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Sentencing scheduled Wednesday in Randolph County drug delivery case

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. — A sentencing hearing is scheduled Wednesday afternoon in Randolph County for a man who pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance. Coby A. Durham, 42, of Moberly entered a guilty plea at a hearing on December 19, 2018.


Investigation continues into report of person falling into Missouri River

SIOUX CITY -- An investigation continues into a report of a person who may have jumped or fallen into the Missouri River on Tuesday. At approximately 11:15 a.m., a southbound motorist on I-29 witnessed what he believed to be a person or object jumping into the water from the railroad bridge that goe


Franklin, Roadrunners give Moberly a fight

The largest crowd all season at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center was treated to a much more competitive game Saturday night between State Fair Community College and Moberly Area College than the two teams played exactly one month before.


First responders search Missouri River for person that may have gone into river

(KTIV) – First responders Tuesday afternoon were on the scene where a person may have jumped into the Missouri River. It happened at the railroad bridge that goes from Sioux City to South Sioux City, Nebraska, just around 11 a.m.


Religious studies in public schools? One Missouri lawmaker wants high school Bible classes

JEFFERSON CITY • A state lawmaker who is a minister and dean of students at a southwest Missouri religious college wants public high school students to learn more about the Bible.


City to conduct private hangar inspections after carbon monoxide tragedy

The death of an airplane mechanic at an Omar Bradley Regional Airport hangar in Moberly sparked discussion on the inspection and permitting process of privately owned hangars at the Airport Advisory Committee meeting Thursday.


Missouri City Taking Part In 2019 Warrant Round Up

MISSOURI CITY, TX — Residents Missouri City, and other surrounding communities, who have warrants have until March 9 to pay their fines, or they could risk an embarrassing arrest.


Fire destroys Missouri home where homicide had been reported

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a Springfield home where a homicide was reported earlier this month. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 45-year-old David Edwards was found stabbed to death on Feb. 1 in the home where the blaze started Monday. No arrests h


Council approves Redeemer Church conditional use permit

The Redeemer Church was approved for a conditional use permit at the Moberly City Council meeting Tuesday. January reports were also reviewed by each of the city department heads, including general information about the Moberly Police Department’s ongoing double homicide investigation.


State Farm reducing auto policy rates in Missouri

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the largest auto insurer in Missouri and in the nation, is cutting its rates in Missouri. As a result, its overall personal auto rate will drop by 3.9 percent. The total statewide expected impact for State Farm Mutual by this rate decrease in Missouri


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (Feb. 10-16)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from February 10 through February 16:. Bradley G. Halencak, 40, male, of O’Fallon, Missouri, was arrested at noon on February 12 in Ste. Genevieve County on a Wentzville Police Dep


Marijuana brick worth $3K found in Missouri donation bin

SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big Brother


Snow and ice heading for much of Missouri (AUDIO)

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill and the state Department of Transportation (MoDOT) are warning about possible white out conditions across parts of Missouri on Tuesday evening.


Sturgeon quickly puts police chief on unpaid leave

Just four days after a Boone County judge gave Sturgeon's former police chief his job back, the city has put him on unpaid leave. ABC 17 News confirmed that the board of aldermen came to a "consensus decision" to put Greg Halderman on leave Monday night during a special meeting. City attorney Cydney


Suspect thought dog was spying for police, charges in Missouri animal abuse case say

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Missouri -- A man who authorities say bound a small dog with tape and threw him in a rural Missouri ditch last week believed the dog was spying on him for the police, charging documents say.


Raytown broke Missouri Sunshine Law, refused to provide records after fatal crash

The city of Raytown has been ordered to pay $42,000 in legal fees after a judge ruled the city violated the Missouri Sunshine Law when it denied a public records request about a fatal traffic wreck.


Cass County crash closes Missouri Highway 7

HARRISONVILLE, MO (KCTV) -- Missouri Highway patrol is responding to a crash at Route P in Cass County. The crash involved at least a pick-up truck and a semi that rolled over on its side.


FIRST LOOK: Here's what you need to know to start your day

Good morning. It's Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Today's temperatures are in the mid to low 30s, and it will be cloudy today into this evening. Columbia Public Schools are not in session today due to weather, and the University of Missouri has a delayed start until 10 a.m.


Missouri Legislators discuss provisions of medical marijuana in Jefferson City

More discussion on Amendment 2 is taking place in Jefferson City. Placed on the November ballot last year, this Amendment permits state-licensed physicians to recommend marijuana for medical purposes to patients with serious illnesses and medical conditions, taxing marijuana sales at four percent, w


Sheriff seeks help finding murder suspect

Boone County sheriff’s deputies say a suspect in a January homicide is likely still in mid-Missouri and they are asking the public’s help finding him. Garland B. Wisley, 60, is wanted on charges of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the Jan. 13 death of 38-year-old John R. Albers. The