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Fayette resident scheduled for hearing in stalking case
FAYETTE, MO – A Fayette resident accused of harassment, is scheduled for a hearing, according to court documents. A hearing is scheduled for Friday in the continuation of a case against Harley Branham, 23, who is accused of felony aggravated stalking, and misdemeanors for assault, and harassment. Pr
Missouri State Highway Patrol Confirms Fatality on I-44
STRAFFORD, Mo. -- Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one person has died in a two-vehicle crash on I-44. Westbound lanes are currently blocked. This is a developing story and will be updated.
New bakery opens Thursday morning
Hungry patrons will have a new place to fill their bellies starting tomorrow. The Savory Bakery is opening its doors at 6 a.m. Thursday morning. Located in the old Mac’s building on South Main Street in Fayette, the restaurant will offer breakfast items, soups, teas and coffee.
Former Dairy Queen manager to return to court over Kenneth Suttner's death
Former Dairy Queen manager Harley Branham, who was charged with harassment, assault and stalking of a 17-year-old employee who died by suicide, will return to court Jan. 18, in Howard County to enter a plea or set a trial date.
MU football assistant coach arrested
COLUMBIA - A University of Missouri assistant football coach was arrested Saturday on an out of county warrant. According to online records from the Boone County Sheriff's Department, MUPD arrested 56-year-old Vernon Hargreaves. He was later released after posting $1,000 bond.
Tom (T.C.) Colvin 1952-2018
Tom Colvin of Fayette passed away December 2, 2018. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette.
Where's the beef? Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4 million cattle scam
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A southwest Missouri man turned out to be all hat and no cattle. Dwight Moody Cox, 57, of Ozark, pleaded guilty last week in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme involving nonexistent cattle. He pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count and faces up to 20 years in prison.
This Missouri Zoo Has One Of The Most Spectacular Christmas Light Displays You’ve Ever Seen
The clock’s a-tickin’. And, before you know it, we’ll be waking up on Christmas morning. That means we’re running out of time to get everything – from buying gifts to baking cookies – done. But, don’t let the frenzy of the final days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s wear you down. Slow down fo
2 jailed, 300 lbs. of pot seized after Missouri traffic stop
COOPER COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on drug charges after a Thursday traffic stop on Interstate 70. During the stop near Boonville, Missouri in Cooper County, state troopers found and seized over 300 pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags.
Missouri State Highway Patrol makes major marijuana bust on I-70
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol posted this image of a marijuana bust on eastbound I-70 in Cooper County. They stopped the SUV for following another vehicle too closely. They found 301 lbs of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags.
Former Columbia Public Schools CFO sentenced to probation
Former Columbia Public Schools chief financial officer Anna Munson was given five years of supervised probation Thursday after she pleaded guilty in October to receiving stolen property at a previous job.
Two arrested in massive drug bust
Cooper County, Missouri - Authorities have arrested two men after pulling more than 300 pounds of marijuana out of a car in a massive Cooper County drug bust. Troopers pulled over 34-year-old Felix Lopez and 19-year-old Jonathan Padilla around 3 p.m. earlier today in Cooper County for allegedly foll
Homeless shelter volunteers immerse themselves in culture of giving
COLUMBIA - The number of homeless people living in Boone County has increased in the past 10 years, according to data from the Columbia-Boone County Basic Needs Coalition. In 2017, about 265 people were considered homeless.
Former CPS officer sentenced to 5 years probation
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The former chief financial officer of Columbia Public Schools was sentenced to five years of probation on Thursday after she pleaded guilty to taking money from a band booster club in the St. Louis area.
Domestic assault charges filed against Missouri player
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Tre Williams was charged Wednesday in a domestic assault case. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported that probable cause statement alleges Williams and his girlfriend argued early Sunday and that he hit her several times while she was driving and at one poin
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
Flu season headed for its peak
BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - The holidays are only a few weeks away, and Boone Hospital Center officials said it takes a while for the flu shot to be effective. They said those who want it should get it now.
Woman hurt in crash resulting from police chase
COLUMBIA, Mo. - One woman was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after she was involved in a crash the was the result of a police chase on Monday afternoon.
Missouri Dad Tears Down GSA Posters at Child's School
The school district previously took down LGBTQ-supportive signs from a middle school, but stands by the posters promoting a high school club. A Missouri father who tore down posters for a Gay-Straight Alliance from his local high school’s walls complained to the Columbia Board of Education this week
Judge orders man to jail in zoning dispute
Circuit Judge Jodie Asel has ordered a Boone County man to serve jail time in a zoning dispute over a garage he uses to refine discarded restaurant oil for home use. Seth Reynolds is to report 8 a.m. Thursday to Boone County Jail to serve 10 days for contempt of court. After a long skirmish with the