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Historic Hurricane Drought

U.S. experiencing historic drought in major hurricanes

It's been nearly 11 years since a major hurricane has made landfall in the U.S.

Hookah lounge in Jefferson City getting complaints

Residents in downtown Jefferson City upset with new business

Several residents and businesses on High street and Lafayette street are upset with a new business in town, after they witnessed people urinating and littering in the street.

Lockdown lifted at three Columbia schools after a shooting near downtown

ABC 17 News has reporters at the scene of a gunshot victim Tuesday afternoon. ABC 17 News confirmed Hickman High School, Jefferson Middle School and Ridgeway Elementary were all put on lock down as a precaution before the alert was lifted around 1:40 p.m.

One dead after Camden County fire

Person of interest, missing vehicle found in Camden County double homicide investigation

UPDATE 8/30:  Camden County detectives say they have located the person of interest in an arson/homicide investigation.

Students and state leaders respond to UM System President

University of Missouri to hold forum on new free speech policy recommendations

MU interim chancellor Hank Foley will lead a campus-wide public forum Tuesday to discuss new recommendations on how public spaces should be regulated on campus.

Update: Police still investigating intoxication in wrong way crash

UPDATE 8/30: University Hospital staff tells ABC 17 News Roger Dickey, the wrong way driver remains hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday. They say both the passenger in Dickey's vehicle and the driver who was hit head-on are now in fair condition.

Update: Endangered person advisory cancelled after missing teen found safe

UPDATE 8/30: The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department has cancelled an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing Sikeston teen.

Fulton Lock Down

Update: Police monitoring Fulton schools after threat Monday, schools not on lock down

UPDATE 8/30: Fulton Police say they will continue to monitor Fulton schools Tuesday. They say they will continue to monitor the schools over the next two days.

I70 Drive SE Crash

Traffic Alert: Rollover crash involving a semi blocking I-70 Dr. Southeast

UPDATE 8:30 am:  Crews have cleared the semi off the roadway and I-70 Drive Southeast is back open.

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Sedalia man pleads guilty to child porn charge

A mid-Missouri pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to possessing child pornography.

Marco Rubio announcement

Marco Rubio wins Florida Senate GOP primary, CNN projects

Sen. Marco Rubio will win the Florida GOP Senate primary, according to a CNN projection Tuesday night.

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