• Federal health officials investigate E. coli outbreak likely linked to Jimmy John's Posted on 26 February 2020 at 11:51pm

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into a multi-state E. coli outbreak they believe is linked to Jimmy John's.

    The announcement comes a day after the Food and Drug Administration accused the sandwich chain of serving unsafe vegetables.

    In a CDC Food Safety Alert, the health agency says people reported becoming ill after eating clover sprouts served at Jimmy John's restaurants. The alert says there are 14 cases across Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Utah and Iowa.

  • FBI agent involved in shooting in Kansas City Posted on 26 February 2020 at 11:41pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An FBI agent shot someone inside a central Kansas City apartment building Wednesday but few details were released.

    The shooting happened at the Alcazar apartments.

  • MSHP states causes of recent bridge crashes Posted on 26 February 2020 at 7:34pm

    ROCHEPORT - Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to a crash Wednesday morning on the Missouri River Bridge near Rocheport. 

    Sgt. Scott White said there were several different crashes this morning, and the first crash was a fatality. White said an SUV lost control and went on the left side of the roadway. According to witnesses, Chantel Winfield attempted to get out of her car when she was struck by a semi truck. 

  • Missouri River towns bracing for more floods Posted on 26 February 2020 at 7:10pm

    MOKANE - Mid-Missourians living near the Missouri River are preparing for another summer of floods.

    "I hear it's going to be even worse this year," said Danny Brewer of Portland. "The community is getting together and we're going to prepare for the worst."

  • Elderly, homeless and students most undercounted in census Posted on 26 February 2020 at 5:24pm

    COLUMBIA- The city of Columbia and Boone County are partnering up to get everyone counted in the 2020 US Census.

    Starting March 12, the Census Bureau will began sending out invitations in the mail-- asking people to participate. 

  • Victim identified in fatal I-70 Missouri River bridge crash Posted on 26 February 2020 at 4:36pm

    COLUMBIA - A Boonville woman died after a two car crash on the Missouri River bridge Wednesday morning.

    Icy roads caused 35-year-old Chantel Winfield to lose control of her 2002 Kia Sportage at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to an MSHP crash report.

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia opens new after-school site Posted on 26 February 2020 at 4:16pm

    COLUMBIA - The new location will allow the Boys & Girls Club of Columbia to serve 50 more children at Blue Ridge Elementary School.

    "When we're trying to build capacity, we really do target our programs to schools or areas of communities that we really feel like have the greatest need. So, we look at a lot of different demographics," Boys and Girls Clubs of Columbia Executive Director Valorie Livingston said.

  • Trump to detail US coronavirus efforts in 5:30 p.m. news conference Posted on 26 February 2020 at 4:07pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C (AP) - President Donald Trump is pushing back against criticism that his administration isn't doing enough to meet the coronavirus threat.

    Trump plans to hold a news conference late Wednesday to talk about what the U.S. is doing to prepare for the virus.

  • Missouri hunters donated nearly 350,000 pounds of deer meat to food banks this season Posted on 26 February 2020 at 3:02pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (CNN) - Missouri deer hunters donated nearly 350,000 pounds of venison to food banks and pantries across the state this season, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) said in a news release.

    The hunters donated the meat to Missouri's Share the Harvest program, which provides "lean, healthy" venison to help feed hungry Missourians.

  • Woman arrested for drug possession after being struck on Highway 40 Posted on 26 February 2020 at 2:43pm

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia woman was arrested for drug possession after being struck on Highway 40 Tuesday night.

    Joanna Roe, 55, was walking in the roadway when she was struck by a SUV driven by 35-year-old Shaun Smith of Columbia at about 6:40 p.m, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.