14 pounds of pot, guns, cash seized in Cole County
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 8:40pm
COLE COUNTY - The Cole County Sheriff's Department and the MUSTANG Drug Task Force seized 14 pounds of marijuana, four guns, $14,000 in cash, a ballistic vest and other drug paraphernalia from a home Tuesday afternoon.
Two narcotic search warrants were served in the 2300 block of Schott Road in Cole County.
Jefferson City parks could be under new control if recommendation goes through
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 8:16pm
JEFFERSON CITY - The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department could see some major changes in authority if a recommendation goes through next week.
The Jefferson City Charter Review Advisory Committee recommended three potential changes in the city's charter to the Parks and Recreation commission.
Lawyer: Texts show Greitens' staffers' use of secretive app
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 6:34pm
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — An attorney suing former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and his staffers says recently uncovered texts show two former employees used a message-deleting app to communicate about state policy.
Screenshots show former deputy legislative directors Brad Green and Jeff Earl texted about talking points on a prescription drug monitoring policy, The Kansas City Star reported.
MU professor warns consumers about sharing medical information online
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 5:18pm
COLUMBIA- A study conducted by an MU professor shows sensitive medical information could be put in the wrong hands without people knowing.
MU associate law professor Sam Halabi encourages people to be aware of the potential risks that come from putting their medical information on social media and using medical apps. Halabi released an article arguing current laws put too many consumers' sensitive medical information at risk.
UM system works together on new science research building
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 5:17pm
COLUMBIA - MU hosted a summit on Wednesday to discuss ideas about a new research building with the other UM campuses.
In December 2017, UM System Board of Curators approved the $250 million Translational Precision Medicine Complex where researchers will conduct their studies.
Police arrest suspect in Eldon barber shop assault
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 4:46pm
ELDON - Police in Eldon arrested a suspect Wednesday for an assault at a barber shop.
Officers responded to the assault at J&M's Magic Razor Wednesday. The suspect ran from the scene, but witnesses told police they knew who he was, according to a press release.
Police searching for armed suspect near Vandiver Drive
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 4:01pm
COLUMBIA - Authorities said they were looking for a man near Vandiver Drive who was considered armed and dangerous.
Columbia Police officers said they were investigating a domestic assault case, and the suspect ran off.
Callaway County emergency crews preparing to move into new building
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 3:55pm
CALLAWAY COUNTY - Callaway County emergency officials are getting some new digs.
Crews will soon move into a new facility, as they've outgrown the old one.
Trash collectors 'beat the heat' with summer pickup schedule
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 3:04pm
COLUMBIA - People in mid-Missouri are doing whatever it takes to stay cool during the summer.
That includes trash collectors.
McCaskill's husband invested in hedge fund tied to Caymans
Posted on 20 June 2018 at 2:49pm
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund tied to the Caribbean nation — an investment that has paid off handsomely.
The Kansas City Star reported Wednesday that Joseph Shepard has invested $1 million in Matrix Capital Management and that it has earned him between $230,000 and $2.1 million in income. The Star cited McCaskill's financial disclosure forms, which only show a range of income.