BREAKING: Large police presence at Columbia Mall after shooting [embedded content]
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 8:22pm
COLUMBIA - A person was shot on Tuesday at the Columbia Mall, according to a KOMU 8 reporter on the scene of the incident.
WATCH: Trump holds a news conference
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 5:26pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.: The news conference is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m., according to Trump.
CPD asks for help finding suspect in early-morning incidents
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 4:53pm
COLUMBIA — In a new briefing Tuesday afternoon, Columbia police asked the public for information on two separate early-morning incidents.
The first incident happened at about 12:33 a.m. on the 10 block of Pendleton Street, according to police. Residents of the home saw a man peeping through the window. They called 911, and the man fled.
Public, private schools talk reopening
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 4:49pm
COLUMBIA - The parking lot at Tolton Catholic High School will fill up two weeks before Columbia Public Schools.
The schools have announced different models for reopening.
UPDATE: The Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences won't play football this fall
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 4:34pm
(CNN) -- [Breaking news update, published at 4:40 p.m. ET]
The Pac-12 Conference CEO Group unanimously voted Tuesday to cancel the fall sports season, including football.
Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 4:23pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has chosen California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate.
It’s a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party’s presidential ticket for the first time in history.
Mourners and activists call on Parson to better protect Missourians
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 4:02pm
JEFFERSON CITY – A news conference staged Tuesday put mourners and activists in front of cameras to call on Governor Parson to protect Missourians from COVID-19.
Jefferson City School Board agrees to sell Simonsen building for apartments
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 3:17pm
JEFFERSON CITY — The Jefferson City School Board has agreed to sell the former Simonsen Ninth Grade Center building to a real estate developer who plans to convert the building into about 65 apartments.
According to the National Register of Historic Places, the school was built in 1905.
Tuesday COVID-19 Coverage: Boone County announces 33 new cases [embedded content]
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 3:09pm
As COVID-19 continues to spread, KOMU 8 will continue to update you about impacts in the community.
You can find an active map of confirmed COVID-19 cases county by county here, COVID-19 cases in Missouri broken down by county.
Columbia city leaders address young people at COVID-19 briefing
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 5:58pm
COLUMBIA - Columbia mayor Brian Treece called on college students to make smart choices when returning to campus.
"I urge you to resist house parties where no social distancing is taking place and face coverings are not being worn," he said. "Be responsible in bars and restaurants."