• Deputies arrest suspect in 2017 theft from Boone County Treasurer Posted on 16 November 2018 at 1:21pm

    COLUMBIA - A man suspected of stealing more than $46,000 from the Boone County Treasurer's Office in late 2017 is now at the Boone County jail.

    The Boone County Sheriff's Department said Friday that Kamal Mardi, 34, of Salem Mass., was extradited to Columbia. He faces a felony stealing charge.

  • Arrest made in Thursday robbery at Columbia bank Posted on 16 November 2018 at 1:11pm

    COLUMBIA - Police arrested Dyran Hill, 23, of Columbia in connection with a robbery Thursday in the parking lot of Academic Employees Credit Union on West Ash Street.

    Hill was booked into jail on suspicion of robbery, armed criminal action and assault.  

  • New protections unveiled for those accused of sexual misconduct on campuses Posted on 16 November 2018 at 12:55pm

    (CNN) -- The Department of Education on Friday proposed new rules for dealing with sexual harassment and assault on college campuses that would bolster the rights of those accused of wrongdoing.

    The proposed rules, which now face a public comment period of 60 days before they are enshrined, seek to narrow the definition of sexual misconduct on campuses at a time of national reckoning about sexual abuse.

  • Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak Posted on 16 November 2018 at 11:58am

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.

    The recall was the first — not counting pet food — tied to a widespread and ongoing outbreak that has resulted in one death and 164 reported illnesses in 35 states.

  • UPDATE: White House to return Jim Acosta's pass, wants order Posted on 16 November 2018 at 10:40am

    WASHINGTON, DC - The White House says it will "temporarily reinstate" the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta in response to a judge's order.

    White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders also called for "decorum" at the White House and said they would be developing "rules and processes to ensure fair and orderly press conferences in the future."

  • Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 63 near Moberly Posted on 16 November 2018 at 5:49am

    MOBERLY - A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday night on Highway 63 just south of Moberly, according to crash reports.

    The collision took place in the southbound lane at 5:45 p.m.

  • String of stolen license plates around MU's campus Posted on 15 November 2018 at 8:17pm

    COLUMBIA- Out-of-state vehicles around the University of Missouri are having their license plates stolen.

    It’s been happening in garages and parking lots around campus since late September, according to the MU Police Department.  

  • Ashland man celebrates 50 years of blood donations Posted on 15 November 2018 at 6:55pm

    CENTRALIA - Where would a man celebrating a half century of giving blood go to celebrate?

    Another blood drive of course.

  • Jefferson City looking for temporary municipal judge to fill new courtroom Posted on 15 November 2018 at 6:13pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City is looking for a municipal judge to fill a temporary position, starting January 1, 2019. The city has been looking for a new judge since the current one, Cotton Walker, was elected to the Circuit Court of Cole County on November 6.

    Mayor Carrie Tergin is responsible for filling the temporary position, which runs until April 2019 when the spot will officially be up for reelection. 

  • Columbia Police Department to change, not remove Community Outreach Unit Posted on 15 November 2018 at 6:17pm

    COLUMBIA- In a meeting this afternoon, Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes, apologized for the confusion surrounding the Columbia Police Department’s Community Outreach Unit. A report was made yesterday announcing plans to disband the unit.

    In a letter sent to the community earlier today, Matthes said “The Community Outreach Unit (COU) is not being disbanded and the model of community policing is not being abandoned.”