• TARGET 8: Downtown store owners concerned about trash buildup Posted on 14 December 2017 at 10:56pm

    COLUMBIA - Iron Tiger Tattoo parlor in downtown Columbia mops its floors nearly three times a day. It didn’t use to be this way, but with the recent trash bins put near their store, they’ve had to clean more.

    The reason why: people are tracking grease into the store.

  • Bad social media habits could lead to burglary Posted on 14 December 2017 at 8:25pm

    FULTON - People who are preparing to travel for the holidays are automatically at risk for robberies, road issues, and home burglaries. 

    Fulton Police Chief Steve Myers said what you post online could put you in danger. 

  • Missouri starts search for next top education official Posted on 14 December 2017 at 7:13pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The search for Missouri's next top education official has started.

    The State Board of Education will begin accepting applications for education commissioner Friday. Board members on Thursday voted 5-3 to cut off applications Jan. 8, the day before their next meeting.

  • Emergency responders receive radiological training Posted on 14 December 2017 at 7:09pm

    MOBERLY - Fire and law enforcement officers from three counties received radiological training Thursday at the Moberly Fire Department. 

    The Radiological Emergency Program Coordinator from the Department of Health and Senior Services said the training provides them with the knowledge and skills to be able to respond to an incident involving radioactive material. 

  • UPDATE: Moberly assault suspect taken into custody without incident Posted on 14 December 2017 at 5:47pm

    UPDATE: Suspect Monquail Williams has been taken into custody in Boone County without incident.

    According to Corporal Andy Boggs of the Moberly Police Department, Williams is being held on charges of first degree domestic assault and first degree assault with a $100,000 cash only bond. 

  • UPDATE: Exams at MACC Columbia campus rescheduled after threat Posted on 14 December 2017 at 6:00pm

    COLUMBIA - Here is the latest on a threat to Moberly Area Community College's Columbia campus:

    6:55 p.m.

  • City's new brine-machine makes it easier to clear snowy roads Posted on 14 December 2017 at 5:04pm

    COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia has new aid in fighting snowy roads this with the help of its new brine-making machine. 

    With money they saved due to mild winter weather during late 2016 and early 2017, the city was able to purchase brine-making equipment. 

  • Pig waste leak getting cleaned up Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:45pm

    AUDRAIN COUNTY – One Missouri farmer is righting his wrong following a pig waste leakage into a nearby creek. 

    Dale Brinker finished cleaning his farm before leaving on a rare vacation with his wife. He closed up shop and took off, but, when he came back, he had an issue.

  • Jefferson City police investigate Wednesday night shooting Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:37pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Authorities are investigating a Wednesday night shooting which injured a 19-year-old Jefferson City resident, police said in a news release.

    Police responded to the 200 block of Center St. around 9 p.m. for calls of shots fired, and later learned of a gunshot victim at the Capital Region Medical Center.

  • Callaway County schools donate thousands of toys to Toys for Tots Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:20pm

    COLUMBIA - Callaway County schools donated more than 9,200 toys to Toys for Tots Thursday. 

    "We're excited," coordinator Melissa Barnes said. "Tonight is our first night where we pass out toys. There are many children that are going to be happy."