• Couple sentenced in statuatory sodomy case Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:44pm

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A southern Missouri couple has been sentenced in a sexual abuse case involving a young girl who lived with them.

  • Latest developments in Greitens criminal case Posted on 21 March 2018 at 6:35pm

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • Columbia resident wants a stop to the chain break-ins Posted on 21 March 2018 at 5:00pm

    COLUMBIA - The victim of a string of recent break-ins is calling on police to put a stop to it. 

    The incidents have happened at Park Village mobile homes off of Brown Station Road. All four of David Tyler Worden's vehicles have been broken into over the last two weeks in three different incidents.

  • Mother of severely injured child seeks justice Posted on 21 March 2018 at 3:31pm

    FULTON - A mother took to social media late Tuesday night to share a story about her son's experience at a Fulton home daycare - that had him leaving in an ambulance.

    The ambulance took six-month-old Collin Drummond to University Hospital Dec. 12. He was "lethargic" and "limp" on the scene and once he got to the hospital and received tests, doctors confirmed he had non-accidental head trauma or Shaken Baby Syndrome.

  • Former school counselor charged with sex with student Posted on 21 March 2018 at 2:59pm

    BOONVILLE (AP) — A former school employee has been charged with having sex with a student when he was 16.

  • Man sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for meth possession Posted on 21 March 2018 at 2:54pm

    KANSAS CITY - A federal judge sentenced a Jefferson City man to more than 25 years in federal prison for having methamphetamine in his possession.

    Grandview police found meth in the trunk of Michael Green's car after it stalled at an intersection. Officers decided to tow the car and conducted an inventory search before the towing. It was during this search of the car that officers found a shoebox with 400 grams of meth.

  • National Single Parent Day touches heart of local mom Posted on 21 March 2018 at 5:52pm

    COLUMBIA – There are about 14 million single parents in the U.S. and Columbia resident Britteny Johnson is one of them.

    As she reflected on National Single Parent Day she said, “The hardest part of motherhood is that it gives you fears that you didn’t know you were going to have.” 

  • Police looking for driver in attempted child abduction Posted on 21 March 2018 at 1:34pm

    COLUMBIA - An 11-year-old boy is safe after an attempted child abduction on Tuesday in the area of Chapel Hill Road and Handley Place.

    According to police, the boy was walking home from Fairview Elementary School shortly before 4:30 p.m. when he saw a truck pass by him several times. At one point, he said the truck stopped, and the driver opened the passenger door and told the boy to get in.

  • Family upset with ex-Missouri trooper's community service Posted on 21 March 2018 at 1:13pm

    VERSAILLES (AP) — The family of an Iowa man who drowned to death while handcuffed is frustrated with the type of community service a former Missouri state trooper served after being convicted in the case.

  • Boone County highway improvements start next week Posted on 21 March 2018 at 12:15pm

    BOONE COUNTY - Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin shoulder paving operations between Centralia and Hallsville during overnight hours beginning Monday.

    The $3 million project will include construction on Highway 124 between Centralia and Hallsville and Route B between Centralia and Brown Station Road in Columbia.