Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. fatal jcmo overdose

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    A Jefferson City woman has died of an apparent heroin overdose. Her mother called police early this (tue) morning, saying she found her passed out in the bathroom of a home on Sue Drive.  Detectives found evidence of apparent heroin use around the victim,  and no signs of foul play. We don’t know the name of the 24-year-old woman who died yet.

  2. deserving jcmo woman gets a donated car

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    Sherryl Henderson is back on the road .. thanks to a donated car. Henderson moved back to Jefferson City last year to care for her family after her mother died. She received the 2003 Kia from the Working Wheels for Working Families effort …

    The group takes vehicles in need of minor repairs and turns them over to deserving families. Jefferson City Auto Supply, McKnight Tire, Kwik Car and several other businesses share the cost of the rehab.

  3. jcmo 2015 budget passes – but with cuts

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    Some unfilled Jefferson City government jobs will stay open. Jefferson City councilmen approve the city’s 29 – (m) million dollar budget but not without turning thumbs down on several jobs. Councilmen decide not to add an additional police officer and a fire training officer along with an H-R position and a street worker. The move frees up well over 200 – thousand dollars.

  4. mizzou freshman found dead

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    Columbia police say they don’t suspect foul play in the death of a University of Missouri freshman in an off campus house. 20-year old Chris Nicklow was a freshman from Edina Minnesota. Police say Nicklow was visiting friends at a house on North William Street Sunday night. Emergency responders found Nicklow unresponsive in a bathroom. He was pronounced dead at University Hospital a short time later.

  5. callaway house race pits newcomer versus old timer

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    A Callaway County House race should bring out the voters. Former State Rep Gracia Backer meets Travis Fitzwater for the 49th District job. Fitzwater says he’d like to cut state government’s infrastructure costs …

    State Rep Jeannie Riddle is now running for senate.

  6. Historian Gary Kremer On Open Air

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    State historical Society Of Missouri Director Gary Kremer has a new book out.  He talks about it in his latest appearance on KWOS Open Air:

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  7. mexican national headed to prison after russellville bust

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    An illegal alien living in Russellville will spend 11 years in prison after  being found with large amounts of meth, cash, and guns. A federal  judge handed down the sentence to 22-year-old Emmanuel Guillen  Friday after he plead guilty to having about a pound and a half of meth and 21 guns in his house and cars. He was originally arrested in March of this year.

  8. holts summit man at university hospital after mcycle crash

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    A Holts Summit man suffers serious injuries in a Saturday morning motorcycle wreck in Morgan County. 43-year-old Oren Barnes was riding on Highway 179, just south of West Splice Creek Rd when his motorcycle went off the road and rolled over. Barnes was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia.

  9. habitual drunk driver is busted again

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    A six time drunk driving offender is spending some time in the Callaway County jail. The sheriff’s department says Rodney Garnett gave deputies a fake name when he was pulled over early Sunday morning for driving drunk. Garnett already has six drunken driving convictions and does not have a driver’s license. He’s being held on 25-thousand dollars bond.

  10. ebola scare in jefferson city!

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    Cole County public health officials say a fake call to St. Mary’s hospital about a Jefferson City resident experiencing Ebola-like symptoms is no laughing matter. More than 40 personnel from multiple county and city agencies set up a command center…while first responders went to a west side Jefferson City apartment where the call came from. Law enforcement officials soon determined the call was a hoax. No word if charges will be filed.