• The Latest: Indicted Missouri governor to skip DC meeting Posted on 23 February 2018 at 9:34am

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • Food Bank in Jefferson City gives families choices Posted on 23 February 2018 at 8:49am

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Pantry is offering people a chance to donate food and help the community on Friday. The food bank is holding a food drive at Community Christian Church from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    The Pantry is an independent food bank, so it doesn't receive large grants from the state. As a result, the food bank has less red tape than others.

  • Callaway County applies for grant to increase breathalyzer use Posted on 22 February 2018 at 7:20pm

    FULTON - The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is requesting a more than $9,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

  • Mizzou womens basketball takes on Vanderbilt on Senior Night Posted on 22 February 2018 at 5:58pm

    COLUMBIA – No. 11 Mizzou will look to keep the good times rolling on Senior Night tonight as they tip off against Vanderbilt at 7 p.m. CT. The Tigers will honor seniors Jordan Frericks, Kayla Michael and Bri Porter with a pregame Senior Ceremony at 6:40 p.m.

    Backed by a record-setting 11,092 fans attending this past Sunday’s game, Mizzou defeated No.11 Tennessee to complete a five-game win streak and effectively take their spot in the AP Top 25. The Tigers will carry this momentum against a Vanderbilt squad they have not beat at home since 2014.

  • Report: Michael Porter Jr. cleared to play Posted on 22 February 2018 at 5:50pm

    COLUMBIA - It's the day Tigers fans have been waiting for; the return of Michael Porter Jr.

    Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports tweeted on Thursday that the 19-year-old has been cleared to resume basketball activities.

  • UPDATE: Greitens, lawmakers react to indictment for invasion of privacy Posted on 22 February 2018 at 5:19pm

    ST. LOUIS - Gov. Eric Greitens is calling his indictment on invasion of privacy a "disappointing and misguided political decision."

    He is facing felony charges related to an admitted affair and accusations of blackmail.

  • Six Fulton residents sentenced in multi-million dollar K2 conspiracy Posted on 22 February 2018 at 5:02pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Six Fulton residents were sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute more than $6.6 million of synthetic cannabinoids, also known as K2, at Callaway County businesses.

    The suspects pleaded guilty to wide range of charges related to the conspiracy, including mail fraud and money laundering.

  • Mid-Missourians react to idea of arming teachers Posted on 22 February 2018 at 7:50pm

    COLUMBIA – President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his proposal to arm teachers. KOMU 8 asked educators and other mid-Missourians how they feel about the idea as a safety precaution for schools.  

    “We know that there are a lot of districts, especially rural districts, that may not have immediate access to law enforcement response" said John Warner, the Emergency Planning Coordinator for the Missouri Board of Education Safety.

  • Future of transportation calls for improved infrastructure Posted on 22 February 2018 at 4:24pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - The future of driving lies in electric and autonomous driving vehicles according to speakers at Jefferson City's Transportation Future Summit. 

    Electric vehicles are about four times less costly than gasoline powered cars said Trey Davis from the Missouri Energy Development Association. 

  • Proposed bill would raise DMV fees Posted on 22 February 2018 at 4:18pm

    COLUMBIA - A Missouri lawmaker want to make roads better by raising fees at the DMW and cutting income tax rates.

    Rep. Elijah Haahr, R- Springfield, is sponsoring HB 2540, which would raise license and registration fees at the DMV. They have not been increased with inflation since 1984.