Three car crash briefly shuts down Range Line
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 8:00pm
COLUMBIA - A three-car crash temporarily shut down one of the northbound lanes of Range Line St. around 6:00 Tuesday night. One of the drivers involved said a truck failed to slow down as the cars in front of it turned into the Moser's grocery store parking lot.
Richard Amoler, who was driving one of the cars in the crash, said he was supposed to head to Colorado Springs tomorrow to visit his mother.
Boone County sees first effects of failed use tax
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 7:06pm
COLUMBIA - Boone County Auditor June Pitchford presented the commission with her proposed 2018 budget Tuesday afternoon.
The commissioners have less money to spend than they had previously hoped. The budget proposal listed the failed use tax increase from the Nov. 7 election as one of the factors affecting the budget.
Nucor announces new steel mill in Sedalia
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 5:04pm
SEDALIA - Steel giant Nucor announced Tuesday it would build a new facility in Sedalia, bringing 250 new jobs and a $250 million investment to the city.
Rusty Kahrs, President of Economic Development Sedalia Pettis County's Board of Directors said in a press release, "This new facility will be transformative for our community, region and state. With a rich culture that values hard work and putting employees first, Nucor's new facility will be a great fit for our community."
Humane investigator sees increase in missing purebred dogs
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 4:37pm
FULTON - Callaway County Humane Society Investigator Sandy Corbet said she's had an increase in phone calls related to missing dogs.
She said German shepherds and pit bulls have been targeted over the last few weeks.
Man hospitalized after crash on MO 179
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 3:45pm
JEFFERSON CITY - A man was hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash at MO 179 and Missouri Boulevard.
Police said Jonathan Couture, 29, was riding a motorcycle down MO 179 and did not stop for a red light.
Hawley announces settlement fund for fraud victims
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 3:29pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Attorney General Josh Hawley announced a settlement fund for ten Missouri fraud victims.
The settlement carries $643,703.60 for victims of Timothy Mundy.
Michael Porter Jr. to miss rest of Mizzou basketball season
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 2:28pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball star Michael Porter Jr. will likely miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery in Dallas Tuesday.
Porter will undergo a microdiscectomy of the L3-L4 spinal discs. The procedure has a projected recovery time of three to four months.
Arrests made in Clark Lane shots fired incident
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 1:35pm
COLUMBIA - Police arrested two men in connection with a shots fired incident on Clark Lane Tuesday.
Detectives arrested Anquan Glover, 18, and Tavious Grant, 21.
Vote to remove DESE commissioner fails
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 1:07pm
JEFFERSON CITY - A vote to remove Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven failed Tuesday.
The vote was 4-4. Board members Eddy Justice, Doug Russell, Sonny Jungmeyer, and Jennifer Edwards voted in favor of a leadership change.
Execution date set for Missouri inmate
Posted on 21 November 2017 at 12:19pm
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Supreme Court set an execution date for convicted murderer Russell Bucklew.
Bucklew is scheduled to die during a 24-hour period beginning at 6:00 p.m. on March 20, 2018.