• Rock Bridge comeback falls just short of stunning Helias Posted on 19 October 2019 at 12:45am

    JEFFERSON CITY — Fourth-and-goal, four yards to go.

    Rock Bridge had once again clawed its way back after another poor first-half performance. Down 27-10 at the start of the fourth quarter, the Bruins trailed by just seven with half a minute left in the game.

  • Suspect in deadly Marshall shooting captured in Mississippi Posted on 18 October 2019 at 10:10pm

    MARSHALL - The suspect in a pair of shootings in early October has been caught out of state, police announced Friday.

    Terrelle Palmer, 41, was arrested in Mississippi, Marshall police said in a Facebook post.

  • Man sentenced for 2016 involuntary manslaughter case Posted on 18 October 2019 at 7:31pm

    CALIFORNIA - A man heard his sentence on Friday after killing a 20-year-old three years ago for drunk driving.

    Joshua Blankenship pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, after getting into a car crash on August 13, 2016 that killed Graden Lovelace.

  • Friday Night Fever Week 8: High school football scores from around mid-Missouri Posted on 18 October 2019 at 7:06pm

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

    Rock Bridge 20

  • Friday Night Fever Week 8: High school football photos and videos [embedded content] Posted on 18 October 2019 at 6:44pm

    COLUMBIA - Friday Night Fever’s Week 8 Game of the Week features a dominant Helias (6-1) visited by a surging Rock Bridge team (3-4).

    Helias has had a dominant offense all season and has consistently limited their opponents with a good defensive presence. 

  • Child sexual abuse prevention workshop in Jefferson City Posted on 21 October 2019 at 8:37am

    JEFFERSON CITY- According to Missouri KidsFirst, almost one in ten kids will be sexually abused by the time they are 18.

    The group is gathering on Monday to discuss how to implement child sexual abuse education in schools for kids 6th grade and up.

  • True/False, Ragtag dissolve relationship with The Crossing Posted on 18 October 2019 at 6:33pm

    COLUMBIA — The True False Film Festival and Ragtag Cinema are dissolving their relationship with Columbia church The Crossing. Cinema Director Barbie Banks confirmed the news to KOMU Friday afternoon.

    "We have always known that there are many places where the values of The Crossing and our organization diverge, but a recent sermon has crystallized an unbridgeable difference between us," Ragtag said in a statement.

  • UPDATE: MU says theatre department wrong in cutting ties with True/False [embedded content] Posted on 18 October 2019 at 6:52pm

    COLUMBIA —The University of Missouri issued a statement Friday that the MU Department of Theatre was "in error" when it said it would not allow True/False Film Festival to use its facilities until it dissolved its relationship with The Crossing.

    In an email, the university said the theatre department's statement was inconsistent with MU's value of free speech. MU will continue to work with True/False, according to the email, and the festival will still have access to university facilities.

  • Missouri mayors commit to make communities safer Posted on 18 October 2019 at 5:18pm

    COLUMBIA - Springfield Mayor Ken McClure hosted a group for a strategy session that included Governor Mike Parson in October.   

    The mayors that are working together includes Columbia Mayor Brian Treece, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and support staff.

  • MRI reveals dislocated kneecap for Patrick Mahomes Posted on 18 October 2019 at 4:07pm

    KANSAS CITY - The extent of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' leg injury sustained during the team's Thursday night 30-6 win over the Broncos is now known.

    NBC Affiliated KSHB reported Friday an MRI revealed Mahomes suffered a dislocated knee cap on a QB sneak in the 2nd quarter.