Blunt Adopts Russian Baby
WASHINGTON (AP) - Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt and his wife Abigail have adopted a son from Russia. The unexpected announcement today says the 18-month-old boy, Alexander Charles Blunt, was born near Moscow in 2004. The boy had been raised in orphanages and hospitals until the adoption. Blunt says he and his wife are "so fortunate and so pleased to be able to share our lives and opportunities with him." Blunt, the House Majority Leader, is 56. He and his wife worked with a Texas-based agency for a year before the adoption became final. He has three adult children from a previous marriage, including Matt Blunt, the Republican governor of Missouri. Blunt and his second wife were married in 2003. She works in government relations for Kraft Foods.
JEFFERSON CITY - The congregation at the First Church of God in Jefferson City was treated to a unique experience... More >>
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The number of Missouri House races lacking major-party opposition has been on the rise. ... More >>
JEFFERSON CITY - A domestic dispute ended with gunshots Saturday night after the Jefferson City Police responded to a weapons... More >>
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A northwestern Missouri boy with a rare genetic disorder has fulfilled his dream of being... More >>
COLUMBIA - Four people made it out safely of a house on Rosemary Lane in Columbia Saturday morning after a... More >>
COLUMBIA - Columbia Police responded to shots heard at the 800 block of Spencer Avenue on Saturday just before 5:00... More >>
JEFFERSON CITY - Cheerleaders rolled up their sleeves and got dirty while washing cars Saturday as athletes at Capitol City... More >>
FULTON - A man was taken into custody and charged Friday night after leading authorities on a chase through the... More >>
COLUMBIA - Members of the Central Missouri Radio Association are inviting mid-Missourians to participate in the National Amateur Radio Field... More >>
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some GOP state lawmakers want to give the Missouri attorney general authority to prosecute violations... More >>
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge has pushed back until Jan. 8 the retrial of a man accused... More >>
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating the case of a toddler who died after the vehicle... More >>
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police are searching for a man now accused of killing a couple and another... More >>
JEFFERSON CITY— The Sam B. Cook Healthplex hosted the 5th Annual Sweatin' to Make a Difference on Saturday. The... More >>
Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:
Coming Up Next
7:00pAmerican Ninja Warrior
9:00pSpartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
8:00pWhose Line Is It Anyway?
8:30pWhose Line Is It Anyway?
9:00pKOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW