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Mid-Mo rape suspect caught in Cole County

A Columbia rape suspect is now in jail. Police say a 14-year-old girl reported that Brayan Arteaga sexually assaulted her on Vandiver Drive on September 11. The Jefferson City man was caught in Cole County, and taken to Boone County Jail on Wednesday. Arteaga, 25, was scheduled for his first …

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Cole County man goes missing

Cole County authorities are looking for a missing man. Glen Ford’s house burned down on Berry Street in Eugene a couple weeks ago. Investigators say he was not there when the fire happened, but he hasn’t been seen since.  

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63 crash kills Dixon driver

A Dixon woman is dead after a four car pile up on Highway 63 north of Vienna yesterday morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the crash occured about 5-15 Wednesday morning when 59 year old Sheryl Hughes’ car crossed the center line of Highway 63 and struck a vehicle driven …

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Elderly driver – ‘1’ .. Dillards .. ‘ZERO’

The Jefferson City Dillards store at the mall got the worst of a Wednesday morning car crash. The Jefferson City police department says an 88 year old woman driver hit the gas instead of the brake…jumping the curb and striking the front of the store. The car did damage to …

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Beware the runaway turkey fryer!

Did your Thanksgiving include a fried turkey? Jefferson City Fire Division Chief Jason Turner using 5 – gallons of hot cooking oil is a real fire hazard … They are often the cause of home fires. Turner says they posted a video of an out of control turkey fryer on …

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Bad wreck jams 63 near Freeburg

A multi-vehicle crash has closed all lanes of U.S. Route 63 at Maries County Road 302, north of Vienna. Emergency officials are on the scene. The road is expected to be closed through mid-to-late morning. Motorists are being detoured around the area by taking Routes P and AA. Delays are …

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Wrecks near the Mall jam up traffic

It looks like driver inattention leads to multiple wrecks on Highway 50 which wound up involving 13 cars. The pile up began about 5-20 Tuesday afternoon with a wreck on Highway 50 near the mall exit. After that, five more wrecks occurred in quick succession. Traffic was stopped in the …

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Accused Lake baby molester wants trial moved

A Lake area man accused of sodomizing his then five month old daughter in 2009 wants a change of venue for his eventual trial. Aaron Fisher’s attorney filed a motion for the trial proceedings to be taken out of Miller County. Fisher was jailed for six years before walking free …

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BIG explosion near KC airport

Firefighters fought flames from a spectacular explosion near the Kansas City International Airport last night. Fire officials in Platte County say a pipeline exploded about 6-30 Tuesday night. The explosion released a ball of flame hundreds of feet into the air. Multiple fire units arrived on the scene. The fire …

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Big school bond discussed for JC District ballot

It looks like Jefferson City voters might get their say on a second high school for the Capital City in April. The board of Education working group Monday discussing the specifics behind a bond issue that would raise about 90-million dollars for the new high school, and another 40 million …

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