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Neighbors react to nearby search for missing woman in Lamine River

Neighbors react to nearby search for missing woman in Lamine River

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)

12/3/2019

UPDATE: More divers help in day three of search for missing woman

UPDATE: More divers help in day three of search for missing woman

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)

Yesterday

Mental health clinic coming to Eldon and Jefferson City

Mental health clinic coming to Eldon and Jefferson City

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)

12/3/2019

Jefferson City businesses damaged in May tornado owe property tax

Jefferson City businesses damaged in May tornado owe property tax

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)

12/2/2019

Trespassing charges filed against Sutu Forte

Trespassing charges filed against Sutu Forte

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.

Her (More)

12/3/2019

UPDATE: Police release photos of robbery suspect from We B Smokin

UPDATE: Police release photos of robbery suspect from We B Smokin

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)

12/2/2019

Pinkel holds annual charity event, reacts to Odom firing

Pinkel holds annual charity event, reacts to Odom firing

Posted 12:29 PM 12/2/2019 by Rosemond Crown, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- Former Mizzou football coach Gary Pinkel reacted to news that his successor Barry Odom has been fired from the team.

Pinkel held his annual "One Step Forward" charity event (More)

12/1/2019

Residents in Cooper County warned to lock doors, look out for subject

Residents in Cooper County warned to lock doors, look out for subject

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)...

11/30/2019

UPDATE: Mizzou fires head coach Barry Odom

UPDATE: Mizzou fires head coach Barry Odom

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)

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