• Body found in Fulton, may be missing man Posted on 24 April 2017 at 10:19pm

    FULTON - Fulton Police are investigating a body found. Fulton Police Chief Steve Myers believes the body could belong to 31-year-old Carl DeBrodie, who disappeared from his home one week ago

    DeBrodie went missing last Monday morning, and he has a mental disability and limited communication skills. Officers and community members have been searching for him since he went missing last week. 

  • Senate confirms new Missouri revenue director Posted on 24 April 2017 at 9:44pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri senators have confirmed a former PricewaterhouseCoopers partner to be the state's next revenue director.

    Senators confirmed attorney and certified public accountant Joel Walters in a voice vote Thursday.

  • Columbia Public School teachers could see pay increase next year Posted on 24 April 2017 at 8:22pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Public School teachers could see a significant increase in salary for the coming school year. 

    The new deal would increase the base salaries for teachers in the district and improve working conditions. 

  • Missouri senator moving out of room rented from lobbyist Posted on 24 April 2017 at 8:17pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A Missouri senator says he's moving out of a room he rents from a lobbyist following questions from a co-worker.

    St. Joseph Republican Sen. Rob Schaaf said he's staying at a hotel Monday as he searches for a new place to stay.

  • Abortion restrictions pass Missouri House Posted on 24 April 2017 at 8:13pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has passed stricter requirements for tracking fetal tissue after abortions.

    The bill passed Monday with a 117-40 vote. It now moves to the Senate.

  • Columbia public works releases survey for new bicycle markings Posted on 24 April 2017 at 7:40pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Works is requesting community members complete a survey on new markings for cyclists at intersections in the city.

    The pavement markers show where a cyclist should sit to be detected for a green light.

  • Conference serves as hub for advancing renewable energy Posted on 24 April 2017 at 7:02pm

    COLUMBIA - Wind, water and solar power are all elements that usually come to mind when the words 'renewable energy' come up. Conversation surrounding renewable energy flourished through discussions held at the 10th annual Advancing Renewables in the Midwest conference. It kicked off on Monday just two days after Earth Day. 

    The two day conference was co-hosted by Columbia Water and Light, the University of Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Economic Development-Division of Energy. 

  • Two dead in plane crash near Boonville Posted on 24 April 2017 at 6:03pm

    COOPER COUNTY, Mo. - Two people died during a plane crash on Highway 98 near Boonville around 1:40 p.m Monday.

    The victims were pilot Charles McCutcheon, 67, of Fayette, and passenger Bryan Roth, 49, of Franklin. Authorities have notified the families of the victims.

  • Missouri teen shot after alleged cookie theft files lawsuit Posted on 24 April 2017 at 4:39pm

    KANSAS CITY (AP) — A teenager who was shot by a Kansas City store clerk who thought the boy was shoplifting a package of cookies is suing the clerk and his employers.

    The lawsuit on behalf of Ryan Jones was filed earlier this month against 27-year-old Mohammed Abdi and Pic N Save LLC. Abdi was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

  • Boonville hosts cancer awareness event Posted on 24 April 2017 at 3:49pm

    BOONVILLE- What began as a joke between two friends inspired an event that raised money and awareness for a very serious cause.

    Darren Ridgeway, salesman of Bobcat of Columbia and Mark and Linda Mellor, owners of Mellor trailers had an event Monday in Boonville for cancer awareness.