Police say a Columbia businessman charged with paying a man to set fire to a trailer hid in the attic of his home for hours before surrendering.
The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.
Flash Flood Warnings have been issued for several central Missouri counties for the overnight hours.
Osage River expected to swell
At 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Ameren reported it had increased the output of its floodgates at Bagnell Dam into the Osage River from 70,000 cubic feet per second to 72,000.
One year to the day after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge, Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon was back in court in Jefferson City on Wednesday in a battle to keep his Missouri law officer’s certification.
A Jefferson City man died Tuesday night from injuries he received in a one-vehicle crash in rural Cole County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports Jude A. Koenigsfeld, 21, was pronounced dead at the scene.
‘It’s a miracle’
Patty Green thought she lost everything in the Flood of 1993. However, on Tuesday, she was reunited with memories of her daughter and granddaughter through photos she never thought she’d see again.
Cole County Commission agrees to pay part of cost
The replacement of the 911 phone system for Jefferson City and Cole County will take place sometime this summer. On Tuesday, the Cole County Commission agreed to help to pay the cost of the upgrades.
Today is Patricia Breckenridge’s first day as the Missouri Supreme Court’s chief justice. Gov. Matt Blunt named her to the Supreme Court in 2007.
Although a final decision on whether they will spend the money to do it has yet to be made, Cole County commissioners have decided to move forward with trying to upgrade the county’s website.
The Missouri Senate can prohibit groups from recording Senate committee meetings because the state Constitution’s authorization for the body to create its own rules supersedes the state’s open meeting laws, Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled Tuesday.
A Camdenton man was sentenced in federal court Monday for a mail fraud scheme that involved the distribution of more than $1.2 million in synthetic marijuana, commonly known as K2, from a head shop in Lebanon.
A Jefferson City man already charged in Callaway County in connection with a high-speed chase with authorities Sunday night is facing more charges in that same case in Cole County.
The Cole County prosecutor has charged a Fulton woman with bringing methamphetamine into the Algoa Correctional Center.
Missouri's Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms.
OA wants to review prison’s nomination to national register
The nomination, approved by the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, for the Missouri State Penitentiary to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places was removed from the state’s approving agency’s agenda in May.
Lawn fungus causing brown patches in green expanses
Rain and temperatures are making it “party time” for the fungus that causes brown patch.
Jefferson City officials are inviting public comment on how to spend the 2016 Community Development Block Grant funds.
Missouri was one of 21 states that joined Michigan in suing the federal Environmental Protection Agency over its “toxic emissions” regulations.
Scattered debris near New Bloomfield as unrelenting rain leads to more floods in Midwest
A tornado touched down briefly three miles north-northeast of New Bloomfield on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.