LAKE OZARK, Mo. (KMIZ) Two people were arrested Friday off Byrd Circle outside Lake Ozark for trafficking drugs. The Miller County Sherriff's Office said during the morning hours on Friday, deputies and members of the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force responded to an address off Byrd Circle outside Lake Ozark for a narcotics investigation. Deputies The post Two arrested for trafficking drugs near Lake Ozark appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Police were called to the 4000th block of Arctic Fox Drive in north Columbia early Sunday morning for reports of a man covered in blood banging on doors in the neighborhood. ABC 17 News crews on scene confirmed that the man was detained. A resident at the scene says she was scared The post Man covered in blood causes disturbance in north Columbia appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Hickman High School homecoming dance ended early Saturday night after school officials heard reports of someone with a gun at the dance. Hickman High School Principal, Tony Gragnani, said in an email to parents that school staff, district security and the Columbia Police Department investigated the rumors, which were found to The post Rumors of a gun results in Hickman High School’s homecoming dance ending early appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
The mandates were put in place because at least 15% of each school's population was out because of having COVID-19 or being exposed to the coronavirus. However, they drew backlash from some parents who claimed masks harm their children or are ineffective. The post QUESTION OF THE DAY: Did the Southern Boone school board make the right call? appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
(KMIZ) Missouri reported Monday fewer than 860 new cases of COVID-19. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 760 patients tested positive for the virus through the use of PCR testing. Missouri State COVID-19 dashboard on Sept. 27. That's well below Missouri's daily average of 1,187 cases for the PCR testing method. The post MONDAY UPDATES: Missouri add fewer than 860 new cases of COVID-19 appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.4% on Sunday. The change in positivity comes along with 936 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 672,089 since the start of pandemic. Health officials also recorded 174 new probable cases with a total number of 141,232 antigen test results being positive. One new The post SUNDAY UPDATES: Over 900 new Covid-19 cases recorded across Missouri appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
The state now has a seven day positivity rate of 9.5% on Saturday. The change in positivity comes along with 1,801 additional confirmed cases bringing the total to 671,153 since the start of pandemic. Health officials also recorded 431 new probable cases with a total number of 141,058 antigen test results being positive. Thirteen new The post SATURDAY UPDATES: Thirteen new Covid-19 deaths recorded in Missouri appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
The crash happened on southbound Route C near Highway 42 just after 11:35 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The post Trooper hurt when suspected drunk driver crashes into patrol car appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
A grand jury indicted a woman accused of having sexual relations with an inmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. The post Woman charged with murder faces offender abuse charges appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) MU Health Care is offering drive-thru flu shot events at South Providence Medical Park in September and October. The events will offer car-side flu shots to adults and kids 6 months and older on Saturday and Sunday the weekends of Sept. 25 and Oct. 2. from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Patients The post MU Health Care holds drive-thru flu shot clinic on weekends appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Firefighters were sent at about 8 a.m. to the Budget Inn at the Midway area. They saw flames coming from the motel's ground floor. The post Firefighters find dogs in Midway motel room where fire broke out appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
New court documents allege Ethington was stabbed to death outside of his home in the 11000 block of Route MM near Dixon on Friday. The post New details revealed as Dixon man is charged with murder appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
You can watch the game of the week, Helias vs. Rock Bridge. The post SportsZone Football Friday 2021: Week 5 scores and highlights appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Cortavia Smith, 24, was charged in 2018 after his 6-month-old daughter's death. Smith told investigators he accidentally kicked the girl while lying in bed. The post Columbia man gets 15 years in prison for child’s death appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
(KMIZ) Missouri added fewer than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, 1,523 positive tests were found through the use of PCR testing. The state's daily average for that testing method is 1,378 cases. Missouri State COVID-19 dashboard on Sept. 24. Antigen testing revealed another The post FRIDAY UPDATES: New daily cases of COVID-19 drop below 2,000 in Missouri appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
MUPD says in the release that the assault was reported at about 3:15 a.m. and happened between 1 and 2:50 a.m. Police described the attacker as "an unknown individual" and said the incident happened in an "unknown location." The post MU police report sexual assault but release little information appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) A Randolph County Sheriff's Office patrol car was damaged late Wednesday night during a chase. The crash happened just before 11:25 p.m. on private property near County Road 2355. That's about three miles east of Moberly. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Timothy D. Still, 43, of Moberly, crashed an The post Patrol car involved in crash during chase in Randolph County appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
The MU Faculty Council reviewed the results of a survey of faculty at its Thursday meeting. About 74% of those who took the survey said MU's mask rules should be expanded to require masks anywhere indoors. The post QUESTION OF THE DAY: Should MU mask rules be more stringent? appeared first on ABC17NEWS.