• UPDATE: Suspect arrested following MACC threat investigation Posted on 14 December 2017 at 6:00pm

    COLUMBIA - Here is the latest on a threat to Moberly Area Community College's Columbia campus:

    8:11 a.m. Friday

  • City's new brine-machine makes it easier to clear snowy roads Posted on 14 December 2017 at 5:04pm

    COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia has new aid in fighting snowy roads this with the help of its new brine-making machine. 

    With money they saved due to mild winter weather during late 2016 and early 2017, the city was able to purchase brine-making equipment. 

  • Pig waste leak getting cleaned up Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:45pm

    AUDRAIN COUNTY – One Missouri farmer is righting his wrong following a pig waste leakage into a nearby creek. 

    Dale Brinker finished cleaning his farm before leaving on a rare vacation with his wife. He closed up shop and took off, but, when he came back, he had an issue.

  • Jefferson City police investigate Wednesday night shooting Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:37pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Authorities are investigating a Wednesday night shooting which injured a 19-year-old Jefferson City resident, police said in a news release.

    Police responded to the 200 block of Center St. around 9 p.m. for calls of shots fired, and later learned of a gunshot victim at the Capital Region Medical Center.

  • Callaway County schools donate thousands of toys to Toys for Tots Posted on 14 December 2017 at 4:20pm

    COLUMBIA - Callaway County schools donated more than 9,200 toys to Toys for Tots Thursday. 

    "We're excited," coordinator Melissa Barnes said. "Tonight is our first night where we pass out toys. There are many children that are going to be happy."

  • Columbia police begin carrying naloxone Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:39pm

    COLUMBIA - Police now have 75 kits with the opioid overdose reversal medication naloxone, which is also known as Narcan.

    Columbia officers have been trained over the past few months in how to use the nasal spray.

  • Ex-administrator pleads guilty to ambulance district thefts Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:15pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The former administrator of the Pettis County Ambulance District has admitted embezzling more than $227,000 from the district.

    Federal prosecutors say 62-year-old Michael Paul Gardner, of Sedalia, pleaded guilty Thursday to bank fraud.

  • Missouri democrats react to potential tax plan Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:12pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Democratic lawmakers are voicing their concerns after the Missouri Republican party presented a new tax plan for the state. 

    The bill, which would cut taxes across Missouri, contains other multiple unrelated elements, according to some Democratic representatives. 

  • Missouri governor picks attorney for higher education board Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:11pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed a former St. Louis-area Husch Blackwell lawyer to the state's Coordinating Board for Higher Education.

    Greitens on Wednesday announced that he picked Maryville resident Joe Cornelison to serve on the board, which oversees public colleges and universities throughout the state. Cornelison is a retired Army colonel.

  • Greitens praises help for concentrated animal feeding farms Posted on 14 December 2017 at 3:08pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is praising Missouri's revamped Clean Water Commission for allowing two new concentrated animal feeding operations in the state.

    Greitens in a Thursday statement said the state needs "more farms, more jobs and less government."