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8-12 inches of snow forecast as winter storm hits Mid-Missouri

Published Jan. 11 2019

As of noon Friday, the National Weather Service in St. Louis expects much of Mid-Missouri to see 8-12 inches of...

St. Martins priest on leave for alleged misconduct

Published Jan. 11 2019

The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City has received an allegation of inappropriate behavior by the Rev. Mark Porterfield, pastor of...

Prayer Breakfast focuses on God being in control

Published Jan. 11 2019

The dining room was packed for the 2019 Governor's Prayer Breakfast — the first to be hosted by Mike Parson.

Mid-Missouri preps for winter storm

Published Jan. 10 2019

Winter is coming to Mid-Missouri tonight, and the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning beginning at noon...

Domestic violence incident leads to barricade, arrest

Published Jan. 10 2019

A Cole County man was taken into custody after barricading himself in his home for a few hours Thursday morning.

South Callaway scores high on performance report

Published Jan. 10 2019

The South Callaway R-2 School District notched a score of 99.2 percent on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary...

Vehicle stop leads to drug-related arrest

Published Jan. 10 2019

A vehicle stop in Moniteau County led to the drug-related arrest of a Sedalia man.Deputies on routine patrol Tuesday observed...

Safety enhancements coming to St. Martins sidewalks

Published Jan. 10 2019

The final piece of the puzzle for St. Martins to begin work on safety enhancements for pedestrians, bicyclists and people...

Morgan County shooting suspect caught

Published Jan. 10 2019

Morgan County authorities caught a man they believe shot another man in the face on the morning of Dec.

Senate launches session with 9 new members

Published Jan. 10 2019

After taking the oath of office along with all senators elected last November, freshman Mike Bernskoetter is one of nine...

Callaway County budget OK'd

Published Jan. 10 2019

Callaway County's 2019 budget, passed Friday, is slightly bigger than the previous year's budget.

Glass recycling contamination worries area officials

Published Jan. 10 2019

Jefferson City officials fear a free glass recycling service could end up costing residents if contamination issues are not addressed.

Missouri boy missing for 5 months found in attic crawl space

Published Jan. 9 2019

A five-month search for a Missouri boy ended when he was found safe after his mother allegedly hid him in...

Columbia police lieutenant placed on leave amid social media inquiry

Published Jan. 9 2019

City officials in Columbia have confirmed that a police lieutenant was placed on administrative leave amid an investigation into his...

40 scooters stolen from University of Missouri impound lot

Published Jan. 9 2019

Police at the University of Missouri are investigating the theft of 40 impounded Bird scooters.

Homicide investigation continues in Columbia

Published Jan. 9 2019

COLUMBIA — Investigations into Sunday's apparent homicide still center in Boone County, according to Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism.

Mokane on the mend

Published Jan. 8 2019

After a series of resignations rocked Mokane in June, leaving only two aldermen remaining amid rising concerns from residents, the...

Stover woman arrested for drug possession

Published Jan. 8 2019

A Stover woman was arrested for drug possession in the Moniteau County Jail.Sheriff's department reports show Bonnie Strutton, 34, was...

Two arrested on drug charges

Published Jan. 8 2019

Two people were arrested on drug charges last week in Moniteau County.

Man arrested, charged with meth possession

Published Jan. 8 2019

HOLTS SUMMIT ­— A New Bloomfield man was charged with a felony after he was arrested Saturday near Holts Summit.

Statewide trashcan decorating contest for students is open

Published Jan. 8 2019

The Missouri Department of Conservation and the Missouri Department of Transportation announced Monday that students across the state are invited...

2 injured in Sunday crash

Published Jan. 8 2019

Two Jefferson City residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday night in Cole County.The Missouri Highway Patrol reported the...

Callaway Sheriff's Office investigates apparent homicide

Published Jan. 8 2019

One person died in an apparent homicide Sunday night near the Boone County line, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's...