COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A 32-year-old woman was killed in a crash on Business Loop 70 on Friday night, according to the Columbia Police Department. The crash happened near Hathman Place around 7 p.m. According to a press release, an SUV was slowing to turn from eastbound Business Loop 70 onto Hathman Place. A motorcycle behindContinue Reading
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) An electrical malfunction caused a home northeast of Columbia to catch fire, according to the Boone County Fire Protection District. In a social media post, the district said it responded to the fire in the 7800 block of N Hickory Drive just before noon on Saturday. Firefighters arrived to the scene andContinue Reading
MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) A boat explosion injured 16 people at the Lake of the Ozarks on Friday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troop F spokesman Cpl. Kyle Green said the explosion happened around 4:30 p.m. while the boat was being fueled at the Millstone Marina. Investigators believe improper ventilation likely sparked theContinue Reading
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The heat is taking a toll on the sunflower field at MU’s South Farm in Columbia. The hotter temperatures are causing the sunflowers to start to droop, according to Donna Marie Thomas, with MU’S Central Missouri Research, Extension and Education Center. This means the flowers will need to be cut. “By SaturdayContinue Reading