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Autopsy Conducted On Lake Ozarks Couple Completed

Autopsy Conducted On Lake Ozarks Couple Completed It will take several weeks to find out the results of an autopsy conducted on a Lake Ozark couple yesterday (Wednesday). Deputies found 41 year old Anand Torres and 29 year old Kourtney Torres dead at their Camden County home on Sunday. Autopsies took place at the Southwest…Continue Reading

New Columbia Deputy City Manager Announced

New Columbia Deputy City Manager Announced A new deputy city manager in Columbia is being announced. Columbia City manager John Glaascock named De’Carlon Seewood to the position yesterday (Tuesday). Seewood will officially begin on Monday, November 18th. He was most recently the city manager for Ferguson, where he started in 2015. He will be paid…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Fire Department Assists In Car Slide Off

Jefferson City Fire Department Assists In Car Slide Off Jefferson City Fire Department reports helping 2 passengers who crashed a vehicle on its side near the fire station last (Tuesday) night. The department posted on Facebook that a personal vehicle was found near the fire station’s front yard around 6:30. One of the passengers had…Continue Reading

One Injured In Columbia City Bus Accident

One Injured In Columbia City Bus Accident A person is recovering from minor injuries after a Columbia city bus slid on a patch of ice yesterday (Tuesday) morning. According to Columbia Police it happened on Brown Station Road near Waco Road when a GO COMO bus slid off around 7:15 am. Three passengers were on…Continue Reading

Man Drowns In Lake Of The Ozarks

Man Drowns In Lake Of The Ozarks The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting a man drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks. According to the drowning report, 75 year old Calvin Hunnius of Sunrise Beach was found floating face down in the water at around 6:00 last night at the 39 mile marker of…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Apartment Fire Starts In Kitchen

Jefferson City Apartment Fire Starts In Kitchen An fire that started in the kitchen is to blame for damage to a Jefferson City Apartment building last (Monday) night. According to Jefferson City Fire Department it happened a little after 5 in the 2500 block of Southridge Drive. Smoke had to be removed from 3 other…Continue Reading

Elledge Bond Reduction Denied

Elledge Bond Reduction Denied A Boone County judge is issuing an order this (Tuesday) morning denying bond reduction for a man suspected in the disappearance of his wife. 24 year old, Joseph Elledge, will remain in jail on a five hundred thousand dollar bond. He is charged with child abuse, and is a prime suspect…Continue Reading

Hubbell Power Systems Employees In Centralia Form Informational Pickett Line

Hubbell Power Systems Employees In Centralia Form Informational Pickett Line An informational picket line formed by several Hubbell Power Systems employees in Centralia yesterday (Thursday), as the union is currently in negotiations over contracts. Picketers held signs up that read hands off our pensions, and employees chanted on the sidewalk. According to a spokesperson from…Continue Reading

Higbee Man Dies In One Car Accident

Higbee Man Dies In One Car Accident A Higbee man is dead after a one car accident in Moberly yesterday (Thursday) morning. According to Moberly Police it happened in the 1800 block of South Morely. 60 year old Kevin A. Sullivan was went off the road and hit a large tree. He was pronounced deceased…Continue Reading

Election Results

Election Results Results are in after voters across Mid-Missouri went to the polls yesterday (Tuesday) to decide on several tax increase proposals. In Callaway County around 4,300 voters came out and 2 propositions on the ballot were approved involving sales taxes that will fund improvements to police facilities and increase police salaries. Hallsville residents voted…Continue Reading

Reward Offered For Arrest In Homicide Of Jefferson City Teen

Reward Offered For Arrest In Homicide Of Jefferson City Teen A five hundred dollar reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the homicide of a Jefferson City teen. According to Jefferson City Police 18 year old Marquise Conley died on Thursday last week following a shooting at a house in the…Continue Reading

Man Dead After Officer Involved Shooting In Pettis County

Man Dead After Officer Involved Shooting In Pettis County An investigation is underway in Pettis County after a man was shot and killed in an officer involved shooting last (Tuesday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 6:35, at a home in rural northwest Pettis County near Oak Point Road and Beaver…Continue Reading

Widespread Power Outages In Mexico After Truck Hits Utility Pole

Widespread Power Outages In Mexico After Truck Hits Utility Pole A pickup truck hitting a utility pole in Mexico the cause of widespread power outages. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 8:25 in the 4800 block of East Liberty on US 54. 62 year old Donna Delp was going northbound on Christopher Drive…Continue Reading

Fatal Fire In Callaway County

Fatal Fire In Callaway County No foul play is suspected after a person was found dead in a house fire on Saturday night about a mile and a half north of Steedman in Callaway County. The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation into the fire in…Continue Reading

Number Of Mumps Cases Reported In Boone County

Number Of Mumps Cases Reported In Boone County A number of mumps cases being reported in Boone County recently. According to the Columbia/Boone County Health and Human Services Department they are working closely with the cases and community healthcare providers to identify those who may have come in contact with confirmed cases.Continue Reading

Shots Fired Incident In Mexico

Shots Fired Incident In Mexico A shots fired incident being reported in Mexico this (Friday) morning. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened just 1:30 this (Friday) morning in the 900 block of East Love. Officers say a door was shot one time with a small caliber gun, and is apparently a part of an…Continue Reading

Twenty Thousand Dollars In Damage After Jefferson City House Fire

Twenty Thousand Dollars In Damage After Jefferson City House Fire Seven people displaced after a house fire in Jefferson City overnight. According to the Jefferson City Fire Department it happened at a one story house in the 900 block of Monroe Street around 2:13 this (Friday) morning. All of the residents of the house and…Continue Reading

Increase Of Uninsured Kids In Missouri

Increase Of Uninsured Kids In Missouri A recent study is showing an increase of uninsured children both nationally and locally. The study conducted by Georgetown University found an estimated 83,000 children in Missouri did not have health insurance in 2018, which is an increase of about 17 percent since 2016. The study showed that children…Continue Reading

Endangered Person Advisory For Missing Gasconade County Man

Endangered Person Advisory For Missing Gasconade County Man An Endangered Person Advisory is now issued for a missing man from Rosebud in Gasconade County. According to the sheriff’s department 77 year old Bernard F. Mahacek went missing Sunday, October 27th around 7:30pm, after receiving a recent medical diagnosis and has been suicidal in the past.…Continue Reading

Second Arrest Made In Columbia Shooting Death

Second Arrest Made In Columbia Shooting Death A second man is now arrested in connection with a September shooting death in Columbia. According to police Aaron Harris was arrested yesterday, (Wednesday) on Grace Ellen Drive in Columbia. Harris is charged with 2nd Degree Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon in the shooting death of…Continue Reading

Columbia Breaktime On Paris Road Armed Robbery

Columbia Breaktime On Paris Road Armed Robbery Columbia Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Break Time Convenience Store, at 2402 Paris Road. Officers say a suspect entered the store around 1:30 this (Wednesday) morning and brandished a handgun while demanding money, and then left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. He…Continue Reading

Five Drug Arrests In Boone County

Five Drug Arrests In Boone County Five people arrested after a search a warrant was served at a Boone County home in the 5600 block of Pinehurst Lane last (Monday) night. Deputies say those arrested are 56 year old Elizabeth Kilfoil, 37 year old William Kistner, 22 year old Anthony Meyer, 47 year old Herbert…Continue Reading

Damaged Fiber Line Causes Widespread Phone Outages Across Mid Missouri

Damaged Fiber Line Causes Widespread Phone Outages Across Mid Missouri A fiber line caused widespread telephone service outages yesterday (Monday) across Mid-Missouri. According to a Century-Link spokesperson the fiber line was cut by a construction crew in Kansas City. Multiple local and state offices sent out notices that they were affected by the lapse of…Continue Reading

Missouri Abortion Clinic Hearing

Missouri Abortion Clinic Hearing A ruling on a hearing about whether or not Missouri’s only abortion clinic can remain open is not expected until February at the earliest. Opening statements and testimony were heard yesterday (Monday) before a commissioner with the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission. Missouri would become the first state since 1974, the year…Continue Reading

Boone County Prescription Drug Take Back Results

Boone County Prescription Drug Take Back Results Over 853 pounds of no longer wanted or needed medications collected during the Prescription Drug Take Back in Boone County over the weekend. It took place on Friday, and Saturday at seven different locations through out the county. It was the 4th largest total collected locally since the…Continue Reading

Jefferson City Man With Critical Injuries From Motorcycle Accident

Jefferson City Man With Critical Injuries From Motorcycle Accident A Jefferson City man is recovering from critical injuries after being hit by a vehicle while riding his motorcycle. According to Jefferson City Police it happened yesterday (Sunday) afternoon just after 3 on MO 179 at the Missouri Boulevard Ramps. A vehicle making a left turn…Continue Reading

Architects Planning Community Forum In Fulton For School Renovations

Architects Planning Community Forum In Fulton For School Renovations A community forum to discuss long range facilities plans in the Fulton School District will take place next week. The Fulton School District is proposing a no tax increase to its voters for a six year long project that includes a new gym at the middle…Continue Reading

Bellflower Man Injured After Taking Troopers On A Car Chase

Bellflower Man Injured After Taking Troopers On A Car Chase A Bellflower man is facing charges of operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner and resisting arrest by fleeing after taking State Troopers on a chase in Callaway County. According to the Missouri Highway it happened on Tuesday night on Route B.…Continue Reading

New Charges Brought In Case Of Two Missing Wisconsin Brothers

New Charges Brought In Case Of Two Missing Wisconsin Brothers A cattle farmer is now charged with two counts of first degree murder in relation to the death of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Caldwell County Sheriff Jerry Galloway announced Wednesday, 25 year old Garland Nelson is charged after what is believed to be the…Continue Reading

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