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Bowling Green High School student dies in crash

Bowling Green High School student dies in crash

Posted 10:11 PM 3/23/2019 by Rosemond Crown, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

BOWLING GREEN — A student at Bowling Green High School died Friday after a car crash according to the Bowling Green R-1 School District.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, senior Kaleo Dade was driving on Route E when he hit a (More)

Today

Helicopters sent to rescue 1,300 passengers from cruise ship off Norway

Helicopters sent to rescue 1,300 passengers from cruise ship off Norway

Posted 11:00 PM 3/23/2019 by By Zahra Ullah, Theresa Waldrop and Nicole Chavez, CNN

(CNN) — Rescuers are scrambling to rescue about 1,300 passengers and crew from a cruise ship off Norway that suffered an engine failure, emergency officials said Saturday.

The Viking Sky ship sent a distress signal Saturday due to "engine problems in bad weather," said (More)

Yesterday

Audrain County Sheriff's Office searching for wanted man

Audrain County Sheriff's Office searching for wanted man

Posted 1:18 PM 3/23/2019 by Jack Lee, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

AUDRAIN COUNTY - The Audrain County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man wanted on outstanding felony charges.

In a Facebook post on Saturday the Sheriff's Office said (More)

3/22/2019

Northwest Missouri flooding hits close to home for MU students

Northwest Missouri flooding hits close to home for MU students

Posted 7:51 PM 3/22/2019 by Austin Walker, KOMU 8 News Reporter and John Pottebaum, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter

COLUMBIA - Parts of northwest Missouri are being evacuated following severe flooding throughout the day.

Officials in St. Joseph called on some people to leave certain areas due to high water.

Yesterday

Moberly Police: Man found with drugs tried to escape from officer

Moberly Police: Man found with drugs tried to escape from officer

Posted 7:21 PM 3/23/2019 by Rosemond Crown, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MOBERLY — Moberly Police said they have arrested a man who tried to escape from them.

According to Moberly Police, one of its officers attempted to stop a car on St. Charles Street but the driver, Joshua Carter, got out of the car and ran away.

Officers were able to catch (More)

3/22/2019

CPS reverses on school year end date; district could have lost $65 million

CPS reverses on school year end date; district could have lost $65 million

Posted 9:21 PM 3/22/2019 by Jacob Cavaiani, KOMU 8 Digital Producer & Isaac Jahns, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools students will have school on the day after Memorial Day, a reversal from the previously announced end date, May 24.

In an email to parents Friday, CPS Superintendent Peter Stiepleman said, if the district did not have school on Tuesday, May 28, it "would (More)

3/21/2019

UPDATE: Injured deputy named in Moniteau County crash

UPDATE: Injured deputy named in Moniteau County crash

Posted 4:17 PM 3/22/2019 by Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MONITEAU COUNTY - A Moniteau County Sheriff's Office deputy was taken to a local hospital Thursday night after a passenger car driver hit him during a traffic stop.

Deputy Jason Partin was conducting a traffic stop with a third vehicle on Highway 5, just south of Fortuna near Short Road (More)

3/22/2019

Flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried

Flooding has killed livestock, ruined harvests and has farmers worried

Posted 3:05 PM 3/22/2019 by CNN

(CNN) - Farmers in parts of Nebraska and Iowa had precious little time to move themselves from the floodwaters that rushed over their lands last week, so many left their livestock and the harvest behind of 2018.

Now, as they watch the new lakes that overtook their property slowly recede (More)

3/21/2019

Columbia mayoral candidates face off in only official debate

Columbia mayoral candidates face off in only official debate

Posted 4:25 PM 3/22/2019 by Natalie Sopyla, KOMU 8 News Reporter

COLUMBIA - Candidates in the Columbia mayoral race met Thursday night in the only event being called a 'debate' between the two.

Incumbent Mayor Brian Treece and his challenger Chris Kelly debated on a wide range of issues that a panel of three guided them through. Discussion topics ranged (More)

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