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Hannibal Elementary Student Arrested

Hannibal Elementary Student Arrested A Hannibal Elementary Student is in a juvenile detention facility after an arrest for a suspected burglary. According to Hannibal Police a surveillance was set up at the Oakwood Elementary school over the last couple of weeks due to a series of break-ins. After the arrest on Friday, officers searched the…Continue Reading

Columbia Police Identify Thirteen Year Old Killed in Shooting

Columbia Police Identify Thirteen Year Old Killed in Shooting Columbia Police are identifying a 13 year old who was shot and killed Saturday night. Police say the victim is Dajion Harris. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 4400 block of Rice Road at around 11:52 PM. Nineteen year old Cameron White…Continue Reading

Missing Children Out Of Saline County Found In Texas

Missing Children Out Of Saline County Found In Texas Three Saline County children abducted in 2017, are now in protective services after being found in Arlington, Texas. According to the U.S. Marshals Service the children were found on Thursday last week. In August of 2017, a warrant of parental kidnapping was issued for the arrest…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Man Shot In Torso

Jefferson City Man Shot In Torso Jefferson City Police are investigating an incident where a 21 year old man was shot early yesterday (Sunday) morning. Officers say it happened inside 712 Madison Street around 3 am. The victim was hit with gun fire several times in the lower torso, and was taken to a Columbia…Continue Reading

Thirteen Year Old Boy Fatally Shot In Columbia

Thirteen Year Old Boy Fatally Shot In Columbia A 19 year old Columbia man is facing charges of First Degree Murder after a fatal shooting of a 13 year old boy in the 4400 block of Rice Road on Saturday night. According to Columbia Police it happened just before midnight, and 19 year old Cameron…Continue Reading

SSM Audrain Nurse Recognized With Life Time Achievement Award

SSM Audrain Nurse Recognized With Life Time Achievement Award Tami Trabue, RN at SSM Audrain is being recognized with a lifetime achievement award. The DAISY Foundation is recognizing Trabue as the first nurse ever to receive the award. She began her career at the hospital in Mexico in 1978 in the medical surgery unit. And…Continue Reading

Mexico Man Arrested For Drugs After Traffic Stop In Columbia

Mexico Man Arrested For Drugs After Traffic Stop In Columbia A Mexico, Missouri man is facing several felony charges after a traffic stop in Columbia last (Thursday) night. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department says they stopped a vehicle around 5pm in the 1400 block of Range Line. The driver was identified as 46 year old…Continue Reading

Callaway County Public Forums On November Ballot Propositions

Callaway County Public Forums On November Ballot Propositions Two public forums are being planned for tonight (Thursday) by Callaway County officials to answer questions and educate residents about several propositions being put on the November ballot. Prop 1 would provide funding to increase the number of deputies on patrol, along with extra staff including correction…Continue Reading

Missouri Ranks Third In Highest Murder Rates In US

Missouri Ranks Third In Highest Murder Rates In US A new report is listing Missouri 3rd in the nation for murder rates. A study by Safewise looked at five years of FBI statistics from 2013 through 2017 and found the US averaged 4.9 homicides per every one hundred thousand people. States with the highest murder…Continue Reading

Two Arrests Made And Stolen Vehicle Recovered In Pike County

Two Arrests Made And Stolen Vehicle Recovered In Pike County Two men are facing charges after a stolen vehicle was recovered in Pike County. According to the Hannibal Police Department a citizen reported seeing the vehicle in the 1400 block of Market Street on Monday. Officers say they stopped 48 year old Patrick Niffen, of…Continue Reading

Governor Parson Launches Anti-Vaping Campaign

Governor Parson Launches Anti-Vaping Campaign Missouri Governor Mike Parson is announcing the launching of an anti-vaping campaign. Parson announced the new Clear the Air, executive order this (Tuesday) morning at a press conference in Jefferson City. The campaign will be coordinated by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the Department of Public Safety…Continue Reading

Small Earthquake In Southeast Missouri

Small Earthquake In Southeast Missouri A small earthquake in southeastern Missouri on Saturday is being reported. According to the U.S. Geological Survey the magnitude 3.0 earthquake happened just before 8 am and was centered at 2.7 miles southwest of Lilbourn. The New Madrid County Sheriff’s Office says there were no reports of injuries or damage.…Continue Reading

Centralia City Leaders Holding Public Safety Meeting

Centralia City Leaders Holding Public Safety Meeting Centralia city council will be holding a meeting tonight (Monday) to discuss public safety. The meeting comes after former Centralia Police Officer, Clint Baer is accused of communicating with an FBI agent trying to have sex with a minor over the internet. Baer was fired from the department…Continue Reading

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Maries County Fatal Car Crash

Man Charged With Drunk Driving In Maries County Fatal Car Crash Multiple charges are being brought against a man accused of drunk driving in a one car accident that killed one and injured another in Maries County over the weekend. According to the crash report Austin Bradley Edwards, was driving a 2003 Ford Mustang on…Continue Reading

Judy Baker Running For State Representative

Judy Baker Running For State Representative A former Democratic State Representative is announcing her candidacy for a seat in the State Senate. Judy Baker of Columbia said yesterday (Thursday) she is running in District 19, which represents Boone and Cooper counties. Baker served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2005 to 2009. If Baker…Continue Reading

Two Men Charged In Jefferson City Shots Fired Incident

Two Men Charged In Jefferson City Shots Fired Incident Two people are now charged after a shooting incident in Jefferson City on Wednesday morning. According to Jefferson City Police 27 year old Najee Jones was on foot in the 200 block of West Dunklin when he reportedly shot a gun at a vehicle driving through…Continue Reading

Auxvasse Residents Charged In Burglary And Assault

Auxvasse Residents Charged In Burglary And Assault Formal charges are now being brought against 2 Auvasse residents in connection with a burglary and an assault. The Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged 32 year old John Metheny, and 26 year old Ciera Conatser yesterday (Thursday) with First Degree Burglary and Misdemeanor Assault, Conatser also charged with…Continue Reading

Columbia House Hit With Gunfire

Columbia House Hit With Gunfire A shooting incident in Columbia early this (Thursday) morning is under investigation. According to reports from ABC 17, police blocked off Dove Drive at Elk Drive around 3:30 this (Thursday) morning. Multiple were detained for questioning, however no one was injured in the incident. The investigation is continuing.Continue Reading

Woman Accused In Death Of Young Boy Released From Jail

Woman Accused In Death Of Young Boy Released From Jail A woman facing charges in the death of a young boy in Jefferson City is now out of jail. According to the Cole County Sheriff’s Office, Quatavia Givens bonded out of jail yesterday (Wednesday) morning. A judge lowered her original bond of one hundred thousand…Continue Reading

Preparation Work For Rocheport Bridge Causing Delays For Motorists

Preparation Work For Rocheport Bridge Causing Delays For Motorists Motorists can expect more delays on I-70 in Rocheport today (Wednesday) as crews continue to work in preparation for the new bridge. One westbound lane of I-70 will be closed from 9 am until 5pm as crews continue to survey. Officials are asking motorists to slow…Continue Reading

Centralia Police Officer Charged In Pursuing Sex With Minor Case

Centralia Police Officer Charged In Pursuing Sex With Minor Case A Centralia police officer is now charged of pursuing sex with a minor. According to court documents 41 year old Clint Baer was charged in federal court yesterday (Tuesday) after contacting someone he thought was the mother of a 14 year old girl through a…Continue Reading

Cole County Libertarian Running For Missouri Governor

Cole County Libertarian Running For Missouri Governor A Cole County man is announcing a run for Governor in Missouri on the Libertarian ticket. Ric Combs made the announcement yesterday (Monday) and according to his website his platform will include cutting spending, slashing taxes and protecting private property. Combs is retired from the U.S. Air Force…Continue Reading

Columbia City Council Bans Conversion Therapy With Minors

Columbia City Council Bans Conversion Therapy With Minors Conversion therapy on children is now banned by the Columbia City Council. The conversion therapy is the practice of trying to change a person’s sexual orientation. An ordinance was passed last (Monday) night by the council that prohibits licensed professionals from practicing the therapy on people under…Continue Reading

Missouri Man Arraigned In Missing Wisconsin Brother Case

Missouri Man Arraigned In Missing Wisconsin Brother Case A Missouri man is pleading not guilty to charges of tampering with a vehicle rented by two missing Wisconsin brothers. Garland Nelson was in court yesterday (Monday) for an arraignment. He is accused of abandoning a rental truck used by Justin and Nick Diemel of Wisconsin. The…Continue Reading

Pulaski County Deputy Injured

Pulaski County Deputy Injured A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy is recovering from injuries following an altercation with a man yesterday (Sunday). According to a Facebook post from the department, a deputy found a disabled vehicle near the 21000 block of North Highway 133. When the deputy made contact with 3 people and tried to identify…Continue Reading

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Columbia

Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Columbia A Moberly man is dead after colliding with a car while riding his motorcycle in Columbia over the weekend. According to the Columbia Police Department it happened Saturday morning around 11:40 when 44 year old Michael Bousquet, was traveling North on Seventh Street, crossing the Business Loop and a motorcycle…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Disaster Recovery Spending Over Four Million Dollars

Jefferson City Disaster Recovery Spending Over Four Million Dollars Jefferson City is estimating they have spent over 4.2 million dollars in disaster recovery efforts after the tornado and flooding this past summer. A cost summary report was discussed at the Jefferson City Council meeting last (Monday) night. The tornado recovery spending is around 1.5 million…Continue Reading

Missouri Set For First Execution In Over Two and Half Years

Missouri Set For First Execution In Over Two and Half Years The first execution in Missouri in over 2/12 years is set to take place tonight(Tuesday). 51 year old Russell Bucklew was convicted of a 1996 murder and rape and in April the U.S. Supreme court gave the go-ahead for him to be executed. Bucklew…Continue Reading

Tyronn Lue Community Day Of Service

Tyronn Lue Community Day Of Service The annual Tyronn Lue Community Day of Service is taking play in Mexico today (Friday). The event honors the former NBA player and championship winning coach Lue in his hometown with community acts of service from local school children, business’s, churches, and civic organizations. This year marks the fourth…Continue Reading

Man In Federal Custody In Connection With Columbia Shooting Death

Man In Federal Custody In Connection With Columbia Shooting Death A man is now in custody, in connection with a shooting death in Columbia earlier this month. St. Louis County Police arrested 30 year old Javion Wallace-Lawhorn last (Thursday) night according to a Columbia Police Department news release. He is charged with Second-Degree Murder, Unlawful…Continue Reading

Holts Summit Shooting

Holts Summit Shooting A shooting in Holts Summit last (Thursday) night is under investigation. According to ABC 17 police told them they got a call of a man with a gunshot wound on North Summit Drive and Westar Drive. One person was taken into custody, however no other details are being released at this time.…Continue Reading

Mike Kehoe Seeking To Keep Lieutenant Governor’s Seat

Mike Kehoe Seeking To Keep Lieutenant Governor’s Seat Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe will run to keep his office in 2020. Kehoe made the announcement yesterday (Monday). He was appointed to the position by Governor Mike Parson. The Missouri Democratic Party, argued that the move violated the state constitution, who said voters should decide who…Continue Reading

Fulton Woman Indicted On First-Degree Murder Charges

Fulton Woman Indicted On First-Degree Murder Charges A Fulton woman is now indicted on first-degree murder charges. According to court documents Kalesha Peterson who was charged in March with second-degree murder, told police that she shot her boyfriend. Peterson and her boyfriend David Dalton were drinking and were apparently playing out the scene of a…Continue Reading

More Shots Fired In Columbia At Rice Road And McKee Street

More Shots Fired In Columbia At Rice Road And McKee Street More shots fired being reported in Columbia last (Monday) night in the area of Rice Road and McKee Street. It was near the scene of Sunday’s double homicide, however police are saying it is unclear if the 2 incidents are connected. Officers found evidence…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Man Hit By Truck Has Serious Injuries

Jefferson City Man Hit By Truck Has Serious Injuries A Jefferson City man is recovering from serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle Saturday night. According to the Jefferson City Police Department it happened just before 10 in the 1800 block of Southwest Boulevard. 29 year old Jordan Pfenenger walked out into traffic and…Continue Reading

Columbia Double Homicide Investigation

Columbia Double Homicide Investigation A double homicide from yesterday (Sunday) morning in Columbia is continuing to be investigated by police. Officers were dispatched to a report of a shots heard call around 3:10 yesterday (Sunday) morning in the area of McKee Street and Rice Road. Two people were found with gunshot wounds in the lawn…Continue Reading

Shots Fired Incident In Columbia’s Apple Tree Court

Shots Fired Incident In Columbia’s Apple Tree Court No injuries or property damage reported in a shots fired incident in Columbia last (Thursday) night. Police say it happened around 11:40 in the 250 block of Apple Tree Court. Officers found seven shell casings in the area. The investigation is continuing.Continue Reading

First Vaping Related Death Reported In Missouri

First Vaping Related Death Reported In Missouri The first confirmed vaping related death in Missouri is being reported by the Department of Health and Senior Services. In a news release yesterday (Thursday) the department says a Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis due to an illness associated with…Continue Reading

Lincoln University Campus Lock Down

Lincoln University Campus Lock Down Gunfire the cause of a lock down near the campus of the Lincoln University in Jefferson City yesterday (Wednesday). It happened just after noon, and Jefferson City Police say the shots were fired on Dunklin Street near campus, and some shell casings were found and the gunfire also damaged some…Continue Reading

Columbia Police Investigate Shooting Death

Columbia Police Investigate Shooting Death A man is dead after being shot multiple times in an apartment in Columbia yesterday (Wednesday). According to police it happened in the 3400 block of James Dale Road around 4 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. No one else was injured in the shootings. One person was detained at the scene, and…Continue Reading

Human Remains Found In Columbia Landfill

Human Remains Found In Columbia Landfill It is now being confirmed that human remains were found during a landfill search in Columbia yesterday (Wednesday) by police that are consistent with a woman who has been missing since 2006. Columbia Police held a press conference last (Wednesday) night and said during a continued dig at the…Continue Reading

Columbia Gas Station Robbery

Columbia Gas Station Robbery A robbery at the Columbia Midwest Petroleum on Nifong Boulevard early this (Wednesday) is being investigated. It happened around 4 this morning, and police say a person or persons got away with an undisclosed amount of money. Authorities are now going through security footage to see if a weapon was used…Continue Reading

Montgomery County Man Killed At St. Louis Construction Site

Montgomery County Man Killed At St. Louis Construction Site A Montgomery County man is dead after an accident at a construction site in suburban St. Louis yesterday (Tuesday) morning. According to reports from the St. Louis Post Distpatch a crane struck 35 year old Shawn Pritchett in Shrewbury as crews were working on a nearly…Continue Reading