More than 20 structures deemed blighted have been demolished on the site of the old Missouri State Penitentiary.
Despite past efforts to reduce the workload of public defenders, representatives of the local office in Jefferson City say they remain at a level of service that keeps them from giving their clients the proper attention they need.
Two people have been charged after drug busts this week in Osage County.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Air Pollution Control Program, which enforces the federal Clean Air Act in the state, could be insolvent by late 2016 after a proposal to raise permit and emission fees fell apart, state officials said.
The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education set the tax levy to $4.3903 at its regular meeting Thursday night. Of that $4.3903 total, $3.0451 is for the operating tax levy and $1.3452 is for the debt service levy.
Jefferson City and Cole County officials are planning the next big project for the area, designed to address traffic congestion at U.S. 54 and Stadium Boulevard.
Jeremy Traxler — a man arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges — is in federal custody and awaiting trial.
A noble building in a tiny community holds strong traditions and a valued history.
Authorities have listed the cause of Wednesday’s house fire that killed a Centertown man as accidental.
A Jamestown man died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Moniteau County.
Columbia resident Domionte “Racks” Cheatum was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison in the fatal shooting of Jefferson City resident Anthony Unger.
After two hours of debate, Callaway County Commission and representatives of all seven county fire districts could not agree on how an upgrade to their communications system should be funded.
Area teams' season openers previewed this week
This week's issue of Goal Lines features football season previews of Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, California, Tipton, Fulton, South Callaway, North Callaway, Eldon, School of the Osage, Versailles, Camdenton and Southern Boone.
Representatives from multiple businesses and nonprofit organizations in the Jefferson City area met at the Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) to rub elbows and share pastries on Wednesday morning.
Missouri’s Supreme Court this week declined to hear Cole County Assessor Chris Estes’ appeal in his legal battle with the County Commission over its use of the “assessment fund.”
A Jefferson City man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for pleading guilty to having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 14.
Claudia Schoonover is the new director of the Missouri River Regional Library.
Former LU student accused of stealing
A St. Louis man who said he was with Michael Brown when Brown was shot and killed Aug. 9 in Ferguson is a former Lincoln University student who is wanted on a misdemeanor stealing charge in Jefferson City.
Jefferson City area residents show support
Several area residents gathered at Second Baptist Church in Jefferson City on Wednesday during a prayer vigil for the community of Ferguson.
A Jefferson City man has been sentenced to four years in prison in connection with stolen property cases in the Apache Flats area earlier this year.