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Maries County Sheriff Office continues to investigate arson fire

Maries County Sheriff Office continues to investigate arson fire

Posted 6:58 PM 8/21/2019 by Ethan Stein, KOMU 8 Reporter

VIENNA - The Maries County Sheriff's Department is continuing to investigate a house fire that they say someone intentionally started injuring six firefighters.

Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said investigators determined the fire was intentionally set last Friday. 

He (More)

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UPDATE: Arson suspects questioned after fire injuring firefighters

UPDATE: Arson suspects questioned after fire injuring firefighters

Posted 4:23 PM 8/21/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

VIENNA - Multiple suspects are currently being questioned after officials said someone intentionally started the house fire leading to an explosion that injured six firefighters last week.

In a (More)

8/19/2019

UPDATE: Inmate found unconscious after walking away from Missouri State Fair

UPDATE: Inmate found unconscious after walking away from Missouri State Fair

Posted 8:50 AM 8/20/2019 by Jacob Cavaiani and Naomi Klinge, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

SEDALIA - A Tipton Correctional Center inmate was found unconscious Monday night near Sedalia. Earlier that day, he had walked away from the Missouri State Fairgrounds while on work release, according to the Missouri Department of Corrections. 

The corrections department said (More)

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FEMA disaster relief center in Cole County closes

FEMA disaster relief center in Cole County closes

Posted 8:58 AM 8/20/2019 by Connor McCann, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - The Cole County FEMA Disaster Relief Center in Jefferson City is wrapping up operations on Tuesday, but help will still be available for those who need it.

The center was created after storms, a tornado and flooding ravaged the area in spring and early summer.

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8/19/2019

MU Residential Life deals with the student overflow

MU Residential Life deals with the student overflow

Posted 8:58 PM 8/19/2019 by Diana Fidarova, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - More than 5,000 freshmen began classes at the University of Missouri on Monday.

According to the MU News Bureau, the freshman class increased by more than 16% compared to last year, marking the second year in a row the university has experienced double-digit percentage freshmen (More)

8/18/2019

Firefighters rescue dog trapped in drainage pipe

Firefighters rescue dog trapped in drainage pipe

Posted 5:49 PM 8/18/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — One dog got a helping hand from Jefferson City firefighters after it found itself in a sticky situation Sunday. 

A blue tick heeler, named Scooby, got stuck in a 12 inch drainage pipe Sunday morning. Firefighters assisted Jefferson City Animal Control rescuing the (More)

8/17/2019

Second Dillard's, new hotel being planned for Columbia Mall

Second Dillard's, new hotel being planned for Columbia Mall

Posted 8:42 PM 8/17/2019 by By Mikayla Easley, Columbia Missourian

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Mall will become home to a second Dillard’s and to a hotel, pending approval by the Columbia City Council, according to the (More)

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