Columbia Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Rape

A Columbia man will be spending multiple years in prison after being sentenced for a rape of a woman on the MU Campus in 2015. A judge in Boone County sentenced Mohmaed Mostafa to 25 years for one count of rape. Mostafa was accused of raping and robbing a woman in May of 2015.

Columbia Teen Arrested in Connection with Shots Fired

A 19 year old Columbia Teen is facing charges after an arrest in connection to shots being fired last week in the 1200 block of Grand Avenue. According to the Columbia Police Department 19 year old Da’Jon Jermaine Gully was identified as the person who fired at a vehicle on Wednesday, August 23rd. Gully was […]

Four Arrests in Hannibal Burglary

Four people in Hannibal are facing burglary charges after an arrest yesterday (Monday) afternoon. According to police officer were called to the area of Wyaconda and Patricia Lane for a report of a suspicious vehicle. The department reports receiving a call at 2:30 of a burglary in progress. Officers say they found the suspicious vehicle […]

Pike County Murder Suspect Arraignment

The Pike County man accused of killing his step son will be in court for an arraignment at 9 am on September 6th. 60 year old Micael Allan Black is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of 31 year old Alexander Koch. According to the probable cause statement […]

City of Mexico Tax Rates Decrease, Water Rates May Go Up

At last night’s Mexico City Council Meeting, the board approved the decrease in property taxes for the 2018 fiscal year. The 2.4 percent reduction in price is due to an increase of over 10 million dollars in the community in property value over the last year. Additionally, Patrick Kelly, Missouri Area Operations Manager for Missouri […]

Cole County Sheriff’s Warn of Scam

Complaints of scams involving warrants are being received again by the Cole County Sheriff’s Department. Apparently people are identifying themselves as a deputy and telling victims they have active warrants and have to pay with money orders or go to jail. The department is reminding folks this is a scam and do not pay the […]

Eldon Restaurant Completely Destroyed by Fire

An Eldon restaurant is completely destroyed after a fire this (Monday) morning. According to fire officials they responded to the Eldon Philly Diner just after midnight where heavy smoke was coming out of the side of the building located on 407 East Fourth Street. No injuries reported in the blaze however four people were evacuated […]

Rape at Columbia Motel One Suspect Still on the Loose

A Fulton man is facing charges of kidnapping, and rape after an arrest by Columbia police over the weekend and one person is still on the loose. According to police the attack happened at the Red Roof Inn on Texas Avenue, when a woman told them she went to her room to get her belongings, […]

University Board of Curators Give South End Zone Project Green Light

Approval from the University of Missouri Board Curators is being given for the south end zone project at Faurot Field. Missouri Athletic Director Jim Sterk says the project will be great for fans and students. The total cost of the project is estimated to cost 98 million dollars, and could create as many as 1200 […]

Boonville Looking to get New Anti Bullying App

The Booneville School District is looking into to implementing a new anti bullying application for students. Sarah Marriott Assistant Superintendent of the Booneville School District says the application would increase awareness of bullying. Marriott says they are still working out the details however the app would then send an e-mail to a principal or assistant […]