Chain reaction crash kills 1 near Arrowhead Stadium
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 8:48am
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Police say one person died and three people were injured when an off-duty Kansas City police officer riving a department van hit another vehicle.
Police spokesman Capt. Lionel Colon said the crash occurred Sunday afternoon on Interstate 435 near Arrowhead Stadium as Kansas City Chiefs fans were arriving for the team's game.
University of Missouri honors 3 black trailblazers
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 8:36am
COLUMBIA (AP) — Three black trailblazers at the University of Missouri have been honored on the Columbia campus.
The university on Friday named residence halls for Lucille Bluford and George C. Brooks, and an atrium for Gus T. Ridgel.
MU Homecoming fun leads to plenty of clean up
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 11:34pm
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri's 107th Homecoming has come and gone, but left behind a lot of clean up.
Students across MU's campus and Columbia spent the day scrubbing windows, taking apart floats and deconstructing scaffolding from campus decorations.
Mega Millions jackpot rises to record level
Posted on 22 October 2018 at 4:57am
COLUMBIA -The next Mega Millions drawing will take place the night of Oct. 23 at 10 p.m. central time.
After no winner came forward on Oct. 19, the jackpot now sits at 1.6 billion, with a cash option of $904 million.
Trolley owner, witness react to fatal trolley crash in Hermann
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 11:01pm
HERMANN - Neighbors in the town of Hermann, Missouri are still grieving after a fatal accident involving a trolley killed a 55-year-old woman Saturday.
Paula Heidemann was driving a Hyundai Tucson SUV when state troopers said she pulled out from a private driveway onto Highway 100 into the path of a trolley car. It happened just south of Hermann.
Missouri's Jontay Porter to miss season after knee injury
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 8:34pm
COLUMBIA - The Missouri men’s basketball program suffered a crushing blow Sunday night when it was announced that sophomore power forward Jontay Porter will miss the entire 2018-2019 season after tearing the ACL and MCL in his knee. The injury occurred during a closed scrimmage with Southern Illinois.
Porter averaged 9.9 points and 6.8 rebounds as a freshman sixth man last season. He was named to the SEC all – freshman team and the co - SEC sixth man of the year. The 6’11 forward entered the draft initially, but opted to return to school for another year after testing the NBA Draft waters. Porter was projected by some as a sure-fire lottery pick in the 2019 NBA draft prior to the injury.
Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 5:20pm
(CNN) - President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President.
"Russia has violated the agreement. They've been violating it for many years," Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One to leave Nevada following a campaign rally.
Washington Post publisher calls Saudi announcement on Khashoggi a 'coverup'
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 3:28pm
(CNN) - The Washington Post says Saudi Arabia's announcement about the death of contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi is not an explanation at all, but a "coverup."
And the Post is putting even more pressure on President Trump, the US Congress and other countries to hold the Saudis accountable.
Sedalia man killed in Cole County crash
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 10:15am
COLE COUNTY - One man is dead after being ejected from his motorcycle during a crash Saturday night.
Kin Darius Patterson, 21, of Jefferson City attempted to cross Highway 50 westbound at Lookout Trail when his 2014 Hyundai Elantra pulled in front of a 2005 Honda VT750, causing a crash, according to the crash report.
Missouri bounces back to throttle Memphis 65-33
Posted on 21 October 2018 at 9:17am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Defense came at a premium in Missouri's homecoming game against Memphis. The teams combined for 68 points in the first half, and continued to keep the scoreboard operator busy in the second.
When it was all said and done, Missouri rolled over Memphis. Drew Lock threw for 350 yards and four touchdowns on 23-for-29 passing, and Missouri defeated Memphis 65-33 in its homecoming game on Saturday.