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Police: Man threatened Lincoln University students in online video

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Police arrested Troy Jones, 30, of Jefferson City after he allegedly made threats againt Lincoln University students in an online video. Jones was charged Thursday with making a terroristic threat, a felony, and is being held at the Cole County Jail without bond.


Four Jefferson City businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - On four separate occassions this week, employees of different Jefferson City businesses sold alcohol to a woman who identified as 18-years-old. Jefferson City police officers performed compliance checks on 16 business that sell alcohol and all but four properly turned the minor


Jefferson City police make two arrests after separate chases

JEFFERSON CITY - Police took two drivers into custody Thursday night after separate chases. One involved a woman accused of shoplifting. The other involved a man with an outstanding warrant.


Standish House purchased for redevelopment

One of Jefferson City's oldest homes will soon be redeveloped and brought back to its original glory. Amanda and Levi Burke Williams purchased 103 Jackson St. — known as the Standish House — from the Jefferson City Housing Authority, according to a Friday news release from the Jefferson City Housing


Slain Missouri KKK leader’s wife admits to killing him

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — The wife of a Missouri Ku Klux Klan leader admitted Friday to fatally shooting her husband. Malissa Ancona was sentenced to life in prison Friday under a deal in which she pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and abandonment of a corpse in the Februa

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Shawn Parcells says he will move to Missouri, continue working

SHAWNEE COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The man who has the been the focus of a relentless KCTV5 News investigation into botched autopsies remains shut down in Kansas, but Shawn Parcells has a backup plan and you may not like it.


Nichols Career Center names next assistant director

Jefferson City Public Schools announced Friday that Travis Plume will be the next assistant director of career and technical education for Nichols Career Center. Plume will succeed Cody Bashore, who will be the director of Nichols after current director Sharon Longan retires in June.


Alleged Shoplift Leads JCPD on a Chase

A pair of police chases in Jefferson City. Investigators say Molly Patterson shoplifted from the Schnuck’s grocery store last night, then tried to speed away on Michigan Street. They say the chase finally stopped when Patterson pulled into a driveway on Missouri Street and was arrested. Later last n


Officer loses job over social media post

A Jefferson City man who apparently took part in a social media movement with corrections personnel in other states no longer works for the Missouri Department of Corrections, according to a statement from the department.


Field artillery chapter gathers for annual meal, fellowship

"I was there for the Cold War as America stood her ground for international democracy. I gave her my Lance and then the mighty Pershing missile, which forced our opponents to the negotiating table. Though I never fired a missile in anger, my Pershing Peacemaker was strategic. I am Persuasive Power f


Jefferson City man hurt in Cooper County crash

A Jefferson City man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Cooper County. Missouri Highway Patrol reports show the crash occurred around 11:20 a.m. on Missouri 179 at River Bluff Road.


Missouri River expected to crest at 25 feet Easter Weekend

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. — Residents along the Missouri River should see water levels reach their peek this weekend here in Siouxland. In a release from Dakota Dunes officials, the National Weather Service is expecting the Missouri River to crest at 25 feet at Sioux City over the Easter weekend before b


Senate committee hears pair of bills modifying death penalty guidelines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two bills that would further curtail just when the death penalty could be handed down were considered before a Senate committee this week. Championed by Republican state Sen. Paul Wieland, SB 288 would remove the option of the death penalty if all jurors cannot unanimously agre


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Missouri Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:


Family rescued from sandbar on Missouri River

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) A family is safe after a scary ordeal overnight on the Missouri River in western North Dakota. Firefighters in Bismarck had to rescue three people -- including one child -- from a sandbar on the river just after midnight Friday.


Few details emerge after mysterious fires light up Missouri Bootheel town

It is still unclear why the city hall and the former mayor's house in the small town of Parma, Mo., caught fire earlier this week — soon after a new mayor took office. The fires, which authorities suspect were set intentionally, also occurred as the state was preparing to audit the city in the state


Des Moines attorney disbarred in Missouri after license revoked in Iowa

JEFFERSON CITY – Des Moines, Iowa attorney Sandra E. Suarez has been disbarred following an April 17 Missouri Supreme Court order after her license was revoked in Iowa over allegations that included misappropriation and trust account issues.


Saving prairie chickens in Missouri

ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mo. -- During the early morning hours on Missouri's grasslands, the sounds of nature can be heard. The boom and cackle of the great prairie chicken stand out from the rest.


Charge dismissed for local man

A charge of unlawful use of a weapon was dismissed Wednesday against a Jefferson City man. Armonn Cody had been charged in connection with an incident that occurred Monday. Authorities alleged he had displayed a weapon in a threatening manner.


Mueller Report exposes a fake Twitter account with a Missouri twist

WASHINGTON • It had a Midwestern-sounding handle, @MissouriNewsUS, and it posted tweets during the 2016 presidential campaign favorable to Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, and critical of eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.