• News

    Missouri man serving life for marijuana offenses gets relief

    Missouri man serving life for marijuana offenses gets relief

    Posted 3:18 PM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    Photo courtesy of Aaron Malin, shown with Jeff Mizanskey, right.

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses could be released after a decision by Gov. Jay Nixon.

    Nixon on Friday commuted the sentence of Jeff (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • News

    Memorial Day airshow celebrates wartime pilots

    Posted 2:59 PM 5/22/2015 by Dani Sureck, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Military aircrafts twisted and turned through the sky in preparation for the Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Celebration Airshow Friday afternoon.

    The 27th annual airshow allows residents and veterans to come together to remember veterans that have lost their lives serving the (More)

  • News

    App creates new controversy around drunk driving

    Posted 2:35 PM 5/22/2015

    COLUMBIA - A new app has raised questions regarding traffic stops when alcohol is involved.  

    The app, called "Duey Dialer," is intended to help protect an individual's rights during a DUI traffic stop. Critics have raised concerns that the app will be used to keep drunk drivers out (More)

  • News

    Kansas City art collection gets $2.32M at Chicago auction

    Kansas City art collection gets $2.32M at Chicago auction

    Posted 1:29 PM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - More than 30 American paintings collected by a Kansas City couple was sold this week for more than $2 million at an auction in Chicago.

    One painting called "Discussion," depicting a laborer and a union representative, by Thomas Hart Benton was bought Wednesday for over (More)

  • News

    Suspected shoplifter accused of using stun gun on guard

    Suspected shoplifter accused of using stun gun on guard

    Posted 12:25 PM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. PETERS (AP) - An eastern Missouri woman is charged with robbery after police say she used a stun gun to zap a security guard who tried to detain her as a suspected shoplifter.

    KMOV-TV reports that authorities say surveillance (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • News

    Murder charge filed in death of Springfield woman

    Murder charge filed in death of Springfield woman

    Posted 12:20 PM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    MARSHFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 22-year-old Springfield woman.

    The Webster County Prosecuting Attorney on Friday charged Kevin Newman in the death of Ashley Onescu. She was last seen June 30, 2014, in Springfield getting into (More)

  • News

    Missouri man sentenced to 55 years for dog expert's slaying

    Missouri man sentenced to 55 years for dog expert's slaying

    Posted 11:56 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - A 52-year-old Missouri man is sentenced to more than 55 years for bludgeoning to death a well-known Kansas dog breeder whose body was found several days after he was killed.

    Darrell Lee Broxton of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced in Wyandotte County District Court on (More)

  • News

    Police: Man sought in death of woman kept in box likely near Sedalia

    Police: Man sought in death of woman kept in box likely near Sedalia

    Posted 10:41 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    SEDALIA (AP) - Police are focusing on the hometown of a man being sought in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her son, weeks after he was (More)

  • News

    USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants

    USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephants

    Posted 9:37 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A company hired by Moolah Shriners to stage a circus in suburban St. Louis is accused in a federal complaint of mishandling elephants during two shows in Missouri and Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture alleges in the April 28 complaint that during a March (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

  • News

    Proposed Kansas City hotel clears hurdle with officials' OK

    Proposed Kansas City hotel clears hurdle with officials' OK

    Posted 9:32 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A proposed Kansas City hotel has cleared a hurdle with city officials approving plans in helping finance the $302 million project.

    Mayor Sly James says Thursday's unanimous vote is a big stepping stone in keeping the Hyatt convention hotel project moving forward. He (More)

  • News

    Boone County Sheriff: Eight burglaries near one area since April

    Boone County Sheriff: Eight burglaries near one area since April

    Posted 9:14 AM 5/22/2015 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    BOONE COUNTY - There have been at least eight reported daytime burglaries since early April in the Lake of the Woods area east of Columbia, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

    Two residences on Pinehurst Lane and homes on (More)

  • News

    Investigation complete in fatal deputy-involved shooting

    Investigation complete in fatal deputy-involved shooting

    Posted 8:51 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol has completed its investigation into a Boone County sheriff deputy's fatal shooting of a man in February.

    The patrol says it will send its report to Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight by the end of next week.

    The deputy shot and killed (More)

  • News

    Caretaker of former Brown memorial denies discarding items

    Caretaker of former Brown memorial denies discarding items

    Posted 8:33 AM 5/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    FERGUSON (AP) - The caretaker of stuffed animals and other mementos from a former mid-street Ferguson memorial to Michael Brown denies discarding many of the items after they were removed this week.

    Relatives of 18-year-old Brown joined volunteers Wednesday in clearing out the memorial (More)

  • Adv. - more news below

KOMU First Alert Weather

Most Popular Right Now