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Prop D would fund roads, Highway Patrol

Published Oct. 21 2018

Some voters have expressed confusion that Proposition D on the Nov. 6 general election ballot is being promoted as providing...

Festival packs in fall flavor

Published Oct. 21 2018

Kettle corn popped, tractors rumbled and leaves blew Saturday during the fifth annual River City Fall Festival at the North...

DNR hosting Rock Island Trail public meetings

Published Oct. 20 2018

The next step toward the proposed Missouri Rock Island Trail is community engagement with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources,...

Project Homeless attendees complain of JeffTran policy

Published Oct. 20 2018

While several organizations came together to help the homeless during Friday's Project Homeless Connect, some event attendees complained JeffTran bus...

Community project connects people with services

Published Oct. 20 2018

William Bates really needed only three things, he said Friday while sitting outside the entrance to First Christian Church in...

Toxicology tests: Boater was drunk before deadly crash

Published Oct. 19 2018

Toxicology tests show that a boater was drunk when he slammed into a bluff at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks...

Central Bank customers' direct deposits delayed Friday

Published Oct. 19 2018

Central Bancompany customers were briefly unable to receive direct deposits Friday morning.

Former Columbia school official admits to St. Louis thefts

Published Oct. 19 2018

The former chief financial officer at Columbia Public Schools has admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from band boosters at...

Jefferson City police seeking suspect in Thursday incident

Published Oct. 19 2018

Jefferson City police are asking for help in finding a person who fled from officers Thursday night following a traffic...

Part of Missouri's voter ID law still suspended

Published Oct. 19 2018

Missouri voters shouldn't be asked to sign an affidavit if they attempt to vote without a photo ID in the...

AP FACT CHECK: US Senate debate claims cite Trump, health care

Published Oct. 19 2018

Party control of the U.S. Senate could hinge on Missouri in the midterm elections, where incumbent Democratic Sen.

Hawley: McCaskill's too liberal for Missouri

Published Oct. 19 2018

Missouri Republican candidate Josh Hawley used a Thursday debate to try to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal...

Criticism a focus of legislative candidates at forum

Published Oct. 19 2018

Answers from two of the three legislative candidates appearing at a forum at Lincoln University drew rebuttals from some audience...

One step at a time

Published Oct. 19 2018

Some East Elementary School students spent Thursday morning doing what their principal said he did not have a chance to...

Capitol dome turns pink for a night

Published Oct. 19 2018

Gov. Mike Parson presented a proclamation Thursday morning commemorating October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Vietnam veterans share their stories at MRRL

Published Oct. 19 2018

Retired Air Force colonel and former state Rep. Jack Jackson told about 170 people gathered at the Missouri River Regional...

Attorney general warns of Social Security phone scam

Published Oct. 18 2018

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a scam alert Thursday, warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam.

3 Eldon teens hurt in single-vehicle crash

Published Oct. 18 2018

Three Eldon teenagers were hurt in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in Miller County.

Missouri man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

Published Oct. 18 2018

A Missouri man drowned Wednesday after he fell from a fishing boat at the Lake of the Ozarks.

Dogs, veterans train to overcome PTSD

Published Oct. 18 2018

Half a dozen U.S. veterans walked their dogs along downtown sidewalks Monday as part of a training exercise.

Fugitive wanted in Callaway arrested

Published Oct. 18 2018

A traffic stop near Millersburg Tuesday led to the arrest of a wanted fugitive.

Two high school projects still slightly under budget

Published Oct. 18 2018

Construction cost estimates for Jefferson City's two public high school projects have risen, but are still under budget, according to...

JCPD officer honored for keeping streets safe

Published Oct. 18 2018

A Jefferson City police officer was given the top award during a ceremony Wednesday night recognizing law officers from across...