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New info in Callaway double murder

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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

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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

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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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Two arrests in Callaway killings

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Two people are dead, two people are charged with murder in Callaway County. A sheriff’s department spokesman says Dale Lee Horton shot and killed his mother and her son in law at the mother’s home near Fulton Tuesday. Dead are Sherry Horton and Joshua Griffin. Dale Horton and Jennifer Grayson …

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Lake Area murder

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The Camden County sheriff’s department says it has a homicide on its hands. They say the caretaker of a home in the Chapel Bluff Road area was murdered sometime within the last week. The department is not identifying the victim at this point. The sheriff’s department has activated the Lake …

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Big fake pot bust

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Eight mid Missouri residents are among those rounded up in the bust of a huge synthetic marijuana ring. They’re accused of selling millions of dollars worth of the fake weed under the names of incense, aroma therapy, or potpourri at smoke shops throughout Callaway County. Five Fulton residents have already …

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Killings in The Kingdom of Callaway

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The Callaway County sheriffs department with very little to say as it investigates a shooting incident with two dead victims in rural Callaway County. Sheriff’s deputies, the Missouri Highway Patrol and The Fulton police were seen processing crime scenes (on county roads 324 and 345) about 6 Tuesday night. Later …

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Stormy weather in Mid-Mo

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Severe storms rolled through parts of the area Tuesday afternoon…damaging buildings and downing trees and power lines in some areas. Roofs were blown off a couple of industrial buildings in Sedalia, flooding closed roads in parts of Randolph County, and trees were reported down in Pettis and Callaway counties. At …

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Players in Cole Court death appear in court

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Two of the three suspects charged in a shooting death appeared in Cole County Court Tuesday morning. Lucas Abbett and Allison Maize were formally heard the charges against them. Lucas Abbott is charged with first degree manslaughter and  Allison Maize is charged with tampering with evidence and making a false …

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Arrest in JC-MO stabbing

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On Monday, April 25th, at about 8 p.m., Jefferson City Police were dispatched to the 900 block of East Miller (Miller Street Park) for a call of a disturbance at that location.  Officers received information that a fight and stabbing had occurred prior to their arrival, and the victim had …

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