• UM System president outlines Ebola policy

    Posted 12:58 PM 11/21/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri System notified employees Friday about its policies regarding Ebola.

    University of Missouri System President Timothy Wolfe said in an email to the University of Missouri System community that, "to protect the health of the community, the UM System is (More)

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  • Suspicious package shuts down Springfield airport terminal

    Suspicious package shuts down Springfield airport terminal

    Posted 12:46 PM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Air traffic has resumed at a southwestern Missouri airport after an investigation into a suspicious package.

    City spokeswoman Cora Scott said Transportation Security Administration screeners alerted the fire department about the package around 9:30 a.m. Friday, and air (More)

  • Police find more victims in package theft spree

    Police find more victims in package theft spree

    Posted 11:47 AM 11/21/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    HOLTS SUMMIT - Investigators from the Holts Summit Police Department said Friday they are continuing to recover packages they believe were stolen by a suspect who was caught on video stealing (More)

  • Fitness expert gives advice on how to stay healthy in the holidays

    Posted 7:57 AM 11/21/2014 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Gym members swung from pull-up bars and lifted heavy weights Thursday morning at CrossFit COMO on Providence Road. 

    Despite the high attendance this morning, gym owner and fitness expert Michael Wuest said gym memberships tend to go down during the colder months. 

    (More)
  • Deaths of two homeless Sedalia men linked to cold

    Deaths of two homeless Sedalia men linked to cold

    Posted 7:03 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    SEDALIA (AP) - A Missouri coroner says two homeless men found dead in Sedalia in the last week died from exposure to below-freezing temperatures.

    Sedalia police say 50-year-old Steven Ray Myers was found dead Tuesday in a wooded area where he had been living. A second man, 58-year-old (More)

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  • St. Joseph school district gets federal subpoena

    St. Joseph school district gets federal subpoena

    Posted 6:56 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. JOSEPH (AP) - The St. Joseph School District has received a third subpoena to produce records for a federal investigation into reimbursements and personnel records.

    The St. Joseph News-Press reports the district's superintendent's office received the (More)

  • Missouri woman sentenced in day care drug case

    Missouri woman sentenced in day care drug case

    Posted 5:24 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. CHARLES (AP) - A Missouri woman who admitted to selling marijuana and smoking methamphetamine in the house where she ran a day care has avoided jail time.

    A judge on Thursday sentenced 30-year-old Brooke Mitchell of St. Charles to a five-year suspended sentence. She isn't allowed to (More)

  • Missouri men sentenced in witness killing

    Missouri men sentenced in witness killing

    Posted 5:13 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Three men have been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman outside a St. Louis White Castle restaurant before she could testify in an assault case.

    A judge sentenced Leon Moss, Christopher Spates and Donald White on Thursday. They were convicted in October of (More)

  • Obama nominates new Missouri federal judge

    Obama nominates new Missouri federal judge

    Posted 5:08 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A new judge has been nominated for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

    President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Roseann A. Ketchmark for the position, which must also be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

    Obama has been pushing to fill (More)

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  • Woman accused of mailing pot to inmate

    Woman accused of mailing pot to inmate

    Posted 5:05 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. CHARLES (AP) - A St. Charles woman is facing charges after she allegedly mailed a greeting card to a jail inmate - a card that included marijuana and a prescription drug.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 22-year-old Kimberly Leann McNamara is (More)

  • Missouri man arrested in delivery driver attack

    Missouri man arrested in delivery driver attack

    Posted 5:01 AM 11/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police have arrested a man who they say stabbed and robbed a Chinese food delivery driver.

    KMOV-TV reports Thursday that the 20-year-old man faces charges in the Monday attack.

    Delivery driver Feixang Fang tells (More)

  • Sedalia police arrest six in drug busts

    Sedalia police arrest six in drug busts

    Posted 4:52 AM 11/21/2014 by Kaitlin Rounds, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SEDALIA - Sedalia Police arrested six people in two separate drug busts on Thursday, Nov. 20.

    Police arrested four people at 537 E 4th St. in Sedalia at 5:27 a.m. According to a press release, officers found methamphetamine, marijuana, controlled prescription drugs and paraphernalia at the (More)

  • TARGET 8: Will mid-Missouri schools arm their teachers?

    Posted 6:18 PM 11/14/2014 by Meredith Miller, KOMU 8 Reporter; Lauren Groppenbacher, Lauren Greenheck, and Cassidy Minarik, KOMU 8 Researchers

    JEFFERSON CITY - Mid-Missouri school boards are hesitant to allow teachers to carry concealed weapons on campus, even after a new Missouri law would allow them to do so.

    On September 11, legislators passed a (More)

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