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J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

Published Feb. 24 2017

J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping.

Joint effort brings CPR training to Lincoln students

Published Feb. 24 2017

The classic Bee Gees 1970s tune "Stayin' Alive" blared while Lincoln University students and community leaders learned how to conduct...

LU faculty concerned by definition

Published Feb. 24 2017

Lincoln University's faculty members are concerned with a definition of their jobs approved two weeks ago by LU's Curators —...

Panel authorizes architects to continue fire station plans

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Public Safety Committee of the Jefferson City Council on Thursday authorized Architects Alliance of Jefferson City and Williams Spurgeon...

Local firefighters honored at banquet

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Cole County Fire Protection District recently held its 2016 annual service awards banquet to show appreciation to firefighters for...

Probation granted in meth-related DWI case

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while under...

Greitens wants to use tobacco money to reverse Medicaid cuts

Published Feb. 24 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens said Thursday he wants to use some of the money from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies to...

Public Works: Stormwater system needs total overhaul

Published Feb. 24 2017

Through a mix of words, pictures and numbers, Public Works Director Matt Morasch explained just how much in need of...

'SIX' to headline charity concert

Published Feb. 24 2017

A charity concert to support Toys for Tots will be coming Saturday to the Miller Performing Arts Center in Jefferson...

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

Published Feb. 24 2017

Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday the United States...

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

Published Feb. 24 2017

The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,...

Jefferson City man found not guilty in sodomy case

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Cole County jury found a Jefferson City man not guilty of a charge of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy.

Security changes ahead at county courthouse

Published Feb. 24 2017

Attendees at today's meeting at the Callaway County courthouse will address the building's security policy, according to Presiding Commissioner Gary...

Our House uses donation to replace 17 mattresses

Published Feb. 24 2017

Just after noon Thursday, a giant tractor-trailer rig pulled up and parked in front of the two shelters operated by...

North Callaway FFA gives back

Published Feb. 24 2017

Future Farmers of America members from North Callaway High School were cooking up a storm Thursday morning.

Event to raise money for pioneer cemetery

Published Feb. 24 2017

Keeping the Middle River Cemetery neat and tidy takes a fair bit of money.

Many 'reasons for freezing' at the 2017 Polar Plunge

Published Feb. 24 2017

The 22nd annual Polar Plunge on Saturday will be the 10th consecutive time Jessie Wells, of Jefferson City, will take...

Holts Summit woman receives probation in child abduction

Published Feb. 24 2017

A Holts Summit woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge in a child-abduction case from May 2015.

Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestesters

Published Feb. 24 2017

Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better...

Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

Published Feb. 24 2017

Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative...

Kansas man charged with murder in bar shooting

Published Feb. 24 2017

Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly opened fire in a crowded...

Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

Published Feb. 24 2017

An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a...

Rich in symbols, short on substance, UN resumes Syria talks

Published Feb. 23 2017

Syria's opposing sides met face-to-face for the first time in U.N. mediation in three years on Thursday, with the U.N....