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    Columbia Regional Airport wraps up Salute to Veterans Air Show

    Posted 3:08 PM 5/24/2015 by Alyssa Casares, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Bad weather caused the Salute to Veterans Air Show to wrap up the last day of the event early Sunday.

    Although air show workers cancelled the last event, people still had the opportunity to watch pilots showoff their skills earlier in the day.

    Bert Tompkins is a major in (More)

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    Settlement reached in Newton County crash

    Settlement reached in Newton County crash

    Posted 2:15 PM 5/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEOSHO (AP) - A judge in southwest Missouri has approved a settlement in a fatal crash involving a Newton County deputy.

    The Joplin Globe reports that the family of 33-year-old Cory Sheppard, of Neosho, recently reached a settlement of about $460,000 in their wrongful-death lawsuit against (More)

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    Lawmakers fail to ramp up ethics laws for Missouri officials

    Lawmakers fail to ramp up ethics laws for Missouri officials

    Posted 12:20 PM 5/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - The Missouri Legislature once again has failed to pass bills aimed at clamping down on ethics laws considered some of the loosest in the nation.

    A bill aimed at preventing lawmakers from leaving office and immediately becoming lobbyist failed to pass before the May 15 (More)

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    A local veteran helps others transition back to civilian life

    A local veteran helps others transition back to civilian life

    Posted 12:09 PM 5/24/2015 by Arial Ruffin

    FULTON-   A veteran is using his expeirence at Westminster college in fulton Missouri to design a program to help veterans transition back to civilian life after a deployment. 

    Bret Robertson survived a roadside bomb explosion during his 12 month tour of duty in Iraq and (More)

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    Armed robbery at Jefferson City convenience store

    Armed robbery at Jefferson City convenience store

    Posted 10:53 AM 5/24/2015 by Landon Jones, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - An armed robbery occurred at Bee Line Snack Shop on Saturday at about 10:45 p.m. The Jefferson City police responded to the alarm system of the business located at 1100 Missouri Boulevard, but the suspect fled before officers arrived at the scene. 

    The clerk told (More)

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    Family will ask feds to investigate fatal police shooting

    Family will ask feds to investigate fatal police shooting

    Posted 10:08 AM 5/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Springfield police officer plans to ask the federal government to investigate the case.

    Michael Ireland's family members also say they will sue the city of Springfield if they cannot reach a financial settlement for his (More)

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    Second arrest made in Forest Avenue shooting

    Second arrest made in Forest Avenue shooting

    Posted 10:05 PM 5/23/2015 by Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Police Department made a second arrest in the shooting near East Forest Avenue. 

    Officers stopped Montez D. Quinn, 25, Friday on the 1000 block of Smiley Lane. Quinn was a suspect in the shooting near Forest Avenue and had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

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    Clock running out for Missouri transportation funding fix

    Clock running out for Missouri transportation funding fix

    Posted 4:42 PM 5/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri lawmakers did not take action this session on additional funds for transportation, a priority for Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

    Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey, of St. Charles, said lawmakers will need to work out a solution next (More)

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    Police kill James Horn Jr. days after murder of woman held in box

    Posted 3:10 PM 5/23/2015 by Ross Terrell, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JOHNSON COUNTY - Police in Clinton shot and killed James Horn Jr. Saturday after a two-day manhunt. Police believe Horn Jr. murdered a woman he had previously held captive in a box. Sandra Kay Sutton's teenage son was also killed.

    Clinton police Lt. Sonny Lynch said Horn Jr. was shot and (More)

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    Missouri State Highway Patrol out in force during holiday weekend

    Missouri State Highway Patrol out in force during holiday weekend

    Posted 2:52 PM 5/23/2015 by Michael Lindquist, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - With the long holiday weekend, the Missouri State Highway Patrol will be out in force to assist drivers and enforce the rules of the road.

    Over the Memorial Day weekend, officers will participate in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). The program calls (More)

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    Fort Leonard Wood soldiers raise money for MU Children's Hospital

    Posted 1:50 PM 5/23/2015 by Blair Ussary, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - A group from Fort Leonard Wood raised money for the MU Children's Hospital on Saturday. 

    Located at six different Walmart stores in Columbia and Jefferson City, the Fort Leonard Wood soldiers tried to raise $150,000. This included a concession stand, donating (More)

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    Federal court cites Kansas City foundry for contempt

    Federal court cites Kansas City foundry for contempt

    Posted 11:32 AM 5/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A federal judge has found a Kansas City foundry in criminal contempt for refusing to allow a federal inspection after a foundry worker recorded high blood lead levels.

    The Department of Labor said Friday that U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips found Martin Foundry (More)

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    Centralia honors service members for Memorial Day

    Posted 6:42 PM 5/22/2015 by Samantha Myers, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CENTRALIA- At the City of Centralia Cemetery, flag after flag lines the roads to honor those who served in the military.

    In all, volunteers planted or strung up more than 1,000 flags for Memorial Day Weekend.

    Every flag represents a deceased veteran, with tags denoting the name (More)

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