Posted 6:53 PM 12/4/2019 by Austin Walker, KOMU 8 Reporter
COOPER COUNTY - Neighbors who live near the Lamine River have watched the search for missing Columbia woman, Mengqi Ji Elledge, since it started weeks ago.
Columbia police are leading the search efforts to find the missing mother with the help of other local law enforcement (More)
Posted 6:54 PM 12/4/2019 by Perri Stewart, KOMU 8 Reporter and Melody Cox, James Stanley & Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producers
COOPER COUNTY - Authorities spent the better part of Tuesday and Wednesday searching an area of the Lamine River for missing Columbia woman Mengqi Ji Elledge.
The Columbia Police Department joined forces with several other mid-Missouri law enforcement agencies for day two of the (More)
Posted 1:52 PM 12/4/2019 by Ian Russell, KOMU 8 News
JEFFERSON CITY - It's been almost seven months since a tornado tore through Eldon and Jefferson City, but trauma for children in the area may just be setting in.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is hosting two community meetings to help parents learn how to help their (More)
Posted 9:42 PM 12/3/2019 by Zola Crowder, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City business owners are dealing with damaged or demolished buildings from the tornado in May. Although some buildings are unusable, commercial business owners are still paying full property taxes.
The owner and operator of Meyer Frame Shop, Greg Meyer, said how (More)
Posted 5:00 PM 12/2/2019 by Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - A Boone County prosecutor filed charges against Sutu Forté Monday afternoon.
Forté has been charged with one count of first degree trespassing after protesting the Hinkson Creek Trail expansion.
Posted 3:31 PM 12/3/2019 by Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Police have now released photos and are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who ran into a smoke shop, smashed two gambling machines and stole money from the machines.
The Columbia Police Department is looking for a suspect who they believe fled We B Smokin on (More)
Posted 4:46 AM 12/2/2019 by Naomi Klinge, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COOPER COUNTY — The Cooper County Sheriff's Office asked residents in the area of Highway 87, Cave Creek Road and Dishion Lane to lock their doors and secure their vehicles Sunday evening after a subject fled from authorities.
Deputies responded to Cave Creek Road at around 4:45 p.m. (More)...
Posted 4:43 PM 11/30/2019 by Dominic Bolt, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - After a 6-6 season, the University of Missouri announced the firing of head football coach Barry Odom.
The school made an official announcement Saturday morning and will hold a news conference at 4:00pm Saturday.
"I want to thank Coach Odom for his contributions to (More)