• State Chooses New Lead Design Firm for Fulton State Hospital

    Posted 9:34 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)

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  • Fulton Man Arrested After Break Time Theft

    Fulton Man Arrested After Break Time Theft

    Posted 9:50 AM 4/12/2014 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - Fulton police arrested a man after responding to a theft from Break Time early Saturday morning.

    Fulton police said they arrived at 399 West 4th Street around 2:30 a.m. and saw a vehicle on Hickman Ave., driven by Tylor Bradley. 

    When police officers tried to stop (More)

  • Callaway County Honors Crime Victims with Ceremony

    Posted 11:46 AM 4/11/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Callaway County honored its crime victims at a ceremony in Fulton on Friday afternoon.

    Around 70 mid-Missourians gathered at the John C. Harris Community Center to share their stories and commemorate crime victims and those who advocate on their behalf.

    Each April, the (More)

  • Fulton Administrator Urges Residents to Repair Hail Damage Locally

    Posted 2:50 PM 4/4/2014 by Colleen Menadier, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Hundreds of homes and vehicles are left damaged Friday from the large amounts of hail earlier in the week.

    With the need to repair homes and vehicles, temporary vendors are appearing around Fulton to provide repair services.

    Fulton's Administrative Office sent out a press (More)

  • City of Fulton Works to Combat Unpaid Utility Bills

    Posted 1:58 PM 4/2/2014 by Jen Lask, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - The city of Fulton's utility advisory board is working to solve the problem of unpaid residential utility bills. The biggest issue, the board said, is with final bills once tenants move out.

    "It's been an issue for quite some time but the losses increase annually," Kathy (More)

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  • Severe Hail Causes Damages in Fulton

    Posted 11:20 AM 4/2/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - Mid-Missouri saw its share of bad weather Wednesday morning. In Fulton, large hail piled up on streets and buildings throughout town.

    William Woods University campus security said they heard several cars were damaged, but officers hadn't seen it for themselves. They also (More)

  • Some Fulton Residents Annoyed by School Buses Blocking Traffic

    Posted 11:43 AM 3/7/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - A hold up in traffic for around a minute is frustrating some Fulton drivers.

    After school ends and buses are dismissed at 3:10 p.m., one Fulton Middle School bus turns onto Bluff Street and turns on its flashing lights blocking northbound traffic at 13th Street. Then (More)

  • New Fulton Animal Shelter Groundbreaking Set

    New Fulton Animal Shelter Groundbreaking Set

    Posted 2:43 PM 3/19/2014 by Katie Kiebles, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - The groundbreaking ceremony for Fulton's new animal shelter has been set for March 24 at 11 a.m. The new site for the shelter is on Industrial Drive between Business 54 and Westminster Avenue.

    Constructing the animal shelter cost roughly $300,000 with $230,000 of that total being (More)

  • Environmental Group Fights Review of Callaway Power Plant

    Posted 2:39 PM 3/19/2014 by Meg McLeod, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a public meeting Wednesday afternoon to address renewing the Callaway nuclear reactor's license.

    The NRC said it reviewed the reactor and believes it is safe to operate. The (More)

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  • New Construction of Fulton State Hospital to Bring Jobs to Area

    Posted 12:59 PM 2/26/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - The Fulton State Hospital, which has been open since 1851, is in dire need of repair. According to a Department of Mental Health report in 2013, it is the oldest state psychiatric facility west of the Mississippi River.  The hospital generates more than $52.4 million in (More)

  • Sandra Plunkett Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

    Sandra Plunkett Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

    Posted 10:29 AM 3/3/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - A judge sentenced Sandra Plunkett to life in prison without parole or probation Monday for the murder of her husband. The judge also sentenced Plunkett to 7 years for armed criminal action.

    A jury convicted Plunkett in January of this year of both charges involved in the (More)

  • Judge to Review Callaway Co. Murder Case

    Posted 5:15 AM 2/10/2014 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Reporter

    FULTON - A Callaway County judge will take another look at facts and evidence from a 2012 Holts Summit murder Monday morning as part of a case review process. 

    Holts Summit teen Ryan Koeble was charged with (More)

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