Jefferson City Area Local News
All lanes of U.S. 54 between the Osage River Bridge and the Missouri 242 interchange will be closed for one hour beginning at midnight tonight to allow Ameren Missouri to repair power lines damaged by Monday night's storm.
A Jefferson City woman has been charged with second-degree statutory rape for having sex with a male under the age of 17.
The investigation continues into a shooting that occurred Tuesday night in Cole County.
The suburban St. Louis-based supermarket chain Schnucks Markets wants a federal court to handle an Illinois lawsuit related to a security breach of customer credit and debit cards.
A group of sixth-grade literacy students at Thomas Jefferson Middle School learned what it takes to convert the written word into a movie with the premier of “The Last Thing I Remember,” a movie they made themselves based on the novel of the same name by author Andrew Klavan.
Donations for disaster relief being collected
Two emergency response vehicles and four drivers from the Heart of Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross are on standby to head to Oklahoma to help in relief efforts after deadly tornadoes hit the area earlier this week.
After a more than six-month suspension, Jefferson City cardiologist Dr. Randall E. Meyer can again practice medicine, but with restrictions.
The Missouri State Penitentiary Museum will open next week, kicking off with a ribbon cutting and open house Tuesday.
A Jefferson City man has been charged with breaking into a storage facility earlier this month.Brian Barrett, 41, of 5409 W. Business 50, is charged with second-degree burglary.
Several times during the Missouri Legislature’s last two weeks of the 2013 session, Gov. Jay Nixon accused lawmakers of adding “$38 million to build a state office building for bureaucrats that I didn’t ask for.”
Four Jefferson City Public Schools Reading Recovery teachers were recognized for completing their year-long training.
Missouri Credit Union and KPLA are partnering for the second year to sponsor an Everyday Heroes contest.
Compared to other parts of Missouri and the Midwest, Mid-Missouri seemed to have been spared much of the brunt of Monday’s storms.
A second-degree murder charge against a California man believed to have killed a man in an Apache Flats mobile home park in December 2011 was dismissed, Tuesday.
The Cole County Health Department (CCHD) has identified the earlier reported illness at the Cole Cole R-1 Elementary & Middle School as Norovirus.
The Jefferson City Council approved a contract Monday with a facilitator for a conference center.
By Monday afternoon, crews with Missouri American Water company had fixed a broken pipe which led to thousands of customers losing water pressure for a couple of hours Sunday night.
The Jefferson City Police Department participated in the statewide Youth Alcohol Enforcement Campaign from May 2-13.
High winds caused a semi-trailer truck to crash at 6 a.m. Monday on Interstate 70 west of Kingdom City, scattering potatoes and onions onto the median.
Thunderstorms could continue across Mid-Missouri until after midnight. A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday.