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Water main break in Jefferson City

A water main break at a busy Jefferson City intersection is causing traffic congestion as repairs are underway.

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Missouri governor commutes sentence for condemned man

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant consideration" of the circumstances but without explaining further.

Beetem orders new hearings in Sheriff Dixon case

‘Procedural irregularities’ by commission cited

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled officials didn't follow the required procedures to discipline Dixon's peace officer's license.

Steidley guilty of setting warehouse fire

Jury in second trial takes just over 3 1/2 hours to reach guilty verdict in Everhart's arson trial.

Missouri lawmakers override 10 Nixon vetoes

The latest on the Missouri legislative session occurring Wednesday to consider overriding vetoes made by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Jefferson City man drowns in Osage River

A Jefferson City man who had been drinking was found dead Sunday morning in the Osage River, Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon confirmed.

Benefit for family of children who died in Tuesday condo fire set for Sunday

Lake Ozark-based Batter’s Box, local musician to host fundraiser

Musician Monte Davidson and the owners of the Batter’s Box Eatery Pub, Jeff and Stacey Coats, have organized a benefit for the family of the children who died in the Osage Beach condo fire Tuesday night. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Lake Ozark restaurant.

Two suspects wounded as chase ends in gun battle

Police report bystander shot during car theft

Two men are in custody after they allegedly shot a bystander near Millersburg, stole a vehicle and led police on a 150-mile car chase to Hickory County, where it ended in a gun battle with police that left the two suspects wounded.

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Charges filed in Hy-Vee shooting

A Jefferson City woman was shot in the upper chest after an altercation at a grocery store parking lot Monday afternoon.

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Woman shot at Hy-Vee

Jefferson City police responded to the Hy-Vee parking lot early this afternoon after a woman was shot.

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Missouri legislator accused by interns submits resignation

Missouri state Sen. Paul LeVota submitted his resignation Friday following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns, the chamber's top leader said.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

Missouri Supreme Court blocks Welch release

Fatal DWI accident ‘inherently involved violence’

Larry Gene Welch must stay in prison because Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green didn’t have the authority to reduce his prison sentence, a unanimous state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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Electrical malfunction believed to have caused fire at LU research center

Jefferson City firefighters responded to the scene of a fire at the Lincoln University Dickinson Research Center Thursday.

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Endangered person advisory issued for two-year-old JC boy

The Jefferson City Police Department is currently investigating a case involving an endangered child. The victim, Colton Lee Dominquez, two-years old, was reported abducted after his mother, Billie Jo Linhart, who does not have custody of the child and failed to return him to the court appointed guardian.