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UPDATE: Two people shot outside Columbia’s White Castle

A tow truck driver from I-70 Towing prepares to tow a vehicle after Friday’s shooting outside Columbia’s White Castle on Clark lane (May 17, 2024 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Cosmo) Columbia’s White Castle on busy Clark lane remains closed Friday afternoon, after two people were shot in the parking lot. Columbia Police Department spokesman Brian McNeill told 939 the …

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(LISTEN): Missouri Senate Majority Leader Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina) discusses IP legislation on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

Missouri’s nine Senate Democrats ended their 50-hour filibuster in Jefferson City on Wednesday, after State Sen. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) requested that the Senate send initiative petition legislation back to the Missouri House for a conference committee. The issue involves what Democrats call “ballot candy.” Both GOP-controlled chambers have passed initiative petition legislation that would require future proposed constitutional amendments …

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Prosecutors say Columbia woman thrown to her death off bridge suffered fractured ribs; liver split open

33-year-old Jessie Williams is on trial in Columbia for first degree murder (2022 mug shot courtesy of the Missouri Department of Corrections website) A Boone County jury could hear closing arguments today in a high-profile Columbia murder case involving a woman being thrown to her death from a highway overpass. 33-year-old Jessie Williams, who has a lengthy criminal history, is …

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May 23 open house set for new $232-million Children’s Hospital in Columbia

The new MU Health Care’s Children’s Hospital in Columbia is planning a June opening (2024 photo courtesy of MU Health Care’s Eric Maze) Next week is your opportunity to tour MU Health Care’s new $232-million dollar Children’s Hospital at Columbia’s Hitt and Lake streets. The new state-of-the-art facility is connected to University Hospital, which provides a centralized location for specialists …

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