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Leporin sentenced to 30 years for 2013 fatal accident

Leporin, then 28, had two previous DWIs at time of wrong-way, head-on collision on U.S. 54 at the Missouri 179 interchange, in wreck that killed Chelsea Fredrickson, 19, Camdenton.

Autopsy: Moniteau County body was male

Investigation continues into identification and cause of death of body found over weekend in southeastern Moniteau County, near Russellville

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Cole County voters reject zoning

Cole County voters on Tuesday rejected a plan to establish countywide zoning by a vote of 7,391 yes votes and 8,305 no votes.

Area primary election results

From voting on Aug. 5, 2014

Results from Aug. 5, 2014 voting on primary contests and ballot issues.

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Missouri executes man accused of killing 3 people

A former methamphetamine dealer was executed Wednesday for killing three people in rural northern Missouri out of fear that they would report his drug activity to police.

JC missing man case now a homicide case

Jefferson City police say the case of a missing man is now a homicide case

Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

Police make arrest in shots fired investigation

The Fulton Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a shots fired incident Tuesday night.

Second narcotics roundup yields more than 22 arrests in Callaway

A continuation of a narcotics round up for drug-related crimes led to 22 more arrests in Callaway County Thursday, 17 of them local residents.

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Helias' Hentges commits to Alabama

Crusaders football standout to play for Crimson Tide

Hale Hentges, who will be a senior this fall at Helias High School and is one of the top college football recruits heading into the 2014 season, has orally committed to the University of Alabama.

Cole County jury convicts Hutson on murder charge

Jury also finds guilt on three other charges after long deliberation

A Cole County jury found Calvin Hutson, 36, St. Louis, guilty of second-degree murder following more than 10½ hours of deliberation on Thursday.

Missouri lawmakers pass 3-day abortion wait period

Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to legislation requiring a woman to wait three days after first seeing a doctor before having an abortion. Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon has not said whether he will sign or veto it.

Missouri voters to decide transportation sales tax

Missouri voters will decide later this year whether to raise the state sales tax to generate more than $500 million annually for roads and other transportation projects.

Columbia police search for fleeing suspect

Columbia police have called on a Missouri Highway Patrol helicopter to resume the search for a suspicious man who fled into a wooded area on Friday evening.

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Joseph Teasdale, former Missouri governor, dies

Former Missouri governor Joseph Teasdale died Thursday afternoon. He was 78.