Missuri Supreme Court hears 2 cases on same issue
Lawyers for two prison inmates told the Missouri Supreme Court this week their clients should be released from prison now that they successfully completed a state-run one-year treatment program — even though a different law says they must stay in prison at least two years.
Several inspirational ideas, words in 20-minute speech lacked attribution
Lincoln University’s 2015 commencement speaker appears to have used the wit and wisdom of others — without using attribution.
The News Tribune found eight parts of Patricia Russell-McCloud’s Lincoln University commencement speech that appear to originate elsewhere.
The pastor of a Ukrainian church burned by Russian separatists is spending a week in Jefferson City and the summer in the United States.
Open house set for today
A proposed fare increase for Jefferson City’s transit system is moving forward, with the City Council expected to consider it next month.
A Columbia man has been sentenced to seven years for his role in a 2013 Jefferson City shooting.
MoDOT has issued a travel warning for motorists heading westbound on I-70 in western Missouri over the Memorial Day weekend.
The New Bloomfield R-3 School Board approved an architectural contract with Porter, Berendzen & Associate at its meeting Thursday.
Missouri will receive more than $150,000 in a settlement agreement with the three major credit reporting agencies.
Due to issues with witnesses and/or victims not willing to testify, an abuse case against a St. Louis man has been dismissed.
A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state on Thursday filed an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.
A Jefferson City teen was injured in a one-car accident at 10:01 a.m. Wednesday on Bald Hill Road south of Seven Hills Road in Cole County.
The hunt for a registered sex offender suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her son intensified Thursday after police raided but failed to find anyone inside a home in western Missouri, where the man was charged last month for allegedly keeping the woman confined in a wooden box.
A fund for victims of the 2011 Joplin tornado has closed after distributing nearly $1 million to residents and nonprofits in the southwest Missouri city.
Missouri's unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.7 percent last month while the economy lost several thousand jobs.
An association that believes marijuana prohibition is a failed policy in Missouri has sued the MUSTANG Drug Task force saying it has failed to obey state laws regarding open public meetings and records.
In connection with child abuse investigation
Judge had tossed child abuse case against former Eldon coach
Missouri Home Care Union members and their supporters stood outside Gov. Jay Nixon’s Capitol office for more than an hour Wednesday, urging him to order their new contract be put in place.
Rule changes ahead?
Three Jefferson City School Board members spent more than an hour Wednesday morning talking about whether the “Open Forum” portion of board meetings needs to be changed.
A Cole County jury found a Jefferson City man guilty of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest charges in connection with an incident that occurred in February 2014.