Jefferson City man dies after police car chase in Iowa
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 9:20am
JEFFERSON CITY - A Jefferson City man died in Iowa Saturday morning during police pursuit.
A Fayette County Sheriff's deputy was chasing Jared Hill, when Hill crossed over into the line of on-coming traffic and hit an unoccupied, parked pick-up truck.
Boone County deputies confirm death, on-going investigation
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 8:15am
BOONE COUNTY - Boone County deputies investigate a death at North Lakewood Drive and East St. Charles Road.
Deputies responded to a call at 9:40 p.m. Sunday night. Deputies said there is "no apparent danger" in the area at this time.
Ragtag Cinema hosts World Cup watch party for free
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 8:53pm
COLUMBIA- Ragtag Cinema showed the World Cup Final against France and Croatia Sunday on its movie screens free of charge.
Ragtag has been showing World Cup games in its theatres since 2010 and said it has just been growing since then.
Why Prime Day is important to Amazon
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 6:19pm
(CNN Money) -- Amazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, and it's set to capitalize on the rewards.
The fourth Prime Day (and a half) will begin noon PT (3 p.m. ET) Monday, extending for 36 hours. The savings event this year is running longer than prior years, available for shoppers in more countries, and Amazon is promising a million deals — the most yet — for Prime members.
UPDATE: Suspect in homicide, officers' shooting identified
Posted on 16 July 2018 at 4:30pm
KANSAS CITY (AP) — A man who was fatally shot after wounding three Kansas City police officers during a gunfight had not drawn law enforcement's attention before he became a person of interest this month in the death of a college student from India, police said Monday.
Investigators believe 25-year-old Marlin Mack opened fire on officers Sunday with a high-powered semi-automatic rifle during a confrontation that began outside a motel before moving to a nearby home, Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith said.
Chicago police: Video shows fatal officer involved shooting
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 12:07pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a handgun, a department spokesman said Sunday.
The shooting Saturday evening in the Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city's South Side sparked a clash between angry residents and baton-wielding officers. Four protesters were arrested and some police officers suffered minor injuries from thrown rock and bottles, some of which were filled with urine. Two squad cars were also damaged.
Missouri groups clash over proposed redistricting plan
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 11:46am
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A proposed ballot initiative aims to replace Missouri's system for drawing state legislative districts with a model designed to have the number of seats won by each party more closely reflect its statewide vote.
If election officials validate enough signatures collected by Clean Missouri, the group sponsoring the proposal, voters will have the final say Nov. 6.
Water levels increased in Missouri River
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 11:27am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will likely remain above normal throughout the summer and fall to reduce the amount of water held in reservoirs along the river.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers increased the amount of water being released from Gavins Point Dam on the Nebraska-South Dakota border in late June because more spring rain and more snow fell in the mountains.
37-year-old Tennessee man drowns in Lick Branch Cove
Posted on 15 July 2018 at 10:53am
MORGAN COUNTY - 37-year-old Brett Davidson of Clarksville, Tennessee was pronounced dead after drowning in the Lake of the Ozarks, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
Davidson was last seen on a dock before reported as missing on Friday.
McCaskill and Hawley promote campaigns in Columbia
Posted on 14 July 2018 at 11:43pm
COLUMBIA- Senator Claire McCaskill and Attorney General Josh Hawley both met with supporters and volunteers Saturday at each of their individual field offices in Columbia.
Both candidates encouraged volunteers to go door knocking and tell local community members why the should vote for each candidate.