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Jefferson City, Cole County brace for severe flooding

Published May. 21 2019

Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday afternoon he had declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to continuing severe...

Judge sentences Teter to 30 years for 2014 JCCC murder

Published May. 21 2019

Randy Teter, 38, will serve another 30 years in state prison for the August 2014 assault of his cellmate at...

Crash at Edgewood and Stadium intersection injures 2

Published May. 21 2019

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Jefferson City.

Airshow at Jefferson City airport canceled as river rises

Published May. 21 2019

The Salute to Veterans Airshow, planned for Memorial Day weekend at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport, has been canceled due...

Teen hurt in Callaway County crash

Published May. 21 2019

A Williamsburg teenager was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Callaway County.

Storms move across Mid-Missouri, trigger flooding

Published May. 21 2019

Locally heavy rainfall from storms moved eastward across Missouri Tuesday afternoon, increasing flood risk throughout much of the state and...

Jefferson City woman arrested for possession

Published May. 21 2019

A Jefferson City woman was arrested Saturday for possession of illegal drugs in Moniteau County.Sheriff's department reports show deputies were...

2 men arrested after Moniteau County search

Published May. 21 2019

Two men were arrested Saturday after a search by authorities in Moniteau County.Sheriff's department reports show detectives with the Cole...

2 senior living facility residents treated for Legionella bacteria in Fulton

Published May. 21 2019

Two residents at Fulton Presbyterian Manor tested positive for the Legionella bacteria at the local senior living facility, according to...

Local Boy Scouts of America units to pay council support fee

Published May. 21 2019

The local council of Boy Scouts of America plans to institute a $125 fundraising fee in an effort to shore...

Engine show returns to Russellville

Published May. 21 2019

RUSSELLVILLE — The Russellville Festival & Engine Show will return this summer.A committee began meeting in January in hopes of...

Man injured after wind topples Freightliner

Published May. 21 2019

KINGDOM CITY — A Tennessee man received moderate injuries after a gust of wind knocked over his freightliner Saturday, according...

Woman pleads guilty to Holts Summit murder

Published May. 21 2019

A year after David Grant was found dead in his Holts Summit home, his then-girlfriend Amy Steward has admitted to...

Police arrest suspect in naked break-ins of 2 Missouri homes

Published May. 20 2019

Police in central Missouri say they have arrested a suspect after reports that a naked man broke into two homes.

Man seeks funds for incubator to help minority entrepreneurs

Published May. 20 2019

A Columbia man launched a business, published a children's book and created a nonprofit after serving eight years in prison.

Although declining, child poverty remains a problem in Missouri

Published May. 19 2019

A quarter-million children in Missouri still live in poverty.There has been a slight decline in their numbers in recent years,...

Steamboat, Port Authority bills must wait until next year

Published May. 19 2019

Two proposals expected to impact the Jefferson City Area's economy — the Steamboat Legacy Fund and land for the Jefferson...

Inaugural brunch celebrates mothers and daughters

Published May. 19 2019

Teresa Parson hosted about 300 guests for the First Lady's Mother Daughter Brunch at the Missouri Governor's Mansion.

Mid-Missouri lawmakers look back at 2019 session

Published May. 19 2019

State lawmakers from Mid-Missouri have a wide range of experience in the General Assembly.

Jefferson City families have help with struggle to overcome poverty

Published May. 19 2019

The 2018 Missouri Poverty Report (published by Missourians to End Poverty) determined more than 12 percent of all Americans live...

Missouri lawmakers reflect on 100th General Assembly

Published May. 18 2019

For Republicans, the first year of the 100th Missouri General Assembly was one to celebrate, House Speaker Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield,...

Bill requiring treatment courts passes Missouri Legislature

Published May. 17 2019

On the last day of the 2019 General Assembly, legislation sponsored by a freshman lawmaker from Jefferson City passed the...

Missouri Senate sends sex trafficking bill to Gov. Parson

Published May. 17 2019

With a pair of 34-0 votes, the Missouri Senate on Thursday sent Gov. Mike Parson a sex trafficking bill sponsored...