• Two people hurt in car crash caused by hydroplaning Posted on 23 February 2019 at 4:05pm

    BOONE COUNTY - Troop F responded to a crash on Highway 63 near the Boone and Callaway County line on Saturday afternoon.

    Officers said the car hydroplaned off the road and crashed into a tree.

  • Mid-Missouri black entrepreneurs showcase their businesses Posted on 23 February 2019 at 3:58pm

    COLUMBIA - Columbia College's Black Business Expo is highlighting over 30 black-owned businesses from across the Mid-Missouri area as a part of their Black History Month Celebration.

    From food, fashion, art, and beauty, the Black Business Expo showcased a variety of small businesses stationed in the Southwell Athletic Complex .The networking event was open to the public. 

  • Event brings Columbia gardeners together Posted on 23 February 2019 at 3:26pm

    COLUMBIA- Columbia gardeners got the chance to prepare for spring at an event on Saturday.

    The Community Garden Coalition hosted its annual Spring Thaw event at the Activity and Recreation Center. The event allowed community members to meet with garden leaders and select garden plots. There were also free seed packets on hand for people to start their gardens.

  • Multiple businesses broken into, one burgled Posted on 23 February 2019 at 3:13pm

    COLUMBIA - Multiple businesses around Peachtree Drive were broken into Saturday morning. 

    The French Laundry is the only one so far that has reported money missing. 

  • Local Girl Scouts learn business skills for national cookie weekend Posted on 23 February 2019 at 3:05pm

    COLUMBIA - Who can resist a table filled with popular treats, sold by young girls who are eager to make their goals possible.

    "Hi would you like to buy some Girl Scouts Cookies? Thank you for supporting Girls Scouts."

  • Court records reveal a Mueller report right in plain view Posted on 23 February 2019 at 9:08am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in full deflection mode.

    The Democrats had blamed Russia for the hacking and release of damaging material on his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump wasn’t buying it. But on July 27, 2016, midway through a news conference in Florida, Trump decided to entertain the thought for a moment.

  • Crash shuts down Route E for an hour Posted on 22 February 2019 at 11:12pm

    BOONE COUNTY - Route E in Boone County was closed for about an hour Friday evening after a one-car crash blocked the northbound lane.

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a driver went partially off the road then overcorrected and hit a culvert - which is where water drains off the street.

  • Woman slain after joking that 18-year-old didn't pay rent Posted on 22 February 2019 at 10:27pm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say a Kansas City man fatally shot a woman after she made a sarcastic remark about him and commented about how he didn't pay rent.

    Eighteen-year-old Marlon Davis was charged Thursday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 22-year-old Lakeasha Taylor.

  • Fire destroys Camden County home Posted on 22 February 2019 at 9:47pm

    CAMDEN COUNTY- A Camden County home was completely lost after an early morning fire on Friday.

    Mid-County Fire Protection District firefighters responded to the two-story fire on State Road E in Montreal just after midnight. There they found the home completely engulfed in flames and the roof collapsed.

  • U.S., China trade war hits Missouri soybean farmers Posted on 22 February 2019 at 8:36pm

    CENTRALIA — New numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture suggest soybean farmers in mid-Missouri and elsewhere might be hurting this year. 

    A graphic released by the USDA said total soybean exports for the 2018-19 marketing year are 13.5 million metric tons behind last year's pace. Exports are slightly up across most of the world, but China — last year's top importer by far — cut down on its share by 90 percent. That comes out to 22 million metric tons.