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Former school employee admits to sex with student

Clairyssa Lorenz pleaded guilty Friday in Moniteau County court. Lorenz was arrested in March after a 16-year-old boy said he had sex with her beginning in June or July 2017. Lorenz was an elementary counselor in the Cole R-1 School District and an assistant high school softball coach in the Califor

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 18:26:33

Charges filed after July chase in Jefferson City

Lionel Gurley, 41, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, resisting arrest and unlawful use of a weapon.


Four arrested for drugs over weekend

At 12:46 p.m. Friday, a deputy patrolling the Holts Summit area stopped a vehicle driven by Louis Richmond, 37, of Jefferson City near the U.S. Highway 54 State Road AA/OO interchange in Holts Summit for a traffic violation. A vehicle passenger was identified as Danielle Scott, 31, also of Jefferson

FULTON SUN - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Missouri releases new bicentennial vehicle license plates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri vehicle owners will be getting new red, white and blue license plates to commemorate the state’s upcoming bicentennial.

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-16 15:35:14

Missouri News: Versailles Man, Joseph Marin Melendez, Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing Nine Firearms Stolen from Pawn Shop | STL.News

JEFFERSON CITY, MO– AVersailles, Missouriman who stole nine firearms during the burglary of a local pawn shop pleaded guilty in federal court today for illegally possessing the firearms.

WWW.STL.NEWS - 2018-10-15 21:54:30

Woman pleads guilty to felony stealing

Javayshia Smith, 22, of Jennings, pleaded guilty to one count of felony stealing during a hearing before Cole County Judge Dan Green. A charge of resisting arrest was dismissed.


Columbia rape suspect pleads guilty

Prosecutors dropped several counts, including sodomy and armed criminal action, in exchange for the guilty plea. Moore has been in custody since his arrest and will receive credit for time served.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 16:04:48

Two Columbia residents arrested for meth at Fulton traffic stop

Courtney Pape, 28, of Columbia was taken to Callaway County Jail for charges of first-degree felony drug trafficking, felony distribution of drugs and possession of paraphernalia.

KOMU - 2018-10-15 23:27:00

Columbia man sentenced to six years for involuntary manslaughter

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Jeremy Humphrey, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in September, was sentenced to six years in prison Monday.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 15:57:41

Jefferson City serves as two-day health center of the state

School and community wellness coordinators, teachers and community leaders from across Missouri are gathered in the Capital City for the annual event, which allows them to update each other on their work and share their successes.


Jefferson City Police arrest murder suspect from the state of California - KMZU

The Visalia California PoliceDepartment advised Jefferson City Police that Steven Lopez, 25, may have fled to Missouri after a kidnapping and murder in California. Around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, officers responding to an unrelated call recognized Lopez and he sat in a nearby parked car.


Oklahoma man pleads guilty to robbing Columbia hotel

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Darrell Eugene Black, 25, pleaded guilty Tuesday to the armed robbery of a Columbia hotel, which occurred on May 31, 2017.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-10-16 20:09:34

Boonville man sentenced to 10 years in prison for deadly shooting

COLUMBIA - A Boonville man will spend the next decade in prison after pleading guilty to a deadly 2017 shooting.Jeremy Humphrey pleaded guilty in September to involuntary manslaughter and unlawful possession of a gun. A judge sentenced him on Monday.Policearrested Humphreyin September 2017 following

KOMU - 2018-10-16 16:13:46

Mexico man receives 27 child sex crime charges

MEXICO, Mo. - A Mexico, Missouri, man is charged with 27 counts of various sex crimes for rapes and assaults he allegedly committed between September 2016 and May 2018.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 15:59:04

California state fugitive nabbed in Jefferson City

Investigators with the central California-based Visalia Police Department had asked JCPD to be on the lookout for Steven Lopez, a 25-year-old “known to them as a gang member,” according to a JCPD news release.


MDC: Quail season to be similar to last year - Ozark Radio News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With quail-hunting season starting November 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average.MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in nor

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-10-15 07:46:32

Two arrested in Callaway County for having meth

Authorities pulled over a car driven by Fabrina Amburn, 35, during proactive patrol Sunday morning around 2:00.


Judge orders Missouri to give juvenile lifers parole chance

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge says Missouri has violated the rights of people serving life in prison without parole for offenses committed when they were children.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey has ordered state official to develop a pl

WGEM.COM - 2018-10-15 11:12:36

Two people arrested after heroin found during a traffic stop

Deputies pulled over Louis Richmond, 37 and Danielle Scott, 31, both of Jefferson City in the Holts Summit area near the US Highway 54 and State Road AA/OO interchange for a traffic violation.


Late night traffic stop leads to meth arrest outside Fulton

Deputies were patrolling rural Callaway County when they stopped a vehicle driven by Fabrina Amburn, 35, of Fulton on State Highway KK for a traffic violation. Herbert Hoehne, 46, of Columbia was also in the car.