John Marsh

Your commute just got a whole lot longer


It’s happening now…the long summer traffic headache is underway at the Missouri River bridge at Jefferson City. MoDOT crews began shutting down the west bound bridge about 8-30 last night. The eastbound bridge will handle all the traffic into and out of Jefferson City. If you’re commuting across the river…you …

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Why did a man jump out of a car on ’63’?


The Missouri Highway Patrol and the Boone County Sheriff’s office are trying to figure out why a man jumped out of a moving vehicle Sunday afternoon on Highway 63 South in Ashland. The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital in Columbia.

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Osage sheriff back in court


He’s due back in court today…the local sheriff who’s facing a felony gun charge. Osage County’s Michael Dixon has his initial arrangement this afternoon in a Columbia courtroom. Dixon’s accused of getting drunk and pulling out his gun in a Hartsburg bar in March. He’s already on probation for harassing …

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Cole County man dies in custody


(KMIZ ABC-17) – On Thursday, Troop F was notified that William S. Westfall of Eugene died at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Troopers arrested Westfall Wednesday afternoon on Missouri Route BB in Cole County. They stopped the car after identifying Westfall–a known fugitive–as the driver. During the course …

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Hunter rescued after being stranded by rising river


The Regional West Fire Protection District and the Jefferson City Fire Department responded to the Marion Bottoms Conservation Area along the Missouri River for the report of a hunter trapped by floodwaters. The hunter had entered the Conservation Area early Friday morning and when returning to his vehicle discovered that …

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JCPS Teacher of the Year

nikki carel

You have to admit that anyone who spends their entire day with first-graders deserves to be Jefferson City’s Teacher of the Year … Nikki Carel teaches first grade at Pioneer Trail. A Lewis and Clark Middle School teacher .. Linda Tobar .. was named the district’s Educator of the Year.

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Happy Trails Warren Krech!


Mr. Jefferson City retires today after 30 – plus years in Jefferson City radio .. and 40 – years in the business. Warren came to the Capital City back in 1984 and did the “Krech in the Morning” show on KJMO. He’s been with us on News Radio 950 – …

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New info in Callaway double murder


The investigation into the double homicide in Callaway County continues…with word that the man shot to death by Dale Lee Horton was an accused child molester. Court documents show that Joshua Griffith was charged with sex crimes involving a young girl in Cole County in December of 2015. Griffith is …

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Cops need some grant money


The Jefferson City police department is trying to score a couple of grants to fix up it communication center. The department is seeking 25- thousand dollars in grants from the Missouri Homeland Security program. A large chunk of the money would go to buying a backup base unit for the …

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Get rid of those old prescriptions


The Jefferson City police department and Cole County deputies are asking you to bring your old, out-dated prescriptions to the police department Saturday. It’s the annual drug take back day. From 10-2, you can bring your old pills and the department will safely discard your prescription. Liquids, needles, or sharps …

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