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(AUDIO): Columbia triple shooting suspect is charged

Columbia Police need your assistance in locating a suspect who’s charged with a downtown triple shooting in October. The incident happened near busy Hitt and Locust streets, during Mizzou’s Homecoming weekend. Columbia Police detective Matt Wright says 20-year-old Donye Jackson of Columbia is charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor. https://939theeagle.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Wright-CPD-1.mp3 “Columbia Police are seeking Jackson, who is charged with …

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UPDATE: Contractors installing fall prevention panels at downtown Columbia garage

Crews from Professional Contractors & Engineers are currently working on the eighth floor on downtown Columbia’s 5th and Walnut garage, working to install fall-prevention panels (March 2, 2023 photo courtesy of Columbia Public Works spokesman John Ogan) Crews from Professional Contractors and Engineers are currently working this morning to install steel window coverings on the eighth floor of downtown Columbia’s …

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True/False expected to bring thousands to downtown Columbia

  The popular Jubilee event at downtown Columbia’s True/False in 2022 (photo courtesy of Billie Stock) Columbia’s popular True/False film fest begins Thursday and is expected to bring more than 10,000 people to downtown Columbia. It runs through Sunday. City officials say the four-day festival will feature 130 screenings of 35 full-length documentaries and 20 short films. True/False does have …

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More prosecution witnesses in Columbia sodomy trial

A jury could hear closing arguments today in a Columbia sodomy trial. Psychologist Kurt Bumby, who’s 53, is charged with two counts of second degree sodomy. The trial is taking place at the Boone County Courthouse, before Judge Brouck Jacobs. Our news partner KMIZ reports one alleged victim testified Wednesday that he was inappropriately touched by Bumby in the middle …

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