• Jefferson City community mourns a beloved bus driver Posted on 23 October 2018 at 7:19pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - John Kalina, 63, was a First Student bus driver whose absence has made a whole community come together to remember his legacy. 

    Jeff Rolufs, Kalina's son-in-law, said he was loved by everyone he met. 

  • Downtown Moberly conducts tourism survey to revitalize city Posted on 23 October 2018 at 4:58pm

    MOBERLY - City council and community members met with research firm Destination Services Monday to survey residents on what it would take to revitalize Moberly's business and tourism. 

    The survey concluded the favorite ways to increase visitor traffic into Moberly would be to attract more investors as well as getting more restaurants, night life and lodging into the area. 

  • Southern Boone football coach indicted for enticement of a minor Posted on 23 October 2018 at 4:55pm

    FULTON – A Southern Boone High School assistant football coach has turned himself in for enticement of a minor, according to the Fulton Police Department.

    A news release stated Teneil Stevenson was indicted for enticement of a minor in the first degree on September 27, and a bond amount of $50,000 was set. Before that, a report was taken on August 31.

  • Nurse involved in Carl DeBrodie case surrenders nursing license Posted on 23 October 2018 at 3:41pm

    FULTON - The nurse hired to look after Carl DeBrodie, a disabled man who was found encased in concrete in April of last year, has voluntarily surrendered her nursing license.

    Melissa DeLap, 49, pleaded guilty to health care fraud charges in August. According to a settlement agreement with the Missouri State Board of Nursing, DeLap had to surrender her nursing license as part of a plea agreement. 

  • Complaint accuses Hawley campaign, NRA of federal law violation Posted on 23 October 2018 at 3:27pm

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A complaint filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission accused Josh Hawley's Senate campaign and the National Rifle Association of illegal collaboration.

    According to the complaint, Hawley's campaign and the NRA's Political Victory Fund violated the Federal Election Campaign Act by cooperating "in an elaborate scheme designed to evade detection of violations of the [FEC's] common vendor coordination rules."

  • Environmental group accuses Ameren of dumping too much waste in Missouri River Posted on 23 October 2018 at 3:21pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - Environmental activist groups Sierra Club and Earth Justice are in court this week saying electric utility Ameren is dumping billions of gallons of harmful wastewater into the Missouri River, and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is allowing them to get away with it.

    Both sides are bringing witnesses to the Missouri Administrative Court to argue whether Ameren should be allowed to continue its current cooling practices at its coal-fired electric plant in Labadie.

  • Couple charged with felony child endangerment after children found in highway Posted on 23 October 2018 at 2:44pm

    COLE COUNTY - A Cole County couple faces felony child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child charges Tuesday after a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation.

    The investigation started after a call that two children were on Highway US 54 on Oct. 10. They were not wearing shoes and were wet due to the rain conditions, according to the police report.

  • Judge makes minor change to Missouri Voter ID law Posted on 23 October 2018 at 2:24pm

    COLUMBIA - A Cole County circuit judge ruled Tuesday the state's Voter ID law applies to both state and county election and that authorities must comply with the law. Circuit judge Richard Callahan upheld that voters who do not have photo identification cannot be required to sign a sworn statement, the same standard that had already been applied to state elections. 

    According to the amdended order and judgment, the House Bill 1631 passed in 2016 gave voters three options for providing identification when voting: 

  • Macon officer knocked unconscious by suspect near Macon Lake area Posted on 23 October 2018 at 2:03pm

    MACON - A Macon Police Officer was knocked unconscious while approaching a suspect Monday night.

    According to a news release from the Macon Police Department, the officer saw a suspicious man near the lake ramp in the Macon Lake area. The man refused to remove his hands from his pockets.

  • Counterfeit money swirling around Fulton businesses Posted on 23 October 2018 at 1:46pm

    FULTON - The Fulton Police Department WAS actively trying to identify a suspect Tuesday who used counterfeit $100 bills at a few Fulton businesses.

    The businesses include Casey's General Store, Sutherlands, Fulton Cinema, and C and R Market.