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Volleyball: Blair Oaks middle school results

WARDSVILLE - The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons swept a middle school doubleheader Monday night against Boonville. Blair Oaks won the 7th grade match 25-13, 25-15. Emma Scruggs had three aces for the winners (1-1). The Lady Falcons won the 8th grade match 25-15, 25-10. Samantha Laughlin had three aces for


Boonville middle schooler teams up with MU to prevent bullying

Roles were reversed Monday afternoon when a Boonville seventh-grader shared his idea to combat bullying through a conference with the Mizzou Ed Bully Prevention Lab. Instead of the adults doing the talking, the attention was on him. "Kids as counselors," Tyson Ellison, 12, said. Tyson and administra

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Small theater in Arrow Rock features Broadway stars

Featured in the Lyceum Theatre's upcoming show, "Under the Streetlamp" are leading cast members from the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical "Jersey Boy's," Eric Gutman and Christopher Kale Jones. The show will debut on Nov. 2 and will kick off the 57th season of professional theater in Arrow Rock.

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-18 20:45:00

State leaders speak at local legislative forum

COLUMBIA - The Youth Community Coalition will host its third annual legislative forum at Hickman High School Tuesday night. The forum promotes discussion between community leaders and members about a variety of topics including mental health, bullying and health care. State government leaders such a

KOMU - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Man arrested after reported burglary in North Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - On Saturday, Dennis Whitehead was arrested for a reported burglary that took place in the 4300 block of Mexico Gravel Road. Police say the reported burglary took place on Thursday. The rear door of the residence had been kicked in and items were reportedly stolen. Officers located

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 15:11:23

Columbia police, park rangers patrol parks after another death in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. - On Friday night, 31-year old Nathan Taylor was shot in the 1800 block of McKee street, less than a block away from McKee Street Park. Police arrived to find Taylor, who had been shot, after responding to a shots heard call. He died after medical personnel arrived. This marks the 7th

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:42:54

Columbia police respond to car crash, arrest man in previous weapons incident

Columbia police responded to a vehicle collision in the 400 block of Alexander Avenue on Saturday. Police say when they arrived on scene, they arrested Rickey Ricketts in connection with a previous incident that had occurred on Friday evening. On Friday, police had responded to physical domestic as

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 15:31:49

New model of direct primary care is finding a footing in Columbia

A new approach to primary care is gaining traction in Columbia. Direct primary care is a different kind of payment model for health care. Rather than paying through insurance, patients pay a monthly rate to see a doctor or nurse. According to the Direct Primary Care Coalition, the goal of direct pri

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Historic homes attract hundreds of visitors

Pam Taylor gives a tour on Sunday of the Historic City of Jefferson office, which used to be Joseph DeLong's Boyhood Home, as part of the HCJ's Golden Hammer Award Homes Tour. Photo by Nicole Roberts /News Tribune. The rain let up Sunday in time for hundreds of people to tour eight different homes


Columbia rape numbers show increase in reporting last several years

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Within the last 10 years, the number of rapes being reported has increased in Columbia. According to uniform crime reporting data, in 2007, 30 rape incidents were reported, while in 2016, 109 were reported. The Columbia Police Department's Public Information Officer Bryana Larimer t

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 20:59:01

UPDATE: Two hospitalized after shooting on Rangeline

COLUMBIA, Mo. - UPDATE: 9:20 a.m.: Columbia police confirm at 47-year-old man was shot early Tuesday morning in the 1200 block Rangeline Street. Officers were called to 1205 Rangeline around midnight Tuesday for a shots heard call. When officers got there, they say they found one person with a gun

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 14:26:53

Camden County woman charged after single car crash leads to death of one occupant

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. - Missouri State Highway patrol troopers arrested Jessie Underwood-Wilson in the early morning hours of Saturday after a single car crash turned fatal. According to the probable cause statement, a trooper was dispatched to the single car crash on Carroll Cave Road. The trooper saw

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 22:03:31

JCPS officials "disappointed" by racially insensitive photo posted online

JEFFERSON CITY - Officials with the Jefferson City Public Schools said they are disappointed by a photo posted on social media they described as "racially insensitive." In a statement sent out Tuesday morning, administrators said three JCPS students were shown in the photo, but didn't comment furthe

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Kansas sanctions Missouri doctor over 13-year-old's abortion

TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas has suspended a Missouri doctor's medical license for 90 days for failing to preserve a fetal tissue sample from a 13-year-old girl's abortion. The State Board of Healing Arts concluded that Dr. Allen S. Palmer violated a Kansas law during the December 2014 abortion. Palmer was

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Settlement reached in butter flavoring case

ST. JOSEPH - A company has agreed to pay $5 million to settle claims that its butter flavoring chemicals harmed the lungs of a worker who handled the product at a Missouri plant. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Carmi Flavor and Fragrance Corp., of Commerce, California, agreed to the settlemen

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Employee killed in Kansas City cellphone store robbery

KANSAS CITY - Authorities say a Kansas City cellphone store employee was killed when he rushed to the aid of a co-worker. Kansas City Police Sergeant Kari Thompson says the victim was leaving a Boost Mobile store after his shift ended Monday afternoon when he noticed that his female co-worker was ex

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Two men injured in shooting on Rangeline

COLUMBIA - Two men were shot on Rangeline Street late Monday night, just before midnight. One victim was a 47-year-old man with a gunshot wound, and the other was a 42-year-old man with a laceration to his head. Police found shell casings in the area of the shooting, as well as damage to the busines

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Post Holdings buying Bob Evans Farms in $1.53B deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Bob Evans Farms is being sold to cereal maker Post in in a deal worth about $1.53 billion. Bob Evans makes thinks like refrigerated potato, pasta and frozen convenience food items under a number of brands other than Bob Evans, which will strengthen Post's position in packaged foods.

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

ST. LOUIS - When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They have succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday's ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down restaurants an

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Bernie Sanders coming to Westminster College

FULTON - Former presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is coming to Fulton for Westminster College's Hancock Symposium. Sanders will deliver The John Findley Green Foundation Lecture. The lecture is scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. to wrap up the symposium. Westminster College Dire

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00