break ground in 2018 and the expansion will be completed (More)

7/22/2017

UPDATED: Man dies of gunshot wound after transport to hospital

UPDATED: Man dies of gunshot wound after transport to hospital

Posted 11:38 AM 7/24/2017 by Shaoyang Chen, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police have identified the man who died of gunshot wound at the hospital Saturday night.

Officers were called to the 2700 block of Quail Drive at 6:28 p.m.for reports of a man with a gunshot wound. Officers later learned medical personnel pronounced the man dead.

(More)...
Yesterday

Overnight fire burns Fulton home

Overnight fire burns Fulton home

Posted 9:48 AM 7/24/2017 by Gage Jackson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

FULTON — The Fulton Fire Department is investigating the cause of a house fire on Nichols Street early Monday.

Crews found heavy smoke and flames pouring from the inside of the single-story home but were able to get control within 15 to 20 minutes.

After a full sweep of the (More)

7/23/2017

"Buy Missouri" initiative to promote Missouri farmers

"Buy Missouri" initiative to promote Missouri farmers

Posted 7:03 PM 7/23/2017 by Nick Allen, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Missouri's executive office is working on an initiative to help bolster the sales of Missouri farmers within the state. 

Lieutenant Governor Michael Parson announced the "Buy Missouri" initiative at the Missouri Farm Bureau Agrotourism Conference Sunday (More)

Yesterday

City of Columbia honors historic downtown landmarks

City of Columbia honors historic downtown landmarks

Posted 11:45 AM 7/24/2017 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA – The “Cornerstones of Columbia” event will take place Monday night starting at 5:30 outside of “Hittsville,” where the old Coca-Cola bottling company once stood.

Hittsville is now home to Uprise Bakery, Ragtag Cinema, Ninth Street video and Hitt (More)

7/23/2017

Gym owners push truck for charity

Gym owners push truck for charity

Posted 7:05 PM 7/23/2017 by Lydia Nusbaum, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- Two gym owners pushed a truck around town to raise money for charity Sunday afternoon. 

Michael Egnew and Jerrell Jackson, the owners of API Project Fitness, pushed a Dodge Ram Truck to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club. 

The goal: To show kids they can (More)

7/22/2017

Rugby Sevens growing fast in Columbia

Rugby Sevens growing fast in Columbia

Posted 4:58 PM 7/22/2017 by Eric Graves, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Show-Me State Games are in full swing with a showcase of over 30 sports with competitors from all over Missouri.

Some of these sports take place outside in temperatures that have been reaching upper (More)

7/21/2017

Missouri colleges use grant to educate students on loans and debt

Missouri colleges use grant to educate students on loans and debt

Posted 8:29 AM 7/22/2017 by Michael Rizzo, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Higher Education awarded 18 Missouri colleges and universities with their Default Prevention Grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The grant is given to schools to be used to promote (More)
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 83°
12pm 86°
1pm 88°
2pm 89°
3pm 90°