Five arrested in Fulton on a narcotics search warrant
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 3:18pm
FULTON - The Fulton Police Department and Callaway County Sheriff’s Office assisted the M.U.S.T.A.N.G drug task force with a narcotics search warrant early Wednesday morning.
According to a news release, upon arrival at 818 Vine street in Fulton, a crystal-like substance (Methamphetamine) and drug paraphernalia were found.
Attorney General Eric Schmitt releases results of SAFE Kits inventory
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 2:02pm
COLUMBIA - 6,157 out of 6,987 sexual assault kits went untested in Missouri, the state's SAFE Kit initiative revealed Wednesday.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt released the SAFE Kit inventory results Wednesday at True North of Columbia.
"Most Wanted Fugitive" arrested after tri-county manhunt
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 1:51pm
OSAGE COUNTY - A man on the run since Friday in Maries County was captured Wednesday morning in Osage County.
Deputies say 23-year-old Shay Vinson crashed a car during a chase Friday before fleeing the scene on foot and leaving an injured person trapped in the vehicle.
Columbia woman charged with involuntary manslaughter for May crash
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 12:41pm
COLUMBIA - A Columbia woman accused of hitting and killing a man on Grindstone Parkway faces a new charge.
Prosecutors filed an involuntary manslaughter charge against 23-year-old Regine McCracken Wednesday.
MU Law Professor creates national pledge to reduce paper-waste
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 11:59am
COLUMBIA - Flyers, newsletters, offprints and postcards sent by law professors and law schools may soon be a thing of the past after one MU law professor created a pledge to reduce academic marketing waste.
Professor Stacie Strong aims to make this a nationwide effort, and in less than a month, the impact has already spread far.
Fire crews are investigating a fire that damaged a Jefferson City home
Posted on 19 November 2019 at 10:37pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Crews are investigating a fire that started in the front room of a house Tuesday evening.
Crews reported to the 900 block of Jackson St.
Amid vaping illness outbreak, DIY vapers take matters into their own hands
Posted on 19 November 2019 at 9:35pm
COLUMBIA - Michael Demkowicz had tried everything to quit smoking.
The patch. The pill. The gum. Nothing worked — until he tried vaping.
MU faculty opinionated about potential school leader focused on diversity
Posted on 19 November 2019 at 7:58pm
COLUMBIA - On Tuesday night the search committee to find the new Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity held a public forum on the University of Missouri campus. Faculty and staff weighed their opinions on the level of experience they want to see in the candidates.
College of Arts and Science Dean Pat Okker said she hopes the new leader will help recruit diversity on campus.
KOMU 8 News building evacuated due to gas odor; all clear issued
Posted on 19 November 2019 at 7:26pm
COLUMBIA - A 911 dispatcher ordered all employees to evacuate the KOMU 8 News building on Highway 63 after a strong odor of natural gas inside Tuesday evening.
Employees observed a very strong odor of natural gas throughout the newsroom and main studio around 5:35 p.m.
Missouri Job Center to host hiring event
Posted on 20 November 2019 at 4:45am
COLUMBIA -- The Missouri Job Center will host a job fair on Wednesday at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
There will be around 13 employers present. Applicants with and without degrees or high school diplomas can attend the event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to Missouri Job Center spokesperson Nichelle Pool.