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Senate approves $400 million in building repairs

Capitol overhaul, LU and Linn State top area projects

Sometime in the next couple of years, the Thomas Jefferson statue, the Capitol’s south steps and the protective roof all will disappear so work crews can repair major problems with the Capitol’s foundation.

Aim of public hearing is improving higher education in Missouri

‘Give kids a good start’

Aim of public hearing is improving higher education in Missouri

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County endorses US 54-Stadium project

The Cole County Commission has approved working with Jefferson City officials on design work to address traffic congestion at U.S. 54 and Stadium Boulevard.

Midwest March for Life set for Saturday

The fifth annual Midwest March for Life is Saturday morning.

Jefferson City teen tries to flee for second time

Police return boy to Prenger center in short time

Mid-Missouri woman sentenced for fraud and embezzlement

A former branch manager of a Fulton company was sentenced in federal court this week for a $576,000 mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme, according to a press release from Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

Dixon challenges license revocation

Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon has appealed the state Public Safety department decision to revoke his law officer’s license.

Senators pass bill aimed to help Missouri dairy farmers

A bill to create incentives for Missouri’s dairy farmers has won approval from state senators.

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Southern Boone girls rally past Blair Oaks

Down by nine points with 31/2 minutes left, the message was simple for the Southern Boone girls basketball team.

Prisoners hurt in 2-vehicle wreck

A crash between a private vehicle and a Morgan County Sheriff’s Department prisoner transport van left four occupants in the van with moderate injuries.

Custody dispute cited in St. Louis suburb pizzeria shooting

A man was shot several times during his granddaughter’s first birthday party at a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in suburban St. Louis, the consequence of a simmering custody dispute, police said.

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Some doctors won’t see patients with anti-vaccine views

With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting room and on Facebook: His practice will no longer see children whose parents won’t get them vaccinated.

Farming groups highlight Cuban trade possibilities

Gov. Jay Nixon says as many as 30 Missourians will accompany a trade mission in March to Cuba.

Man accused of attacking amputee with a hammer

A southeast Missouri man is facing charges for allegedly beating an amputee in the face with a hammer and stealing his prescription medications.

Belichick, Carroll different as coaches

Approaching their jobs from opposite angles

PHOENIX — Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he’s C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime movie. Or, as defensive lineman Michael Bennett puts it, “He has that Benjamin Button effect on everyone.”

Gronkowski and Chancellor make for key matchup

Must-see TV in Super Bowl on Sunday

PHOENIX — On some point Sunday it will happen. At least everyone hopes it happens. The biggest, most athletic tight end in football will be running downfield and be met in a full-speed collision with the hardest-hitting strong safety in the game today.

Balloon crew surpasses distance record in Pacific flight

Two pilots soaring over the Pacific Ocean made history Thursday, first matching and then surpassing the 5,209-mile official world distance record for human flight in a gas balloon.

‘Anonymized’ credit card data not so anonymous, study shows

Credit card data isn’t quite as anonymous as promised, a new study says.

Suspect pleads not guilty in Springfield officer's shooting

A man charged in a shooting that seriously injured a Springfield police officer pleaded not guilty Thursday.

Missouri man charged with felony after alleged racial slur

A white northwest Missouri man is charged with felony assault after he allegedly confronted a black waitress as she served him breakfast.


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