Missouri Republican lawmakers say requiring photo identification at the polls will prevent voter impersonation fraud.
A second person has been charged in connection with a robbery and chase with authorities in November.
Missouri’s attorney general says police should wear body cameras more frequently but that the public and media shouldn’t have unfettered access to the recordings.
Senate skipped vote Wednesday on rejecting own raises
Unless state Sen. Rob Schaaf changes his mind and makes another attempt this morning to get a Senate vote, Missouri’s senators have allowed pay raises for lawmakers and the six statewide elected officials to go into effect because they took no vote on Wednesday.
Man illegally received $2.3 million in tax refunds
A Georgia man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Jefferson City for a wire fraud scheme in which he used the identities of deceased people to obtain more than $2.3 million in tax refunds from many states.
The Missouri House is putting an end to committee meetings at country clubs and restaurants.
A Jefferson City man will be spending three years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a chase with authorities last June.
A charge of parental kidnapping was recently dismissed against a Texas woman involving a Cole County case.
Auditor denounces ‘rampant corruption’
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich launched his gubernatorial campaign aggressively Wednesday, accusing his Republican primary rival of being “bought and paid for” by a wealthy donor and questioning the ethics of his potential Democratic opponent.
St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman declared his candidacy for Missouri attorney general Tuesday, setting up a potential Democratic primary in 2016.
A Russellville man was injured after a two-vehicle crash in Moniteau County, Tuesday.
A judge has sentenced a former Boy Scouts leader in Missouri to 20 years in prison following his conviction in a child pornography case.
A Columbia police officer who was fired after injuring a prisoner won a court ruling but will have to wait to see if he will be reinstated.
Missouri American Water Company will be conducting repair work at the intersection of Jefferson and Dunklin Streets, Thursday.
Missouri state lawmakers and statewide elected officials will be getting a pay raise, after two senators launched a mini-filibuster blocking the resolution that would have blocked the raises.
Contractors working for MoDOT will close a section of Lafayette Street in Jefferson City on Thursday.
One man is in custody following a standoff with Jefferson City police overnight that lasted for about 90 minutes outside an apartment complex.
3 primary problems surface in strategic planning focus groups
The Jefferson City Board of Education learned more about the status of the district’s strategic planning efforts at a work session Monday.
The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission has approved two proposals to cost-share work for the planned multipurpose building with Lincoln University.
The Osage County Commission wants Sheriff Michael Dixon out of office after the state Public Safety department on Monday revoked his license to be a law officer.