Firefighters respond to fire at Columbia home

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department responded to reports of a structure fire in the 3300 block of Albany Court around 4:00 a.m. Saturday morning. According to firefighters, there were no visible flames when they arrived on scene. There was however light smoke coming from an electrical fire in an outlet behind a dryer. Firefighters said they did [...]


Suspect charged with robbery, kidnapping after home invasion

By: Daniel Perreault, Landon Burke & KOMU 8 Digital Staff COLUMBIA - Columbia Police arrested 57-year-old Charles Henry Hayes Jr. Friday morning on charges of armed criminal action, 2nd degree kidnapping, and 1st degree robbery. Police originally responded to a burglary on Morning Glory Drive at 9:14 p.m. on March 20th. According to a Columbia [...]