• MU researchers develop tool that could play role in studying Alzheimer's Posted on 21 March 2018 at 8:42pm

    COLUMBIA - MU researchers have developed potential tools that could aid research for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

    The researchers said the tools will advance fundamental brain research and potentially lead to advancing “deep brain stimulation” treatments used for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

  • Voters question city council candidates about climate change Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:45pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia residents got the chance to question city council candidates on their plans and opinions on climate change concerns Wednesday night, ahead of the municipal election on April 3.

    Five groups, Peaceworks, Sierra Club, Renew Missouri, Mizzou Energy Action Coalition and Citizens' Climate Lobby hosted the city council candidate climate forum.

  • Couple sentenced in statuatory sodomy case Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:44pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A southern Missouri couple has been sentenced in a sexual abuse case involving a young girl who lived with them.

  • Historic Jefferson City home one step closer to final decision Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:43pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - As a historic home at 408 Lafayette Street in Jefferson City awaits demolition, people on both sides of the debate are no closer to agreeing.

    The Jefferson City Council voted Monday to move forward to destroy the three-story, 100 year home painted with lead-based paint and lined with asbestos insulation.

  • Latest developments in Greitens criminal case Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:35pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • MO health officials warn how to spot measles after Midwest outbreak Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:21pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia health officials are reminding the public how to spot the signs of measles after an outbreak in the Kansas City metro area and potential disease exposure at several St. Louis businesses.

    In the past week, there have been at least 10 confirmed cases of measles in the greater Kansas City area. All of these cases have been reported in Kansas.

  • Columbia resident wants a stop to the chain break-ins Posted on 21 March 2018 at 5:00pm

    COLUMBIA - The victim of a string of recent break-ins is calling on police to put a stop to it. 

    The incidents have happened at Park Village mobile homes off of Brown Station Road. All four of David Tyler Worden's vehicles have been broken into over the last two weeks in three different incidents.

  • MU to sell Mizzou North property Posted on 21 March 2018 at 4:25pm

    COLUMBIA -The University of Missouri intends to sell Mizzou North, the former Ellis Fischel hospital located on Business Loop 70.

    MU spokesman Christian Basi said building upkeep prompting putting it on the market. Basi said the building is very old, requires a lot of maintenance and is off campus.

  • Mother of severely injured child seeks justice Posted on 21 March 2018 at 3:31pm

    FULTON - A mother took to social media late Tuesday night to share a story about her son's experience at a Fulton home daycare - that had him leaving in an ambulance.

    The ambulance took six-month-old Collin Drummond to University Hospital Dec. 12. He was "lethargic" and "limp" on the scene and once he got to the hospital and received tests, doctors confirmed he had non-accidental head trauma or Shaken Baby Syndrome.

  • Former school counselor charged with sex with student Posted on 21 March 2018 at 2:59pm

    BOONVILLE (AP) — A former school employee has been charged with having sex with a student when he was 16.