Former Walmart exec, Royals owner David Glass dies at 84
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 6:24pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications form pneumonia. He was 84.
The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. He had been dealing with health issues for some time.
Columbia Fire Department gives safety tips for your home this winter
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 5:03pm
COLUMBIA- The Columbia Fire Department is reminding residents to make sure their home is safe during these cold temperatures.
"It's really important to have your fireplace cleaned once a year to get all the creosote out of it," said Assistant Columbia Fire Chief Brad Fraizer.
Boone Hospital Center to host job fair after Pinnacle Hospital closes
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 4:12pm
COLUMBIA - Boone Hospital Center will hold a job fair specifically for former employees of Pinnacle Hospital on Tuesday. The fair will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the lobby of Pinnacle Hospital.
Pinnacle Hospital closed Wednesday at 7 p.m., after notifying employees earlier that morning it would shut its doors.
Fulton police have one suspect in custody for burglary
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 4:05pm
FULTON - Police took one suspect into custody after responding Friday afternoon to a burglary in progress call near W 7th and Airway.
Jaime Eidson was taken into custody for burglary in the first degree, trespassing and tampering with a motor vehicle.
Jefferson City battles icy roads
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 3:52pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Sleet and freezing rain hit across mid-Missouri throughout the day Friday.
Jefferson City Public Works director of operations Britt Smith said the department was on top of forecasts and prepped the roads ahead of the storm.
Flights in and out of Columbia Airport canceled Friday
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 3:52pm
COLUMBIA - The last flight to land at Columbia Regional Airport Friday touched down at 10:00 a.m. Those departing the rest of the day were out of luck. The airport's two airlines, United and American Airlines, both canceled all flights until Saturday.
Passengers already at the airport for their flights met with airline representatives to try to find another way to get to their destinations.
Power outage reported in central Columbia
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 3:26pm
COLUMBIA - The city of Columbia is reporting more than 1,000 people are without power in east central Columbia, in the Benton-Stephens area.
The outage was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Friday.
Two suspects taken into custody for Fulton package stealing
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 3:03pm
FULTON - Officers took two suspects into custody after investigating a report of a stolen package in the residential area of Highland and Rt Z on Thursday.
Sierra Crabtree, 23, and James Miller, 29, were taken into custody for stealing.
Two arrested for 2017 homicide in Montgomery County
Posted on 17 January 2020 at 1:03pm
MONTGOMERY COUNTY - Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with the 2017 death of Benjamin Renick.
Lynlee Renick, 31, and Michael Humphrey, 35, have each been charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. Both are scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.
Columbia shelter prepares for cold weather
Posted on 16 January 2020 at 7:27pm
COLUMBIA - With colder temperatures expected to arrive in mid-Missouri, shelters are preparing to care for those in need.
The Salvation Army Harbor House in Columbia offers various services to people in the cold.