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Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes

Published Aug. 16 2018

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italian prosecutors focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or...

MRRL speaker warns of accelerating climate crisis

Published Aug. 16 2018

A man who studied the climate crisis with Nobel Prize laureates in Mexico City spoke Tuesday about his experiences at...

State Dental Board regulates opioid prescriptions

Published Aug. 16 2018

Because they often treat acute pain with prescription opioids, dentists are at the front line of the opioid crisis, Missouri...

Area man pleads guilty to threatening parole officer

Published Aug. 16 2018

A Freeburg man pleaded guilty to making threats about his probation officer in March.Cole County Judge Dan Green sentenced Richard...

Two plead guilty in August burglaries

Published Aug. 16 2018

Two people have pleaded guilty to charges in connection with business burglaries that occurred in August 2017 in Cole County.

Jury: DOC not guilty in discrimination case

Published Aug. 16 2018

A Cole County jury found the Missouri Department of Corrections was not guilty of discrimination claims filed by a case...

Artist, musician returns to share talent with hometown

Published Aug. 16 2018

Coming from a family of musicians, Keli Schaefer didn't delve into her calling as an artist until adulthood.

Cole County sees increase in sales tax revenue

Published Aug. 16 2018

Cole County's half-cent capital improvement sales tax revenue is up 13 percent for August 2018 over the same month last...

"Neither Wolf Nor Dog" to play in Capital City

Published Aug. 16 2018

The Badlands feel like one of the more unique national parks in the United States. Situated in the heart of...

Westphalia ATV run set for Sunday

Published Aug. 16 2018

With a casual trail running over back roads and cutting through the countryside, the Westphalia Lions Club ATV Run has...

Abuse case leads to probation

Published Aug. 16 2018

A Jefferson City man was placed on two years of supervised probation after a Cole County jury found him guilty...

Safety net for life: Local group, students contribute to climate change-themed art project

Published Aug. 16 2018

Falcons don't normally need parachutes to soar, but Rashelle Murillo hopes the peregrine she painted on a chute that's destined...

League of Women Voters supports Clean Missouri amendment

Published Aug. 16 2018

Passing the Clean Missouri amendment to the state Constitution "will take power away from special interests and give it back...

Health center receives recognition, revenue on day of ribbon-cutting

Published Aug. 16 2018

The Community Health Center of Central Missouri was named one of the top three performing health centers in the state...

Jury: Corrections owes $113 million to officers

Published Aug. 15 2018

The Missouri Department of Corrections owes millions of dollars in unpaid compensation and overtime compensation to corrections officers statewide, a...

Missouri backs off its defense of hair braiding licensure

Published Aug. 15 2018

The Missouri Attorney General's Office is backing off its defense of soon-to-be outdated requirements that hair braiders be licensed as...

Several hurt in 3-semi accident on I-70

Published Aug. 15 2018

Ramy Salinas of Tampa, Florida, was sitting in front of his hotel room about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday when he heard...

Missouri unemployment rate drops slightly to 3.4 percent

Published Aug. 15 2018

Missouri's unemployment rate has dropped slightly.

Lawyer involved in Greitens' case to be investigated

Published Aug. 15 2018

A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations that a lawyer violated a gag order in the invasion of...

Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

Published Aug. 15 2018

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — Matthew Burchett said goodbye to his wife and 7-year-old son in early August, volunteering to travel...

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

Published Aug. 15 2018

Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke...

Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

Published Aug. 15 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign...

Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

Published Aug. 15 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would...