Jefferson City Area Local News
Parents could give up their babies without legal consequences up to 45 days after birth under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that would require education officials to seek grants and donations to help children with special needs such as autism.
Missouri's legislative session was ending Friday in a familiar way, with the failure of a proposal that would have overhauled the state's costliest tax credit programs and created several new business incentives.
State Sen. Mike Kehoe reluctantly admitted defeat this morning on his proposal for a 10-year, one-cent sales tax to pay for transportation improvements.
For the fourth straight year, Missouri lawmakers were entering the final day of their annual session with a proposal to overhaul the state's numerous tax credit programs still lingering as a remote possibility.
Jefferson City police are investigating a report of a robbery that occurred Thursday night.
To help evaluate conference center proposals
The Jefferson City Council is expected to take action Monday to authorize a contract with Johnson Consulting for $28,750 to help evaluate proposals for a conference center.
Helias High School’s entire campus — not just inside the building — is now smoke-free, thanks to an initiative spearheaded by faculty and students and supported by parents.
State Rep. Jay Barnes and Sen. Will Kraus agree — they encourage Gov. Jay Nixon to sign the veterans courts bill the Legislature sent him this week.
Missouri’s county sheriffs would become responsible for printing concealed weapons permits instead of the state Revenue Department under legislation sent to the governor Thursday.
The Missouri House has made a final offer to senators on a plan authorizing new business incentives and trimming some existing tax credits.
Missouri welfare recipients could not spend their cash benefits at casinos, liquor stores or adult-entertainment establishments under legislation sent to Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday.
Play is unique addition to anniversary
The “Apostle of Central Missouri” celebrated Mass in what would become Taos with 20 families May 28, 1838.
A Jefferson City man charged with robbing Bank Star One in New Bloomfield in October 2012 was found guilty following a court trial, Thursday.
Missouri’s official state manual has been banished to the Internet for the past few years. But it could make a return to print.
Jefferson City is facing declining revenues and the city administrator is projecting a 12 percent, or $5 million, drop in revenues for the next fiscal year.
A Russellville man has been sentenced to four years in prison for pleading guilty to two counts of child abuse in connection with an incident with a 2-year-old boy in June 2012.
The Blair Oaks Board of Education dispatched a number of financial decisions Tuesday night, including the approval of a list of minor capital projects designed to maintain the quality of several campus buildings.
As part of the Central Missouri Innovation Campus initiative, students will be able to transfer credits more easily from Linn State Technical College to Lincoln University.
The Missouri Senate passed legislation early Wednesday that could clear the way for more than a thousand disabled workers to finally begin receiving payments from a special state fund that has essentially run out of money.