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Voter calls Prop D advertisement misleading, Lt. Governor says it's not
. COLUMBIA - Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe made a stop in Columbia Tuesday to campaign for Proposition D, the gas tax meant to improve highway safety.
Oct 16 1:28PM KOMU Local News

Manager of Royal Inn calls the damaged building "habitable
. COLUMBIA - A Royal Inn manager said Tuesday the maintenance team was beginning renovations when the building's second-floor walkway came crumbling down Monday.  One of the motel's managers said the building as a whole was in "fine" condition when the walkway started to fall apart above a renter's door.
Oct 16 1:25PM KOMU Local News

Kenneth Suttner wrongful death lawsuit sent back to circuit court
. JEFFERSON CITY - A federal judge sent the lawsuit over Kenneth Suttner's death back to circuit court on Friday after granting a motion to dismiss from the Howard County R-II school district. Angela Suttner, Kenneth's mother, filed the lawsuit in July, a year and a half after her son committed suicide.
Oct 16 1:01PM KOMU Local News

Kansas woman sentenced after deadly Boone County crash
. COLUMBIA - A Kansas woman connected to a deadly car crash in Boone County has been sentenced to five years in prison. Police arrested Mackenzie Quiovers in March 2017 after the crash on I-70.
Oct 16 10:27AM KOMU Local News

Boonville man sentenced to 10 years in prison for deadly shooting
. COLUMBIA - A Boonville man will spend the next decade in prison after pleading guilty to a deadly 2017 shooting. Jeremy Humphrey pleaded guilty in September to involuntary manslaughter and unlawful possession of a gun.
Oct 16 10:13AM KOMU Local News

Former school employee pleads guilty to sexual contact with student
. CALIFORNIA - A former employee in the Russellville and California school districts pleaded guilty Friday to having sexual contact with a student. Prosecutors charged Clairyssa Lorenz with statutory rape and sexual contact with a student in March after a teenager told investigators he and Lorenz had sex on a number of occasions in Moniteau and Cooper Counties.
Oct 16 8:43AM KOMU Local News

Mississippi River waters begin to recede north of St. Louis
. ST. LOUIS (AP) — Water levels on the Mississippi River are dropping north of St.
Oct 16 8:38AM KOMU Local News

Man charged in death of woman who was stabbed 17 times
. ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities have charged a suburban St.
Oct 16 8:06AM KOMU Local News

Missouri Capitol to get interior renovations
JEFFERSON CITY - The state Capitol building is set to receive interior upgrades after the Missouri Capitol Commission met with a consultant on Tuesday.The interior renovations would repair things like cracked ceilings, peeling paint and flooring problems.Assistant Chief Clerk Dana Miller said the upgrades would provide more accessibility to the Capitol building.
Oct 16 3:14AM KOMU Local News

Mexico teenager faces multiple counts of child sexual abuse
. MEXICO - A Mexico teenager faces 27 counts of child sexual abuse. Probable cause documents allege 17-year-old Chandler Douse sexually abused four victims multiple times between September 2016 and May 2018, some of which are family members.
Oct 15 6:39PM KOMU Local News

Columbia City Council looks into decreasing grease on the streets
. COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council is looking into a way to decrease oil and grease storage on city streets from local businesses. Businesses downtown have a couple of different ways to dispose of their grease.
Oct 15 6:35PM KOMU Local News

Royal Inn walkway shows signs of collapsing; guests forced to evacuate
. COLUMBIA – A walkway outside of the Royal Inn off I-70 showed signs of structural damage Monday afternoon and guests had to leave. Although the walkway did not collapse entirely, a building inspector determined there was enough damage to warrant an evacuation.
Oct 15 2:58PM KOMU Local News

Group claims CPS has racial disparity in suspensions
. COLUMBIA- Columbia Public School's out-of-school suspension rates for black students is double the rate of out-of-school suspensions given to white students, according to a report by Civil Rights Data Collection.  In data reported for the 2015-2016 school year, out of the 822 school suspensions, over 50 percent of them were for black students, though black students only counted for 20 percent of the district's overall population.
Oct 15 2:06PM KOMU Local News

Governor voices support for Proposition D during Columbia visit
. COLUMBIA - Gov. Mike Parson kicked off what he calls "Infrastructure Week" Monday morning at the Missouri Department of Conservation Roundtable.
Oct 15 1:26PM KOMU Local News

Sheriff: Man tries running over girlfriend and son with truck
. MONITEAU COUNTY- A man was arrested and accused of trying to run over his girlfriend and son with a truck on Sunday.  Deputies said the girlfriend and son were in an utility-terrain vehicle and the suspect, Timothy H.
Oct 15 11:28AM KOMU Local News

Two Columbia convenience stores robbed at gunpoint over the weekend
. COLUMBIA- The Boone County Sheriff's Department is investigating a pair of armed robberies at convenience stores over the weekend. The first happened Leatherwood Hills Little General around 8:37 a.
Oct 15 9:54AM KOMU Local News

Late night traffic stop leads to meth arrest outside Fulton
. CALLAWAY COUNTY - Callaway County deputies found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop early Sunday morning, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were patrolling rural Callaway County when they stopped a vehicle driven by Fabrina Amburn, 35, of Fulton on State Highway KK for a traffic violation.
Oct 14 10:05PM KOMU Local News

Pit bull shot in face found near Slater
. SLATER - Gloria is a 2-year-old pit bull who was found near Slater, Missouri after someone shot her in the face. It’s an upsetting story that will anger any animal lover.
Oct 14 8:26PM KOMU Local News

Hawley decries Democrats' 'mob behavior
. COLUMBIA (AP) — Missouri's Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley took a cue from President Donald Trump on Sunday and said Missouri voters are motivated by "mob behavior" by Democrats. Hawley during an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" tried to tap into frustration over his Democratic rival Sen.
Oct 14 4:50PM KOMU Local News

Columbia Micro-Con aims to heighten local comic scene
. COLUMBIA - Dozens of people gathered at Burr Oak Brewing on Sunday for the second annual Columbia Micro-Con. STL Comics came in from St.
Oct 14 2:09PM KOMU Local News