GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday morning injured three people, including the shooter, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.
Sheriff official: 3 injured in Maryland high school shooting
Posted on 20 March 2018 at 10:48am
Callaway County needs welders, hopes new training program will help
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 9:06pm
FULTON - The Callaway County workforce will soon see more skilled workers thanks to a newly approved state grant. The grant money will help establish a welding apprenticeship program in Fulton.
The Missouri Division of Workforce Development is providing $341,204 for the Central Missouri Welding Apprenticeship Project.
Columbia church to hold risk assessment training to prevent future incidents
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 8:08pm
COLUMBIA - Security at mid-Missouri churches is an ongoing conversation, and Boone County officials will lead a discussion on the topic Tuesday night.
Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC) and the Boone County Office of Emergency Management are hosting a free training seminar to provide information and teach the public about threats and incidents at houses of worship.
Columbia's low property taxes could be to blame for latest crime surge
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 6:55pm
COLUMBIA - Columbia enjoys a low property tax rate, one of the lowest in the state especially for its size.
City Manager Mike Matthes said the community doesn't pay very much into taxes, and law enforcement has suffered because of it.
Columbia moves forward with sports park project without county
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 5:48pm
COLUMBIA - After years of deliberation, Columbia's city council voted to move forward with construction of the Mid-Missouri Sports Park project at Perry Phillips Park.
The project was originally planned for Phillips Park, but for the past 14 months the city had been in talks with Boone County officials about a competing plan to build a larger sports park on the old Boone County fairgrounds instead.
Drivers could notice new lights, signs near Hallsville railroad crossing
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 5:22pm
HALLSVILLE - A railroad crossing in Hallsville could be the next location to get active warning devices as part of the Missouri Highway-Rail Crossing Safety Program.
Columbia College athletes honored for academics
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 5:04pm
COLUMBIA - Three Columbia College basketball players were named members of the 2017-2018 NAIA scholar athletes team on Monday.
Nathan Biggs of the men's basketball team received the academic honor for the second year in a row. Biggs is a senior with the team and finished his career with the Cougars on a 75-66 loss in the NAIA Championships.
Doctor accused of prescribing opioids for no medical reason
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 4:52pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An eastern Missouri doctor has been indicted for allegedly prescribing fentanyl and other opioids to women with whom he had personal relationships.
Callaway County files for rapid audit of collector's office
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 4:32pm
FULTON – The Callaway County Commission formally requested an rapid audit of its collector's office from the Missouri State Auditor's Office Monday.
"We're asking the Missouri State Auditor's Office to get to this audit as quickly as possible. Not to go through it quickly, but to get to it as quickly as possible," Callaway County Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann.
UPDATE: Traffic moving again on I-70 after crash on Missouri River bridge
Posted on 19 March 2018 at 2:01pm
ROCHEPORT - Traffic is moving again following Monday's crash on the I-70 bridge over the Missouri River near Rocheport.
The crash happened after noon on Monday, and emergency crews from both Boone and Cooper County responded.