• ACLU sues school on behalf of banned graduation prankster Posted on 25 May 2018 at 7:35pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The ACLU of Missouri is suing the Independence School District on behalf of a senior banned from graduation for listing his high school for sale on Craigslist as a prank.

    American Civil Liberties Union officials say that 18-year-old Kylan Scheele's free speech rights were violated when he was suspended for three days and denied participation in Saturday's graduation ceremony at the Truman High School.

  • New Bloomfield residents unsatisfied with community, want answers Posted on 25 May 2018 at 6:47pm

    NEW BLOOMFIELD – Locals living in this town of about 700 people are concerned after abruptly hearing about a special session taking place at city hall Friday night to nominate a new mayor.

    This comes after the city’s former mayor, Greg Rehagen, resigned last week due to health issues.

  • Four vehicle crashes this week along State Road F warrant closer look Posted on 25 May 2018 at 5:12pm

    CALLAWAY COUNTY – Four vehicle crashes have occurred this week along State Road F west of Fulton in Callaway County. May has seen a total of five along that road.

    These numbers are unusual, said Sgt. Scott White of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

  • Veteran celebrates Memorial Day weekend with his eyes on the sky Posted on 25 May 2018 at 4:50pm

    COLUMBIA – After serving eight years in the United States Air Force, the passion of this veteran for sky travel hasn't faded.

    "If you are bit by that flying bug, it never goes away," Ron Sharek said.

  • Greitens investigation continues with more subpoenas, new documents Posted on 25 May 2018 at 4:15pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - In another day of political theater, the special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens heard new testimony from a forensic examiner Friday. Committee members questioned forensic investigator Brian Koberna about the three phones he studied belonging to Greitens, the woman he had a relationship with and her ex-husband.

    Koberna called the three images he recovered “benign in nature.” He said there was nothing that could prove they were taken on March 21, 2015, the day Greitens allegedly bound and photographed the woman who is accusing him of sexual misconduct.

  • Big turnout expected for 30th annual "Salute to Veterans" airshow Posted on 25 May 2018 at 3:53pm

    COLUMBIA- Organizers are expecting a large turnout for the 30th annual "Salute to Veterans" airshow on Memorial Day weekend.

    The airshow will run from 9 AM until 4 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

  • "Salute to Veterans" air show flies into Columbia for Memorial Day Weekend Posted on 25 May 2018 at 3:45pm

    COLUMBIA - Aircraft and pilots met at Columbia Regional Airport Friday to prepare for the 30th annual "Salute to Veterans" air show. 

    The Memorial Day weekend event began with a Media Day; a day for press and citizens to come out and watch as pilots and crews practiced their routines. 

  • Suspect arrested after Moniteau County car chase Posted on 25 May 2018 at 3:30pm

    CALIFORNIA - A high-speed car chase ended Sunday when the suspect slid into a ditch, according to a press release from the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office. 

    Missouri State Highway Patrol initially tried to pull over the car, but the driver fled with the officer in pursuit, according to the release. After a short time, the officer ended his chase, but Moniteau County deputies later spotted the car speeding and resumed the pursuit.

  • Local drivers prepare for Memorial Day weekend traffic Posted on 25 May 2018 at 3:16pm

    JEFFERSON CITY- It's no secret more cars will out for Memorial Day weekend, but many drivers are taking precautions before even hitting the road.

    The parking lot at O'Reilly Auto Parts in Jefferson City was busy with vehicles. One employee said it was uncommonly busy for a Friday afternoon.

  • Water main break and power outage in Thornbrook community Posted on 25 May 2018 at 6:36pm

    COLUMBIA - The Thornbrook neighborhood was without water and electricity for almost two hours on Friday.

    Columbia Water and Light Officials said the two incidents were unrelated.