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Missouri lawmakers consider ending mandatory vehicle inspections

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A proposal currently moving through the Missouri legislature would do away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Currently, state law requires mechanical inspections every other year once the vehicle is five years old. The sponsor of the bill wants to get rid of the in


Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV, then offering to pay for her silence

A Missouri man was charged Wednesday for allegedly infecting an unsuspecting woman with HIV and then offering to pay her for her silence once police became involved. Marcus Price, 36, is facing two felony charges and the possibility of life in prison after authorities say he had unprotected sex with


Miller County May Raise Minimum Age for Tobacco, Vaping Products

It may soon be harder to get tobacco products in Miller County. The Miller County Health Center is considering raising the minimum purchase age from 18 to 21. Director Michael Herbert says part of the motivation is a desire to cut down on vaping by young people.


A miscalculation in the Missouri tax table is going to cost some taxpayers this tax season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Committee on Government Oversight heard testimony on Wednesday from Director of Revenue, Joel Walters, on a 15-year-old miscalculation in the state’s tax table and how it is going to impact Missouri taxpayers.


Missouri bill on minimum prison sentences heads to Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Judges could ignore mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some nonviolent offenders under a bill passed Thursday by Missouri's Republican-led House, a move that's part of a broader push to revamp the state's criminal justice system.


Arrest in Miller County lands Eldon man in jail

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — Troopers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested an Eldon man in Miller County early Sunday morning. According to the arrest report, Michael S. Callison, 63, was taken into custody at 1:27 a.m. Sunday.


BREAKING: Shoplifting and High Speed Pursuit Starting in Osage Beach Nets Two Female Suspects

Two people are in custody after a report of a shoplifting in progress turns into a high-speed pursuit through parts of the Lake Area. Osage Beach Lieutenant Michael O’Day says the sequence of events started around 1:15 Thursday afternoon when officers responded to Dick’s Sporting Goods on the parkwa


Driver held after several medications found in Miller County

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating the possibility of felony drug possession in Miller County. Shockley, 48,of Eldon into custody around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night. The report claims the officer seized Alprazolam, Carisoprodol, Methamphetamine and Suboxone along with le


Two in custody following chase with police

NEW BLOOMFIELD — Two people were taken into custody in Cole County Thursday after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase up highway 54 from Osage Beach. According to Sgt. Scott White of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at about one o'clock Thursday afternoon, troopers were alerted by Osage


Missouri woman admits getting payments for long-dead mother

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago. Federal prosecutors say Marsha Gail Coy, of St. Peters, received more than $230,000 in the scheme. She pleaded guilty Thursday to bank fr


Missouri parents grieve for sons murdered six months apart

ST. LOUIS -- A Missouri family is grieving the murders of their two teenage sons within the last six months. Angel Mays described her sons Kelvon Phillips and Kelvin Phillips Jr. as inseparable.


Mustangs display mastery on the mat as Eldon wrestlers succeed at state

MICHAEL LOSCH, Lake Sun Sports Editor, mlosch@lakesunonline.com — More medals and another state champion. It seems like it is becoming par for the course at Eldon. A trio of Mustangs set out for the Class 2 state tournament at Mizzou Arena in Columbia over the weekend and all three wrestlers walked


Kansas man arrested after alleged DUI crash in NW Missouri

DAVIESS COUNTY, MO — A Kansas man was arrested following a two vehicle crash just after 6:30p.m. Wednesday in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Chevy Silverado driven by Edgar D. Jamie, 32, McPherson, was northbound on Interstate 35 four miles north of Winston.


Part of U.S. Highway 54 in Miller County shut down following dozens of slideoffs

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The snowfall which began around noon Friday causedtraffic accidents and backups all over Central Missouri, including one near Eldon involving some 50 vehicles.


Former Missouri legislative aide pleads guilty to federal pornography charge

A former legislative assistant who worked in the Missouri State Capitol pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal pornography charge. The case of Carter Ballmann, 25, of Jefferson City, had been moved from Cole County Circuit to federal court.


Riverview Murder Case Set for March

A double-murder case accusing a Rolla man of killing two caretakers at the Riverview RV Park and Campground will apparently stay in Miller County. The court, last week, took up a motion filed on behalf of Gary Sweet seeking a change of venue. That motion was withdrawn and a scheduled date for the tr


Authorities Just Realized A Tiny Group Of Lakefront Homes Is In A Different County

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — Local fire and ambulance personnel only recently discovered they were servicing a small sliver of Lake of the Ozarks homes that were actually not in their district, and the reason is rooted in history. Lake of the Ozarks was not a lake when county lines were drawn: it was the Os


Officer-involved shooting in SE Missouri under investigation

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a suspect in Cape Girardeau. Police were called to a domestic incident Tuesday night. Patrol Sgt. Clark Parrott says arriving officers found an armed man identified as 56-year-old Hubert Ray sta


President Trump appointed Missouri governor to Council of Governors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — President Donald Trump appointed Missouri Governor Mike Parson to the Council of Governors, the White House announced on Thursday night. Gov. Parson is one of 10 governors, five from each party, President Trump appointed.


Nearly $1 billion worth of unclaimed property waiting to be retrieved in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- "We have over $50,000 worth of gold coins, just in this area right here. This is a one dollar bill from 1862," said Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick describing new unclaimed items found in the last year.