One dead in fatal crash on Old Highway 63
Posted on 23 September 2018 at 10:57am
COLUMBIA - One person died and another was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Sunday morning.
Police said Perri A. Jones, 21, was driving Southbound on the 2200 block of Old Highway 63. Destiny Hardin, 19, also in the vehicle.
Missouri basketball player arrested for alleged DWI, suspended
Posted on 23 September 2018 at 9:45am
COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball forward Mitchell Smith was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with a DWI.
Smith was released after paying a $500 bond.
St. Louis man gets prison for fatal 2012 police chase crash
Posted on 23 September 2018 at 9:27am
CLAYTON (AP) — A St. Louis man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for a 2012 police chase that ended in a deadly crash in Hazelwood.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 27-year-old Reno Whitt Jr. was sentenced Friday. He was found guilty by a jury in June of second-degree murder.
No. 2 Georgia clears another SEC hurdle at Missouri, 43-29
Posted on 23 September 2018 at 8:55am
COLUMBIA (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart learned plenty in his days as an assistant under Alabama's Nick Saban.
Among those lessons was a tendency to nitpick victories. After the second-ranked Bulldogs beat Missouri 43-29, Smart bemoaned his defense's inability to stop the run and some costly mistakes that turned a potential blowout into the closest game of the season.
One local church brings awareness to child sexual abuse
Posted on 23 September 2018 at 12:18am
COLUMBIA – About one in 10 children are subject to sexual abuse, according to a local expert on the subject.
The Compass Evangelical Free Church will host a Stewards of Children Sexual Abuse Prevention training from 5:30 to 8:30 Sunday night. The event is free to the public.
Water main break causes at least $100,000 in damage to Hearnes Center
Posted on 22 September 2018 at 8:17pm
COLUMBIA - A water main break in MU's Hearnes Center early Saturday morning caused at least $100,000 worth of damage, according to a university spokesman.
Nick Joos, deputy athletics director for communications, said he's not quite sure exactly where the break happened.
UPDATE: Fulton police interview suspect in McDonald's shots fired call
Posted on 22 September 2018 at 6:49pm
FULTON - The Fulton Police Department responded to shots fired at a McDonald's located at 303 S. Business 54 early Saturday morning.
The suspect hit 23-year-old Brady Smith, of Fulton, twice on the head with a gun after they got into a "physical altercation," according to a news release.
Five arrested near Auxvasse for narcotics, 70 firearms found
Posted on 22 September 2018 at 5:16pm
AUXVASSE - The Callaway County Sheriff's Office arrested five people Friday morning during a narcotics search at a residence in the 5100 block of County Road 280 near Auxvasse.
Deputies said they found methamphetamine, nearly 30 marijuana plants and several pounds of marijuana. They also found 70 firearms, some defaced and stolen, and defaced ATVs and motorcycles, according to a news release.
Kavanaugh's accuser accepts request to speak to Judiciary Committee next week, lawyers say
Posted on 22 September 2018 at 6:16pm
(CNN) -- Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, accepted the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident, her lawyers told Senate Judiciary Committee staff on Saturday.
"Dr. Ford accepts the Committee's request to provide her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct next week," Debra Katz and Lisa Banks, attorneys representing Ford, wrote in a message to the committee.
Jefferson City Cub Scouts host outdoor event with activities
Posted on 22 September 2018 at 4:53pm
JEFFERSON CITY - The Five Rivers District of Cub Scouts in Missouri hosted a event for its incoming members to learn about different outdoor activities.
District coordinator Kris Andrae said these events draw a large amount of children to them.