• Band of Brothers fundraise for Mammogram Van Posted on 18 August 2019 at 3:02pm

    COLUMBIA - The Band of Brothers biker group held a fundraiser for the "Mammogram Van" Sunday.

    The event was held at Elk's Lodge, where a current breast cancer patient Elizabeth Palmerstone works.

  • MoDOT to replace concrete on Westbound I-70 Posted on 18 August 2019 at 6:45am

    COOPER COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation will have crews working on Westbound Interstate 70 to replace concrete beginning Sunday.

    The work will happen between mile markers 98 and 101 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.

  • VIDEO: Police pursue car through west Columbia neighborhood Posted on 18 August 2019 at 4:23am

    COLUMBIA - Neighbors were awakened by police chasing a vehicle through a west Columbia neighborhood early Sunday morning. 

    KOMU 8 viewer Zach Fitch said he saw police cars chasing a silver SUV past his home on Cedar Falls Court around 2:20 a.m.

  • Chiefs fall to Steelers in second preseason game Posted on 18 August 2019 at 12:04am

    PITTSBURGH - The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-7 in the second game of the preseason Saturday night.

    Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs' starting offense couldn't get much going against the Steelers' defense. Mahomes finished just 2/5 for 11 yards.

  • Second Dillard's, new hotel being planned for Columbia Mall Posted on 17 August 2019 at 9:38pm

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Mall will become home to a second Dillard’s and to a hotel, pending approval by the Columbia City Council, according to the Columbia Missourian.

    The Dillard’s would be housed in the vacant building that used to be Sears, which closed in July 2018. The conversion will include interior renovations valued at $200,000, according to a construction permit issued by the city. CDI Contractors will do the work.

  • Columbia flea market encourages repurposing "junk" Posted on 17 August 2019 at 4:51pm

    COLUMBIA - Vendors and shoppers met Saturday Aug. 17 to exchange items at Columbia Flea Swap.

    The flea market offers items ranging from car parts and signs to different types of plants.

  • Fire damages Columbia home [embedded content] Posted on 17 August 2019 at 4:17pm

    COLUMBIA - No one was hurt when house caught fire Saturday morning.

    Firefighters responded to a home at the corner of Garth Avenue and Benton Street around 11 a.m.

  • Maries County deputies ask for help identifying burglars Posted on 16 August 2019 at 10:45pm

    COLUMBIA — Maries County deputies asked the public for help identifying two people who broke into a church and stole guitars. 

    Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman posted surveillance footage showing a man and woman enter Kingdom Life Revival Church on Hwy 68 in the Vichy area. They are seen approaching equipment on the stage.

  • Cars 4 Kids postponed due to weather Posted on 16 August 2019 at 7:04pm

    COLUMBIA - The Cars 4 Kids event scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to rain in the forecast. Organizers are planning a new date.

    Cars 4 Kids founder Victor Nieves works in the Pathology Department at the Women's and Children's Hospital. When he realized how hard it can be to take care of a sick child, he wanted to help.

  • Central Missouri humane society hosts adoption event Posted on 16 August 2019 at 6:47pm

    COLUMBIA - Over 50 cats and dogs will be available for adoption at the Central Missouri Humane Society for a $20 adoption fee on Saturday.

    The event comes from a partnership that NBC and Telemundo has with hundreds of shelters across the nation. It's a national pet adoption drive that encourages families to adopt a pet and give an animal a loving home. According to the associate director of the Humane Society Michelle Casey, this is the the first time they've held the event.