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    Attempted armed robbery at Osage Beach restaurant

    Attempted armed robbery at Osage Beach restaurant

    Posted 3:12 PM 11/26/2014 by Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    OSAGE BEACH - Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at La Talapia restaurant on Osage Beach Parkway.

    Police said a white male in his 30s entered the restaurant at approximately 1:40 p.m. Tuesday. Police said he displayed a knife and demanded money from the register. 

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    Man charged in Callaway County car chase

    Man charged in Callaway County car chase

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/26/2014 by Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Digital Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Callaway County prosecutor filed several charges in the vehicle chase in Callaway County Monday.

    The charges against Dustin Felber, 30, of Jefferson City, include assault on a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action, discharging a firearm from a moving vehicle (More)

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    Governors Mansion will not hold candlelight tours

    Governors Mansion will not hold candlelight tours

    Posted 2:13 PM 11/26/2014 by Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - The Governor's Mansion will not be open on Dec. 5 or Dec. 6 for candlelight tours due to security concerns.

    Visitors will still be able to still be able to view the lighted exterior of the manison and the Christmas tree on the Manion grounds.

    The candlelight tours are normally held as a part of the Downtown Living Windows event and the annual Jefferson City Jaycees Christmas Parade.

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    Salisbury man dies in Paris Road crash caused by slick roads

    Posted 1:46 PM 11/26/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A man died Wednesday after a car accident Columbia police believe may have been caused by slick roads.

    Police said Virgil W. Elliott II, 33, was driving a 1995 Chevy Astro Van north in the 4700 block of Paris Road when he lost control, fish-tailed, and crossed the center turn (More)

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    Pedestrian killed by car in Fort Leonard Wood

    Pedestrian killed by car in Fort Leonard Wood

    Posted 1:28 PM 11/26/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FORT LEONARD WOOD - A pedestrian died Wednesday morning after an accident occurred on FLW 10.

    A Department of Army civilian employee was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:31 a.m., by General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital's Emergency Medicine physician.

    Release of the name is (More)

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    70-year-old man gets life in prison for murder

    70-year-old man gets life in prison for murder

    Posted 12:26 PM 11/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A western Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his neighbor following a feud.

    Attorney General Chris Koster's office handled prosecution of 70-year-old Lonny Leroy Mays of Clinton. Koster said Wednesday that Judge Mark Pilley (More)

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    State auditor announces review of Missouri Veterans Commission

    State auditor announces review of Missouri Veterans Commission

    Posted 11:39 AM 11/26/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - State Auditor Tom Schweich announced Wednesday his office would audit the Missouri Veterans Commission in 2015. He also released responses to seven complaints from federal elected officials related to the handling of pension and disability claims. In a letter to the (More)

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    Protests postpone St. Louis Thanksgiving parade

    Protests postpone St. Louis Thanksgiving parade

    Posted 11:17 AM 11/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The annual Thanksgiving Day parade in St. Louis has been postponed because of the continued protests over Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shootings.

    Parade organizers cite community unrest that erupted after the Monday night announcement of a St. Louis County (More)

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    Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core test

    Missouri taxpayers sue Nixon for Common Core test

    Posted 11:14 AM 11/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A Missouri judge says taxes from three people suing Gov. Jay Nixon won't go to a group creating tests for the Common Core education standards.

    Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green said Tuesday in a temporary restraining order that the lawsuit has a shot at (More)

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    Man charged with killing bouncer on opening night

    Man charged with killing bouncer on opening night

    Posted 10:54 AM 11/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 33-year-old St. Louis man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a north St. Louis County bar bouncer.

    Thirty-year-old Herbert Burnett was shot to death late Saturday night while working at Knockout Bar & Grill. It was the club's opening night.

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    Winter weather causes problems on Boone County roads

    Posted 10:48 AM 11/26/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter and Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The presence of sticky, slushy snow on the streets of Boone County early Wednesday morning caused problems for drivers and law enforcement.

    Between 8:15 and 9:15 a.m. emergency crews responded to 11 different accidents in the Columbia area.

    A mix of slushy precipitation (More)

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    Columbia, Jefferson City police offer safe driving alternatives

    Columbia, Jefferson City police offer safe driving alternatives

    Posted 10:11 AM 11/26/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Authorities in Columbia and Jefferson City are taking extra steps to ensure safety for drivers on the road for the Thanksgiving holiday as well as urging drivers to travel responsibly.

    The Columbia Police Department's traffic unit will monitor I-70 and Highway 63 between 12:00 (More)

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    Fulton police ask for help in armed robbery incident

    Fulton police ask for help in armed robbery incident

    Posted 10:07 AM 11/26/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    FULTON - Fulton Police announced Wednesday they were looking for a suspect who they say robbed a store at gunpoint.

    Police reports said officers arrived to the Incentive Resale building at 601 Airway Drive just after 9 p.m. Tuesday in response to an armed robbery.

    The store clerk (More)

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