Columbia city leaders address young people at COVID-19 briefing
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 5:58pm
COLUMBIA - Columbia mayor Brian Treece called on college students to make smart choices when returning to campus.
"I urge you to resist house parties where no social distancing is taking place and face coverings are not being worn," he said. "Be responsible in bars and restaurants."
State supreme court sides with woman in lawsuit over burned trailer
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 2:37pm
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Supreme Court upheld a lower court's ruling awarding damages to a woman injured when her trailer burned, which she claimed was an intentional act.
Tuesday's ruling came after Mehrdad Fotoohighiam appealed the circuit court's decision in the lawsuit filed against him by Marcia Green.
Mizzou superfan optimistic as SEC stands pat, Big 10 and Pac-12 cancel season [embedded content]
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 5:45pm
COLUMBIA - Mizzou superfan Brian Garner has accumulated hundreds of coaches and players' signatures on his prosthetic leg. He hasn't missed a home game in 13 years. He's been to every game, home and away, each of the last two years.
"I spend 12 months a year waiting on Mizzou football to get here," Garner said.
A Brighter Tomorrow - Impulse Disorder
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 10:50am
The COVID-19 pandemic has made access to mental health resources difficult, and for children with impulse control disorders, the changes this coming school year are creating more challenges. Some students have not been able to meet with their school-based clinicians since they moved to virtual learning.
Most children will act up or become resistant at times. The American Psychiatric Association defines the difference between disruptive children and impulse disorders as being much more severe and longer-lasting behaviors.
CPD investigating home invasion with shots fired
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 7:21am
COLUMBIA — A home invasion in north Columbia sent one woman to the hospital early Tuesday morning.
CPD Detective Adam Ward said an ambulance took the victim to the hospital early this morning. He said as far as he knows, the woman is in stable condition.
Jefferson City Public Schools discuss reopening plans
Posted on 11 August 2020 at 5:16pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Public school administrators discussed, Tuesday afternoon, the district's reopening plans, as student prepare for the start of a new academic year on Aug. 24.
Superintendent Larry Linthacum said the district has the responsibility of ensuring the success of its students.
Trump abruptly pulled from briefing after shots fired outside White House [embedded content]
Posted on 10 August 2020 at 7:06pm
President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted out of a White House press conference on Monday after shots were fired outside of the White House.
The suspect was taken to the hospital and no one else was injured, Trump said.
Boone County residents experience power outages as heavy rain continues [embedded content]
Posted on 10 August 2020 at 6:11pm
COLUMBIA - The National Weather Service issued a flash flooding warning for Boone County as heavy rains continue until 9:45 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued. As a result, power outages across Boone County are impacting thousands of residents.
One person suffering life-threatening injuries after freeway crash [embedded content]
Posted on 10 August 2020 at 5:45pm
COLUMBIA - One person is suffering life-threatening injuries after a crash on I-70 on Monday.
The crash occurred around 10:40 a.m. on I-70 eastbound lane near mile marker 131, according to a news release.
Parson expands special session, opponents call it politically motivated
Posted on 10 August 2020 at 5:32pm
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Mike Parson expanded his special session to include a new provision regarding the backlog of murder cases in St. Louis.
The proposed legislation would allow the Missouri Attorney General's Office to take on some of the murder cases not yet prosecuted by the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office, Parson announced in a news briefing Monday afternoon.