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Tipton man taken into custody for stealing

Tipton man taken into custody for stealing

Posted 1:32 PM 12/5/2019 by Hannah Howard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

TIPTON - David Dubois was taken into custody on Monday for stealing.

A property owner in Fortuna, Mo. reported that tools and a welder had been taken from his garage a few months earlier. He gave the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office the name of the man he thought took them.

Deputies then went to the house of the suspect and found some of the stolen items.

They then took Dubois into custody. He is being held in the Moniteau County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

Yesterday

Three dead and one injured in shooting at Pearl Harbor

Three dead and one injured in shooting at Pearl Harbor

Posted 10:53 AM 12/5/2019 by Jordan Alejandre, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

HONOLULU (AP) - The military says a U.S. sailor shot and killed two, and wounded one at the Pearl Harbor shipyard before taking his own life.

The military didn't release a motive or any identifying information about the sailor who opened fire Wednesday at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

A third victim is at a hospital and in stable condition. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam has reopened following a lockdown.

12/3/2019

Governor Parson on creating more jobs for Missourians

Governor Parson on creating more jobs for Missourians

Posted 8:09 PM 12/3/2019 by Leo Rocha, KOMU 8 Reporter

SEDALIA — Gov. Mike Parson has a plan for more and better jobs in mid-Missouri.

The governor spoke at State Fair Community College in Sedalia Tuesday.

The school announced it received a $500,000 grant from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, in partnership with (More)

Yesterday

Missouri Special Olympics looking for volunteers for the summer games

Missouri Special Olympics looking for volunteers for the summer games

Posted 1:31 PM 12/4/2019 by Gabriela Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Special Olympics will host a meeting on Wednesday in search of volunteers to be part of the Games Management Team for the summer games.

In 2020, Columbia will host the Special Olympics Summer Games for the first time since 2014. In previous years, the games (More)

12/3/2019

Get ready, the U.S. could soon be facing a french fry shortage. Here's why:

Get ready, the U.S. could soon be facing a french fry shortage. Here's why:

Posted 3:12 PM 12/3/2019 by Harmeet Kaur, CNN

(CNN) -- Winter is coming — for our French fries.

Unusually cold and wet weather during the potato harvest season has left some growers in the US and (More)

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