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KOMU Local News
Planned Parenthood earns win in suit over Missouri funding
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A St. Louis judge says Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature cannot cut off funding to abortion providers and their affiliates.
6 hrs ago | KOMU Local News site

St. Louis Planned Parenthood "Plan of Correction" due Tuesday
ST. LOUIS - Planned Parenthood in St.
18 hrs ago | KOMU Local News site

Moniteau County health board hears both sides of CAFO proposal
CALIFORNIA - Moniteau County is considering regulations for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) that are more restrictive than state law. The proposal is a copy of current regulations for Howard County.
20 hrs ago | KOMU Local News site

Central Missouri's 58th Honor Flight is a "Journey of Healing
COLUMBIA – Central Missouri Honor Flight 58 left Tuesday morning. This Honor Flight features 110 veterans from the Korean and Vietnam War.
22 hrs ago | KOMU Local News site

Update: family speaks out after 2-year-old child gets dragged by a car in Jefferson City
JEFFERSON CITY – Exclusive surveillance video shows a 2-year-old child dragged and then hit by a mini-van Monday morning. The driver is facing alcohol-related charges.
23 hrs ago | KOMU Local News site

Former Greitens' investigator indicted on 7 felonies
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former FBI agent who was involved in the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov.
1 day ago | KOMU Local News site

Annual Katy Trail Ride canceled due to flooding
BOONVILLE - Flooding along the Missouri River is still affecting the Katy Trail near Boonville. The annual five-day Katy Trail Ride was scheduled to start on Monday, but was canceled.
1 day ago | KOMU Local News site

Former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman dies; legacy lives on
COLUMBIA - The legacy of former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman is living on through his community, his co-workers and the city trails he championed. Hindman died today, he was 86.
1 day ago | KOMU Local News site

Court documents explain the Boone County child abduction
BOONE COUNTY - Court documents reveal details behind the arrest of alleged child abductor Jillanne Pagano.  Pagano is accused of felony child abduction, after taking her daughter away from her father Tyler Bozeman, for about six years.
1 day ago | KOMU Local News site

Two arrested after alleged police pursuit, assault in Fulton
FULTON - Two Fulton residents were arrested Sunday afternoon after authorities say they resisted arrest. Fulton Police attempted to stop Daniel Pittman Jr, 26, on Route F when he fled on an ATV, according to a news release.
2 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Woman dies after Eldon golf cart crash
ELDON - A St. Charles woman has died from injuries sustained after a golf cart crash in Eldon Saturday.
2 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Father speaks out after missing child returned to his custody
COLUMBIA - The missing 5-year-old girl found safe in North Carolina this week is now back in her father's custody.  In an exclusive interview with KOMU 8 News Saturday, Tyler Bozeman identified the child as his daughter, Lily.
3 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Missing Boone County child back in father's custody
COLUMBIA - The missing 5-year-old girl found safe in North Carolina this week is now back in her father's custody.  In an exclusive interview with KOMU 8 News Saturday, Tyler Bozeman identified the child as his daughter, Lily.
3 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Five injured in Lake of the Ozarks boat explosion
MORGAN COUNTY - Five people were injured when a passenger boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks Saturday afternoon.  Troopers responded to reports of a boat explosion and flash fire at the Millstone Marina Gas dock just after 2:15 p.
3 days ago | KOMU Local News site

UPDATE: Two remain hosptialized after boat explosion
MORGAN COUNTY - Five people were injured when a passenger boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks Saturday afternoon.  Troopers responded to reports of a boat explosion and flash fire at the Millstone Marina Gas dock just after 2:15 p.
3 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Two more arrested in connection to case of located missing child
COLUMBIA - Two more women were arrested in connection to the case of a missing Boone County child who was found safe in North Carolina, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.  In a news release, MSHP Troop F said troopers arrested Julianna Pagano and Valerie Pagano Friday for active warrants in connection with the case.
3 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Man accused of driving into floodwaters pleads not guilty in death of fiance
COLUMBIA - A Chariton County man charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of his fiance has pleaded not guilty.  Police said James Pleasant, 45, drove past a Route M barricade barricade into flood waters covering the roadway on May 31.
4 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Columbia group works to save history
COLUMBIA - People living along West Broadway in Columbia are joining forces to protect three 100 year old houses.  The houses are located on the corner of West Broadway and West Boulevard.
4 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Fortuna man accused of killing child withdraws guilty plea
CALIFORNIA - A Fortuna man who previously pleaded guilty to killing a baby and burning the body asked to withdraw his guilty plea on Thursday.  Matthew Hamm, who is currently charged with second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse, claimed he did not fully understand the language of the documents he agreed to.
4 days ago | KOMU Local News site

Preservationists start program to restore Jeff City's historic charm
JEFFERSON CITY - Preservationists in the capital city are implementing a plan to avoid demolition of historic buildings hit by the May 22 tornado and help restore the city's historic charm. The group Historic City of Jefferson is asking people who are considering demolishing their historic property to reach out to the organization.
4 days ago | KOMU Local News site