• Kinder gives up federal job, calls it waste of money Posted on 25 June 2018 at 6:29am

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Former Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has resigned from a leadership position with a federal agency, saying the job was a waste of taxpayer money.

    In September, Kinder was sworn in as alternative federal co-chairman to the Delta Regional Authority, following an appointment from President Donald Trump. He resigned this month.

  • One in custody after gunfire in Northeast Columbia Posted on 25 June 2018 at 2:04am

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department said one person is in custody after a shooting on Rice Road Sunday night.

    "We're not sure at this point what role he had in the shooting, but the Criminal Investigations Division is en route to try and determine that part of it, but we do have him arrested on unrelated charges," CPD Lieutenant Matt Stephens said.

  • Tipton community grows closer over hogs Posted on 24 June 2018 at 8:46pm

    TIPTON - Some Tipton residents are working together to run their own hog farm.

    This is in response to a possible concentrated animal feeding operation or CAFO that could be built in Cooper County.

  • Missouri World of Outlaws driver Jason Johnson dies after crash Posted on 24 June 2018 at 4:52pm

    BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Jason Johnson has died following a crash at Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin, race officials said Sunday. He was 41.

    Johnson was injured during a World of Outlaws race Saturday night at the 1/3-mile-long dirt oval, the series said. It said the driver from Eunice, Louisiana, crashed on lap 18 of a 40-lap race while racing for the lead and was taken to a hospital.

  • Jefferson City teen to compete in CrossFit Games Posted on 24 June 2018 at 3:20pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A 17-year-old from Jefferson City will be competing at the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin in August.

    It will be Noah Casey's third time competing in the competition. This year, he'll be going against 19 of the best 16 and 17-year-old athletes from across the globe to be crowned the "Fittest on Earth".  

  • Turkey election in full-swing as Erdogan takes preliminary lead Posted on 24 June 2018 at 2:58pm

    (CNN) - Partial results in Turkey's snap elections put President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party in the lead, lifting the veteran leader's chances of surviving his biggest electoral challenge in 15 years.

    With 75% of the votes for the presidential race counted, Erdogan was at 54.7%, a comfortable lead over main opposition candidate Muharrem Ince, who has 29.7% of the votes so far.

  • UPDATE: Pulaski County shooting victim and suspect identified Posted on 24 June 2018 at 1:51pm

    CROCKER - A 23-year-old man is dead and a suspect in custody after a shooting Saturday night.

    Pulaski County police were dispatched to a reported shooting incident at 19000 block of Brownsville Road and arrived at the scene at approximately 10:30 p.m.

  • Local biker organization raising awareness of child abuse Posted on 24 June 2018 at 10:04am

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Bikers Against Child Abuse group met with children to discuss past altercations with abusers in their lives.

    BACA member, known as, Caveman said, "Obviously most kids are terrified of their perpetrators and so the idea is that someone needs to be there for them."

  • UPDATE: Power restored after mass power outage hits Columbia Posted on 24 June 2018 at 9:53am

    COLUMBIA -  Power was restored at approximately 9:00 AM CT Sunday morning for most customers in the affected areas.

    Columbia Water & Light's outage map showed 1,500 customers without power in central and northeastern Columbia Sunday morning.

  • Lawsuit filed against nonprofit connected to Eric Greitens Posted on 23 June 2018 at 10:52pm

    ST. LOUIS - An attorney is suing a nonprofit group connected to former Gov. Eric Greitens for its records.

    Attorney Elad Gross filed a petition against A New Missouri to the Cole County Circuit Court on Friday evening. According to a news release, Gross requested documents from the organization in early June, but never received a response.