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Man arrested in Lincoln-U rape

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A Lincoln University student is under arrest…charged with raping a female student at Martin Hall on the L.U. campus. 26-year-old Winston Edwards was taken into custody early Friday morning. The victim told police that Edwards would not allow her to leave following the rape. The victim finally managed to escape. …

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Fake pot bust leads to prison time


A Jefferson City man pleads guilty to federal drug charges. Billie Bruce admits that he sold K-2 to an undercover law enforcement officer while working at S&J Tobacco in Holts Summit in July of 2015. Later that day, police raided the store and found more than 22-hundred grams of synthetic …

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It may be an early flu season

Will you see the flu show up early this year like it did last fall? Boone County has already confirmed cases of the disease. Capital Region Medical Center’s Dr. Chris Link says maybe so .. Last year, Jefferson City’s first cases of the flu showed up in September.

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Other jail escapee and companion caught in Oklahoma

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Police in Oklahoma catch up to the second Pulaski County jail escapee and his accomplice. Dustin Richardson and Marlee Davy were taken into custody without incident Tuesday afternoon at a McDonalds in Atoka Oklahoma. The couple was driving a stolen car from Dallas County. Richardson and James Sherrell took a …

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BIGGER mess on Mo River Bridge

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You better be prepared to keep fighting the Missouri River Bridge traffic for the foreseeable future. The headaches continue as the contractor works to repair and repaint the old bridge .. limiting traffic only one span. Jefferson City Police Captain Doug Shoemaker admits it’s been a long summer. An accident …

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Toddler, two other kids found in filthy Columbia home

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Columbia police make a gruesome discovery in the pad-locked basement of a home on Ammonette Drive. A two year boy, naked and wrapped in a feces and urine soaked blanket. Two older children, 8 and 6 years old, upstairs living in filthy conditions with no adult around. Police would later …

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Puri’s TIF defeated


A proposal to develop the site of the former Truman Hotel in Jefferson City is shot down by the City Council. On a 5-5 vote, the council last night voted not to support a plan that would have let the former hotel’s owners use a tax relief financing deal to …

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One escapee caught – one still on the run

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One of two escapees from the Pulaski County jail is back behind bars this morning. Sheriff’s deputies found James Sherrell at a home about five miles outside of Crocker about 6 Monday night. The other escapee Dustin Richardson is still on the run with an accomplice, 21-year-old Marlee Davy. Sheriff …

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Woman gets probation in fatal drunk driving case

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A 27 year old Columbia woman gets two years probation for the wrong way traffic crash that killed a man in Montgomery County in February Kelli Smith pleaded guilty to careless and imprudent driving on Monday, stopping a retrial in the case. Prosecutors say Smith was drunk and naked form …

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L-U still wants Chestnut closed

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You may have to detour around the Lincoln – U campus one day in the near future. President Dr. Kevin Rome is pushing to close Chestnut through the campus … The plan was put on hold after homeowners in some east side neighborhoods told city leaders closing Chestnut would cut …

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