Tips To Keep Pets Safe In Heat

With some of the hottest days of the season approaching, the Columbia/Boone County Animal Control Division is offering some tips to keep pets safe in the heat. The first is to never leave a pet in a parked car. Temperatures inside can increase drastically very quickly. Watch humidity on hot days. Animals pant to evaporate […]

One Arrested In Multi-County Police Chase

One person was arrested after a multi-county chase last night. [Monday] The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy attempted a traffic stop after he determined the vehicle had been stolen from St. Peters. The driver, identified as 27 year old Robert Roberts of St. Peters, then fled from the deputy and the chase continued […]

Motorists Asked To Watch Out For Pavement Blowups In Extreme Heat

Area motorists are being warned to watch out for pavement blowups on the roads. Brian Untiedt, Area Engineer with Missouri Department of Transportation says with the excessive heat this week drivers may see the blowups. MoDOT is asking drivers to report any dangerous blowups by calling 1-888-ASK-MoDOT.

Free Sports Physicals At Missouri Orthopedic Institute On Thursday

Mid-Missouri middle and high school students are being offered free sports physicals at the Missouri Orthopedic Institute in Columbia on Thursday. Hannah Nichols Business Support Specialist with MU Therapy Services says they will have specialists on site during the physicals. Nichols says it is requested you call 573-884-3821 to make an appointment however walk-ins will […]

Huntsville Man Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A Huntsville man is in serious condition after he drove his motorcycle into the side of vehicle in Carroll County yesterday [Sunday] afternoon. The Highway Patrol reports 52 year old Jeffrey Vogan was going to fast and ran a stop sign before striking the side of an SUV. Vogan was flown to University Hospital in […]

Heat Wave To Hit Mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service is saying the hottest days of the year are on the way later this week. The NWS reports an excessive heat watch will go into effect Wednesday afternoon and will continue through Saturday. High temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 90s with nighttime lows in the upper […]

Fines For Poaching To Increase

The Missouri Department of Conservation announced today [Monday] poachers in the state will face steeper penalties under a new law signed by Governor Mike Parson. The new law specifies that fines for elk or black bear killed illegally will be between $10 thousand and $15 thousand dollars, each whitetail buck poached will cost the poacher […]

Sturgeon Man Charged In Connection With Deaths In Car Crash Out of State

A Sturgeon man is facing charges of that include reckless homicide after a fatal, fiery crash on an Indianapolis freeway over the weekend. According to Indiana State Police the crash yesterday (Sunday) after a semi tractor-trailer hit the back of a line of vehicles backed-up in traffic due to construction. The first car hit caught […]

Columbia Man Arrested For Stealing, Drugs

A Columbia man was arrested for allegedly stealing from the Factory Connection store on Bluff Street in Fulton Thursday night. Police say the suspect, identified as 30 year old Mitchell Suhr was located a short distance from the store, and the stolen merchandise was recovered. Also during the investigation, police located two types of suspected […]