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    Kingdom City man sentenced for robbing post office employee

    Kingdom City man sentenced for robbing post office employee

    Posted 4:03 PM 4/21/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - A district judge sentenced a Kingdom City man Tuesday for robbing an employee at the Kingdom City post office.

    United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tammy (More)

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    MUPD arrests second suspect in connection with sexual assaults

    Posted 3:21 PM 4/21/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri police arrested a second suspect Tuesday in connection to the sexual assaults on MU's campus over the weekend.

    MUPD said officers arrested 17-year-old Gire Ngezahayo (More)

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    Business owners and neighbors disagree on Business Loop 70 CID

    Posted 2:54 PM 4/21/2015 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia business owners are hopeful the newly approved Business Loop 70 Community Improvement District will help revitalize the area, but nearby neighbors feel left out.

    The Columbia City Council approve the CID last night, but Robert Hollis, the attorney for the CID, said the (More)

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    O'Fallon man missing; has dementia, believed to have a revolver

    O'Fallon man missing; has dementia, believed to have a revolver

    Posted 2:40 PM 4/21/2015 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    O'FALLON - The O'Fallon Police Department issued a missing adult incident alert Tuesday. 

    William Charles Ellersick went missing Sunday and was last seen at 5 Woodchase Court, O'Fallon. Ellersick, 77, is a white male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 135 pounds. He has gray hair, hazel eyes (More)

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    Guidelines call for 20-year sentence in CIA leak case

    Guidelines call for 20-year sentence in CIA leak case

    Posted 1:54 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    ALEXANDRIA, VA (AP) -- A former CIA officer convicted of leaking classified details of an operation to derail Iran's nuclear ambitions would spend 20 years in prison if a judge follows federal sentencing guidelines. 

    Jeffrey Sterling of O'Fallon, Missouri, will be sentenced next month (More)

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    Farmers discuss organic certification cost share program

    Posted 1:50 PM 4/21/2015 by Lina Young, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - While some farmers believe the National Organic Cost Share Program offers incentive for businesses to become certified organic, others aren't so sure the incentives are large enough to overcome the long process involved.

    Liz Graznak, owner of Happy Hollow Farm, an organically (More)

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    Kansas City Bishop resigns

    Kansas City Bishop resigns

    Posted 11:27 AM 4/21/2015 by Tiege Dooley-Panko, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and KSHB-TV Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY - KSHB-TV in Kansas City reported Bishop Robert Finn will no longer lead the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese. Finn traveled to the the Vatican last week where he met with a cardinal and tendered his resignation.

    The diocese released a statement Tuesday stating Pope Francis (More)

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    Suspect in custody after stealing drugs from Holts Summit Pharmacy

    Posted 10:28 AM 4/21/2015 by Tiege Dooley-Panko and Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

    HOLTS SUMMIT - A suspect is in custody after the break-in Tuesday morning at the St. Mary's Holts Summit Clinical Pharmacy. 

    Sgt. Haycook with the Holts Summit Police Department said they credit social media and the community's willingness to submit tips.

    The suspect was (More)

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    Suspicious cylinders force evacuation of St. Louis City Hall

    Suspicious cylinders force evacuation of St. Louis City Hall

    Posted 9:48 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis City Hall has been evacuated after two cylinders and three suspicious bags were found at entrances to the building.

    City spokeswoman Maggie Crane says a propane tank was found leaning against the building Tuesday morning, then a second similar cylinder was found (More)

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    19-year-old dies in fiery Maries County crash

    Posted 8:55 AM 4/21/2015 by Brea Love, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    MARIES COUNTY - Maries County Deputies and the Iberia Fire Department responded to a crash off Highway 42 at the Miller County Line Tuesday morning.

    19-year-old Saryn Milam's Toyota Avalon went off of the right side of the road, crashed into a tree, and caught on fire. She was pronounced dead on the scene just before 4 a.m. She was wearing a seat belt.

    This is Troop I's second fatality for the month, and eighth for the year. 

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    Deputy slashed with knife but escapes serious injury

    Deputy slashed with knife but escapes serious injury

    Posted 7:46 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WINFIELD (AP) - An eastern Missouri woman is jailed on $50,000 bond after allegedly slashing a sheriff's deputy with a knife.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the Lincoln County deputy suffered a cut on his left forearm but escaped serious (More)

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    3 universities team up on gun violence initiative

    3 universities team up on gun violence initiative

    Posted 7:29 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Researchers from Washington University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Saint Louis University are teaming up in an effort to reduce gun violence.

    KMOV-TV reported that the partnership plans to approach gun violence as a public (More)

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    Salvation Army hosts new program to help Missourians budget

    Posted 7:09 AM 4/21/2015 by Brittany Rendak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Poverty is an increasing problem in Missouri and today residents can learn a few tips to help stay on their feet.

    The Salvation Army will host a Budgeting Workshop in partnership with Landmark Bank at 10 a.m. Tuesday. This workshop is called "Need More Money?" and is the first (More)

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