• Hurricane Michael death toll climbs to 18 with new victim reported in Virginia Posted on 13 October 2018 at 7:23pm

     (CNN) -- Hurricane Michael's death toll climbed to 18 Saturday, after another victim was discovered in Virginia.

    Fears were mounting for those who did not heed evacuation orders before Hurricane Michael bulldozed large swaths of Florida's Panhandle, and residents in the hardest-hit areas grew increasingly desperate for provisions.

  • California fugitive arrested in Jefferson City Posted on 13 October 2018 at 4:50pm

    JEFFERSON CITY- Police arrested a man wanted for attempted murder and attempted kidnapping Saturday. 

    Police were investigating an unrelated theft around the 300 block of W. Ashley St. when they recognized a wanted subject from the state of California, according to a press release.  

  • Rates of unvaccinated and exempted children on the rise, says CDC Posted on 13 October 2018 at 3:33pm

     (CNN) -- The percentage of young kids in the US who received no vaccine doses has continued to rise, as have vaccine exemption rates, according to two reports published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    While coverage for a number of vaccines "remained high and stable overall," the segment of unvaccinated kids under age 2 rose from 0.9% for those born in 2011 to 1.3% for those born in 2015, according to one report. In 2001, only 0.3% of kids between 19 and 35 months had received no vaccine doses.

  • Missouri man convicted of third killing since 1977 Posted on 13 October 2018 at 3:14pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who previously served 17 years in prison for two killings has been found guilty of a third killing for the 2014 death of his longtime girlfriend.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 67-year-old Harry Little Sr. was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder and other counts in the November 2014 stabbing and shooting death of 59-year-old Sylvia Brown. He was acquitted of tampering with evidence.

  • UPDATE: Police investigate homicide in north Columbia Posted on 13 October 2018 at 9:22am

    COLUMBIA - A Columbia man was shot and killed early Saturday morning on Rice Road and Ballenger Lane.

    Police responded to a shots fired call around midnight. When officers arrived, Charles Hayes, Jr., 59, had a severe gunshot wound.

  • FNF Week 8: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri Posted on 12 October 2018 at 7:48pm

    COLUMBIA - Below are scores from football games around mid-Missouri. Final scores are in bold.

    Battle 14

  • FNF Week 8: High school football photos and videos Posted on 12 October 2018 at 7:03pm

    COLUMBIA - Eight weeks into the high school football season and we're back to the chilly, fall nights. 

    Our game of the week features a matchup of teams with inverse records, as the Jefferson City Jays at 3-4 visit the Battle Spartans at 4-3. Battle's defense continued its defensive struggles last week in a 28-0 road loss to Rockhurst. The Jays, meanwhile, are coming off of a 42-7 blowout loss on the road to De Smet.

  • Missouri Gov. Parson to campaign for proposed gas tax hike Posted on 12 October 2018 at 6:07pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will campaign in support of a proposed 10-cent gas tax increase that's on the Nov. 6 ballot.

    Parson will tour the state Tuesday through Thursday. His first stop is in St. Louis.

  • Boil advisory issued for parts of Osage County Posted on 12 October 2018 at 5:12pm

    OSAGE COUNTY - A boil water advisory is in effect for some residents in Osage County until further notice. 

    According to the Osage County Emergency Operations Center, the advisory affects residents on the county's number three public water district. 

  • Supporters of Amendment 1 rally at state capitol Posted on 12 October 2018 at 3:13pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Advocates for Amendment 1, also known as "Clean Missouri," rallied in the Capitol on Friday to spread awareness about why people need to vote "yes."

    Rally organizers and supporters of Amendment 1 came together on Friday to talk about the former "Clean Missouri" amendment.