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Subway pitchman to admit to child-porn charges

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to child-pornography charges, an Indiana television station reported Tuesday.

Target reaches deal to settle breach claims with Visa

Target has reached a deal to pay up to $67 million to settle Visa claims related to a massive 2013 data breach that resulted in the theft of millions of debit and credit card numbers.

Will they cost a whole latte more?

The pumpkin spice latte battle is heating up just in time for fall.

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Shell allowed to drill for Oil in Arctic Ocean

The federal government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell the final permit it needs to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska’s northwest coast for the first time in more than two decades.

US stocks fizzle as Wal-Mart falls, China slumps

The U.S. stock market shuffled to a slight loss in a lazy day of summer trading Tuesday.

Millennials stuck renting for years before buying home

Home ownership, that celebrated hallmark of the American dream, is increasingly on hold for younger Americans.

High beef prices fueling rustling revival in Plains states

Doug Hutchison wears a badge and carries a gun but his most effective weapon in the pursuit of livestock thieves in the nation’s largest cattle-producing territory may be his smartphone.

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Utility tax increase could cost businesses thousands

Chamber: Talk of rate hike could impact sales tax vote

The Jefferson City Council is considering whether to increase the city’s gross receipts utility tax, a move that would affect the largest businesses the most.

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BizBeat: Three Story Coffee brewing Millbottom drink station

Three Story Coffee soon will expand to a second Jefferson City location.

BizBeat: Wardsville salon closes

Perfect Image Tanning & Hair Salon closed for business Aug. 7.

BizBeat: Montessori preschool now in session

Growing Hearts Montessori, located in Jefferson City at 700 W. High St., will begin classes Monday and still has open slots for potential students.

BizBeat: Family Care Associates relocates to JCMG

The physicians of Family Care Associates are now seeing patients at Jefferson City Medical Group.

Jefferson City restaurant inspections for July 2015

Jefferson City’s Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months. Here are results from July 2015 inspections.

Advice on improving your credit score

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Low credit scores can affect the cost of borrowing, your ability to rent an apartment or even whether you can get a job. But what can you do if you have a low score?

FAA says problem that caused flight delays has been resolved

Air traffic was snarled and passengers' tempers frayed on Saturday as many flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast stretching from New York down to the Carolinas were delayed or cancelled.

Apple said to show interest in automotive testing facility

Adding fuel to rumors Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that’s been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other cutting-edge vehicles.

US factory output climbed in July, lifted by auto production

Auto plants, clothing makers and plastics factories drove a sharp rebound in manufacturing in July.

J.C. Penney’s 2Q results show turnaround gaining traction

J.C. Penney’s turnaround is gaining traction.

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YMCA chief executive officer works with, and for, the community

Executive Q&A

Craig Lammers began as an intern with the Jefferson City Area YMCA while in college. Now, as CEO, Lammers focuses on the best ways to provide service to Jefferson City residents and YMCA members.

Cole County tops Missouri for mortgage approval

Cole County ranked first among Missouri counties for places where homebuyers are most likely to be approved for a mortgage, according to a recent study by financial technology company SmartAsset.