Man Found Dead In MU Dorm Identified

The University of Missouri Police Department has identified a man found dead at around 4:00 yesterday [Wednesday] afternoon. Police say when they responded to Excellence Hall they found 18 year old Erik Severson of Aurora, Illinois unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. Severson was a student at MU. A cause […]

MU Police Investigate Death

The University of Missouri Police Department investigating a death after a person was found unresponsive yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. According to the department the person was found dead at the scene around 4pm, however no foul play is suspected.

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Parts of Mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for several mid-Missouri counties. The watch will go into effect at 7:00 this evening an will continue through tomorrow [Thursday] morning. The impacted counties include Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Montgomery and Pike. Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this evening and continue […]

Boone Hospital To Be Independently-Operated

The Boone Hospital Board of Trustees announced today [Monday] that the hospital will remain independently operated. The decision will give the hospital “flexibility to partner with local physicians and other healthcare providers to better address patients’ needs.” In 2018, the hospital operated at a $13.5 million loss. Talks of potentially partnering with University of Missouri […]

Columbia Police Looking For Leads To Identify Remains Of Infant

Columbia Police are asking for help from the community for any leads in identifying remains of a baby found yesterday (Thursday). The department says the remains appeared to be a young infant of less than one year of age and was found in the 1900 block of North Providence Road around 11:40 yesterday (Thursday) morning. […]

ACLU Says Not Enough Time To Collect Signatures

Critics of Missouri’s new law that restricts abortions will not make a push to gather the signatures needed to put it to a public vote. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri says it is impossible to collect the nearly 100 thousand voter signatures required in two weeks when the new law takes effect. The […]

Hy-Vee Investigating Payment System Data Breach

Hy-Vee issued a statement today [Wednesday] regarding an ongoing investigation into a data incident involving its payment systems. The company recently detected unauthorized activity on some payment processing systems. An investigation was immediately launched with the help of cybersecurity firms. The investigation is focused on card transactions at fuel pumps, drive-thru coffee shops and restaurants. […]

Highway 63 Most Dangerous In Missouri

A new report shows that Highway 63 is the most dangerous in Missouri. The report, from fleet management company Geotab, found Highway 63 has had an average of 15 fatal crashes per year over the past decade. The highway is ranked 14th in the nation in number of fatal crashes when compared to the deadliest […]

Perseid Meteor Shower Can Be Seen Tonight

The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will still be at its peak tonight. [Tuesday] The Perseid Meteor Shower can produce up to 100 meteors per hour and are most visible after midnight. Although the nearly full moon could make some of the dimmer meteors more difficult to see, the bright ones will still be clearly visible. […]