Bikers contribute to raise funds for art festival, riding in two wheels
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 3:23pm
BOONVILLE – About 100 people rode their bikes early Saturday to help raise funds for the 43rd annual Missouri River Festival of the Arts.
Bike rider Helen Tergin Anderson came from Columbia to take part in the Missouri River Festival Bike Ride.
Missouri deputies seize nearly $1M worth of marijuana
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 2:48pm
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.
The Kansas City Star reports that the incident happened Friday afternoon when a white van refused to pull over, despite a squad car's lights and sirens behind it.
Rescued bobcat on road to recovery at St. Louis-are facility
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 2:42pm
BLACK JACK (AP) — A baby bobcat found in eastern Missouri and being nursed back to health might be mistaken for an ornery feral cat — until you hear her roar.
The animal was found in July outside the YMCA in Potosi, scrawny and with her mother nowhere around. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Missouri Department of Conservation trapped her and took her to a St. Louis County facility run by the Bi-State Wildlife Hotline of Missouri and Illinois.
Missouri residents fear effect of funding cuts for disabled
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 2:34pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Funding cuts to in-home care for the disabled could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes, advocates said.
About $8 million of the $50 million the state Legislature initially cut last year has been restored, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported .
Miller County Sheriff: Shooting suspect 'considered dangerous'
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 2:23pm
MILLER COUNTY - Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregoire said two people suffered gunshot wounds Friday night. Gregoire said the suspect is "possibly armed and is considered dangerous."
Gregoire identified 18-year-old Devin Mckie as the suspect. He is from the Eldon area.
Diving dogs aim to impress at national qualifying event
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 2:01pm
COLUMBIA - The North America Diving Dogs dock diving competition was in its second of three days Saturday at the Canine Sports Center.
Dogs of all breeds and sizes took to the diving dock to show off their jumping skills. The owners brought their dogs to the dock, and they threw objects into the pool for the dogs to chase. The pool is about 45 feet long length and holds 28,000 gallons of water.
Police investigate attempted sorority burglary at MU
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 12:01pm
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is investigating an attempted burglary of an off-campus sorority house near MU.
In an press release from CPD, police said the suspect entered the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority house through an unlocked door at 3:53 a.m. Saturday on Richmond Avenue. Several sorority members confronted the man and escorted him out of the house, police said.
Moberly police search for Break Time robber
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 11:18am
MOBERLY - The Moberly Police Department is currently investigating an armed robbery of Break Time North, 1210 East US 24. The incident occurred at 1:23 a.m. on Friday, August 17.
According to a police report, the suspect entered the gas station, presented a pistol and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect left the gas station before police could respond.
Colorado woman and daughters may have been strangled, court documents reveal
Posted on 18 August 2018 at 1:09am
(CNN) -- New court documents filed in the case of a Colorado man suspected of killing his pregnant wife and their two daughters suggest that some of the victims may have been strangled.
Shanann Watts and her daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, were reported missing Monday and found dead on Thursday. Watts' husband, Chris Watts, was arrested in connection with their deaths but has not yet been formally charged.
AP source: It's not just audio, Manigault Newman has video
Posted on 17 August 2018 at 11:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just audiotapes.
Omarosa Manigault Newman has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation supporting the claims in her tell-all book about her time in the Trump White House, a person with direct knowledge of the records told The Associated Press Friday.