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Callaway man faces charges in attack on mom and kid

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The Callaway County sheriff’s department now releasing more information about Joseph Frasher’s arrest for assault and child abuse Sunday night. Police were called to a home on Chippewa Drive to help a woman and child get away from Frasher who had strangled the woman and hit her child Saturday night. …

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OSHA investigating Cole County job site death


The Cole County sheriff’s department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the death of a 28-year-old construction worker at a work site south of Jefferson City. Cole County sheriff’s captain John Wheeler says the man was killed by a piece of equipment in the 7-thousand block of …

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Near drowning at the Lake

Fast action by neighbors and family members saved the life of a little girl at the Lake Sunday afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 2-year-old Raylick Blair fell into the Niangua River from a dock at her home in Roach about 4:00. Rescuers pulled the little girl from the …

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Plane makes emergency landing at Eldon

A small plane made an emergency belly landing at the Eldon airport early Monday morning. Eldon firefighters say the pilot was alone in the plane that landed about 5-15 Monday morning. The pilot was not injured, and the single engine plane was removed from the runway.

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Teen girl hit by JC driver


A car crashes into a teenage girl in Jefferson City. Police say the 13-year-old was trying to cross at East High Street and Cherry at about 7:00 this morning when the car hit her. She was taken to a hospital with what authorities call moderate injuries.  

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Cole Courthouse hit by (pellet) gunfire

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Somebody took some pot shots at the Cole County Courthouse over the weekend. Commissioner Sam Bushman says about a half – dozen shots hit the Courthouse, damaging some of the windows. At least one other pellet hit the Carnegie Building annex nearby. Bushman says investigators think someone used a pellet …

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Car crashes .. and more car crashes

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Jefferson City police say alcohol likely played a role in a car crash the seriously injured a young woman. The wreck occurred about 12-30 this morning when John Tolen lost control of his car in the west bound lanes of high way s 50-63 near Clark Avenue. The car ran …

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JCMO fire

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Fire damages a Jefferson City home. A neighbor called about smelling smoke coming from the home on Starling Drive late last night. Crews quickly got the fire under control. No one was home. The bedroom has serious fire damage, and the rest of the house has smoke problems. No word …

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Another east side development may not be popular


Here’s another potential development that some Jefferson City neighbors aren’t happy about. A new 50 – unit apartment complex proposed for the 700 – block of East McCarty … Councilman Rick Mihalevich adds there’s no guarantee the developer will be able to secure a multi-million dollar grant from the Housing …

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