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 2020-10-22 21:34 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

For Covid-19 vaccine recipients, CDC to roll out cell phone-based monitoring system...

Once a Covid-19 vaccine becomes available in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to monitor vaccine recipients for any health problems through text messages and online surveys, as part of a new program called V-SAFE. &#...

 2020-10-22 21:23 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

14 cases handled by San Jose officers linked to racist Facebook posts may be dismissed...

A California prosecutor said Thursday he intends to dismiss 14 misdemeanor criminal cases because they were handled by San Jose, California, police officers linked to offensive content on Facebook. The reportedly racist and anti-Muslim comments allegedly ...

 2020-10-22 21:16 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Gov. Parson appoints William P. Devoy as Associate Circuit Judge for 9th Judicial Circuit...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Governor Mike Parson appointed William P. Devoy as Associate Circuit Judge for the 9th Judicial Circuit. The 9th Judicial Circuit serves Chariton, Linn & Sullivan county. Devoy will fill the Associate Circuit Judge vacancy creat...

 2020-10-22 21:13 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

City of Columbia accepting applications for boards and commissions...

The Columbia City Clerk's Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions. The post City of Columbia accepting applications for boards and commissions appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-22 20:52 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Vatican extends secretive deal with China on appointing bishops...

The Vatican says it has extended its controversial agreement with China over the appointment of bishops for another two years. Details of the agreement, which was struck in 2018, have never been made public. It has been criticized by some Catholic officia...

 2020-10-22 20:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

National Coming Out Day: Coming out during a pandemic...

Erica Woodland first came out to himself about his queer identity in middle school. In the last few years, he came out as transgender, and introduced his family to his new pronouns. Whether we come to understand our sexuality personally, with our family o...

 2020-10-22 20:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Thanks to kidney chain, Bronx man is finally getting transplant...

Click here for updates on this story NEW YORK (WCBS) — Here's an incredible story about a Bronx man who has been fighting for a new lease on life. His scheduled kidney transplant was abruptly canceled after he suffered another devastating health...

 2020-10-22 20:49 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Tracking much cooler air and Friday morning storms...

TONIGHT: Increasing clouds and mild early. Lows in the mid-40s by tomorrow morning. Storm chances increase after midnight with heavy rain at times. TOMORROW: Showers and thunderstorms in the morning followed by a chilly northwest breeze. Highs in the mid-...

 2020-10-22 20:45 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

FBI: Miami attorney accused of being serial bank robber...

Click here for updates on this story MIAMI (WFOR) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Wednesday the arrest of a South Florida attorney as being a suspected South Florida serial bank robber. The FBI says Aaron Honaker, 41, of Miami, is su...

 2020-10-22 20:30 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

A missing painting by renowned Black artist Jacob Lawrence has resurfaced after 60 years...

A long-lost painting by famed Black American modernist Jacob Lawrence is back on public display for the first time in decades. The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Wednesday that a visitor to the museum realized that it had been in a neighbor's...

 2020-10-22 20:26 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Colorado appeals federal decision to allow two Denver churches to go without face masks, group limits...

Click here for updates on this story DENVER (KCNC) — The State of Colorado is appealing a federal judge's decision to allow two Denver metro area churches to go without face masks or attendance limits for indoor services. For Pastor Bob Enyart, ...

 2020-10-22 20:23 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Ransomware hits election infrastructure in Georgia county...

A Georgia county is ground zero for what may be the first ransomware attack to hit election infrastructure this political season. The attack on Hall County — home to Gainesville and located roughly an hour north of Atlanta — was disclosed on O...

 2020-10-22 20:21 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Cooper County Health Department worked with Boonville R-I on new quarantine guidelines...

The Boonville Board of Education approved a measure at its meeting Wednesday night updating the district's policy on close contacts, which at least two state departments have criticized. The post Cooper County Health Department worked with Boonville R...

 2020-10-22 20:21 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

FDA approves remdesivir to treat Covid-19...

The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus infection, the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, said Thursday. The drug, sold under the brand name Veklury, has been used under emergency use authorization. It is t...

 2020-10-22 20:15 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Dallas teachers are on a mission to get new shoes on needy students' feet...

Click here for updates on this story DALLAS (KTVT) — A small fundraiser started by a pair of Dallas educators with a passion for sneakers has grown into a nonprofit now preparing to provide hundreds of Dallas area students with new shoes. Jesse Acos...

 2020-10-22 20:12 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

The father of a seventh-grader says his son was warned of possible arrest after missing three Zoom sessions...

A seventh-grader in California was threatened with arrest after missing three Zoom classes, his father says. Mark Mastrov says he recently received a letter from Stanley Middle School in Lafayette, California, saying that his son had been absent for more ...

 2020-10-22 20:09 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Morgan Stanley to cover tuition for 60 students at three HBCUs...

Morgan Stanley announced a new program to provide full scholarships for 60 students at three historically Black colleges and universities, known as HBCUs — the latest move by a major bank to try to confront racial inequalities in the United States. ...

 2020-10-22 20:04 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Court: Missouri mail-in ballots cannot be returned in person...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri appeals court has ruled that voters using mail-in ballots cannot return them in person. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on Thursday means mail-in ballots must be returned to election officials through the U.S. mai...

 2020-10-22 20:00 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Woman with COVID-19 died on flight from Las Vegas to Dallas...

Click here for updates on this story DALLAS (KTVT) — A Dallas County woman, who health officials said had COVID-19, died while on a Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to DFW Airport back in July. The Garland woman's death was reported by Dall...

 2020-10-22 20:00 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

SportsZone Football Play of the Week: Week 9...

The post SportsZone Football Play of the Week: Week 9 appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-22 19:59 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

iPhone 12 review: Upgrade for the camera, not 5G...

Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel...

 2020-10-22 19:53 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Elton John is getting his own Barbie doll...

Elton John is getting his very own Barbie doll. And while the doll won't look like the Rocket Man, it will be styled in his likeness. The limited-edition Barbie doll, which was released on Mattel's website on Thursday, will have a glittery top and...

 2020-10-22 19:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

University of Texas band won't play its alma mater because it was once performed at minstrel shows...

Members of the University of Texas Longhorn band are refusing to play the university's alma mater because of the song's history of being performed at racist minstrel shows. Earlier this month, the band's director asked its members to fill out ...

 2020-10-22 19:37 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Social justice sign garden sparks conversation along with controversy...

Click here for updates on this story LIVERMORE, CA (KPIX) — Organizers of a sign garden in Downtown Livermore say the intent was to create a conversation in the community about the Black Lives Matter movement and social justice in general. Sierra Ba...

 2020-10-22 19:32 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Family fighting to save 12-year-old son's life after rare disease diagnosis...

Click here for updates on this story PHILADELPHIA, PA (KYW) — A Chester County boy is facing a battle with a terrible disease. Now, his family is raising money for a clinical trial that could save his life. Connor, an adorable, lovable 12-year-old, ...

 2020-10-22 19:32 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Mentor steps in for boy who was caught vandalizing seniors' building and was sent back by his mom to apologize...

Click here for updates on this story CHICAGO (WBBM) — CBS 2 this week told you the story of young boys vandalizing a senior home in West Pullman, and how a mother of one of the young boys forced him to fess up. On Wednesday, CBS 2's Marissa Parr...

 2020-10-22 19:28 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Family receives anonymous noise complaint about autistic child: 'It's very hurtful'...

Click here for updates on this story EL DORADO HILLS, CA (KOVR) — An El Dorado Hills family received an anonymous noise complaint about their autistic daughter. They're now hoping to turn this hurtful moment into a teaching opportunity. The nois...

 2020-10-22 19:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Santa is skipping Macy's for the first time in 159 years...

There will be no miracle on 34th Street this year. Santa Claus won't be visiting any Macy's stores in 2020, ending a 159-year holiday season tradition. The department store's tradition started in 1861, but Santa meet-and-greets won't be ha...

 2020-10-22 19:20 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Dog feces flung at home with BLM lawn signs...

Click here for updates on this story ROSEVILLE, CA (KOVR) — A Roseville homeowner says surveillance video shows someone throwing dog feces at his front door. He believes he was targeted because of his Black Lives Matter lawn signs. Anthony Taula-Lie...

 2020-10-22 19:20 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Polish court rules against abortion due to fetal defects...

Poland's highest court has ruled that abortions due to fetal defects are unconstitutional, moving the country towards a near-total ban on terminations. The nation, which already had some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe, will now only allow th...

 2020-10-22 19:20 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Support grows for man with special needs fired following incident with customer he says bullied him...

Click here for updates on this story GLENVIEW, Ill. (WBBM) — A beloved Jewel-Osco worker with special needs says he was unfairly fired from his job in Glenview, and more than 12,000 people have signed an online petition trying to get the man's j...

 2020-10-22 19:13 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Why it's so hard to dethrone Google...

If you use the internet, Google is practically inescapable. This is most evident in how we search for almost everything online — so much so that "Google" is synonymous with search. That search dominance is now being targeted by the US Depart...

 2020-10-22 19:10 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Anxieties mount as random paintball attacks keep happening all around Chicago...

Click here for updates on this story CHICAGO (WBBM) — They jump out of nowhere or pull up beside you, and there is no time to duck paintball attacks are happening all across the city. One victim who talked with CBS 2's Jermont Terry still has sc...

 2020-10-22 19:04 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

9 year old gives Massachusetts governor advice on trick-or-treat coronavirus safety...

Click here for updates on this story SALEM, Mass. (WBZ) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker got some advice on coronavirus safety this Halloween from an unexpected source a 9-year-old. Their message? Break out the big candy bars. Baker said during hi...

 2020-10-22 18:51 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Parents of special needs students in disbelief over Boston schools remote learning...

Click here for updates on this story BOSTON (WBZ) — When Cristina and Michael Colanti got the news their daughters' schools would switch back to fully remote learning after only three weeks of a hybrid model, they were in shock. "It's sh...

 2020-10-22 18:51 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

No mold detected in DHSS medical marijuana investigation...

A release from the health department said the product batch was retested, which confirmed the original results. The post No mold detected in DHSS medical marijuana investigation appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-22 18:44 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

iPhone 12 review: Upgrade for the camera, not 5G...

Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel...

 2020-10-22 18:41 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fluid Movement cheers on voters at Baltimore ballot drop boxes...

Click here for updates on this story BALTIMORE (WJZ) — For more than one and a half million Marylanders who plan to vote by mail-in ballot, the process can seem rather anticlimactic. But one local performing arts group is hoping to change that. When...

 2020-10-22 18:30 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

States grapple with mask rules at polls to avoid dangers of both superspreaders and standoffs...

Even as coronavirus cases are surging less than two weeks before Election Day, most states with mask mandates won't force voters to cover their faces while they cast their ballots. Secretaries of state or election boards in 29 of the 33 states with cu...

 2020-10-22 18:30 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Maryland man charged after allegedly threatening to kidnap Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Click here for updates on this story FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A Maryland man is facing a federal charge after allegedly threatening former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris and supporters with a letter in Frederick in early October. A crimi...

 2020-10-22 18:26 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact check: Trump falsely claims, again, that Oprah had him on the final week of her show...

President Donald Trump makes a lot of false claims on issues that are crucial to Americans' lives: the coronavirus pandemic, the election, health care, the economy. But Trump also makes a lot of false claims about trivial subjects nobody much cares ab...

 2020-10-22 17:59 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Heat is on this afternoon, storms and cooler weather by Friday...

THIS AFTERNOON: Summer making a cameo appearance this afternoon. Impressive warmth and humidity for late October! Expect that warmth to continue through the evening, no jacket needed if you're heading out. We'll see clear skies. TONIGHT: Cold fron...

 2020-10-22 17:58 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Man's signs urge people to vote on behalf of victims of police killings...

Click here for updates on this story BALTIMORE (WBAL) — A Baltimore man's signs are attracting plenty of attention and controversy. Glenn Singleton, with the Courageous Conversation Global Foundation, said he's trying to bring more awareness...

 2020-10-22 17:57 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Hormel is giving away bacon-scented face masks so you can smell bacon everywhere you go...

Bacon makes everything taste better, but does it make everything smell better? Hormel, the food company typically known for its pre-packaged meat, is putting that theory to the test with its "Breathable Bacon" face mask. Yes, you read that right: ...

 2020-10-22 17:53 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Mother battles COVID-19 and lung cancer in hospital...

Click here for updates on this story OMAHA, Neb. (KETV) — A 73-year-old woman named Beverly is in the hospital battling two respiratory fights: stage three lung cancer and the coronavirus. Her daughter, Jenna, said she hasn't hugged her mom in m...

 2020-10-22 17:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Kobe and Gianna are two rising baby names of 2020. Karen's on the decline...

Baby names typically trend as a reflection of the times, and it should come as no surprise that two names have experienced a major boost in popularity: Kobe and Gianna. The rise is no doubt propelled by the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old...

 2020-10-22 17:48 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

GOP rushes to Feinstein's defense after her praise of Barrett hearings prompts Democratic fury...

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, under fire from the left over Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation proceedings, is now getting support from some unlikely quarters: Senate Republicans. Top Senate Republicans are expressing their dismay at t...

 2020-10-22 17:45 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Cruise line workers call on CDC to let 'no-sail order' expire...

Click here for updates on this story PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. (WESH) — At Port Canaveral on Wednesday cruise line workers called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to let its "no-sail order" expire at the end of this month. The cr...

 2020-10-22 17:43 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

School resource officer adopts two teen students...

Click here for updates on this story CINCINNATI (WLWT) — A local school resource officer said he always liked working with kids at the school, but what he didn't know at the time was that he would end up adopting two teenage boys he worked with....

 2020-10-22 17:42 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Faulty US Covid-19 response meant 130,000 to 210,000 avoidable deaths, report finds...

The Trump Administration's faltering response to the coronavirus pandemic has led to anywhere between 130,000 and 210,000 deaths that could have been prevented, according to a report released Thursday by a team of disaster preparedness experts. Insuff...

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