2 men sentenced in shooting of St. Louis police sergeant
Posted on 24 February 2018 at 11:44am
ST. LOUIS — Two men convicted in a 2015 drive-by shooting of a St. Louis police sergeant have been sentenced to prison.
Twenty-six-year-old Dale Wolford was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison for the July 2015 attack on Sgt. Charles Lowe. And 30-year-old Edward Davis was sentenced in a separate hearing to 25 years in prison.
Man found guilty of financially exploiting Missouri woman
Posted on 24 February 2018 at 11:43am
SPRINGFIELD — A 75-year-old man has been found guilty of financially exploiting an older Springfield woman.
Howard Roberts of Springfield was convicted Friday for persuading the 78-year-old woman to invest more than $300,000 in his supplement business.
State representative stands with Missouri teens in St. Louis gun control rally
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 11:18pm
Chesterfield, MO - Nearly two weeks after a shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed seventeen students and teachers, students in Missouri are now demanding change.
Truman VA expands, plans to open new facility in Jefferson City
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 9:07pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Some veterans living in or near the Truman VA clinic often have to make the drive to Columbia for care not offered there.
"Now the Jeff City clinic is a benefit to all of us," said Vietnam Vet Leon Delong. "But if you need anything other than just normal physical stuff like that, you've got to go to Columbia. Thirty to 45 minutes if you're not feeling well is a long way."
Electric cars could soon travel across the state
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 8:28pm
COLUMBIA - Ameren Missouri proposed an incentive program to install more charging stations for electric cars across Missouri. The program, called "Charge Ahead", would give businesses the option to get some reimbursement for installing the fueling stops.
Ameren said the project could help eliminate certain barriers for those who drive electric cars, such as preventing some drivers from worrying about whether or not they can find a charging station.
Charges in trooper's death downgraded for Comerzan
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 6:45pm
ST. CHARLES - The man accused in the death of trooper James Bava is facing lowered charges as his second trial is about to begin.
Serghei Comerzan now faces charges of involuntary manslaughter in the first degree rather than second-degree murder. He still faces charges of resisting arrest.
Columbia Police Department investigates threat to Columbia Public Schools
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 5:27pm
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department spent the morning investigating a possible threat against Columbia Public Schools.
The post that was shared on social media mimics the one that has been spread around the country in warning of a possible school shooting.
Show-Me State Games hosting two tournaments this weekend
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 5:22pm
COLUMBIA - The Show-Me State Games isn't officially until June, but the competition is already underway.
More than 90 basketball teams will be competing in the Mpix Hoopin' It Up tournament at three local recreation centers, including the Mizzou Rec. The tournament serves as a fundraising event for the organization's summer games, according to its spokeswoman, Emily Lorenz.
UPDATE: Columbia administrators respond to reported threat
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 2:46pm
Missouri impeachment process is "politics unusual"
Posted on 23 February 2018 at 1:55pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri has never removed a governor through impeachment. But after Gov. Eric Greitens' felony indictment yesterday, some Missouri legislators are calling for the initiation of the impeachment process.
In Missouri, the impeachment process is anything but "politics as usual." In fact, it's quite unusual.