• Mountain lion sighted near Strafford in Greene County Posted on 21 July 2019 at 9:24pm

    STRAFFORD —  A KY3 viewer, JD Matney, shared this video of a mountain lion walking along just north of Strafford.

    Mountain lions are shy, and the chances of a mountain lion attack are low, according to information on the Missouri Department of Conservation's website.  

  • Police investigate shots fired on Apple Tree Court Posted on 21 July 2019 at 7:08pm

    COLUMBIA — Columbia police responded to a report of shots fired early Sunday morning. 

    The incident occurred on Apple Tree Court in Columbia, according to a press release. The investigation located evidence confirming shots were fired and found 23 shell casings. 

  • Another boat catches fire at the Lake of the Ozarks Posted on 21 July 2019 at 6:40pm

    LAKE OF THE OZARKS - Missouri Highway Patrol Troop F responded to a boat fire at the Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday.

    According to a tweet from the department, it happened at 59.3 MM. 

  • FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens in Jefferson City Posted on 21 July 2019 at 2:37pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - FEMA opened the doors of a new Disaster Recovery Center in Cole County over the weekend.

    Victims of tornado and flooding damaged in counties declared damaged by FEMA are eligible to apply for federal aid.

  • EXCLUSIVE: Parents of found teen speak out about her disappearance Posted on 20 July 2019 at 10:05pm

    COLUMBIA —  A Columbia teenager is home safe after she was missing for almost two days. 

    Summer Skye Allen, 13, was found Saturday afternoon, according to her step-mother Tracy Turnbow. Allen was staying at a friend's house during the time she was missing.

  • Three arrested for allegedly stealing $22K worth of electronics Posted on 20 July 2019 at 7:53pm

    COLUMBIA — Three men were arrested after allegedly stealing $22,000 worth of electronics from a Moberly Walmart Saturday.

    Several agencies helped track down the suspects until the pursuit entered Montgomery County on Interstate 70 around 3 a.m. Saturday, according to a Facebook post by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. 

  • Family honors Jasen Smith with truck show Posted on 20 July 2019 at 5:35pm

    CENTERTOWN - Family, friends and even strangers showed up to celebrate Jasen Smith's life at his Memorial Benefit at Apple Creek Farm Saturday.

    Jasen's family said he loved trucks, so it was only fit to honor him with a truck show.

  • BREAKING: Runaway Columbia teen found safe Posted on 20 July 2019 at 5:03pm

    COLUMBIA - Police confirmed a runaway teen missing since Thursday was found safe Saturday afternoon.

    Summer Skye Allen was last seen Thursday night around 6:30 p.m., according to a news release from CPD. She was seen walking in the area of Business Loop 70 and Rangeline Street, police said. 

  • Katfish Katy's reopens after weeks of flooding Posted on 20 July 2019 at 4:32pm

    COLUMBIA - After being closed since May due to flooding, The Station House at Katfish Katy's is now open.

    The restaurant sits on the Katy Trail and is a rest area for hikers and bikers, as well as a spot to grab a drink or meal.

  • UPDATE: Jefferson City airport back open after plane overturns Posted on 20 July 2019 at 2:25pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - The runway at Jefferson City Memorial Airport is back open after a small plane overturned Saturday morning.
    The single-engine Comp Air overturned just after 11 a.m., JCFD officials said in a news release. Firefighters found the plane about 10 feet off the runway.
    The pilot got out of the plane uninjured before responders arrived, officials said.
    Crews immediately shut the runway down and diverted incoming planes to nearby airports. The runway was back open by 2:30. 
    Assistant Jefferson City Fire Chief Tim Grace said the crash was caused by strong cross winds striking the plane while the pilot was practicing touch and go landing.
    An airport employee told KOMU 8 News the plane is most likely tot
    The incident is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration.