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Moberly police investigating armed robbery at gas station
According to the police report, a man walked into the store, showed a gun and demanded money from the clerk.
Power outages and massive hail hit Moberly
Ameren's outage map showed of their 10,579 customers, at least 1,288 were without power in Randolph County at around 9:30 p.m. By about 10 p.m., less than 200 Ameren customers were without power in Randolph county.
Moberly cleaning up after Thursday storms
About 1,500 Ameren Missouri customers were without power starting at about 9:30 p.m., but power was restored within about 30 minutes, an Ameren spokeswoman said Friday. Moberly Regional Medical Center was one of the buildings that lost power, but a staff member said the hospital's generator kicked i
Armed robber on loose after Moberly holdup
MOBERLY, Mo. —An armed robber who held up a northern Missouri convenience store overnight remains on the loose.Moberly police say a man with a gun went into the north Break Time convenience store on Highway 24 in Moberly just before 1:30 a.m. Friday.Officers say he pointed a handgun at the clerk and
UPDATE: Power restored for most of Moberly
UPDATE 10: 00 p.m.“We were watching TV then all of a sudden we heard hail and then a loud boom! Next thing we knew, the power went out,” a Moberly resident said.
Officials warn of Ameren scam in Mexico
MEXICO, Mo. - The Ameren Missouri scam is making its rounds again in Mexico, Missouri, according to the Mexico Public Safety Department.
Route BB bridge ramp to close over the weekend
Missouri Department of Transportation engineer Mike Schnupp said the eastbound ramp has already been completed, and once the westbound ramp is finished, the Route BB bridge will then close until mid-October.
Two charged with robbing Columbia bank
Columbia police were sent to the bank at 1916 Paris Road a little before noon on a report of a panic alarm, according to a probable cause statement filed in the case. Officers learned the bank had been robbed and surveillance video showed a bald white man wearing a gray tank top and shorts with sock
More than 1,500 people without power in Moberly
Ameren is reporting five outages in Moberly, leaving more than 1,500 people without power Thursday night.
Columbia man charged in murder in June
The day before McNeal was found, Christian County deputies reported finding 53 guns and about 5,000 rounds of ammunition in Anderson's car after he was pulled over for driving up to 100 mph.
Fulton man indicted on child sex crime charges
Michael Collins, 21, was charged Thursday in federal court in Jefferson City with three counts: attempting to entice a minor under the age of 14 to engage in illegal sexual activity, transporting a minor under the age of 14 across state lines to engage in sexual activity and committing those felonie
Man linked to Boone County death investigation charged with murder
While investigating acase of stolen gunsand ammunition, deputies went to Jason Anderson's home, where they found Anderson's girlfriend Elise’ise McNeal dead from gunshot wounds. A witness told deputies Anderson and McNeal had been fighting, and during one argument Anderson pointed a rifle at McNeal.
Woman injured in Moberly crash
Police said an 18-year-old woman was driving a 2002 Ford F-350 eastbound on Route A behind a 61-year-old woman who was driving a 1999 Buick LeSabre. When the Buick slowed to turn onto Route AA, the truck crashed into it, according to the release.
Chase through area east of Columbia prompts modified school lockdowns
Columbia Public Schools spokeswoman Michelle Baumstark confirmed to KOMU 8 News that Cedar Ridge Elementary, New Haven Elementary, Battle Elementary, Battle High School, and the old Cedar Ridge building on Roseta Avenue all went on modified lockdown. That means no one was allowed in or out of the bu
Police respond to reports of human trafficking attempts
On Sunday, aTwitter threadabout a student's possible experience of attempted trafficking in Missouri went viral, and around the same time other posts emerged about the issue in Columbia. Several viewers commented with experiences they'd seen on social media, including one on Clark Lane:
Affidavit: Mother told police she drove into river to kill herself and her 2 children ‘because she didn’t want anyone else to have them’
In a chilling police interview, a Columbia, Mo., woman described the decision-making process she went through before driving herself and her two children into the Kansas River in an effort to kill them all.
CPD investigates Central Bank of Boone County robbery
Officers responded to the bank location around 11:55 Thursday morning in response to a possible robbery. Upon investigating, officers found a man entered the business, approached a teller and demanded money. The suspect then retrieved an unknown amount of money and fled the area.
Former nurse recognized for long volunteer service to city
Cheryl Price sits outside Monday in front of Wabash Bus Station. Price is being recognized by the City of Columbia for her volunteer service to the Columbia community. She has volunteered for numerous organizations, including the Public Transportation Advisory Commission, where she recently stepped
4 charged for smoking marijuana on school roof
Cody Alexander, 19, of Jefferson City; Austin Herigon, 21, of Columbia; Dylan Skinner, 19, of Jefferson City; and Austin Veltrop, 19, of Jefferson City, each are charged with one count of misdemeanor first-degree trespassing.
Affidavit claims mother purposely drove into river to kill herself and 2 children
LAWRENCE, Ks. - A Columbia woman charged with killing her 5-year-old daughter and injuring her 1-year-old son after driving them into the Kansas River claimed said she wanted to kill her children so no one else could have them, according to a released affidavit.