• California community staple goes up in flames Posted on 25 June 2018 at 3:13pm

    CALIFORNIA - The California Eagles club will have to find a new home after their building went up into flames Sunday night around 11 p.m. 

    California Fire Chief, Allen Smith, said this building has always been a concern for him. 

  • FDA approves first cannabis-based drug Posted on 25 June 2018 at 1:53pm

        (CNN) -- The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.

    Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.

  • Missouri continues survey of untested rape kits Posted on 25 June 2018 at 1:44pm

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Missouri Attorney General's Office says almost 4,890 rape kits sitting in police evidence lockers or hospital storage likely represents only a fraction of the untested evidence across the state.

    The Springfield News-Leader reports fewer than half of the surveyed law enforcement agencies responded by the time preliminary results were released last month.

  • Leader of House review of Greitens to file ethics complaint Posted on 25 June 2018 at 1:40pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The chairman of the House panel investigating former Gov. Eric Greitens says the committee no longer has authority to act now Greitens has resigned.

    Instead, Republican Chairman Jay Barnes in a Monday letter said he'll file a complaint with the Missouri Ethics Commission against Greitens' campaign and a nonprofit that promoted his agenda.

  • Colleague cracks Sen. McCaskill's rib with Heimlich maneuver Posted on 25 June 2018 at 11:00am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin has cracked a rib of U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill while performing the Heimlich maneuver on the fellow Democrat when she began choking.

    A spokesman for Manchin tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that McCaskill began choking during a luncheon for Senate Democrats on Thursday. Manchin used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the blockage in McCaskill's throat, but he cracked a rib in the process.

  • "Food 4 Kids" program begins in Jefferson City Monday Posted on 25 June 2018 at 8:36am

    JEFFERSON CITY – The First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City is kicking off its annual “Food 4 Kids” program Monday. The program provides free lunches to children living in low-income neighborhoods around the city.

    The program’s coordinator, Shelley Swoyer, said she loves to deliver the lunches to the children.

  • Teenager uses sign language to communicate with blind and deaf man during flight Posted on 25 June 2018 at 6:47am

    (CNN) -- A 15-year-old is being widely praised for an act of kindness during a cross-country flight.

    Clara Daly was traveling with her mother Jane from Boston to Los Angeles on an Alaska Airlines flight earlier this week. During the six-hour flight that included a layover in Portland, Oregon, Clara volunteered her skills in sign language to help a blind and deaf man by forming letters with her fingers while he "read" them with his hands.

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

    CAPE GIRARDEAU (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.