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Perspective: A history of the
We'll start with the first U.S.S. Missouri, a paddle-wheel frigate built in 1841 at a cost of $570,000. In 1843, she was a part of the Mediterranean Squadron and, while in Gibraltar, caught fire and exploded.
Four teenagers injured in Cooper County crash
TIPTON- Four teenagers were hurt after their vehicle flipped over into a ditch Wednesday afternoon, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.The report said the vehicle veered off the left side of Old 12 Road near Tipton Drive and flipped over.Two of the passengers suffered moderate
Second person charged after Tuesday chase
Paige Pace, 23, of Jefferson City, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.
Jefferson City restaurant inspections from May 2018
Priority violations are items, if in non-compliance, that are more likely to contribute to food contamination, illness or an environmental health hazard. Some examples of priority items include improper holding temperatures of foods, inadequate cooking of food items, poor personal hygiene and contam
Laurence Fox contemplated suicide during custody battle
The 40-year-old actor and the former 'Doctor Who' star were granted a quickie divorce in December 2016, but it was only last month the former couple ended an intense two-year legal battle for their two children - Winston, nine, and Eugene, six - which left Laurence with insomnia and panic attacks at
Collision at Horseshoe Bend Parkway and Bittersweet seriously injures Four Seasons woman
Laura A. Penner, 47, of Four Seasons received injuries described as serious in the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. She was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital, then was transferred to University Hospital in Columbia. Justin L. Harris, 27, of Osage Beach received moderate injurie
Center for Human Services honors volunteers, clients
The CHS Mission is “Life without Limitations.” According to the Center’s website, CHS began in 1955 as the Crippled Children’s Center and was founded as a “cooperative service model by a group of innovative community members.” It has grown over the years with the help of many supporters in the commu
Parson revives education board with new appointments
The appointments, announced Tuesday, breathe new life into the group that supervises Missouri public schools after months of uncertainty.
3 seek Democrat nomination for 6th District Senate seat
State Rep. Mike Bernskoetter, R-Jefferson City, is the only Republican who filed to succeed Kehoe in representing the seven-county district.
Resale store gives $25,000 to local high school
Calvary's Gift resale store last week gave $25,000 to Calvary Lutheran High School, which brought the total amount of money given by the store to the school for tuition assistance to $1 million.
Parson Appoints New Missouri State Board Of Education Members
"We owe it to our students to provide the best, high quality public education in Missouri,” Parson said in a release. “It was important to act quickly to restore and provide functionality to the State Board of Education. We expect the Board will begin conducting a diligent national search, to find a
Missouri Says it Won't Pay Lawyers Greitens Hired for Impeachment Defense
“Other states honor their contracts, and it may become more difficult for Missouri to enter into contracts, particularly with lawyers, if it is not going to honor them,” Garber told The Star.
Investigators say DNA database can be goldmine for old cases
The idea is to get people to transfer profiles compiled by commercial genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com and 23andMe onto the smaller, public open-source database created in 2010, called GEDmatch. The commercial sites require authorities to obtain search warrants for the information; the public si
Man changes plea, sentenced in Jefferson City stabbing death
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ A Jefferson City man who fatally stabbed another man in February 2017 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.The Cole County Prosecutor’s office says 53-year-old Michael Phillips on Friday withdrew his not guilty plea and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed
Cause of Lake Ozark house fire that claimed the lives of four brothers undetermined
According to official documents obtained by ABC 17, "A discarded cigarette, spark from the fire pit or BBQ grill were all unable to be eliminated as a cause of the fire. This fire is therefore classified as being undetermined in nature."
Melvin Mullins to retire from Sedalia School District 200
Roaming the halls, attending lunch shifts, and keeping students safe is what the last 15 years have consisted of for school security officer Melvin Mullins.
Stay cool when booking pool services
Consumers need to think about how they and their family would use a pool, weigh the expense and decide what type fits their budget and space. Swimming pools can require a substantial investment, particularly in-ground pools. They require frequent cleaning during the season, and proper closing and op
Four teenagers hurt in Cooper County crash
COOPER COUNTY, Mo. - Four teenagers were hurt in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Cooper County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash report, the vehicle went off the left side of Old 12 Road near Tipton Drive around 3 p.m. The vehicle struck a ditch and overturned.The report indicated th
Community calendar for June 17 through June 23
Sunday a.m.:Shake it Up Sunday, if you are white attend a black church, if you are black attend a white church; Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, 400 N. Lamine Ave., or Wesley United Methodist Church, 1322 W. Broadway Blvd. For more information, call Marge Harlan at 660-851-0077.
Jefferson City man gets prison sentence for 2017 murder
Michael Phillips, 53, on Friday withdrew his not guilty plea and instead pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action before Cole County Presiding Judge Pat Joyce as part of a plea agreement with the Cole County Prosecutor's Office.