• Missouri Highway Patrol honor man who made the ultimate sacrifice Posted on 11 October 2019 at 4:52pm

    NEW FLORENCE - The Missouri State Highway Patrol awarded Randy Nordman and his widow Julie Nordman with the department's highest decoration of Honorary Trooper on Friday.

    The actions of Randy and Julie Nordman, both civilians, helped law enforcement capture Pablo Serrano-Vitorino during a manhunt in March 2016.

  • Drug bust made in Moniteau County Posted on 11 October 2019 at 2:59pm

    CALIFORNIA - The Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office and the California Police Department made contact with people in two vehicles that were stopped in the parking lot of Casey’s General Store early Monday morning.

    After background checks on five individuals, authorities say each of them are on probation/parole for possession of controlled substances.

  • MU chancellor gives state of the university address Posted on 11 October 2019 at 2:34pm

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Chancellor, Alexander Cartwright, gave the 2019 State of the University Address on Friday, speaking about several topics relating to the university and plans for its future.

    Those topics included the increase in diversity on campus, success with Mizzou's Mentoring Network, brand new physical spaces, and the ways in which Mizzou helps others around the world. 

  • Inmates graduate from program to help transition out of prison Posted on 11 October 2019 at 1:46pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Ten men who have only known recent life in prison are now a step closer to success once they get out.

    The group are the first graduates of a new program inside Algoa Correctional Center. The program is part of a larger one called Save Our Sons, organized by the Urban Leage in St. Louis, aimed to help released prisoners get back into normal life.

  • UPDATE: Police make two arrests in relation to shots fired incident Posted on 11 October 2019 at 12:59pm

    COLUMBIA - Police arrested two men in connection with a shots fired case on Dove Drive early Thursday.

    The incident happened around 3 a.m. - no one was hurt, but a home and two vehicles were damaged.

  • Galloway outraises Missouri Gov. Parson, still lags on cash Posted on 11 October 2019 at 12:26pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Democratic Missouri gubernatorial challenger Nicole Galloway has outraised incumbent Republican Gov. Mike Parson in recent months, but she's still behind in cash to spend on her election bid.

    Records show Galloway's 2020 campaign raised about $545,000 between July and the end of September compared to Parson's roughly $316,000.

  • Firefighters battle fire at home in northeast Columbia Posted on 11 October 2019 at 11:43am

    COLUMBIA - A house fire broke out Friday morning on Mohawk Court, but no one was hurt.

    Firefighters arrived on scene around 10 a.m. and saw smoke coming from the side of the house.

  • Two charged in Auxvasse burglary Posted on 11 October 2019 at 12:08am

    COLUMBIA — The Callaway County prosecutor charged two Auxvasse residents with felonies Thursday.

    John Metheny, 32, and Ciera Conatser, 26, are charged with first degree burglary and misdemeanor assault, according to a news release. Conatser was also charged with first degree property damage.

  • Two men charged after shooting in Jefferson City Posted on 10 October 2019 at 10:38pm

    JEFFERSON CITY — The Cole County prosecutor charged two men Thursday in connection to a shooting the day before. 

    Najee Jones, 27, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, and Rimolli Wease, 48, was charged with first degree attempted assault and unlawful use of a weapon.

  • Kewpies ready for Homecoming showdown against North Kansas City Posted on 10 October 2019 at 9:36pm

    COLUMBIA — "Without the football, you cannot win."

    It's a simple phrase, but it's the one Hickman coach Cedric Alvis yelled at his players as they practiced Tuesday.