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Two Jefferson City men were killed Sunday in Chicago after they crashed into a building when someone opened fire on them.
Endurance, tradition and optimism were among the themes represented by items included in a time capsule to be sealed within the state Capitol for next century.
Jefferson City police were called to a number of disturbances during the early morning hours of Sunday, following Fourth of July festivities.
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. — The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors dropped a pair of games Sunday in the American Legion Southwest Illinois Firecracker Classic.
The Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals won’t be the only Missouri representatives as next week’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.
KANSAS CITY — Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, who spent more than four decades with the franchise and helped build its only Super Bowl team, died early Sunday. He was 86.
Lake Ozark resident Gergory A. Barkwell, 28, was killed in a one-vehicle wreck early Sunday morning in St. Clair.
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What message would you like to share with residents 100 years from now?
The roster of the Lincoln men’s basketball team grew by five Friday with the announcement of the Blue Tigers’ recruiting class.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Juniors wrapped up pool play in the Blue Springs Wooden Bat Tournament with a record of 3-0.
There will be a four-person scramble held July 18 at the Oak Hills Golf Center to benefit the National Mutliple Sclerosis Foundation.
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A court ruling in an open meetings lawsuit puts us in a position of conflicting preferences.
For those hoping to see the fireworks over the Capitol on Saturday, don’t worry. The abundance of wet weather isn’t expected to cause any issues with the show.
Parade, entertainment and fireworks still on
The city of Eldon has cancelled some activities for its annual Independence Day celebration Saturday due to weather conditions.
A pair of area golfers helped the Missouri team capture the title in the 2015 Junior Four-State Championship that wrapped up Thursday.
On Tuesday, Jefferson City police received information that a murder suspect from Chambers County, Texas may have traveled to the Jefferson City area to evade authorities.
A new law to require insurance coverage for eating disorders marks another step in Missouri’s enlightened approach to mental health issues.
Bret Michaels, Ozark Mountain Daredevils among big acts
Fireworks, barbecues and family get-togethers are part of many Lake of the Ozarks area residents’ and visitors’ celebrations for the Fourth of July.
Saturday’s Independence Day holiday will create several different closing schedules this week.
Salute to America is expected to draw about 50,000 people this year.
A Camdenton man was sentenced in federal court Monday for a mail fraud scheme that involved the distribution of more than $1.2 million in synthetic marijuana, commonly known as K2, from a head shop in Lebanon.
A Jefferson City man already charged in Callaway County in connection with a high-speed chase with authorities Sunday night is facing more charges in that same case in Cole County.
The Cole County prosecutor has charged a Fulton woman with bringing methamphetamine into the Algoa Correctional Center.
Dennis Berhorst of Holts Summit weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Ozark Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Truman.
The extended Independence Day weekend is intended to be a time of celebration.
OA wants to review prison’s nomination to national register
The nomination, approved by the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, for the Missouri State Penitentiary to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places was removed from the state’s approving agency’s agenda in May.
Two men were arrested and held on charges following a Sunday evening car pursuit that started in Jefferson City and ended outside Kingdom City, according to the Callaway County Sheriff’s office.
The Cole County prosecutor’s office has charged a Russellville man with two counts of second-degree domestic assault for an incident early Sunday morning.
We don’t mean to dampen anyone’s idea of fun, but discharging fireworks is illegal in Jefferson City and dangerous everywhere.
Christian Cantwell captured a second-place finish Sunday in the shot put at the USA Track and Field Championships hosted by Sacramento State.
Mitchell Mather ended the reign of Joey Johnson, and his reward was the championship in the 108th Missouri Amateur.
A Linn woman died and two other Linn residents were seriously injured in a two-vehicle wreck Saturday evening in Camden County.
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As Mary R. Russell’s term as Missouri Supreme Court chief justice comes to a close, she deserves recognition not only for her role as the state’s top jurist, but also for her stewardship of the courts.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors won a pair of games Saturday in the Festus Invitational.
The semifinals are set for the Missouri Amateur.
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We applaud Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of the “school transfer law.”
“With all the rhetoric surrounding marriage equality, it has seemed to be hard to hear some voices from the faith community who have attempted to speak up in favor of same-sex marriage,” said the Rev. Jim Hogue.
The next step has been taken in getting a new softball stadium at the University of Missouri.
HOLLISTER — Tanner Elder’s run at the Missouri Amateur came to an end Friday in the Round of 32.
A state law signed Monday represents a victory for small business, particularly restaurateurs, and for fairness.
Though heavy rains may have stalled work, Jefferson City officials say an ongoing project at Stadium Boulevard, Christy Drive and Monroe Street is on track to be finished before the school year starts in August.
A short circuit issue that energized a residential dock frame caused the Sunday electrocution death of an Illinois man at Lake of the Ozarks.
Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, while Republican leaders continued to call the health care law flawed and renewed calls to ax it.
The Jefferson City Fire Department is reminding residents to be safe during the Fourth of July holiday.
Tanner Elder advanced to the Round of 32 at the Missouri Amateur with a win Thursday.
Kory Franks tied for 63rd in the American Junior Golf Association’s 38th Annual Rolex Tournament of Champions.
A Jefferson City woman is facing multiple charges of selling drugs in the Capital City earlier this month.
We support relegating the Confederate flag to museum displays, as long as we recognize the action is only a step toward a larger — perhaps unobtainable — goal.
A Jefferson City man has been indicted by the Cole County Grand Jury on multiple child sex charges, which sends his case to the circuit court for a possible trial.
The 16th annual Bittersweet Garden Tour has five distinctive Jefferson City area sites lined up for the 12:30-5 p.m. Sunday event.