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No charges following PETA accusation

Published Jul. 27 2017

Despite PETA claims, local law officials will not pursue a criminal case against Central Missouri Meats & Sausage, according to...

University of Missouri to investigate potential embezzlement

Published Jul. 26 2017

The University of Missouri in Columbia is investigating a possible case of employee embezzlement.

2 bodies in Mid-Missouri pond were those of a husband, wife

Published Jul. 26 2017

Two bodies found in March in a small Missouri pond have been identified as those of a husband and a...

Probation ordered in bomb threat hoax

Published Jul. 26 2017

A Russellville man has been placed on one year of court-supervised probation after pleading guilty to an amended charge in...

Fulton area residents fear hospital's closure

Published Jul. 26 2017

Callaway County residents past and present said Tuesday the imminent closure of Fulton Medical Center is a scary idea.

Road treatment planned in Miller, Camden counties

Published Jul. 26 2017

A section of U.S. 54 and Missouri 5 in Camden County and a section of Route W in Miller County...

Fugitive caught in bicycle pursuit near Westphalia

Published Jul. 26 2017

Early Sunday morning, the Osage County Sheriff's Office received a tip a felon wanted for domestic assault in Cole County...

Old Navy, BGC partnership gives teens retail experience

Published Jul. 26 2017

A summer partnership between Old Navy and the Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson City immersed a dozen youths in...

Hrabovsky helps students learn the joys of reading

Published Jul. 26 2017

Libby Hrabovsky loves seeing young minds open up like the pages of a book.

Dr. Speck informs residents about eclipse

Published Jul. 26 2017

Dr. Angela Speck has to prepare the entire nation for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Speck, director of the...

Bradford Research Center to host Vegetable Grower's Field Day

Published Jul. 26 2017

The Vegetable Grower's Field Day is coming to the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' Bradford...

Westminster plans eclipse events

Published Jul. 26 2017

Westminster College has two days of events planned for the upcoming solar eclipse.

NASA astronaut to appear in Jefferson City on day before eclipse

Published Jul. 25 2017

Tickets are on sale for the "Breakfast with an Astronaut" event scheduled Aug. 20 as part of the three-day Capital...

Death of 56-year-old inmate believed to be from natural causes

Published Jul. 25 2017

An inmate who had been confined at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center died Monday morning at Capital Region Medical...

Columbia College to get new academic, residence hall

Published Jul. 25 2017

A new $20 million facility will combine faculty offices, classrooms and a dormitory in one building to accommodate a growing...

California man arrested after brief chase

Published Jul. 25 2017

A California man is facing several charges after trying to flee from authorities Monday.

No injuries reported in Nichols Street fire

Published Jul. 25 2017

All occupants escaped an intense fire on the 900 block of Nichols Street early Monday morning, Fulton Fire Chief Kevin...

Bustamante civil case settled

Published Jul. 25 2017

Alyssa Bustamante owes Patricia Preiss $5 million — plus interest at 9 percent per year until the debt is paid...

Federal court backs prosecutor in Victoria's Bridal case

Published Jul. 25 2017

Federal Judge Nanette Laughrey on Monday upheld Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson's decision to return tuxedos to a formal wear...

Fulton hospital to close

Published Jul. 25 2017

Callaway County officials are trying to find a way to keep the doors of the Fulton Medical Center open, at...

JCPS board gets data about last school year

Published Jul. 25 2017

Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education heard ideas Monday night on how to measure its progress in the future.

Rolla woman pleads guilty in federal fraud case

Published Jul. 24 2017

A central Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges for defrauding her employer.

Brumley man dies after jumping from bridge into the Lake of the Ozarks

Published Jul. 24 2017

Authorities say a man has drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks after jumping off a bridge.