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    Man accused of trying to run over, attack deputy

    Man accused of trying to run over, attack deputy

    Posted 7:50 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    TROY (AP) - One man is in custody and another is being sought after an eastern Missouri deputy was nearly run down after reportedly interrupting a drug deal.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a Lincoln County deputy responded to a call about 2 a.m. Thursday at Cuivre River State (More)

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    Police: Mother, young daughter found safe

    Police: Mother, young daughter found safe

    Posted 7:46 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police said a woman and her 2-year-old daughter, who hadn't been seen since Wednesday, have been found safe.

    Police say 27-year-old Nicole Nelson and her daughter, Dajahnay Nelson, were found Friday morning. Local media reported the two were found walking on (More)

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    Man injured in shooting near light rail station in St. Louis

    Man injured in shooting near light rail station in St. Louis

    Posted 7:34 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating a shooting that happened near a light rail station, not far from downtown's Union Station.

    Authorities said a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest Thursday night near a MetroLink station at 18th and Clark. He is hospitalized in stable condition.

    A motive for the shooting wasn't clear, and no arrests have been made.

     

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    St. Louis Community College to get $5M for lab upgrades

    St. Louis Community College to get $5M for lab upgrades

    Posted 5:15 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    FLORISSANT VALLEY (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that St. Louis Community College will receive more than $5 million for laboratory upgrades.

    The governor was at the school's Florissant Valley campus Thursday to announce the allocation of $5.2 million.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the funding is meant to be used for maintenance and upgrades at 19 science laboratories at the Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec campuses.

     

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    KC summit to discuss problem of high student mobility summit

    KC summit to discuss problem of high student mobility summit

    Posted 4:30 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City leaders are meeting next month to discuss the educational problems that occur when students change schools frequently.

    A daylong summit planned for Tuesday will include more than 100 educators, housing agency representatives and social service providers. (More)

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    New Missouri law expands who can get order of protection

    New Missouri law expands who can get order of protection

    Posted 4:24 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Victims of rape and sexual assault can get orders of protection against their assailants under a new Missouri law.

    The law takes effect Friday. It expands who can file and receive orders of protection.

    Former law allowed domestic violence victims and victims of stalking to receive protection orders.

    The new law also broadens what constitutes stalking to include unwanted activity directed toward members of a victim's household.

     

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    Phase three of Scott Boulevard project begins Friday

    Posted 2:44 AM 8/28/2015 by Katie Hynes, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The third phase of the Scott Boulevard Corridor project began Friday morning. 

    Emery Sapp and Sons, a contractor for Columbia, began work on phase three of the Scott Boulevard Corridor (More)

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    Osage Beach man dies in motorcycle accident

    Osage Beach man dies in motorcycle accident

    Posted 9:29 PM 8/27/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    OSAGE BEACH - An Osage Beach man died Thursday afternoon after being involved in a motorcycle accident near Osage Beach.

    Nicholas Fazio, 20, was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle when an Airstream motor home made a U-turn into Fazio's path.

    The motor home was in the Highway 54 area near Key Largo and Osage Beach when the accident occurred.

    Fazio was pronounced dead at the scene.

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    Reports of gun on MU's campus results in MU Alert

    Reports of gun on MU's campus results in MU Alert

    Posted 8:26 PM 8/27/2015 by Kolbie Satterfield, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Reports of someone in a car displaying a weapon on the University of Missouri campus caused MU to issue a campus-wide alert.

    Five people were in a white Toyota Camry and one person in the backseat was holding a black pistol, according to MU Alert.

    Three students saw the (More)

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    Columbia Public Library tackles bat problem

    Columbia Public Library tackles bat problem

    Posted 7:38 PM 8/27/2015 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Public Library is reportedly bat-free after employees and locals noticed bats inside the building last week.

    Public relations manager Mitzie St. John said the bats entered through downspouts outside of the building where they only needed half an inch of space to (More)

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    Iowa t-shirt company mocks proposed Capitol intern dress code

    Posted 7:27 PM 8/27/2015 by Corie Wilkins, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - On August 23, Missouri state Senator Paul LeVota's resignation went into full effect. He announced his resignation back in July after an intern filed a sexual harassment complaint. This sparked a full scale investigation into Levota's conduct throughout his career.

    This (More)

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    3-year-old boy hospitalized after shooting in St. Louis

    3-year-old boy hospitalized after shooting in St. Louis

    Posted 7:11 PM 8/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - A 3-year-old St. Louis boy is in stable condition after being shot - the third shooting involving a child in the region since last week.

    The child's name has not been released. No arrests have been made.

    Police say the father put his son in the back seat of a vehicle (More)

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    Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson

    Man charged in death of 9-year-old girl in Ferguson

    Posted 6:07 PM 8/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A suburban St. Louis man is accused of killing a 9-year-old girl who was inside her Ferguson home when shots were fired into a bedroom.

    St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch on Thursday charged 21-year-old De'Eris Brown, of O'Fallon, with second-degree murder in the (More)

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