• Super Wedding Show comes to Mid-Missouri Posted on 14 January 2018 at 2:38pm

    COLUMBIA - More than 500 future brides filled the Holiday Inn Executive Center on Sunday to attend the Super Wedding Show.

    Event manager Clare Moorehead said it was one-stop bridal planning, with venues, photographers and wedding planners there.

  • Drug Court to add Mental Health Track Posted on 14 January 2018 at 2:24pm

    COLUMBIA – The 13th Circuit Court will be adding a Mental Health Track to the Drug Court in January.

    The Boone County Drug Court is partnering with the Family Counseling Center to make this happen. It is for co-occurring disorders. 

  • Missouri county hires private firm to do autopsies Posted on 14 January 2018 at 1:52pm

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - One Missouri county has hired a private firm to perform autopsies while it continues to search for a full-time medical examiner.

    The Springfield News-Leader reports that Greene County has hired Forensic Associates and agreed to pay the firm $1,500 per autopsy.

  • Local church finds temporary home in movie theater Posted on 14 January 2018 at 1:52pm

    COLUMBIA - The old location of LifeRock church cost too  much, and the future location isn't yet finished, so the congregation was forced to look in unconventional places for a temporary location. It now rents out Theatre 1 at Hollywood Theater off Stadium Boulevatd.

    "We started looking for a new location because, while it was wonderful, our current location was so expensive and the church was growing," said Bekah Kelley, a member of the worship band member. "We started looking around for a place we could use until our new building was built, and Regal was nice enough to open up their doors to us."

  • Jefferson City man under arrest after shooting on Michigan Street Posted on 14 January 2018 at 1:31pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A man is in custody for shooting a Jefferson City resident on Saturday night.

    20-year-old Marco Conley is under arrest for second degree assault, according to a press release by the Jefferson City Police Department. He is awaiting additional charges at the Cole County Jail while the investigation continues.

  • Missouri teacher accused of sexual contact with student Posted on 14 January 2018 at 12:48pm

    LEBANON (AP) — A southern Missouri teacher has been arrested and charged with felony sexual contact with a student.

    Springfield television station KOLR reports that 30-year-old Elizabeth Morgan, of Lebanon, was arrested and jailed Friday. She was released the same day on $5,000 bond.

  • Missouri man sentenced to prison for DUI fatal crash Posted on 14 January 2018 at 12:43pm

    PLATTE CITY (AP) - A drunk driver who rear-ended another car, which killed the driver, on Interstate 29 in northwest Missouri has been sentenced to six years in prison.

    Platte County prosecutor Eric Zahnd says 25-year-old Nicholas Sanders, of Platte City, was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in November to involuntary manslaughter in the first degree.

  • Goodwill to open 4 adult high schools across Missouri Posted on 14 January 2018 at 12:35pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Goodwill, a job training agency best known for its thrift stores, is entering the field of education in Missouri.

    St. Louis Public Radio reports that MERS Goodwill, the branch that covers Missouri and southern Illinois, has won a contract with Missouri education officials to open four adult high schools. Each will be known as an Excel Center.

  • Blue Springs teen killed in Friday night shooting Posted on 14 January 2018 at 11:11am

    BLUE SPRINGS (AP) - Police in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs say a teenager has been shot and killed.

    Police say 18-year-old Jack Price, of Blue Springs, died Friday night. Officers were called to the scene on Northwest Vesper Street around 9:30 p.m. and found Price gravely injured. He was taken to an area hospital, where he died.

  • Police investigate shots fired on Range Line Street in Columbia Posted on 13 January 2018 at 11:16pm

    COLUMBIA - Police are investigating a shots fired report on Range Line St. on Saturday night.

    According to the press release, officers arrived and located multiple shell casings and damage to a residence on the 3400 block of Range Line St.