Versailles man arrested on child pornography charges
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 8:47pm
COLUMBIA — A Versailles man previously convicted of child molestation has been charged with possession of and promoting child pornography.
According to the state's court records database, Mylon Addis, 49, was taken into custody Wednesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest. The court found that he was a threat to the public's safety due to his criminal history and ordered him held without bond.
Mizzou volleyball coaches Wayne and Susan Kreklow announce retirement
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 7:49pm
COLUMBIA - Wayne and Susan Kreklow announced Thursday night they will be retiring as coaches of Mizzou volleyball after 19 year careers.
Assistant coach Joshua Taylor will be promoted to interim head coach for the upcoming season.
NCAA hears Missouri's appeal
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 7:49pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA heard Missouri's appeal on Thursday after the school was handed a handful of penalties back in January for academic fraud.
University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright traveled to Indiana to make the appeal in front of the NCAA Appeals Committee.
One year later: Branson community recalls duck boat tragedy
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 6:01pm
BRANSON - One year ago Friday, 17 were killed when a duck boat sank during a thunderstorm on Table Rock Lake. Now the community, tourists and company responsible are looking back.
"It's still on our mind as we're here," tourist Patricia Browne said.
Trucker charged in Indiana highway crash killing mom, 2 kids
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 5:09pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors filed reckless homicide charges on Thursday against a Missouri semi driver for a highway construction zone crash in Indianapolis that killed a woman and her 18-month-old twin daughters.
Documents filed by Marion County prosecutors say computer data from the truck driven by Bruce Pollard, 57, of Sturgeon, Missouri, show it was going 65 mph (105 kph) and didn't start braking until it slammed into the first of several vehicles slowed for the construction zone about noon Sunday.
FaceApp data tracking: how to protect yourself
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 4:45pm
COLUMBIA - The new AI face editing app FaceApp has become an instant hit with iPhone users. However, there are big consequences for using an application with advanced face analysis software.
Wireless Lab, the Russian-based company that developed FaceApp, initially released the app in January 2017, but it only recently went viral. Within the past couple of days, dozens of celebrities have used the app and posted the results on different social media platforms. This has helped to create a lot of buzz for the app and the company.
Hot playground equipment could cause burns
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 2:55pm
COLUMBIA - An excessive heat warning is still in effect through Saturday and families should take precautions when playing on playgrounds.
Assistant Fire Chief Brad Fraizer said playground equipment can heat up fast.
Treasurer launches program to aid small business, farmers after disasters
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 1:37pm
JEFFERSON CITY- Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick announced Thursday the creation of a new program to help small businesses and farmers after disasters hit.
The Linked Deposits to Invest and Fund a Timely Recovery program, or "LIFT," will assist small business owners and farmers by providing expedited low-interest loans for people in FEMA-declared damaged areas.
35th Show-Me State Games starts Friday
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 1:31pm
COLUMBIA - The 35th anniversary of the annual Show-Me State Games kicks off Friday.
Director, Dave Fox, said the main goal of the games is promote a healthy lifestyle.
House approves $15 minimum wage, Senate prospects are dim
Posted on 18 July 2019 at 12:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Passage was assured after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over six years instead of five. They also won assurances the pay hike could be halted midway if a study shows job losses or other adverse effects.