• Jury in deadly crash trial to be selected in Clay County Posted on 22 November 2017 at 11:56am

    COLUMBIA - A Boone County judge approved a change of venue request for a man accused in a deadly October bus crash.

    Brandon Brill, 26, is charged with second-degree murder for allegedly causing the crash which killed Harrisburg teacher and coach Brian Simpson. At the time of the crash, Simpson was driving a school bus with the Harrisburg girls' cross country team.

  • Police arrest man for robberies from October Posted on 22 November 2017 at 9:47am

    COLUMBIA - The Boone County Prosecutor's Office filed more charges Wednesday against a man arrested for two robberies in October.

    Tony Davis, 51, now faces two counts of robbery and one count each of armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon for the robberies.

  • Thanksgiving travel to be highest since 2005 Posted on 22 November 2017 at 3:36am

    JEFFERSON CITY - Whether it is by car, plane or train, many people will be traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday.

    According to a report by AAA, it is predicted that 50.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving.

  • Three car crash briefly shuts down Range Line Posted on 21 November 2017 at 8:00pm

    COLUMBIA - A three-car crash temporarily shut down one of the northbound lanes of Range Line St. around 6:00 Tuesday night. One of the drivers involved said a truck failed to slow down as the cars in front of it turned into the Moser's grocery store parking lot.

    Richard Amoler, who was driving one of the cars in the crash, said he was supposed to head to Colorado Springs tomorrow to visit his mother.

  • Boone County sees first effects of failed use tax Posted on 21 November 2017 at 7:06pm

    COLUMBIA - Boone County Auditor June Pitchford presented the commission with her proposed 2018 budget Tuesday afternoon.

    The commissioners have less money to spend than they had previously hoped. The budget proposal listed the failed use tax increase from the Nov. 7 election as one of the factors affecting the budget. 

  • Nucor announces new steel mill in Sedalia Posted on 21 November 2017 at 5:04pm

    SEDALIA - Steel giant Nucor announced Tuesday it would build a new facility in Sedalia, bringing 250 new jobs and a $250 million investment to the city.

    Rusty Kahrs, President of Economic Development Sedalia Pettis County's Board of Directors said in a press release, "This new facility will be transformative for our community, region and state. With a rich culture that values hard work and putting employees first, Nucor's new facility will be a great fit for our community."

  • Investigator sees increase in missing purebred dogs Posted on 21 November 2017 at 4:37pm

    FULTON - Callaway County Humane Society Investigator Sandy Corbet said she's had an increase in phone calls related to missing dogs.

    She said German shepherds and pit bulls have been targeted over the last few weeks.

  • Man hospitalized after crash on MO 179 Posted on 21 November 2017 at 3:45pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash at MO 179 and Missouri Boulevard.

    Police said Jonathan Couture, 29, was riding a motorcycle down MO 179 and did not stop for a red light.

  • Hawley announces settlement fund for fraud victims Posted on 21 November 2017 at 3:29pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Attorney General Josh Hawley announced a settlement fund for ten Missouri fraud victims.

    The settlement carries $643,703.60 for victims of Timothy Mundy.

  • Michael Porter Jr. to miss rest of Mizzou basketball season Posted on 21 November 2017 at 2:28pm

    COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball star Michael Porter Jr. will likely miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery in Dallas Tuesday.

    Porter will undergo a microdiscectomy of the L3-L4 spinal discs. The procedure has a projected recovery time of three to four months.