KOMU Local News
Police: Nashville Waffle House shooting suspect arrested
. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local): 1:30 p.
Apr 23 1:22PM KOMU Local News

Columbia residence takes gunfire
. COLUMBIA -Bullets hit a Columbia residence early Sunday morning while five people were inside. It happened just after 4 a.
Apr 23 9:59AM KOMU Local News

MU left with no weather station temporarily after vandalism
. COLUMBIA - The official weather station on MU's Campus at Sanborn Field is “completely destroyed” after a vandalism incident either Saturday night or early Sunday morning, according to MU Extension climatologist Pat Guinan.  Guinan said he was the first person who saw “everything was knocked down” when he arrived at the station around 8 a.
Apr 22 7:29PM KOMU Local News

Vandalism leaves MU with no weather station temporarily
. COLUMBIA - The official weather station on MU's Campus at Sanborn Field is “completely destroyed” after a vandalism incident either Saturday night or early Sunday morning, according to MU Extension climatologist Pat Guinan.  Guinan said he was the first person who saw “everything was knocked down” when he arrived at the station around 8 a.
Apr 22 7:29PM KOMU Local News

Truck burns behind Aldi on Green Meadows Road
. COLUMBIA - Heavy flames billowed right behind the Aldi on Green Meadows Road Sunday as fire destroyed a delivery truck. Several people reported seeing the thick black smoke from up to a mile away.
Apr 22 5:48PM KOMU Local News

Aldi on Green Meadows Road remains closed Monday after truck fire
. COLUMBIA - Aldi on Green Meadows Road remains closed Monday after heavy flames billowed right behind store as a fire destroyed a delivery truck. Aldi usually opens at 9 am Monday, but will be closed for the remainder of the day.
Apr 22 5:48PM KOMU Local News

Local residents and first responders honor fallen Miller County deputy
. ELDON - Flags are at half staff all throughout Miller County, as residents honor the life of Deputy Casey Shoemate. Shoemate was killed after colliding head-on with another vehicle on Highway Y near Rabbit Hill Road, just a few miles south of Eldon.
Apr 22 3:39PM KOMU Local News

Cancer survivors walk in support of those still fighting
COLUMBIA - Community members took laps around the MizzouRecSaturday to raise money for Relay For Life of Mizzous main event, Relaypalooza.Cancer survivors and volunteers walked for a total of 12 hours.Little Sisters of the Gold Rose, an MU service organization, was the second highest fundraising team at the event.
Apr 21 3:14PM KOMU Local News

Osage community rallies together after tragedy
. LAKE OZARK - For the past five years, Osage Heritage Elementary has hosted a Color Run to raise funds for the school. But this year, a recent tragedy in their community called for a small change of plans.
Apr 21 1:29PM KOMU Local News

Jefferson City residents displaced after house fire
. JEFFERSON CITY -- Firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 100 block of E. Ashley St.
Apr 21 6:27AM KOMU Local News

Miller County deputy killed in head-on crash
. MILLER COUNTY - A 26-year-old Miller County sheriff's deputy died Friday night after colliding head-on with another vehicle on Highway Y near Rabbit Hill Road south of Eldon. The Missouri Highway Patrol said the deputy was responding to an emergency call and attempted to pass a fire truck responding to an unrelated call when he collided with the oncoming vehicle around 6:05 pm.
Apr 20 10:05PM KOMU Local News

Mid-Missouri will lose its last Sears location this summer
. COLUMBIA-  Retailer Sears will close its Columbia Mall store this summer because the location has become unprofitable.  Sears Director of Corporate Communications Howard Riefs issued a written statement Friday stating that the store would close in mid-July.
Apr 20 8:46PM KOMU Local News

MU Greek leaders discuss new policy to fix public image
. COLUMBIA – As more and more fraternities face misconduct charges across the nation, the Greek community of MU is looking into recommendations to fix its policies and image. Greek leaders, community members, MU administrators and other stakeholders are meeting for a retreat Saturday to go over a long list of recommendations made by a company the university hired to investigate current policies.
Apr 20 6:13PM KOMU Local News

UPDATE: Gov. Greitens charged with felony over charity donor list
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Apr 20 5:45PM KOMU Local News

Teachers rally for safer schools and say "enough is enough
COLUMBIA - April 20 marks the day of the Columbine school shooting, which claimed 13 lives.The Columbia Missouri National Education Association organized a rally in remembrance of those who lost their lives and to get more people aware of the importance of safety in schools.CMNEA advocates for equality and safety among students and staff.
Apr 20 3:26PM KOMU Local News

Proposed fire station could decrease response times
. COLUMBIA - A potential fire station project on an annexed lot in southwest Columbia could lead to quicker response times for residents. The lot is near Route KK and Scott Boulevard, which is represented by Ward 5 city council member Matt Pitzer.
Apr 20 3:21PM KOMU Local News

Importance of smoke alarms highlighted in wake of deadly fire
. JEFFERSON CITY - After the deadly fire in Lake Ozark, officials from the Division of Fire Safety are working to remind people how important smoke alarms are and how they could save a life. There have been more than 30 fatalities in Missouri from house fires in 2018.
Apr 20 3:01PM KOMU Local News

High schoolers call for gun reform in National School Walkout
COLUMBIA - It’s been a little more than two months since the Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Parkland, Fla., and high schoolers in Columbia are making sure Americans don’t forget about it.“You know that happens in a lot of movements, it’s something where people gradually lose interest, gradually forget about it,” said walkout organizer and Hickman senior Catherine Saidi.
Apr 20 2:04PM KOMU Local News

Our Lady of Lourdes breaks ground on new building extension
. COLUMBIA - Assistant Principal Katie Helfer said it has been a long time coming, but Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School broke ground on a new building extension Friday. "We started looking at this project initially in 2007 doing some listening sessions, so it has been a while," Helfer said.
Apr 20 12:21PM KOMU Local News

Third suspect arrested in relation to a March 26 shots fired incident
. COLUMBIA - Columbia Police have arrested a third suspect in relation to a March 26 shots fired incident in the Indian Hills neighborhood. Kevin Buckner, 18, was booked into the Boone County jail on Thursday.
Apr 20 10:21AM KOMU Local News