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Moberly Fire Department responds to early morning house fire

MOBERLY, Mo. - A fire severely damaged a home in Moberly early Sunday morning, officials said. The Moberly Fire Department responded to the house fire in the 400 block of Halleck Street around 2 a.m. Firefighters at the scene told ABC 17 News that the fire started in the back of the house, near the

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 14:20:58

Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement on Sunday welcomed a pledge by its Hamas rival to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split, but said it wants to see vows implemented before making the next move. Repeated attempts at

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-17 09:59:47

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

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

Why dodge the label if you are a tourist?

In keeping with my attempts of being interesting or counter-cultural in high school, I convinced myself that I didn't care about seeing Paris - kind of like how I didn't care about not being asked to school dances. Then, when I took my first metro ride, tasted the food and walked over old, stony st

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-19 17:06:00

CPD announces schedule for fall community meetings

COLUMBIA, Mo. - On Tuesday, the Columbia Police Department announced its beat commanders will begin holding a series of community meetings starting the first week of October. The meetings will focus on open discussion between area residents and the beat commanders. The schedule for the meetings ar

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:10:06

Flu shots now available in Boone County

Flu shots now available in Boone County BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - Health clinics around Columbia and Boone County are still seeing patients with bad allergies and the flu. Dr. Tara Flynn, with MU Healthcare said they've seen quite a bit of allergy related symptoms associated with ragweed. Those symptoms i

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 22:08:52

Veterans housing group opens doors to new building

Local veterans moved into new homes Tuesday as the Welcome Home emergency and transitional shelter opened its new building. Lenard and Tavion Robinson moved into their home after staying in a hotel since Friday. Before that, the two had been staying in Jefferson City. Lenard Robinson, 43, is a two-y

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 00:40:00

Council approves labor contract with police as department policy changes await

Despite upcoming changes to the Columbia Police Department's policy manual, the Columbia City Council during a regular meeting that spilled into Tuesday morning approved a labor contract that references some of the specific policies under scrutiny. The three-year contract was forged during negotiati

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-20 00:30:00

Two hurt in shooting incident on Range Line Street

Two men were involved in a shooting late Monday night and were taken to the hospital. One victim, 47, suffered a gunshot wound and the other, 42, a cut to the head, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. Callers reported that shots had been fired at 1205 Range Line St., and

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 23:15:00

Perche Creek neighborhood zoning up for public hearing

Rezoning for a new single-family housing development near Perche Creek is on the Thursday night agenda of the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission. Developer Fred Overton is asking the city to annex 54 acres on the north side of Gillespie Bridge Road and about 1,500 feet west of Louisville Drive

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 23:00:00

Animal communicator astounds Stephens equestrian students

If you ever wanted to talk to your pet or discover what your pet is thinking, Joan Ranquet says she can help. Ranquet has built a career as one of the country's most renowned animal communicators. She says she uses telepathy to communicate with animals. "Telepathy isn't some crystal ball or tarot ca

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 22:15:00

GUEST COMMENTARY: Budgets are moral documents; Medicaid is no exception

Let me tell you about our oldest child. He's a 20-year-old redhead who loves model trains, grilling out and talking on the phone with his grandfather. He's also autistic. Our son reads at a fifth-grade level and can do first-grade math. Like many people with autism, he sometimes struggles to say or

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

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

Social workers sit down with legislators on issues facing young people

COLUMBIA - Local education and social services professionals talked to mid-Missourilegislators about a number of issues facing young people, in a Tuesday night meeting at Hickman High School. The Youth Community Coalition, a group focused on youth substance abuse, bullying and mental health resource

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

City Council approves changes to bus routes

COLUMBIA - Bus riders will soon find themselves waiting a little bit longer for their ride. On Monday, the City Council approved changes to some bus routes on the GoCOMO system. For affected routes, buses will come every 80 minutes instead of every 40. The changes will affect the light green, purple

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

3rd Greitens' appointee to Board of Education withdraws

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A third person appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens to the state board of education won't serve on the board. Two current board members criticized the governor after Springfield resident Heidi Crane declined to accept the appointment. They say the governor has been incompetent in hi

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

Welcome Home moves into new veterans shelter facility

COLUMBIA - After a July grand opening, Welcome Home was able to move veterans into its new facility on Tuesday afternoon. The veterans shelter offers transitional and emergency housing and rapid re-housing for homeless veterans, as well as other services. With volunteers from multiple organizations,

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

Mother who left son to die in overheated room sentenced

ST. CHARLES - A Missouri woman has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for leaving her 2-year-old son alone for more than a day near a space heater while she did methamphetamine. Twenty-four-year-old Kathleen Marie Peacock of St. Charles was sentenced Tuesday for child abuse/neglect and manufacturi

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

AG Hawley announces investigation into Equifax

JEFFERSON CITY - Attorney General Josh Hawley announced his office's investigation into Equifax Tuesday, along with attorneys general from 43 other states. The investigation began shortly after Equifax announced a security breach had exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans to hacke

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