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Grand jury indicts 3 for murder of Jefferson City man

Three men charged in connection with the killing a Jefferson City man in February have been indicted by the Cole County grand jury.

Cole County OKs contracts for street, stormwater improvements

The Cole County Commission signed an agreement Tuesday for design work on a stormwater and street improvement project for an area south of Jefferson City off U.S. 54.

Profile of a traffic stop

Racial percentages in JC closer to population split

As in Ferguson and other communities, the latest numbers show that black drivers in Jefferson City are more likely to be stopped and subsequently arrested than their white counterparts. But unlike the cases in Ferguson, the percentages of stops more closely reflects the region’s population, local law enforcement officials say.

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A force on the sidelines

Zak Wilson wields great influence as youth coach

During much of the year, the place to find Zak Wilson is out on one of the many Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department fields coaching children in various sports.

Warm weather brings crime among outdoor activities

The spring-like weather Sunday allowed Mid-Missourians to get back outside to enjoy various activities. Unfortunately, it also led to more criminal activity.

No wrecking ball in old SMHC future

SSM Health intent on finding a buyer for hospital complex

At this time, SSM Health has no plans to tear down the old St. Mary’s Hospital facility.

AG warns of 2 scams

Attorney General Chris Koster is warning Missourians of two scams involving individuals impersonating employees of the Missouri Attorney General’s office or other law enforcement or state attorneys’ general offices.

County's quest for office space shifts to old St. Mary's building

Although nothing has been decided, talks continue about future space needs for Cole County government offices. On Wednesday, commissioners and elected officials discussed potential solutions.

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End of the Rainbow

Fire ravages area bowling alley, nightspot; patrons lament loss of Osage County landmark

The cause of an early Monday morning fire that destroyed a longtime nightspot in Central Missouri may never be known.

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Malfunctioning heater suspected in Cohen Auto fire

Fire investigators do not believe there was anything suspicious about a fire Sunday night that destroyed a Jefferson City auto business.

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