Cardinals Send it Deep to Pass Rockies
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 11:46pm
St. Louis - The Cards hosted the Rockies tonight after a 50 minute rain delay and it did not disappoint.
Colorado took the early lead in the game with two runs in the top of the 2nd, but the Cardinals answered back with a 2-run homer from Marcell Ozuna in the bottom of the 4th.
Red Sox Finish Off Royals in Extra Innings
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 10:36pm
BOSTON - The Royals went back to Boston to finish a game that has been suspended since August 7th, and it ended in 12 minutes.
Brock Holt hit an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning for a final of 5-4, ending the two week long game for the Red Sox, and adding another loss to Kansas City's record.
Officials urge vaccinations after state hepatitis outbreak
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 10:20pm
COLUMBIA — The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is encouraging at-risk people to get vaccinated for hepatitis A after hundreds of hepatitis cases were reported since 2017.
Officials said there have been 414 hepatitis A cases associated with an outbreak, spread across 35 counties. 56 percent of those cases resulted in hospitalizations. Two people died.
Three months after tornado, Jefferson City still in cleanup process
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 7:46pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Three months ago today, Jefferson City was hit by a tornado that ran from 54 Highway and Ellis Boulevard, all the way to the Missouri State Penitentiary.
Three months into the cleanup process, damage still remains. While much of the debris has been cleared, Mayor Carrie Tergin knows that theres still more work to be done.
UPDATE: Man reported in Walmart scare says shoppers overreacted
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 7:05pm
COLUMBIA - An incident at a Columbia Walmart Thursday afternoon that left shoppers fearing an active threat turned out to be a misunderstanding.
Earlier, police said they responded to the scene after people reported that two men wearing body armor walked into the Walmart on Conley Road.
Critics of Missouri abortion law sue over referendum failure
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 5:02pm
COLUMBIA (AP) — Abortion-rights advocates on Thursday sued Missouri's top election official, alleging his actions and state laws denied them the right to put one of the nation's most restrictive abortion laws to a public vote.
No Bans on Choice Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union sought to put the law on the 2020 ballot in hopes that voters would overturn it. The measure bans abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy, with exceptions for medical emergencies but not for rape or incest.
MU to offer grief counseling after student's death
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 4:31pm
COLUMBIA - MU is offering grief counseling to any student, faculty or staff member after a student died on Wednesday.
Students should contact the MU Counseling Center directly to make an appointment. Staff and employees can find help through the Employee Assistance Program at (573) 882-6701.
Shortage of large animal veterinarians could become health issue
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 3:30pm
COLUMBIA - Missouri and several other states across the country are combating a shortage of veterinarians who are qualified to treat large animals.
The shortage is particularly concerning in states like Missouri because of the abundance of rural communities. When there are not enough veterinarians to deal with large animals in rural areas, treatment can become much more difficult.
Downtown businesses learn to adapt after enrollment roller coaster
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 2:41pm
COLUMBIA - After 10 years of MU enrollment hitting historic highs to major drops, downtown businesses have learned to adapt.
In 2008, MU's total fall enrollment on campus was 30,200. It peaked at 35,448 in 2015 before dropping to 29,866 by 2018.
UPDATE: Suspect in social media threat investigation charged
Posted on 22 August 2019 at 12:43pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Prosecutors filed a charge of making a terrorist threat against a man police arrested for his social media activities.
Officers arrested Brian S. Groner, 26, on Wednesday after they said he identified himself on social media as "Your Next Mass Shooter," adding "Columbine won't have s--- on me."