• 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.

  • 2 killed when small plane crashes near Missouri airport Posted on 22 September 2018 at 9:20am

    FESTUS (AP) — A man and his adult son were killed when their small plane crashed near an unlit Missouri airport, even as the pilot's fiancee tried to guide in the plane with a flashlight.

    The wreckage was discovered Friday morning in woods near the airport runway in Festus, south of St. Louis. The victims' names haven't been released.

  • Largest Chinese Moon Festival held in Columbia Posted on 22 September 2018 at 9:02am

    COLUMBIA - MU partnered with two local groups to host a Chinese Moon Festival Saturday night at Twin Lake Recreational Area.

    The event was packed with people excited to celebrate and learn more about Chinese culture.

  • Trump holds campaign rally in Springfield Posted on 21 September 2018 at 11:15pm

    SPRINGFIELD — President Trump held a campaign-style rally in Springfield Friday. 

    Trump spoke in front of an at-capacity crowd at JQH Arena on the Missouri State University campus shortly before 7 p.m. 

  • Woman given 74 years for blaze that killed 2 firefighters Posted on 21 September 2018 at 7:22pm

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — A 46-year-old woman who set a fire that resulted in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters has been sentenced to 74 years in prison.

    Thu Hong Nguyen was sentenced Friday for second-degree murder, arson and assault. She was convicted in July of setting a fire to her nail salon in October 2015.

  • FNF Week 5: High school football photos and videos Posted on 21 September 2018 at 6:36pm

    COLUMBIA - This week's high school action features a few outstanding matchups. A cross-town rivalry is the Friday Night Fever Game of the Week. The Rock Bridge Bruins host the Hickman Kewpies.

    Both teams are coming off blow-out losses, Rock Bridge at the hands of Lee's Summit West and Hickman fell to Smith-Cotton.