Posted 10:36 PM 11/20/2018 by Steve Lambson, News Content Manager
COLUMBIA - Mike Matthes will resign as city manager, effective Wednesday, the City of Columbia announced in a press release.
Deputy City Manager John Glascock will serve as acting city manager until the city council can choose an interim manager. The council will meet in a special (More)
Posted 11:44 PM 11/20/2018 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor
COLUMBIA - The 17th annual Partnership Against Hunger collected nearly 12,000 pounds of food and more than $42,000 in monetary donations for the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri, according to the organization's preliminary numbers Tuesday evening.
The event ran 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (More)...
Posted 10:44 PM 11/20/2018 by Makayla Looney, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - City Manager Mike Matthes announced his resignation Tuesday morning and it has caused a lot of reactions from the community,
Tensions were high at the city (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 11/20/2018 by Greta Serrin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol released an endangered silver advisory for a missing 74-year-old man.
Jerry Hutcheson was reported missing Monday afternoon from his home off State Road AA, according to a news release from the Callaway County Sheriff's (More)
Posted 10:39 PM 11/19/2018 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor
COLUMBIA - It's a similar idea to paying a monthly fee for Netflix or a membership to a gym, but instead, it's for 24/7 access to a primary care doctor with no health insurance required. It's called direct primary care and it's growing in popularity in Columbia.(More)...
Posted 12:01 PM 11/20/2018 by The Associated Press
BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed inside a religious supply store in suburban St. Louis was a customer.
Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 53-year-old Jamie Schmidt of House Springs.
An armed man entered the Catholic Supply of St. Louis store near the (More)
Posted 6:31 AM 11/19/2018 by Drew Pilewski, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - City Manager Mike Matthes said he will speak at the council meeting Monday, following the announcement of changes to the police department's Community Outreach Unit.
The Community Outreach Unit's 14-officer staff will be reduced to eight officers. Each of these eight officers (More)