• Man charged for using GPS to track homicide victim Posted on 24 March 2018 at 6:36pm

    KANSAS CITY— A Kansas City man has been charged for using a GPS tracking device to help kill a rival drug trafficker in front of the victim's 8-year-old daughter.

  • Missouri deputies injured in chase, suspect arrested Posted on 24 March 2018 at 6:15pm

    SHELL KNOB — Authorities in southwestern Missouri said two Stone County sheriff's deputies suffered injuries while trying to catch a suspect.

  • Mid-Missourians with autism express themselves through art Posted on 24 March 2018 at 5:41pm

    COLUMBIA – Kids on the autism spectrum and their parents made crafts at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders on Saturday.

    “We really just wanted to give the opportunity to our patients and their families to express themselves through art and connect with the community in some way.” 

  • Parents take safety precautions at Operation Kidsafe Posted on 24 March 2018 at 3:39pm

    COLUMBIA - When it comes to the safety of your children, you can never be too careful, at least that's what Operation Kidsafe believes. 

    "I have children that go to the Jefferson City public schools and we noticed in December and January that we had two attempted abductions in Jefferson City," Angela Boyer, the event's organizer said.

  • People drum to the beat of unison at Africa Fest Posted on 24 March 2018 at 3:16pm

    COLUMBIA - Everyone beat to the same drum of unity and togetherness at Africa Fest Saturday.

    Africa Fest was hosted by Jabberwocky Studios Inc. at Missouri United Methodist Church.

  • Shred event encourages public to safely dispose of sensitive documents Posted on 24 March 2018 at 2:44pm

    COLUMBIA - At locations across the country, including one in mid-Missouri, tax filing company H&R Block offered people the chance to dispose of sensitive documents safely.

    "It's important to shred them so they can't get the important numbers, the names, the addresses, things like that," H&R Office Manager Herb Leon said.

  • Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US, including Columbia Posted on 24 March 2018 at 1:03pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control and ignite political activism among the young.

  • St. Louis prosecutors seek to disqualify Greitens attorneys Posted on 24 March 2018 at 11:45am

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — St. Louis’ top prosecutor on Friday asked a judge to disqualify the law firm representing Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in his criminal case.

  • Hundreds of licensed Missouri drivers receive blind benefits Posted on 24 March 2018 at 11:10am

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people with active Missouri driver’s licenses are collecting from a pension fund set up for blind residents, Gov. Eric Greitens said Friday in alleging widespread abuse of the system.

  • Missouri's top-producing pork industry faces possible tariffs from China Posted on 23 March 2018 at 9:13pm

    COLUMBIA – Missouri’s swine industry could be in trouble with China’s proposed tariff on pork in the United States.

    Early on Tuesday morning, China unveiled its plan to potentially impose a 25 percent tariff on pork, pork products and recycled aluminum, in retaliation to President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum products announced earlier this month.