Local fans react to Kansas City Chiefs win
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 3:59pm
COLUMBIA - The Kansas City Chiefs' AFC Championship victory brought celebration and excitement to fans in Columbia yesterday. Teller's Gallery & Bar waitress Tera Eckerle worked all the way through the fourth quarter.
"Eruption, everybody, eruption," she said. "It was chaos, you couldn't walk."
UPDATE: Westbound I-70 reopened at Missouri River Bridge
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 3:29pm
ROCHEPORT — As of 3:45 p.m., the westbound lane of I-70 at the Missouri River bridge is now open, according to MoDOT Central District.
This comes after an injury crash involving several vehicles blocked the lane. There were multiple tractor trailers blocking the bridge. All traffic was also being rerouted to Highway 40.
Pulaski County deputies rescue female driver from car in low water crossing
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 3:08pm
PULASKI COUNTY - Deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department rescued a female driver from her car stuck in a low water crossing on the east side of Riverside Road on Sunday.
The Sheriff's Department said in a press release that a female driver went off the roadway and her vehicle landed in knee-level water.
Braving the snow to remember MLK at Battle Gardens
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 1:15pm
COLUMBIA - The snow and bitter cold did not stop the NAACP's Columbia chapter from remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.
The group gathered at the snow-covered Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Battle Gardens. The civil rights leader would have been 91 years old this year.
Job fair for displaced Pinnacle employees
Posted on 21 January 2020 at 4:38am
COLUMBIA - Former Pinnacle Hospital employees have the opportunity to find a new job at the job fair hosted by Boone Hospital Center.
The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m in the lobby of Pinnacle Hospital.
Police: 2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside Kansas City bar
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 9:46am
KANSAS CITY - Police say an armed security guard may have shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri.
The attack took place shortly before midnight Sunday outside 9ine Ultra Lounge. A motive for the shooting has not been revealed.
Fulton man arrested for charges including child kidnapping, domestic assault
Posted on 20 January 2020 at 9:13am
FULTON - Maurice Alfred, 33, was arrested by the Fulton Police Department on Sunday and charged with burglary, domestic assault, endangering the welfare of a child, child kidnapping, kidnapping, unlawful use of a weapon, three counts of domestic violence, and resisting arrest.
At 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night, police responded to a domestic disturbance at Callaway Village Apartments. The caller stated that Alfred was in the residence when he was not supposed to be there. Until the officers arrived, Alfred was attempting to prevent the victims from leaving the residence.
Kansas City man arrested after Saturday homicide
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 6:59pm
HOLDEN— Law enforcement officers in Holden, Missouri have taken a man into custody after a homicide Saturday, according to a statement from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.
Officers with the Holden Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff's Office responded a call in the 700 block of S. Market Street just before 2 p.m.
Chiefs head to Super Bowl for first time in 50 years
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 6:57pm
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to Super Bowl LIV, following a more than 10-point win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
The Titans jumped to a quick 10-0 lead in the first quarter. That made it the second-straight week the Chiefs trailed by double digits in the first quarter. But, Kansas City mirrored their performance over the Houston Texans and scored 35 unanswered points to come out on top.
UPDATE: MLK Candlelight Walk canceled due to weather
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 5:02pm
COLUMBIA - After hosting several events Monday to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, the city of Columbia has canceled the last celebration due to weather.
The city planned a Dr. Martin Luther King Candlelight Walk and Memorial Celebration, but later canceled it due to winter weather.