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Fulton McDonald's evacuated after man threatens to shoot everyone inside
. FULTON - The McDonald's on Business 54 was evacuated Saturday evening after a man threatened to shoot everyone, police said. According to a news release from the Fulton Police Department, 17-year-old Triston Clay was fighting with his girlfriend inside of the McDonald's.
Jan 19 11:50PM KOMU Local News

WATCH: Lunar eclipse visible in Mid-Mo Sunday evening
. COLUMBIA - Finally something other than snow and clouds will be in the sky, a lunar eclipse! The only total lunar eclipse of 2019 will be viewable in central Missouri on Sunday evening through early Monday morning. The total eclipse of the moon will also be viewable over all of North and South America, including parts of Europe, western Africa and northern Asia.
Jan 19 7:08PM KOMU Local News

Solidarity Rally attendees speak up for change
. COLUMBIA - Dozens of marches and rallies were held across the nation Saturday, including one in mid-Missouri. This weekend marks the third Women's March held around the world and the third Solidarity Rally held here in Columbia.
Jan 19 6:35PM KOMU Local News

Trump proposes extending DACA, TPS protections in exchange for wall funding
.     (CNN) -- President Donald Trump proposed extending protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and individuals with Temporary Protected Status in exchange for border wall funding in remarks Saturday afternoon. The proposed deal, however, will likely be dead on arrival due to a lack of support from Democrats.
Jan 19 3:51PM KOMU Local News

Friend remembers professional bull rider who died after rodeo injury
. ROCHEPORT – A professional bull rider who lived in Rocheport died Tuesday evening during a competition in Denver. Mason Lowe, 25, was competing at the National Western Stock Show.
Jan 19 3:31PM KOMU Local News

Trump salutes remains of 4 Americans killed in Syria attack
. DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — A solemn procession.
Jan 19 2:12PM KOMU Local News

One killed in Camden County ATV crash
. SUNRISE BEACH - One man is dead after an ATV crash early Saturday morning.  According to an online crash report, 48-year-old Michael J.
Jan 19 8:29AM KOMU Local News

Animal control is ready for stray pets in the severe winter weather
. COLUMBIA - Animal control is urging pet owners to keep their pets inside or in a safe shelter during the cold weather. Jason Wilcox, spokesperson for Animal Control in Columbia, said to call their staff to have someone dispatched to the pet.
Jan 18 5:02PM KOMU Local News

Columbia man facing new sexual misconduct charge
. COLUMBIA - A man already facing charges of sexual misconduct for an incident in May 2018 now faces an additional accusation for an incident in September. Gregory Wolfe, 62, is awaiting trail after police said he exposed himself to children at the McDonald's on Clark Lane.
Jan 18 1:56PM KOMU Local News

Missouri man killed in Syria bombings
. ST. LOUIS - A Missouri man was one of the four Americans killed by a suicide bomber in Syria on Wednesday.
Jan 18 1:28PM KOMU Local News

UPDATE: Columbia Fire Department confirms fatality of overnight fire
. COLUMBIA - An individual has been pronounced dead after a house fire Thursday night at 1203 Lakeview Avenue. Firefighters and police officers could be seen surrounding a house on Lakeview Ave.
Jan 18 3:16AM KOMU Local News

Emergency crews respond to Columbia house fire
. COLUMBIA - Police and fire crews responded to a house fire north of Business Loop 70 overnight. Firefighters and police officers could be seen surrounding a house on Lakeview Ave.
Jan 18 3:16AM KOMU Local News

UPDATE: Columbia Fire Department confirms fatality in overnight fire
. COLUMBIA - An individual has been pronounced dead after a house fire Thursday night at 1203 Lakeview Avenue. Firefighters and police officers could be seen surrounding the house early Friday morning.
Jan 18 3:16AM KOMU Local News

Grindstone/AC Route bridge over Highway 63 to close for two months
. COLUMBIA - The Route AC (Grindstone Parkway) bridge of U.S.
Jan 17 5:34PM KOMU Local News

CPD looking into homicide's possible connection to Ahmonta Harris death
. COLUMBIA – The Columbia Police Department acknowledged Thursday it’s looking into a possible connection between an early morning homicide in north Columbia and the death of Ahmonta Harris. Police said they responded to a shots fired call Thursday morning and found 20-year-old Deonte Gainwell with a gunshot wound.
Jan 17 5:01PM KOMU Local News

Shutdown worries mid-Missouri domestic violence shelters
. JEFFERSON CITY – Domestic violence shelters in mid-Missouri could stop receiving federal funds starting Friday at 6 a.m.
Jan 17 1:30PM KOMU Local News

Heart of Missouri steps up to help furloughed federal workers
. COLUMBIA – As the partial government shutdown continues in Washington, Heart of Missouri United Way is stepping up to help federal workers affected by the shutdown. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 55, 202 federal employees in the state of Missouri.
Jan 17 9:12AM KOMU Local News

BREAKING: Columbia man killed in early morning shooting
. COLUMBIA -- Police confirmed one man was shot and killed early Thursday morning.  In a press release, CPD said officers responded to a call of shots heard in the 3700 block of Weymeyer Drive in north Columbia shortly after 12:30 a.
Jan 17 6:21AM KOMU Local News

Is your roof safe from the snow? Expert says to be aware
. COLUMBIA – An expert warns that two snow events, one after the other, may affect your roof. Although city code requires residences to have a ground snow load of 20 pounds per square foot, Cody Dailey, Vice President of Structures at McClure Engineering Co.
Jan 16 6:38PM KOMU Local News

Friends of man killed on Sarazen Drive say he died a hero
. COLUMBIA - The friend of a man killed on Sarazen Drive over the weekend says investigators told him John Albers died trying to protect a woman. “J.
Jan 16 3:14PM KOMU Local News