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Callaway man accused of waving a gun around

A Williamsburg man faces several charges after a domestic assault turned into a manhunt Wednesday. Witnesses say 51-year-old Richard Tipton pointed a rifle at another person during a disturbance in the 5- thousand block of O’Keefe Ridge Road. Tipton also allegedly threatened to kill the person if they contacted the …

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A Mid-Missouri official is facing theft charges

The Cooper County clerk is under arrest this morning on several theft charges. State Highway Patrolmen took Daryl Kempf into custody Thursday. The arrest comes after an investigation by the Missouri Attorney General’s office. Kempf is held on charges of intent to defraud, receiving stolen property and theft. Kempf is …

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Missing Mid-Mo girl safe and sound

The endangered person advisory for a Morgan County teenager has been cancelled. Police in Hardy Arkansas found 14-year old Mersadiez Rohr safe inside an S-U-V officers pulled over Wednesday afternoon. She had run off from her grandparents’ home.

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Mizzou docs admit to falsifying records

Two physicians at the University of Missouri School of Medicine plead guilty in federal court to charges of health care fraud. Kenneth Rall and Michael Richards admitted in court they falsely certified they had viewed hundreds of files or records when in fact they didn’t. The doctors were reimbursed by …

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Cole ambulances need more staff

The Cole County Ambulance service it taking another run at the Cole County Commission to increase its staff. EMS director Jerry Johnston presenting two proposals to the commission this week. Johnston is looking to hire two more full time EMTs to help with a rising number of calls and patient …

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Callaway farm is a scene right out of ‘Cheech & Chong’

An area farmer is under arrest…because it appears his cash crop was marijuana. The Callaway County sheriff’s department says 64-year-old Billy Garrett had 475 marijuana plants outside his home on Harrison Creek Drive near Kingdom City. Deputies and MUSTANG drug task force members found 54 pounds of processed marijuana inside …

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Mid-Mo death could be tied to discovered body

The Boone County sheriff’s department has released more information on a suspicious death at a Columbia hotel…which may be related to the murder of Leon Wilder. Wilder was found shot to death in Audrain County on July 6th. On that same day, investigators found the body of Tanzell Johnson at …

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Hot Hot heat

The first big heat wave of the summer is settling in across mid Missouri. Temperatures will soar well into the mid to upper 90’s as the week goes on and could reach into the low 100’s over the weekend. Doctors urge you to get into an air conditioned space if …

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Mid – Mo Congressman won’t jump to the Senate

A central Missouri congressman says she has decided not to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Claire McCaskill. Republican Vicky Hartzler represents Columbia and a large portion of west central Missouri. She is serving her fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. She was one of several …

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