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Family live-streams ICE officials arresting father

Family live-streams ICE officials arresting father

Posted 2:33 AM 7/24/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 News

KANSAS CITY — Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested a man in Kansas City Monday as his family live-streamed the encounter. 

The Facebook Live video shows ICE officers breaking a window and dragging a man out of a vehicle after he refused to comply with commands to (More)

7/20/2019

Three arrested for allegedly stealing $42K worth of electronics

Three arrested for allegedly stealing $42K worth of electronics

Posted 5:46 PM 7/23/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Three men were arrested after investigators said the men stole $42,000 worth of electronics from a Moberly Walmart Saturday.

The men got a shopping cart around 2 a.m. with a teal colored laundry basket in the cart. A Moberly police officer stated around 2:30 a.m. (More)...

Yesterday

State Auditor Nicole Galloway: sex offender registry overhaul a success

State Auditor Nicole Galloway: sex offender registry overhaul a success

Posted 8:28 PM 7/23/2019 by Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY -  The number of missing sex offenders in Missouri went down significantly since last year, according to Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway. 

The state of Missouri requires sex offenders to check-in and verify their address with local law enforcement. They are (More)

7/22/2019

Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Posted 7:25 PM 7/22/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Prosecutors charged Ryan Wade Blair, 27, with two counts of assault and endangering a correctional officer. 

Blair was charged with first-degree murder June 13 for allegedly killing fellow inmate Michael Eisenhauer, 42. Court documents said Blair hit Eisenhauer (More)

7/21/2019

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens in Jefferson City

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens in Jefferson City

Posted 6:49 AM 7/22/2019 by Garrett Jones, KOMU 8 News Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - FEMA opened the doors of a new Disaster Recovery Center in Cole County over the weekend.

Victims of tornado and flooding damaged in counties declared damaged by FEMA are eligible to apply for federal aid.

People will have the chance to meet face to face with FEMA (More)

7/20/2019

EXCLUSIVE: Parents of found teen speak out about her disappearance

EXCLUSIVE: Parents of found teen speak out about her disappearance

Posted 9:41 PM 7/20/2019 by Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Reporter, Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA —  A Columbia teenager is home safe after she was missing for almost two days. 

Summer Skye Allen, 13, was found Saturday afternoon, according to her step-mother Tracy Turnbow. Allen was staying at a friend's house during the time she was missing.

"I thought (More)

7/19/2019

UPDATE: Holts Summit Police investigate suspicious package found in stolen van

UPDATE: Holts Summit Police investigate suspicious package found in stolen van

Posted 9:32 PM 7/20/2019 by Deaven Sheldon, KOMU Reporter

HOLTS SUMMIT - The Missouri Highway Patrol helped detonate a suspicious package Friday afternoon at the Holts Summit Police Station.

The Holts Summit Police Department was notified about a careless and imprudent driver on US Hwy 54. After locating the driver, officials found the van he was (More)

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