Posted 10:05 AM 10/16/2019 by The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative contract deal that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill.
The deal, hammered out Wednesday after months of bargaining, won't bring an (More)
Posted 6:30 AM 10/16/2019 by Stacey Woelfel, KOMU 8 Manager & Melody Cox, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - A racist image imitating the web site of Columbia's Gentry Middle School was discovered on Google.
Viewers sent a screengrab of the image to KOMU 8 on Tuesday.
In the image, the school's name was altered with the N-word in place of the word "Middle" in "Gentry Middle (More)
Posted 6:30 AM 10/16/2019 by Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - The local segment of a national student film competition called "Campus Movie Fest" (CMF) is starting Wednesday at the University of Missouri Student Center.
CMF gives MU students the chance to create a five minute short film that could later be shown to industry professionals (More)
Posted 10:32 PM 10/15/2019 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor
COLUMBIA - From ear to ear, it's hard to miss 94-year-old Elmo Winterhalter's smile.
"I don't know I've always been that way, ever since I was a kid," he said about his positive demeanor.
You'll find him greeting customers with his signature grin on Mondays and Fridays at (More)
Posted 6:39 AM 10/16/2019 by Ian Russell, KOMU 8 News Reporter
COLUMBIA - New trail markers identifying places of interest in the African American community are coming to the downtown Columbia area.
The African American Heritage Trail will have new markers unveiled this afternoon at the J.W. Blind Boone Home. The event, which will unveil about half of (More)
Posted 6:03 PM 10/15/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Three people were hospitalized after a crash involving an ambulance shut down two major roads Tuesday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to a crash at the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and Old 63 just before 2:15 p.m., according to dispatch records.