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Over 3oo pounds of marijuana seized in Cooper County
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – Two non-residents remain in custody this morning, after the seizure over 300 pounds of marijuana in. The Missouri Highway Patrol reported the arrest of Jonathan S. Padilla, 19, of Fresno, California and Felix Lopez-Gutierrez, 34, a Mexican national, after a traffic stop for foll
Moberly man deemed sexually violent predator
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. - A Randolph County jury decided a Moberly man will remain in custody for sexually violent crimes he was previously convicted of. Daniel J. Jensen, 41, of Moberly, Missouri, was convicted in the state of California for molesting two boys, ages 9 and 10. Then, once moving back to
Felony drug charges recommended following Cooper County traffic stop
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. — A California man and a Mexican national remain in custody Friday morning after the seizure over 300 pounds of marijuana in Cooper County yesterday. The Missouri Highway Patrol reported the arrest of 19-year-old Jonathan S. Padilla, of Fresno, Ca. and 34-year-old Felix Lopez-Guti
SANDY DAVIDSON: When can state and federal courts try the same case?
“Can’t we all just get along?” That’s a question Rodney King asked after his beating by Los Angeles police in March 1991. King, a paroled felon, was fleeing from police. After a high-speed chase, he finally gave up, but he was intoxicated and resisted arrest. Police tackled him in public view on a C
The face of undefeated Missouri Baptist nearly lost his breath for good
The Missouri Baptist men's basketball team is 14-0, off to their best start in program history. But their star player, the face of their team, wasn't sure if he could continue the sport two years ago.
Missouri man hospitalized after vehicle overturns
LIVINGSTON COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 10p.m. Friday in Livingston County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Volkswagen passenger vehicle driven by Richard J. Stumph, 28, Chillicothe, was eastbound on Route H one mile east of Avalon. The vehicle travele
Corrections officer killed in Jefferson City homicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Jefferson City Police Department identified Justin R. Kammerich, 33, of Jefferson City as the victim of Wednesday night's homicide. Officers said they were called to the 800 block of Broadway near West Ashley Street around 11 p.m. on Wednesday for reported shots fired.
Mental health care to increase in Moniteau County
Awareness of the mental health crisis has been growing over the past decade, which has led to an increase of Americans receiving more heightened care in this regard. Residents in Moniteau County will be able to visit with mental health therapists soon, as Burrell Behavioral Health is to open a locat
Moberly man found to be sexually violent predator committed to facility
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. — A Moberly man has been committed to a facility after he was found to be a sexually violent predator by a jury in Randolph County. According to a press release from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office, Daniel J. Jensen, 41 was previously convicted in the state of Cal
California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday.
Jefferson City Police identify victim in Wednesday homicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Jefferson City Police Department identified Justin Kammerich, 33, of Jefferson City as the victim of Wednesday night's homicide. Officers said they were called to the 800 block of Broadway near West Ashley Street around 11 p.m. on Wednesday for reported shots fired.
Missouri State Capitol completes mural restoration project
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri State Capitol has recently completed an effort to restore and conserve the building's murals that provide visitors with snapshots of the state's history.
JC teen charged in fatal shooting, robbery of 19-year-old
A 15-year-old Jefferson City boy has been charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery in connection with the Nov. 19 killing of Nilez Nichols, 19. Bruce L. Thomas was charged as an adult under a state law that allows an adult second-degree murder charge for a "child between the ages o
Missouri man admits to killing daughter's ex-boyfriend
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter's ex-boyfriend after a squabble about an outdoor patio table and grill. The Joplin Globe reports that 53-year-old Robert Waite Jr., of Carthage, accepted a plea offer Tuesday in which he pleaded gui
Shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 hurt in Jefferson City
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Teen charged in November Jefferson City homicide
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A 15-year-old has been charged as an accessory to murder in a November shooting death in Jefferson City. The Cole County Prosecutor's Office charged Bruce Leon Thomas with accessory to murder in the second-degree and first-degree robbery. A judge set his bond at $100,000 cash-o
One dead, one injured in Jefferson City shooting
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Jefferson City police are investigating a second deadly shooting. Officers said they were called to the 800 block of Broadway near West Ashley Street around 11 p.m. Wednesday for reported shots fired.
EDITORIAL: Right here in St. Louis — oops Kansas City
Not such a big deal, really, that for a second there, President Donald Trump thought he was in St. Louis instead of Kansas City. As when he recently called poor incinerated Paradise, California, by the wrong name on a trip to the area — “Pleasure, what a name!” — maybe he’s just checking to see if w
Missouri at risk for a serious Earthquake, experts say
ST. LOUIS - With two earthquakes striking Tennessee Wednesday many are wondering if a big one will hit St. Louis. Experts say it's not a matter of if one will hit, it's a matter of when.
Columbia man arrested in connection to two thefts in Mexico
MEXICO - The Mexico Public Safety Department arrested a man in connection to a car theft and a home burglary on Tuesday. Both thefts occurred late Tuesday night according to a news release from the Mexico Public Safety Department.