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Hy-Vee Data Incident

Hy-Vee Data Incident Hy-Vee is investigating a possible data incident in its payment processing systems. The company released a statement yesterday (Wednesday) and says the security incident is focused on transactions at some fuel pumps, drive thru coffee shops and restaurants that Hy-Vee operates. The company says the investigation is in its initial stage, and…Continue Reading

Fulton Schools Hold Special Session Meeting About Renovations

Fulton Schools Hold Special Session Meeting About Renovations The Fulton School District is continuing to look at options for upgrading each of their buildings and possibly building more classrooms. A special session meeting was held last (Wednesday) night where architects presented plans for the district that is estimated to cost around twenty six million dollars.…Continue Reading

Abortion Rights Advocates Can Begin Collecting Signatures

Abortion Rights Advocates Can Begin Collecting Signatures Abortion rights advocates can now start collecting signatures to get a public vote on a new law restricting abortions in Missouri. The states top election official Republican Jay Ashcroft made the decision yesterday (Wednesday). It leaves two weeks to collect about one hundred thousand signatures. The law would…Continue Reading

Settlement Approved In Wrongful Death Lawsuit Of Howard County Boy

Settlement Approved In Wrongful Death Lawsuit Of Howard County Boy A settlement is now approved in a wrongful death lawsuit of a Howard County boy who took his life due to bullying at school and work. Boone County Judge Jeff Harris ruled Monday the settlement between the mother of Kenneth Suttner and the Glasgow School…Continue Reading

Columbia Man Arrested After Hitting Playground Equipment With Vehicle

Columbia Man Arrested After Hitting Playground Equipment With Vehicle A Columbia man is facing multiple charges after an arrest yesterday (Tuesday) where he is accused taking police on a vehicle and foot chase and hitting some playground equipment. According to police an officer saw a vehicle with no front license plate, and tried a traffic…Continue Reading

Body Found In Saline County Lake

Body Found In Saline County Lake An investigation is ongoing in Saline County after a body was found in a lake yesterday (Tuesday). A local conservation agent told the Saline County Sheriff’s Office that area staff found property belonging to a missing person from Kansas City on the bank of Blind Pony Lake. Deputies say…Continue Reading

Fulton Woman Arrested After Found Hiding In Attic

Fulton Woman Arrested After Found Hiding In Attic A Fulton woman is in the Callaway County Jail after an arrest yesterday (Monday) morning for a stolen vehicle. Fulton Police say they took a report of the stolen vehicle and a short time later found it parked in front of a house on Singer Lane. Officers…Continue Reading

Two Injured In Osage County Crash

Two Injured In Osage County Crash A Fulton woman is seriously injured following a car crash on Old Highway 50 in Osage County Sunday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident happened when 47 year old Melissa Love fell asleep at the wheel and the vehicle went down an embankment, striking several trees.…Continue Reading

Scott’s Corner Roundabout To Open Friday

Scott’s Corner Roundabout To Open Friday The newly constructed rural roundabout located at Scott’s Corner is set to open on Friday. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, rural roundabouts have shown an 82 percent reduction in severe crashes. The roundabout’s purpose is to slow drivers down on a higher speed highway. MoDOT worked with…Continue Reading

Residential Electrical Fire In Mexico

Residential Electrical Fire In Mexico A power line coming into a home is to blame for an electrical fire at a house in Mexico. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 9:14 on Friday morning in the 1000 block of Michigan. Contractors had been working on a house when the power line came into…Continue Reading

Identity Of Man Killed During Police Shoot Out Being Released

Identity Of Man Killed During Police Shoot Out Being Released The identity of a man killed in a police pursuit yesterday (Thursday) afternoon is being released. According to the authorities it was 41 year old Christopher A. Morris of Jefferson City. The pursuit ended in Callaway County on Highway 54, north of New Bloomfield after…Continue Reading

Fatality Accident Involving Tractor Trailer Near Boonville

Fatality Accident Involving Tractor Trailer Near Boonville One person is dead after a crash involving three semi trucks on I-70 near Boonville this (Friday) morning. According to reports it happened around 4 this (Friday) morning near mile marker 98. The highway patrol says one of the trucks was rear ended, breaching it trailer that was…Continue Reading

California, Missouri Man Dies In Cooper County Accident

California, Missouri Man Dies In Cooper County Accident A California, Missouri man is dead after an accident in Cooper County last night (Tuesday) involving a Bobcat. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened at California Drive about 242 feet south of Route H. 20 year old Dylan R. Kramel was a passenger in the…Continue Reading

Columbia Police Search For Body Of Woman Missing Since 2006

Columbia Police Search For Body Of Woman Missing Since 2006 A search for the body of a woman reported missing in 2006 is ongoing by Columbia Police. Investigators say they are sifting through a landfill in Northeast Columbia for the body of Megan Schultz. This comes after her former husband, Keith Comfort, reportedly confessed to…Continue Reading

Champ Clark Bridge Opened In Louisiana

Champ Clark Bridge Opened In Louisiana The new Champ Clark Bridge in Louisiana is now open. A dedication for the new forty four foot wide spanned bridge over the Mississippi River took place on Saturday night. Although some minor roadwork still needs to be done, it opened three months ahead of schedule. The former Champ…Continue Reading

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Accepting Applications For Medical Marijuana Facilities

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Accepting Applications For Medical Marijuana Facilities Applications for medical marijuana facilities are being accepted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The department started accepting the applications on Saturday, and will continue the process until August 17th at 11:59 PM. All applications must be filled out…Continue Reading

Missouri Tax Free Weekend

Missouri Tax Free Weekend Missouri’s tax free weekend will start tonight (Friday) at midnight and run until Sunday night at 11:59. It is an opportunity for people to stock up on school supplies, like clothing, computers and other items as defined by the Missouri state statute, with an exemption from sales tax for the weekend.…Continue Reading

Vandalia Man Serious Injuries In Pike County Accident

Vandalia Man Serious Injuries In Pike County Accident A Vandalia man with serious injuries after a one car accident in Pike County last (Thursday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 10:30 on US-61 southbound south of Route OO. 26 year old Steven G. Houchins went off the road and overturned in…Continue Reading

Callaway County Officials Implementing Audit Recommendations

Callaway County Officials Implementing Audit Recommendations Callaway County officials are taking steps to protect themselves from embezzlement. A follow up report from Missouri State Auditor Nicole Gallway released today (Thursday) says Callaway County officials have implemented 7 recommendations out of 13 areas of concern, and another five were in progress. Galloway conducted an audit after…Continue Reading

Two Men Arrested For Drugs During Traffic Stop In Audrain County

Two Men Arrested For Drugs During Traffic Stop In Audrain County Two men are facing drug related charges after stop in Audrain County last (Wednesday) night. According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office a K-9 unit stopped a vehicle just before 10 in the 9000 block of Missouri Highway 19 after they found an equipment…Continue Reading

Human Remains Found On Clinton, County Farm

Human Remains Found On Clinton, County Farm Authorities are trying to identify human remains found yesterday (Wednesday) on a farm in Clinton, County during a search for 2 missing Wisconsin brothers. The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office says the remains were found on a farm near Braymer. No cause of death has been determined. The discovery…Continue Reading

Missouri State Representative Roeber Passes Away

Missouri State Representative Roeber Passes Away Missouri State Representative Rebecca Roeber is dead at the age of 61. Missouri House communications confirmed that Roeber passed away yesterday (Tuesday). She suffered serious injuries in a Morgan County car crash on March 25th. Only a month ago, Roeber announced her reelection candidacy on Facebook from her rehabilitation…Continue Reading

Three Charged With Child Sex Crimes In Moberly

Three Charged With Child Sex Crimes In Moberly A Randolph County man is charged with child molestation after a search warrant was executed near the intersection of Kehoe and Kennedy in Moberly on Monday. The Moberly Police Department reports they arrested 56 year-old Steven Sartain. He is charged with 2 counts of third degree child…Continue Reading

Woman Charged With Animal Abuse After Incident At Mexico Pet Store

Woman Charged With Animal Abuse After Incident At Mexico Pet Store A woman in Audrain County is being charged with animal abuse after an incident at a Mexico pet store. According to court records Taylor Stout is being charged after an incident on July 8th, at Downtown Pet Stop. The probable cause statement says the…Continue Reading

Columbia Police Identify Body Found At Furniture Row

Columbia Police Identify Body Found At Furniture Row The dead body found yesterday (Monday) morning in Columbia is being identified as a Kirksville man by police. The Columbia Police Department say the body found in the parking lot of Furniture Row at 1802 Lake Ridgeway Road was that of 42 year old Ryan S. Berry.…Continue Reading

Man and Woman Arrested During Moberly Traffic Stop

Man and Woman Arrested During Moberly Traffic Stop A man and woman are facing charges after a traffic stop in Moberly on Friday night. According to police a stop was made near Hagood Street and Franklin Street after the driver was recognized by an officer. John Hunt was arrested for his existing Parole Absconder warrant.…Continue Reading

Man Charged In Connection To Maries County Restaurant Robbery

Man Charged In Connection To Maries County Restaurant Robbery A man is now charged in connection to a violent robbery caught on camera at a Maries County restaurant that happened earlier this month. Prosecutors charged 30 year old Benjamin Tolliver with First Degree Robbery, First Degree Armed Criminal Action, Stealing and First Degree Assault. The…Continue Reading

Tipton Teen Dies In Cooper County Accident

Tipton Teen Dies In Cooper County Accident A Tipton teen is dead after crashing her car into a tree last (Wednesday) night in Cooper County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 5 pm on Route H just east of Route of AA. 18 year old Lindsey N. Woodall is said to have…Continue Reading

Three Boonville Firefighters Injured Where Building Collapsed

Three Boonville Firefighters Injured Where Building Collapsed Three Boonville firefighters are recovering from injuries they suffered while battling a blaze last (Wednesday) night. The fire happened just before 8 and caused a building in Boonville on Main and Chestnut to collapse. According to a spokesperson from the Boonville Fire Department 2 of the firefighters were…Continue Reading

Mexico Teens Accused Of Fatal Shooting In Court On Thursday

Mexico Teens Accused Of Fatal Shooting In Court On Thursday Two teens accused in the fatal shooting of Tajuan Williams in Mexico in February are scheduled to make an appearance in Audrain County court on Thursday. Demetric Dorsey and Trebion Dorsey are both charged with second degree murder, first degree assault, armed criminal action and…Continue Reading

Formal Charges Brought Against Men In Moberly Walmart Electronics Theft

Formal Charges Brought Against Men In Moberly Walmart Electronics Theft Charges are now brought against three men after a burglary of the Moberly Walmart where over forty thousand dollars of electronics were taken. Law enforcement says Derek Benton, Christopher Davis and Michael Strickland are all charged with First-Degree Burglary, Stealing of twenty five thousand dollars…Continue Reading

Emergency Disaster Preparedness Exercise At Columbia’s Hearnes Center

Emergency Disaster Preparedness Exercise At Columbia’s Hearnes Center An emergency disaster preparedness exercise will be taking place at the Hearnes Center on MU’s campus starting today (Tuesday). The exercises will have local state and federal agencies practice receiving evacuees as the result of a nuclear incident at the Callaway Energy Center close to Fulton. The…Continue Reading

Eighty Million Dollars In Grant Money Awarded To Replace Rocheport Bridge

Eighty Million Dollars In Grant Money Awarded To Replace Rocheport Bridge Over eighty one million dollars in grant money is being awarded to the Missouri Department of Transportation to replace the Rocheport Bridge. The grant money will come from an Infrastructure For Rebuilding America fund through the federal Department of Transportation. In March, inspectors said…Continue Reading

New Charges Brought Against Audrain County Inmate Accused Of Murder

New Charges Brought Against Audrain County Inmate Accused Of Murder New charges are being brought against an Audrain County inmate accused of killing another man while in the jail last month. Prosecutors have now charged 27 year old Ryan Wade Blair with 2 counts of assault and endangering a correctional officer. Blair was charged with…Continue Reading

Strong Winds Cause Plane Crash At Jefferson City Airport

Strong Winds Cause Plane Crash At Jefferson City Airport Strong winds are to blame for an airplane crash at the Jefferson City Airport over the weekend. It happened on Saturday morning just after 11. The Jefferson City Fire Department found the single engine aircraft at 500 Airport Road on its top 10 feet off the…Continue Reading

Bullet Casings Found In Child’s Bedroom In Columbia

Bullet Casings Found In Child’s Bedroom In Columbia A shots fired incident in Columbia early yesterday (Sunday) morning is under investigation. According to Columbia Police it happened just after 3 am and 32 shell casings were found in the 200 block of Apple Tree Court. Officers say they found damage to a vehicle that was…Continue Reading

Fulton Schools Looking At Renovations For Elementary Schools

Fulton Schools Looking At Renovations For Elementary Schools The Fulton Board of Education is looking at renovations as an alternative to building a new elementary school. The board members went over several different options this week to balance the school district. One option talked about last year was building a new elementary school, however now…Continue Reading

MODOT Holds Meeting on I-70 Bridge at Rocheport

MODOT Holds Meeting on I-70 Bridge at Rocheport Missouri Department of Transportation engineers are telling the public that the bridge span for the I-70 bridge at Rocehport is in poor condition. The first of many informational meetings about the bridge took place yesterday (Thursday) at the Les Bourgeois Winery in Rocheport. MODOT representatives say the…Continue Reading

Center Police Chief Turns In Resignation

Center Police Chief Turns In Resignation The Center, Missouri police chief is resigning effective immediately. According to reports from the Hannibal Courier Post Center Police Chief David Ray submitted his letter of resignation yesterday (Thursday). The letter comes after a month long campaign by 2 aldermen to fire Ray. The move was overturned because it…Continue Reading

Cause Of Semi Truck Fire At Mexico Wal-Mart Unknown

Cause Of Semi Truck Fire At Mexico Wal-Mart Unknown The cause of a semi-truck fire in the Mexico Wal-Mart yesterday (Wednesday) is unknown. Mexico Public Safety went to the incident around 3:30 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon and found the semi that was hauling hay completely engulfed in flames. The driver reportedly heard a pop while driving,…Continue Reading

Boone County Fair Opening Day

Boone County Fair Opening Day The opening day of the annual Boone County Fair starts today (Tuesday) in Sturgeon. Fair-goers will have to deal with extreme heat as an excessive heat watch is in effect for the area until Saturday. Boone County Fire Protection District will have people on site at the fair to deal…Continue Reading

Bayer Moving Five Hundred Jobs To St. Louis Area

Bayer Moving Five Hundred Jobs To St. Louis Area Over 500 jobs are moving from North Carolina to St. Louis. Governor Mike Parson announced yesterday (Tuesday) that the Bayer Company is closing its crop science division headquarters in North Carolina and moving the jobs to Creve Coeur. Bayer will get over forty four million dollars…Continue Reading

Multi County Chase And Arrest

Multi County Chase And Arrest A St. Peters man is facing several charges after taking authorities across multiple counties during a chase in a stolen vehicle. According to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department it happened on Monday night at County Road 211 and US Highway 54 intersection in Kingdom City. Deputies say they tried to…Continue Reading