• Tests checking for asbestos in charred St. Louis warehouse Posted on 18 November 2017 at 2:17pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials are testing for asbestos among the debris left from a massive St. Louis warehouse fire.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that federal Environmental Protection Agency personnel and contractors gathered samples Friday in areas around the collapsed remains of Park Warehouse Service.

  • Prosecutor declines to charge pilot accused of having gun Posted on 18 November 2017 at 2:07pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor will not file criminal charges against a Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage before his flight left St. Louis Lambert Airport.

    Ed Magee, a spokesman for St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch, said Friday that the pilot will not be charged because there is no proof that he knowingly carried the firearm into the secure area of the airport.

  • St. Louis mechanic shot in dispute over car repair Posted on 18 November 2017 at 1:59pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is facing charges for allegedly shooting a mechanic in a dispute over repairs to his vehicle.

    KTVI-TV reports that 34-year-old Shaun Lewis was charged Thursday with assault and armed criminal action. The victim is recovering in a hospital after having his spleen removed.

  • Holiday season set to begin at Kansas City's Union Station Posted on 18 November 2017 at 1:55pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Christmas holiday begins this weekend at Union Station in Kansas City.

    The station will offer a day full of family activities Saturday, ending with a holiday lighting ceremony.

  • Missouri seeks input on how to spend $41M from Volkswagen Posted on 18 November 2017 at 1:41pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri is looking for input on how to spend $41 million from a national settlement with Volkswagen over the automaker's emissions cheating scandal.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that options include buying electric vehicles and electric charging stations for the state.

  • Holiday festival promotes local vendors and supports charities Posted on 18 November 2017 at 12:42pm

    COLUMBIA- The Columbia Holiday Festival is giving local vendors a platform to support mid-Missouri charities this weekend.

    The Holiday Inn is hosting the event at its Executive Center expo venue. All ages are welcome.

  • Columbia Police investigating early morning car accident Posted on 18 November 2017 at 8:53am

    COLUMBIA - Columbia police and fire department units responded to reports of an overturned car at Grayson Cottages early Saturday morning.

    The units were dispatched to Nifong Blvd. just before 3:30 a.m.

  • Shots fired at Ninth and Cherry Streets in downtown Columbia Posted on 18 November 2017 at 1:49am

    COLUMBIA - Shots were fired in downtown Columbia early Saturday morning in an area typically packed with late night celebrants.

    Witnesses said they saw a small group of people arguing, with shots ringing out shortly after.

  • Crash on Stadium sends one to hospital Posted on 17 November 2017 at 10:12pm

    COLUMBIA - One person was hurt in a crash on Stadium Boulevard at the intersections of East Pointe Road and Audubon Drive.

    Two vehicles were involved and each had to be towed from the scene.

  • Fire burns roof at research center on MU campus Posted on 17 November 2017 at 9:19pm

    COLUMBIA - The Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center off Providence Road caught fire Friday night.

    A division chief said crews found flames in an attic space under the roof. They were able to get it completely put out.