• Man leads Callaway deputies on high-speed, wrong-way chase

    Man leads Callaway deputies on high-speed, wrong-way chase

    Posted 2:56 PM 1/18/2015 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Deputies from the Callaway County Sheriff's Office arrested a Holts Summit man who led them on a high-speed, wrong-way chase early Sunday morning on U.S. 54.

    Deputies say the chase began after they, along with the Holts Summit Police Department, attempted to perform a (More)

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  • Callaway nuclear plant marks 30 years

    Callaway nuclear plant marks 30 years

    Posted 2:30 PM 12/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    FULTON (AP) - The state's only commercial nuclear power plant has turned 30 and is on track to operate for another three decades.

    The Jefferson City News Tribune reports the Callaway Energy Center generates about 20 percent of Ameren Missouri's electricity for its 1.2 million (More)

  • Target 8: Calculating the value of each vote in November election

    Posted 1:49 PM 12/15/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Boone County saw about 35.8 percent of registered voters actually vote in the Nov. 4 mid-term election.

    With the turnout lower than the Nov. 2012 and 2010 elections, KOMU 8 News' Target 8 team investigated how much each vote was worth in terms of cost to the county taxpayers for (More)

  • Public meeting granted over hog farm dispute

    Posted 2:00 PM 10/7/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Opponents of a proposed Callaway County hog farm expect hundreds to fill a local school to fight against the company moving to their area.

    The Water Protection Program, which is a part of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, has scheduled the public hearing next (More)

  • Construction delays don't dampen optimism for new animal shelter

    Posted 5:41 PM 9/22/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Dozens of animals in Fulton will be able to call a new shelter home in the coming months. However, the wait may take longer than expected.

    Animal Control Supervisor Tina Barnes said it will be worth the wait.

    "It's going to be more updated, a nicer facility for the animals (More)

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  • Unsolved crimes in Callaway County leave officials asking for help

    Posted 6:36 PM 10/7/2014 by Paige Travis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Callaway County Crime Stoppers is encouraging citizens to call in with tips to help close cases. KOMU 8 obtained lists of unsolved crimes throughout the county that officers believe are the most important to solve in the area. 

    Law enforcement officials said they (More)

  • Callaway County upgrades spark funding debate

    Posted 6:20 AM 9/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Members of seven fire departments and the Callaway County Commission are debating how to best fund a new simulcast radio system. Communications between the emergency operating center and the different fire stations across Callaway County are not as strong as some would hope.

  • New road, traffic light provide safe access to North Callaway HS

    Posted 3:44 PM 9/12/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KINGDOM CITY - The Missouri Department of Transportation constructed a new access road off of Old U.S. 40 to get to North Callaway High School.

    The new roadway east of U.S. 54 connects County Road 148 to Old U.S. 40.

    "It's something that should have been done a long time ago," North (More)

  • Fulton Police stop would-be armed robbers

    Fulton Police stop would-be armed robbers

    Posted 10:59 AM 7/21/2014 by Paige Travis, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - Two suspects who police said nearly robbed a Fulton business Sunday were still being held at the Callaway County Jail Monday.

    Fulton Police stopped a potential armed robbery early Sunday morning just before the would-be attackers attempted to rob a Fulton business. Police didn't (More)

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  • Fulton looks to become a hub for small business

    Posted 2:37 PM 7/20/2014 by Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - One group in Fulton wants to make their city a Mecca for small businesses.

    About eight months ago, the Fulton Area Development Corporation came together at an open town hall meeting to see what they could do to better their community and local economy. The group realized that they (More)

  • Fulton police chase ends in crash, foot pursuit

    Fulton police chase ends in crash, foot pursuit

    Posted 8:57 AM 7/16/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - An erratic driver led Fulton police on a pursuit that ended in a crash, a foot chase, and an arrest early Wednesday morning.

    Fulton police said they attempted to stop driver Travis M. Schroer for driving erratically in the 800 block of Court Street just after 2 a.m. Police said (More)

  • Neighbors want intersection changed after too many accidents

    Posted 4:03 PM 7/14/2014 by Brittany Rendak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - William Hill is tired of seeing and hearing accidents in front of his home and is concerned about safety of his neighbors nearby.

    The intersection is where Route Z and Route JJ intersect northeast of Fulton. Residents said it is unsafe and something needs to change.

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