• Yoga lovers reach for river relief at charity session Posted on 21 January 2018 at 6:34pm

    COLUMBIA - Winter weather didn't stop a group of yoga lovers from giving back to Mother Nature on Sunday in Columbia.

    Over thirty people packed the upper-level at Logboat Brewery for a charity yoga session. The class was held by Moon Yoga Studios to raise money for Missouri River Relief, a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning up the Missouri River.

  • Worley Street Roundtable hopes to help CPS students succeed Posted on 21 January 2018 at 6:25pm

    COLUMBIA - The Worley Street Roundtable met to discuss concerns and new initiatives aimed at helping struggling Columbia Public Schools' students for its first meeting of 2018.

    The meeting agenda included new initiatives like diversity and inclusion forums, fundraising to send high schoolers to a national education conference, a new parent liaison group and more.

  • More than 200 Trump supporters celebrate his presidency Posted on 21 January 2018 at 4:19pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 200 people gathered at Missouri's Capitol this weekend to celebrate the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.

    The Jefferson City News Tribune reports the speakers at Saturday's rally praised Trump's efforts to reduce regulation and reform the tax code.

  • Viral Facebook post raises concerns about malfunctioning gas pump Posted on 21 January 2018 at 1:53pm

    COLUMBIA- A Columbia resident's Facebook status went viral after he posted a video of an Eagle Stop gas pump charging for gas that wasn't flowing.

    Kevin Boyer went to the Providence and I-70 location of Eagle Stop on January 18 for a routine $10 fill-up. He got his $10 worth, but something wasn't right.

  • Extension program to bring MU closer to Missourians Posted on 21 January 2018 at 1:01pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The University of Missouri is using its Extension program to bring the faculty, research and students to Missouri residents so that the school is more accessible.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Extension is a partnership between the University of Missouri and each of the state's 114 counties. The university employs most of the specialists and each county funds office space, among other things.

  • Waffle House shooting suspect arrested Posted on 21 January 2018 at 10:54am

    COLUMBIA - The man wanted for his alleged involvement in the deadly New Year's Day Waffle House shooting has been arrested in Kansas City, according to Columbia Police.

    According to a release from the Columbia Police Department, Kansas City Police arrested 29-year-old Columbia resident Matthew Callier McMillan Saturday evening.

  • Super Finn's inaugural autism fundraiser basketball game raises $7,000 Posted on 20 January 2018 at 11:41pm

    BOONVILLE - The gym filled with over 100 people roared with applause and laughter. In the gym, two-year-old Finn Shikles walked around in his red Superman cape with a big smile on his face.

    A total of $7,000 was raised for Super Finn's inaugural autism fundraiser basketball game.

  • McCaskill among few Democrats voting to keep government open Posted on 20 January 2018 at 7:19pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri was among a handful of Democrats in the Senate who voted to support a GOP measure that would have kept the government open through Feb. 16.

    McCaskill was one of five Democrats who voted "yes" Friday night to keep the government open. She didn't address her vote Saturday. But before the vote, her office issued a news release saying McCaskill had joined with other senators to introduce legislation to withhold the pay of members of Congress during a government shutdown.

  • Jefferson City woman warns people to keep cars locked Posted on 20 January 2018 at 4:42pm

    JEFFERSON CITY – A Jefferson City woman is encouraging people to lock their car doors after she caught a thief trying to steal from her husband’s car Friday morning. 

    Vickie Bax said she and her husband, Ron, were getting ready to go to work when her husband discovered his car had been ransacked.

  • Supporters celebrate one year of Trump's presidency Posted on 20 January 2018 at 6:00pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - One year ago, President Donald Trump was sworn into office, and on Saturday, supporters held a rally at the Capitol to celebrate.

    The rally included a march around the Capitol led by Bikers for Trump and speeches by Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, State Treasurer Eric Schmitt and Attorney General Josh Hawley.