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No Charges To Be Filed Against MU Defensive End Tre Williams

No Charges To Be Filed Against MU Defensive End Tre Williams No charges will be brought against Mizzou defensive end Tre Williams for a domestic incident earlier this week according to a report from the Columbia Missourian. The former Rock Bridge Bruin standout was arrested on Sunday morning on suspicion of Second-Degree Domestic Assault. Police…Continue Reading

Man Dies of Gunshot Wound in Jefferson City

Man Dies of Gunshot Wound in Jefferson City A man is dead after being shot last (Tuesday) night and Jefferson City Police are investigating. Officers say they received a call just before 9:30 about a weapons offense in the 200 block of Dawson Street. A gray Cadillac was seen and stopped at Highway 50 and…Continue Reading

Common Scams To Avoid During Holiday Shopping Season

Common Scams To Avoid During Holiday Shopping Season Consumers are being reminded to stay alert during the holiday season and avoid falling prey to scams that to try to take advantage of careless or overburdened shoppers. The Better Business Bureau reports five common scams include online shopping, online ads for hot toys and gadgets, identity…Continue Reading

SSM Health and University Health Care To Hold Three Public Forums

SSM Health and University Health Care To Hold Three Public Forums SSM Health and University of Missouri Health Care will host a series of open forums this week about the future of health care in Mid Missouri. The two health systems announced in August they signed a Letter of Intent to transfer ownership of St.…Continue Reading

Four Arrested In Fulton Assault With Machete and Brass Knuckles

Four Arrested In Fulton Assault With Machete and Brass Knuckles Four people in Fulton are facing multiple charges after being arrested for an assault that involved a machete and brass knuckles. According to the Fulton Police Department it happened early yesterday (Sunday) morning at 823 Grand Street. Police arrested 21 year old James Collins, 22…Continue Reading

Columbia Man Arrested In Steak’n Shake Shots Fired Incident

Columbia Man Arrested In Steak’n Shake Shots Fired Incident A Columbia man is in the Boone County Jail after an arrest for firing a shot inside of the Steak’n Shake on West Worley Street in Columbia. Police it happened close to 1 am yesterday (Sunday) morning and when officers arrived the suspect later identified as…Continue Reading

MU Research With Major Cancer Breakthrough

MU Research With Major Cancer Breakthrough University of Missouri Researchers are claiming a major breakthrough in cancer research. The researchers say they have found an enzyme in the body that helps tumors grow, and hope this will lead to learning how to treat cancer. The enzyme researched allows tumor cells to tunnel through collagen and…Continue Reading

MU Head Football Coach Odom Pay Raise and Contract Extension

MU Head Football Coach Odom Pay Raise and Contract Extension Mizzou Head Football Coach Barry Odom is getting an increase in his salary and a contract extension. The MU Board of Curators approved a six hundred thousand dollar increase to Odom’s annual salary effective January 1st, 2019 and an enhanced incentive package for academic and…Continue Reading

Valuable Dropped In Jefferson City Salvation Army Kettle

Valuable Dropped In Jefferson City Salvation Army Kettle The Jefferson City Salvation Army is reporting someone left a rare gold coin in one their Red Kettles earlier this week. According to a spokesperson for the Salvation Army the coin is an un-circulated 1998 American Eagle One ounce Gold Proof coin, currently valued at around $1300.…Continue Reading

New Bloomfield Police Contract With Holt’s Summit Expiring Soon

New Bloomfield Police Contract With Holt’s Summit Expiring Soon Police coverage for New Bloomfield in the future is unknown at this time. An agreement that is now in place between New Bloomfield and Holt’s Summit for police services is set to expire at the end of this (December) month. Holts Summit took over policing New…Continue Reading

Minor Damage With No Injuries In Mexico Sydenstrickers Fire

Minor Damage With No Injuries In Mexico Sydenstrickers Fire A fire at Sydenstrickers in Mexico last (Wednesday) night causes only minor smoke damage. The official details of the fire have not yet been released however according to some FaceBook Posts a tractor caught fire in the shop and firefighters quickly responded to the business at…Continue Reading

Rolla Police Search For Murder Suspects

Rolla Police Search For Murder Suspects Authorities in Rolla are asking for the public’s help in finding murder suspects considered to be armed and dangerous. 29 year old Brooke Buddemeyer and 36 year old Aaron Lewis are wanted in connection with the death of Jessie Robins who was found dead in Bland. The pair have…Continue Reading

Mexico Man Arrested For Drugs Following Traffic Stop

Mexico Man Arrested For Drugs Following Traffic Stop A Mexico man is facing charges following a traffic stop and arrest for drugs. According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office it happened yesterday (Tuesday) morning at 11:47 when a deputy observed 28 year old Tyrek DeShawn Williams driving a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner…Continue Reading

Shots Fired Into Cole County Apartment Building

Shots Fired Into Cole County Apartment Building The Cole County Sheriff’s Office is trying to figure who is responsible for firing shots into a second story apartment building last (Tuesday) night. According to the department people were inside at the time of the incident on Collier Lane last (Tuesday) night however no one was injured.…Continue Reading

Bowling Green Man Killed In Pike County Accident

Bowling Green Man Killed In Pike County Accident A Bowling Green man has lost his life after a one car accident in Pike County yesterday (Tuesday). The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened just after midnight yesterday (Tuesday) on US Highway 54 West of US Highway 61. A vehicle began to slide on an ice…Continue Reading

President Trump and Acting Attorney General In Missouri This Week

President Trump and Acting Attorney General In Missouri This Week President Trump and his Acting Attorney general Matthew Whitaker are slated to speak at a conference on crime in Kansas City this week. According to the White House Trump and Whitaker will speak Friday at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference. Hundreds of law…Continue Reading

Warren County R-III School Board Sets Policy On Nepotism

Warren County R-III School Board Sets Policy On Nepotism The Warren County R-III School Board now has a policy in place related to nepotism and favoritism in connection with hiring and management within the school district. According to recent comments made by School Board President John Clinger it’s always been a criticism in the community…Continue Reading

Mexico’s Little Dixie Fire Chief Ken Hoover To Retire

Mexico’s Little Dixie Fire Chief Ken Hoover To Retire Long time Little Dixie Fire Chief Kenneth Hoover is announcing his retirement. Chief Hoover made his announcement on Saturday night during the 42nd Annual Christmas Award Banquet for Little Dixie Firefighters. He says he started with Little Dixie on June 1st, 1974 and was appointed fire…Continue Reading

Public Forum On Sell of Mexico SSM-Audrain To MU Healthcare

Public Forum On Sell of Mexico SSM-Audrain To MU Healthcare MU Health Officials will be in Mexico on December 12th to answer questions of the potential sell of the SSM Audrain Hospital. Mexico Mayor Chris Miller says the forum is for anyone who wants to know about the sell. The event is being sponsored by…Continue Reading

Holts Summit Man Arrested For Child Sex Crimes

Holts Summit Man Arrested For Child Sex Crimes A Holts Summit man is now facing child sex crimes after an extensive criminal investigation at a Holts Summit area residence. According to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office 36 year old Ryan White is charged with First Degree, Second Degree and Fourth Degree Child Molestation, along with…Continue Reading

Columbia Arrested In Connection With Shots Fired At Funeral

Columbia Arrested In Connection With Shots Fired At Funeral A Columbia man is facing charges after an arrest where shots were fired at a funeral. Columbia Police arrested 18 year old John Kenneth Cosey Jr. for Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Armed Criminal Action. Police went to the Christian Fellowship Church on Saturday shortly…Continue Reading

Benton City Woman Sentenced To Four Years in Prison

Benton City Woman Sentenced To Four Years in Prison A Benton City woman gets a four year prison sentence after having her probation revoked by a Callaway County Judge. According to court documents 36 year old Renea Nicole Hill was sentenced on charges of Second Degree Burglary, and Possession of Methamphetamine with the intent to…Continue Reading

Audrain County Deputy Recovering From Injuries After Patrol Car is Rear Ended

Audrain County Deputy Recovering From Injuries After Patrol Car is Rear Ended An Audrain County deputy is recovering after being rear ended in his patrol vehicle yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department it happened on eastbound Highway 54 in Vandalia around 4:50 yesterday (Thursday) evening. Deputy Justin Landis had stopped to…Continue Reading

Report Shows Seven Hundred Million Dollars in MU Facility Needs

Report Shows Seven Hundred Million Dollars in MU Facility Needs A new report is showing the University of Missouri has over seven hundred million dollars in facilities needs. The report from the Missouri Department of Higher Education also says more than 40 percent of education and general building on the University’s campus has not been…Continue Reading

Fired Ruled Accidental At Fulton Duplex

Fired Ruled Accidental At Fulton Duplex No injuries in a Fulton Duplex fire last (Wednesday) night. It happened just after 11:30 at 212/214 East 6th Street. Crews located an active fire in the attic of the structure and were able to bring the fire under control in approximately one hour. One person was at the…Continue Reading

Boone County Commissioner Suggests Merger Between Sheriff’s Office and County Police Departments

Boone County Commissioner Suggests Merger Between Sheriff’s Office and County Police Departments A possible merger of the Boone County Sheriff’s Department with police departments in the county, including the city of Columbia is being suggested. Boone County’s presiding commissioner Dan Atwill suggested the merger yesterday (Wednesday) at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast event that focused…Continue Reading

Audrain County Homeless Shelter To Open Early This Year

Audrain County Homeless Shelter To Open Early This Year The Emergency winter shelter for Audrain County known as Room at the Inn will be opening early this year. Due to cold temperatures earlier than expected the decision has been made to open the Shelter this Saturday, December 1st at Refuge Ministries, located at 1004 West…Continue Reading

Three Injured in Callaway County Accident

Three Injured in Callaway County Accident Three people have injuries after an accident in Callaway County yesterday (Tuesday). According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol it happened on U.S. 63 Southbound just north of Nichols Road. The driver 28 year old Chelsea N. Steele of Jefferson City went off the road and overcorrected, sliding sideways…Continue Reading

Missouri Attorney General Requests Records From Catholic Dioceses

Missouri Attorney General Requests Records From Catholic Dioceses The Missouri Attorney General’s Office is asking for court orders for the Catholic dioceses to turn over records in connection with an investigation into possible clergy abuse. In a statement from the Attorney General’s Office yesterday (Tuesday) they want personnel records, and records relating to allegations of…Continue Reading

Three Trials In Carl DeBrodie Case Delayed

Three Trials In Carl DeBrodie Case Delayed Three trials in connection with the Carl Debrodie case are being pushed back. DeBrodie is the developmentally disabled man who went missing from a group home in Fulton and was found encased in concrete in April of 2017. According to Missouri Casenet, Anthony R. Flores who had a…Continue Reading

Columbia City Council Holding Special Meeting on Matthes’ Resignation

Columbia City Council Holding Special Meeting on Matthes’ Resignation The Columbia City Council will hold a special meeting today (Monday) to discuss former city manager Mike Matthes’ resignation. The meeting will start at noon, with the first part closed to the public. The council will talk about Matthes’ performance as city manager. The council will…Continue Reading

Homicide Investigation Continues in Boone County

Homicide Investigation Continues in Boone County A homicide investigation is continuing in Boone County after a 24 year old woman was found dead at a house over the weekend. According to authorities Ahmonta Harris was found dead from gun shots at a residence at the 5700 block of Limoges Drive around 11:15 Saturday night. No…Continue Reading

Over One Thousand Lose Power On Columbia’s West Side

Over One Thousand Lose Power On Columbia’s West Side Over one thousand customers of Columbia Water and Light had no power during the snow storm last (Sunday) night. According to the Columbia Water and Light Outage map 1,424 customers lost power around 11 last (Sunday) night, mostly on the west side of Columbia. The exact…Continue Reading

Extra Police Presence On Highways For Holiday Travel

Extra Police Presence On Highways For Holiday Travel Extra troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol will be taking to the roads starting today (Wednesday) and running through Sunday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Troopers are participating in Operation C.A.R.E. which stands for Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort. The patrol will heavily target violations such as…Continue Reading

Miller County Sex Offender Investigation Leads to Twelve Arrests

Miller County Sex Offender Investigation Leads to Twelve Arrests Over twelve arrests are now made in Miller County as a result of a recent large scale investigation that involved sex offenders registered in the county. The Miller County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Marshals Service, and Lake Ozark Police conducted the investigation on November 14th…Continue Reading

Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes Resigns

Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes Resigns Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes will be resigning effective at the end of today (Wednesday). He tendered his resignation in a one line email to the city council yesterday (Tuesday). Per a severance agreement Matthes would be paid one hundred seventy nine thousand, six hundred fifty two dollars and…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Teen Identified As Victim of Fatal Shooting

Jefferson City Teen Identified As Victim of Fatal Shooting The victim of a homicide in Jefferson City on Monday night is being identified. Jefferson City Police say 19 year old Nilez R. Nichols of Jefferson City died in the 1900 block of Stadium Boulevard. Witnesses have reported they saw three men running away from the…Continue Reading

Mexico Woman With Moderate Injuries In One Car Accident

Mexico Woman With Moderate Injuries In One Car Accident A Mexico woman has moderate injuries after an accident in Audrain County yesterday (Monday) afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened on Missouri 22 east of Audrain Road 233 when 44 year old Misty L. Brewer crossed the centerline, went off the the road hit…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Police Investigate Two Separate Shootings

Jefferson City Police Investigate Two Separate Shootings Jefferson City Police are currently investigating two separate shootings from last (Monday) night and early this (Tuesday) morning. Police say around 6:08 last (Monday) night they received several calls of a person being shot in the 1900 block of Stadium Boulevard. The victim was a 19 year old…Continue Reading

Fulton Man Arrested For Trying To Burglarize Same Apartment Two Times

Fulton Man Arrested For Trying To Burglarize Same Apartment Two Times A Fulton man is in the Callaway County Jail after an arrest for allegedly trying to burglarize the same residence twice. Fulton Police report it happened last (Monday) night around 11:40 at 2515 Noth Business 54. Officers say 29 year old Bradley L. Foutes…Continue Reading

Fulton Man Takes Authorities On High Speed Chase

Fulton Man Takes Authorities On High Speed Chase A Fulton man is in the Callaway County Jail after taking police on a car chase that reached speeds of 115 miles per hour. The Callaway County Sheriff’s Department reports deputies spotted 21 year old Wendell Steward Jr., driving on Business 54 near Glover Street in Fulton…Continue Reading