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Council roundup: West Ash homes downzoned, substance abuse program considered
Representatives from Columbia's Nora Stewart Early Learning Center spoke to the council about bringing the federally endorsed Creating Lasting Family Connections Program to the center.
Oct 16 3:15AM Local News

Governor voices support for higher fuel tax, preparing people for the workforce
It's the first time I've ever openly supported any kind of fee, any kind of tax in my career," said Gov. Mike Parson at the Missouri Community Betterment Awards Banquet.
Oct 16 2:30AM Local News

Boonville man sentenced to ten years for manslaughter, illegal possession of a gun
In 2017, Jeremy Terrell Humphrey shot and killed a Kansas City man, Nathan Taylor. In his sentencing hearing Monday, Humphrey maintained that the shooting was in self-defense.
Oct 16 1:30AM Local News

Residents sue city for removing trees they say were outside utility right of way
The couple alleges the city cut the trees in the summer of 2017 without providing just compensation.
Oct 16 1:15AM Local News

Are you affected by disability? November candidates want to earn your vote
Missouri House of Representative candidates will answer questions at a public Columbia Disabilities Issues Forum Thursday at Woodhaven.
Oct 15 10:45PM Local News

Columbia man pleads guilty for 2017 rape near Old 63 North
Christopher Latrell Moore was arrested on Aug. 20, 2017, after a standoff with police.
Oct 15 10:45PM Local News

St. Louis man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault during massage therapy
Karl Swope was in the Boone County Jail on $10,000 bond.
Oct 15 10:30PM Local News

Missouri line workers help restore electricity for 30,000 people after Hurricane Michael
Florida Gov. Rick Scott thanked line workers from the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives for helping restore power near the state's capital.
Oct 15 10:15PM Local News

Legacies of three Missouri photojournalists cemented with hall of fame induction
Inductees include David Rees, Dave Marner, and Thelma Blumberg, who is only the eighth woman to be inducted into the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame.
Oct 15 10:13PM Local News

MU School of Journalism to host master classes taught by Honor Medal recipients
The classes will be held throughout the day on Tuesday and are open to the public.
Oct 15 10:00PM Local News

Two plead guilty for 2017 kidnapping and deadly car crash
Demetres Washington pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child for the crash that killed her daughter.
Oct 15 8:30PM Local News

Cement falling from walkway forces motel to evacuate
Construction workers for the Royal Inn motel were working on the walkway when cement began to fall.
Oct 15 7:36PM Local News

Kenneth Suttner wrongful death lawsuit back in state court after federal counts dismissed
The wrongful death lawsuit related to Kenneth Suttner's death has been moved back to state court after a judge dismissed several federal charges.
Oct 15 7:32PM Local News

Boone County Art Show winners announced
The Bank Purchase Award went to "Lidded Vessel" by Russell Adams, and "Dying Coral Reef" by Jeanne Bintzer won The People's Choice Award.
Oct 15 6:11PM Local News

Columbia's Veterans United wins diversity award from Mortgage Bankers Association
The local mortgage lender received the award Sunday night at an annual convention.
Oct 15 5:04PM Local News

Hit the road, Jack: First frost arrives on schedule in mid-Missouri
Temperatures late Monday and early Tuesday were expected to drop below freezing for the first time this autumn.
Oct 15 3:28PM Local News

Two Boone County convenience stores robbed during weekend
Descriptions of the reported thieves were similar, according to the Boone County Sheriff's Department.
Oct 15 3:06PM Local News

A tailgate party for birders: "Big Sit" unites bird watchers
Flocking together, local "birders" enjoyed camaraderie and spotted birds during their second time participating in the worldwide Big Sit event.
Oct 15 11:00AM Local News

Missouri Task Force 1 deploys additional search and rescue members
Missouri Task Force 1 performed search and rescue operations Saturday before receiving their first showers and hot meals in two days.
Oct 14 3:45PM Local News

MU student turns life experience with disability into KBIA podcast
Madison Lawson, who uses a motorized wheelchair to get around, has grown accustomed to being asked tone-deaf questions. That was part of the inspiration for her award-winning podcast, "The Obvious Question.
Oct 14 11:00AM Local News