• 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. 

  • Police: Moberly assault suspect considered armed and dangerous Posted on 14 December 2017 at 5:47pm

    MOBERLY - Police are searching for a suspect in connection with the assault of two Moberly residents. Authorities said the suspect was believed to be armed and dangerous and had made threats to law enforcement.

    Police responded to reports by a woman who said her ex-boyfriend, 31-year-old Monquail Leray Williams, broke into her home and cut her throat at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to police.

  • 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."

  • Columbia police begin carrying naloxone Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:39pm

    COLUMBIA - Police now have 75 kits with the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone, which is also known as Narcan.

    Columbia officers have been trained over the past few months in how to use the nasal spray.