Rep. Beatty resigning from House to take Jackson County post
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 1:57pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Minority Leader Gail McCann Beatty will resign from the Missouri House of Representatives effective Sunday in order to accept an appointment as director of the Jackson County Department of Assessment.
“Representing Kansas City in the legislature and serving as Democratic leader has been a great honor,” McCann Beatty said. “With my tenure in state government at an end, I’m excited for the opportunity to continue serving the public at the county level.”
Two in custody for weapons and drugs
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 12:47pm
COLE COUNTY — The Cole County Sheriff’s Department responded to possible weapons violation on Thursday night.
When the officers arrived to the scene, it was determined that there were two intoxicated subjects, one male and one female. They were both shooting fireworks.
Trump ready to hit all Chinese imports with tariffs
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 9:52am
(AP) - President Donald Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the nation's biggest trading partners.
The comments sent U.S. markets sliding early Friday.
Authorities hold press conference on duck boat capsizing
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 8:23am
BRANSON - A press conference was held Friday morning following Thursday's fatal boat capsizing at Table Rock Lake.
As of 10:30 a.m. Friday, the death toll is at 17 people, with all missing persons located.
THE LATEST: Death toll rises to 17 after duck boat capsizes
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 8:16am
BRANSON (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local):
Ride the Ducks company has history of incidents
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 3:06am
According to the Ripley Entertainment website, Ride the Ducks Branson used to be owned by the national Ride the Ducks company until it was purchased by Ripley Entertainment in December of 2017.
Head-on crash in Columbia sends at least two people to the hospital
Posted on 20 July 2018 at 12:14am
COLUMBIA - Thursday evening around 9:00 pm, two cars collided head-on at the intersection of Worley St. and W. Boulevard.
There were at least six Columbia police cars on the scene and two tow trucks arrived around 9:45 p.m.
City of Columbia cancels hazardous waste collection
Posted on 19 July 2018 at 11:16pm
COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia confirmed Friday the household hazardous waste collection is cancelled.
The waste collection was set to happen on Saturday July 21.
More people sickened by parasite in outbreak linked to McDonald's salads
Posted on 19 July 2018 at 10:31pm
(CNN) -- More illnesses have been reported across the United States in two separate cyclospora outbreaks, federal health officials said Thursday.
In less than a week, the number of cases of reported illness from eating McDonald's salads rose from 61 to 163.
UPDATE: 11 people dead, 6 still missing after duck boat capsizes on Table Rock Lake
Posted on 19 July 2018 at 10:12pm
BRANSON - The Stone County Sheriff has confirmed that Missouri State Highway Patrol diving searches have ended for the night and will resume the morning of Friday, July 20. There will be another press briefing at 8:00 a.m. on Friday.
Eleven people are dead and seven injured after a duck boat capsized at Table Rock Lake Thursday evening.