Woman charged after police find drugs, pills, cash
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 4:27pm
RANDOLPH COUNTY - A woman has been charged after North Missouri Drug Task Force and other agencies reported finding drugs at a home in Moberly.
Authorities executed a search warrant in the 400 block of South Ault Street in Moberly on January 12. After entering the house, officers found containers of marijuana, various pills, drug paraphernalia and two guns. They also said one of the people there had $1,720 in cash.
Columbia City Council evaluates City Manager Mike Matthes
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 3:38pm
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council met behind closed doors Thursday afternoon to discuss a performance evaluation of City Manager Mike Matthes.
Second Ward Councilman Michael Trapp said after the meeting, "It's a personnel matter so I don't want to go into any detail."
Woman's ex-husband asks for order of protection against Greitens
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 3:11pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ex-husband of the woman who had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is seeking an order for protection from the governor.
The motion filed Thursday does not allege any threats from Greitens, but says that the man feels intimidated in part because the governor is a retired Navy SEAL officer.
MU Health Care's planned expansion may help rural hospitals
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 1:28pm
COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri plans to expand its partnerships with several hospitals and improving medical care access to its patients.
MU Health Care announced their plans to the Board of Curators' committee on Wednesday night. CEO Jonathan Curtright and UM System President Mun Choi said they want to partner with Bothwell Regional Health Center, Hannibal Regional Healthcare System and Lake Regional Health System and continue working with Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Jury recommends life sentence in Lee's Summit murder
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 12:44pm
LEE'S SUMMIT (AP) — A Jackson County jury has recommended a life sentence for a Kansas City man in the shooting death at a party.
The jury on Wednesday convicted Terrell Ingram of first-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Malik Barbour outside a Lee's Summit home.
Power back on after outage affecting 1,400 near Cosmo Park
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 10:01am
COLUMBIA - According to Columbia Water & Light, power is back on for 1,400 customers near Cosmo Park who were without power Thursday morning.
As of 9 a.m., 45 customers called to report the outage.
Man charged in rapes at UMSL, Kansas State fraternity
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 9:03am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man charged with sexually assaulting a male University of Missouri-St. Louis student at gunpoint earlier this month inside an on-campus apartment is charged with a similar crime at a Kansas State University fraternity house.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 23-year-old Devonta Bagley, of Belton, Missouri, is jailed on $500,000 bond on charges of sodomy, armed criminal action and burglary in the Missouri case. No attorney is listed for him in online Missouri court records.
Missouri judge finds public defenders' caseload too high
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 8:58am
CLAYTON (AP) — The head judge in St. Louis County has ruled that the public defender's office has too many cases to effectively represent their clients and ordered a wait list.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the order Judge Douglas Beach issued Monday also seeks to have private lawyers take on some low-level cases to help ease the workloads of those representing indigent clients.
Two teens arrested for child pornography charges
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 6:52am
PULASKI COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested two teenagers Wednesday night on suspicion of possession and promotion of child pornography.
Maumau Benner, 18, and Bryan Prather, 19, from St. Robert, are being held in Pulaski County Jail, according to the patrol's arrest reports.
Fraternity leaders open their doors to community, address "systemic" issues
Posted on 22 March 2018 at 4:53am
COLUMBIA - A few community members met with Interfraternity Council (IFC) leadership to address what the Interfraternity executive board called "systemic" cultural issues within the Greek community.
It came just a day after FarmHouse, an international fraternity that was founded at the University of Missouri more than 100 years ago, was removed from campus amid hazing allegations.