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 2020-10-23 06:49 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

China's Xi Jinping delivers thinly-veiled swipe at US during Korean War anniversary speech...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned that "blackmailing, blocking and extreme pressure" will lead to "nowhere but a dead end" in a thinly-veiled attack on the United States, during a speech commemorating China's entry into the Korea...

 2020-10-23 05:58 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

University of Utah settles with family of murdered student Lauren McCluskey and renames its violence prevention center in her honor...

The University of Utah has settled two lawsuits with the parents of Lauren McCluskey, a 21-year-old student who was killed by an ex-boyfriend she had complained about to police more than 20 times. McCluskey's body was found in the back seat of a car o...

 2020-10-23 05:30 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

CNN Poll: Biden wins final presidential debate...

Joe Biden did a better job in the final debate on Thursday, according to a CNN Instant Poll of debate watchers. Overall, 53% of voters who watched the debate said that Biden won the matchup, while 39% said that President Donald Trump did. Viewers once aga...

 2020-10-23 05:21 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact check: Did Biden get $3.5 million from Russia?...

President Donald Trump claimed that former Vice President Joe Biden received $3.5 million from Russia and that it "came through Putin because he was very friendly with the former mayor of Moscow, and it was the mayor of Moscow's wife. You got $3.5...

 2020-10-23 05:19 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds...

In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision. The ruling marks a significant development in a mo...

 2020-10-23 05:02 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic...

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 2020-10-23 04:52 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

7 takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate...

The second and final showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden looked much more like a normal debate than their first meeting. But it probably didn't do anything to change the race's trajectory. Amid a plethora of...

 2020-10-23 04:25 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds...

In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision. The ruling marks a significant development in a mo...

 2020-10-23 04:11 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact check: Did Biden get $3.5 million from Russia?...

President Donald Trump claimed that former Vice President Joe Biden received $3.5 million from Russia and that it "came through Putin because he was very friendly with the former mayor of Moscow, and it was the mayor of Moscow's wife. You got $3.5...

 2020-10-23 04:04 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

CNN Poll: Biden wins final presidential debate...

Joe Biden did a better job in the final debate on Thursday according to a CNN Instant Poll of debate watchers. Overall, 53% of voters who watched the debate said that Biden won the matchup, while 39% said that President Donald Trump did. Viewers once agai...

 2020-10-23 04:02 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Columbia Public Schools Foundation donates more than $59,000 for student school supply kits...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Columbia Public Schools Foundation donated more than $59,000 as part of its Kits for Kids campaign to give elementary student school supplies at Columbia Public Schools. The foundation and donors help raise the money so families that ...

 2020-10-23 04:00 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Both left and right praise debate moderator Kristen Welker while Trump keeps fact-checkers busy...

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. The very first sentence President Trump uttered at Thursday's debate was false. Moderator Kristen Welker invoked the "dange...

 2020-10-23 04:00 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic...

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 2020-10-23 03:44 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Local highlights and scores: Oct. 22, 2020...

Here are the local scores from Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. You can watch the highlights in the video player above. HS SOFTBALL: Fort Zumwalt West (2) Rock Bridge (3) FINAL Blair Oaks (4) Centralia (0) FINAL Tolton (11) Elsberry (3) FINAL HS BOYS SOCCER: Smith-...

 2020-10-23 03:30 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Coronavirus pandemic is causing 'unacceptable' shortages in US drug supplies, report says...

The coronavirus pandemic is causing "unacceptable4; shortages of US drug supplies in the United States, according to a report from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota. The report says shorta...

 2020-10-23 03:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

At this bookstore in Taiwan, visitors shop in the dark...

Remember when you used to sneak a flashlight under the covers so you could read a book after bedtime? A bookshop in Taiwan promises you a similar experience. Wuguan Books is located in Kaohsiung's Pier-2 Art Center, a warehouse-turned-creative hub in ...

 2020-10-23 02:41 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Missouri Dept. of Conservation looking for Fulton poacher...

FULTON, Mo. (KMIZ) Missouri Dept. of Conservation agents are investigating a poaching case after someone shot a large buck Monday in broad daylight near the Fulton YMCA and Fulton High School. Witnesses told investigator hearing the shot. If you have any ...

 2020-10-23 02:30 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Japanese craft breweries are turning unsold beer into gin...

This was going to be a big year for Japan. With the Summer Olympics due to be hosted in Tokyo, the island nation expected 40 million tourists to grace its shores. But when Covid-19 took hold, the Olympics were postponed and the already struggling economy ...

 2020-10-23 02:29 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact checking the final 2020 presidential election debate...

Thursday's final presidential debate may be the last opportunity for both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to reach a massive national audience before Election Day. In the first debate, Trump's dishonesty eclipsed Biden&#...

 2020-10-23 02:25 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Georgia teen apologizes for plot to kill black churchgoers and is sentenced to time in juvenile detention...

A 17-year-old Georgia girl accused of plotting to attack a predominantly Black church in 2019, apologized in court on Thursday before being sentenced to four years in a juvenile facility and probation. The teen was arrested last November after her plan to...

 2020-10-23 02:14 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Inside the secure room where votes are kept...

Click here for updates on this story York County, PA (WPMT) — What happens to your ballot, after you turn it in? FOX43 was granted permission to go inside the locked and secured room where the unopened returned ballots are being kept in York County....

 2020-10-23 02:12 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Fact checking the final 2020 presidential election debate...

Thursday's final presidential debate may be the last opportunity for both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden to reach a massive national audience before Election Day. In the first debate, Trump's dishonesty eclipsed Biden&#...

 2020-10-23 01:46 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Alleged leader, others plead guilty in marijuana operation tied to Columbia death...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) A bevy of new defendants have pleaded guilty for taking part in a years-long marijuana-selling operation with ties to a Columbia killing. Five more people admitted on Tuesday to helping sell thousands of pounds of marijuana acro...

 2020-10-23 01:40 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Boone County commissioners 'disavow' fellow commissioner's comments on health department...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Two Boone County commissioners rebuked their fellow official on Thursday over comments he made about the county's health department director. A letter from Presiding Commissioner Dan Atwill and District 2 Commissioner Janet Thomps...

 2020-10-23 01:09 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Columbia College gifted collection of photos by world-renowned photographer Bruce Davidson...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) An anonymous donor recently gifted a collection of more than 360 photos taken by world-renowned photographer Bruce Davidson to Columbia College, with an appraised value of $1.2 million according to Penelope Dixon and Associates of New...

 2020-10-23 01:05 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

New road construction projects announced around mid-Missouri...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Bridge and Culvert Work Will Temporarily Impact Traffic in Audrain County in the Upcoming Weeks Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be performing the following work in Audrain County. Please see the dates and locations below. Audrain...

 2020-10-23 00:37 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

McConnell says 'no concerns' despite visible bandages and bruises...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not answer questions about his health Thursday, only saying there were "no concerns" after reporters asked him about what appeared to be bruises and bandages on his hands in recent days. "Of course no...

 2020-10-23 00:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

State education leaders discuss process of finding a school district's new superintendent...

State education leaders explain the process of finding a school district's new superintendent, as Columbia Public Schools will soon start a search for its own. The post State education leaders discuss process of finding a school district's new sup...

 2020-10-23 00:22 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

JC Schools confident in staffing level as Missouri continues to battle substitute teacher shortage...

As Jefferson City Middle School students are set to return to their classrooms next week, Missouri is continuing to battle staffing issues forcing many districts to go virtual. The post JC Schools confident in staffing level as Missouri continues to battl...

 2020-10-23 00:17 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

California, Mo. PD looking for kidnapping suspect that cut ankle monitor...

CALIFONRIA, Mo. (KMIZ) California, Mo. Police are looking for Christopher Winter after he cut his ankle monitor off. According to court documents, Winter is charged with: Kidnapping- 1st Degree- Class B FelonyTampering with a Witness- Class D FelonyTamper...

 2020-10-23 00:16 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Child kidnapping in Kansas City, Kansas leads to high-speed chase...

Click here for updates on this story Kansas City, KS (KCTV) — A 2-year-old boy was safely recovered Thursday following a high-speed chase after being kidnapped in Kansas City, Kansas, according to police. Police responded about 11:30 a.m. to North 2...

 2020-10-23 00:13 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Kentucky governor calls on AG to release 'everything' from Breonna Taylor grand jury...

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear late Thursday called on the state attorney general to release "all information" related to the Breonna Taylor grand jury proceedings. The call came after a second anonymous grand juror issued a statement saying the panel...

 2020-10-22 23:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Daily coronavirus case numbers in the US are at levels not seen since the summer, and 14 states recently have set hospitalization records...

Daily coronavirus case numbers in the US are at levels not seen since the summer, and more than a dozen states set record highs for Covid-19 hospitalizations in the past week — yet more evidence, experts say, of a difficult fall and winter ahead. Th...

 2020-10-22 23:49 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Convalescent plasma did not reduce Covid-19 deaths or keep patients from severe illness in new study...

In a new study, convalescent plasma did not reduce deaths among Covid-19 patients or prevent moderate disease from becoming severe. The study, conducted in India and published in the medical journal the BMJ on Thursday, suggests that "as a potential t...

 2020-10-22 23:42 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Michael Jordan opens second medical clinic in Charlotte...

A second medical clinic funded by six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets majority owner Michael Jordan opened in the North Carolina city earlier this week. Three years after Jordan committed $7 million to Novant Health, two clinics are providing care...

 2020-10-22 23:39 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Pipe break sends thousands of gallons of water flooding Cahuenga Blvd. in Hollywood...

Click here for updates on this story Los Angeles (KCAL/KCBS) — A water main break sent water pouring onto Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood early Thursday morning, flooding a neighborhood and damaging properties. Just before 3 a.m., a 12-inch cast-iro...

 2020-10-22 23:38 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Walmart files lawsuit seeking to prove its pharmacists are not responsible for opioid crisis...

Walmart on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government asking a court to clarify that the company and its pharmacists were not responsible for the distribution of improper opioid prescriptions. The retailer said the suit is in response to thre...

 2020-10-22 23:24 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Uber drivers sue over alleged 'pressure' to vote, advocate for Prop 22...

For months, Uber drivers and passengers in California have received aggressive messaging in support of its controversial ballot initiative, Proposition 22. Now, some Uber drivers are suing, saying the company has "unlawfully" pressured them and ot...

 2020-10-22 23:24 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Russian hackers have stolen election data, US officials say...

Russian state-sponsored hackers have targeted state and local governments and in at least two instances have successfully stolen election data, US national security officials said Thursday. In addition, Iranian-based hackers appear intent on influencing a...

 2020-10-22 23:22 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Thursday's near-record heat, reviewing other fall and winter warm spells in mid-Missouri...

Today's near-record heat The official high at Columbia Regional Airport was 84. This was just shy of the record of 88 set back in 1899. Most of our feels like temperatures were pretty close to this today, though. Hot and steamy weather took off today ...

 2020-10-22 23:22 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Nearly 50 people contracted coronavirus after fellowship event at a small church in Maine...

Three people have been hospitalized with Covid-19 and 46 others have contracted the coronavirus after a fellowship event at a church in a small town in Maine, according to the state's top health official. A total of 49 cases have been linked to an out...

 2020-10-22 23:18 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

ICE plans to target undocumented immigrants who didn't voluntarily leave the US...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to launch an operation to find and deport undocumented immigrants who failed to voluntarily depart the United States despite previously committing to do so, according to a draft memo obtained by CNN. It's the ...

 2020-10-22 23:12 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

New RBG mural in Westport getting attention...

Click here for updates on this story Kansas City, MO (KMBC) — There is a new mural in Westport honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. "Just driving by and she grabbed our attention," said Linda Marks. "We were in th...

 2020-10-22 23:07 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Two Oklahoma men charged with maiming after illegal genital surgery...

Click here for updates on this story Le Flore, OK (KHBS/KHOG) — Two Oklahoma men are accused of maiming and desecrating a human member, among other charges, according to official law enforcement documents, after performing surgery on a man's gen...

 2020-10-22 22:33 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Man says deadly shooting of his two little brothers was 'Karma'...

Click here for updates on this story Trenton, NJ (KYW) — Police are investigating a tragedy in Trenton as two brothers were shot and killed in their own home. Police believe the home was targeted. Police are still trying to figure out who was the in...

 2020-10-22 22:31 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

A second Breonna Taylor grand juror says panel wasn't given a chance to consider homicide charges...

The Breonna Taylor grand jury was not given an opportunity to consider homicide charges in the case against police officers who served a no-knock warrant at her home the night she was killed, an anonymous member of the panel said Tuesday. The statement ca...

 2020-10-22 22:28 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Biden face off in second presidential debate...

Watch the second presidential debate live starting at 8 p.m. The post WATCH LIVE: Trump, Biden face off in second presidential debate appeared first on ABC17NEWS ....

 2020-10-22 22:14 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

70% of Americans support same-sex marriage — a new high — a new survey finds...

A new survey indicates there's been a sea change in public support for same-sex marriage. More than two-thirds of Americans support same-sex marriage — record-high numbers, according to the 2020 American Values Survey. In the survey, published t...

 2020-10-22 22:10 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Man 'encouraged to drink' by woman, tells police he woke up with no woman, no $9,000 in cash...

Click here for updates on this story Miami (WFOR) — A Georgia man is out of $9,000 in cash after a flirtatious bar encounter at a local casino ended up with him being drugged and his money taken by an unknown woman inside a Dania Beach hotel room. T...

 2020-10-22 22:02 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Homeowner brings class action lawsuit against Water Gremlin: 'They need to be held accountable'...

Click here for updates on this story Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) — A homeowner in White Bear Township is suing a manufacturing plant, alleging property damage. Water Gremlin has been at the center of controversy since early 2019, when it entered into a s...

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