Posted 4:08 PM 5/15/2014 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The city of Fulton is drafting a grant proposal to get money for preserving the downtown theatre. The city held a public hearing Thursday to get input from Fulton residents about the city's desire to preserve the old theatre which was built in 1928. The city hopes preserving the theater (More)
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Posted 12:52 PM 5/14/2014 by Marissa Balmas, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON- MoDOT began construction Wednesday on a portion of Highway C that eroded down a slope, making it impassible for drivers.
MoDOT representative Randy Aulbers said soil saturation over time causes these types of issues, as the soil drifts down the side slope the road falls along with (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 5/13/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - A Fulton man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for two separate charges of marijuana trafficking and illegally possessing a firearm.
Thirty-year-old Corey Brewer pleaded guilty on November 25, 2013 to possessing marijuana with intent to distribute. (More)
Posted 4:08 PM 5/7/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The Art House in Fulton opened its "Overcoming Stigma Art Show" Wednesday.
The Art House teamed up with the Fulton State Hospital Foundation, whose patients were the artisits for the exhibit. About 90 patients provided more than 100 pieces of art.
Jessica Tappana is a (More)
Posted 12:18 PM 5/7/2014 by Ben Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - Fulton is changing its electrical meter system for homeowners this month. Technical problems delayed the city's implementation of the new meters for several years.
City workers will be halfway through installing the upgrades by the end of this week, and expect to install roughly (More)
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Posted 1:00 PM 5/5/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Callaway County Circuit Court reported a man pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of an Auxvasse-area family.
Prosecutors arraigned Ryan and Jacie Coari back in 2011. Prosecutors charged Ryan Coari with first-degree murder and Jacie Coari with second-degree murder. The two are accused of killing Michael Wieberg and Amanda Weiberg in September of 2011.
Posted 4:28 PM 4/30/2014 by Katie Kiebles, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Dominic Gines, 22, is being charged with five different counts including felony property damage and felony assault on law enforcement for threatening officers with a pipe at Callaway Community Hospital Wednesday.
Police said Gines was destroying property with a metal pipe and staff had locked themselves into an office when police arrived.
Gines was then transported to the Fulton State Hospital. Property damages are estimated to be up to $10,000.
Posted 11:30 PM 4/26/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - A helicopter transported a Columbia man to the hospital after he was shot at a Fulton park, according to the Fulton Police Department.
A release from the Fulton Police Department indicated officers responded to a shots fired call at Carver Park in Fulton around 8:30 p.m. Officers (More)
Posted 6:33 PM 4/25/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - The Mid-Missouri Unified Strike Team and Narcotics Group (MUSTANG) Drug Task Force arrested two people after a search warrant in Fulton led investigators to drugs, money and firearms Friday.
Sgt. Mike Sneller of the Cole County Sheriff's Department said detectives seized suspected (More)
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Posted 6:54 PM 4/23/2014 by Jessica Park, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The Fulton City Council voted Tuesday to hire J.C. Industries in Jefferson City for the Seventh Street bridge project.
The city hired an engineering consultant to design the structure of the bridge and had six different bidders that competed to get the job.
"We interviewed (More)
Posted 8:59 PM 4/15/2014 by Michael Doudna, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The Fulton City Council met Tuesday to hear possible solutions which would prevent the city from losing more money on unpaid utilities.
The city is losing an estimated $170,000 on utilities annually.
The city's first plan was to have the city's landlords partially (More)
Posted 10:34 AM 4/14/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Governor Jay Nixon announced the selection of a lead design firm Monday that will rebuild Fulton State Mental Hospital.
"With conditions at Fulton deteriorating daily, putting patients and caregivers at risk, having the lead design firm in place will ensure the planning and design (More)