Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. new info on this week’s car chase

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    A man from Lebanon faces numerous charges after this week’s car chase. 30 – year old Dustin Felber is charged with robbery, assault and armed criminal action. Felber is accused of robbing a man after drinking and smoking marijuana with him at a shop near Henley early Monday. The victim claims Felber fired shots near him and took items he’d just sold him. His car was later spotted at a Jefferson City motel and a subsequent chase led into Callaway County. Felber is accused of shooting at the officers chasing him. He was finally caught near Tebbetts.

  2. ferguson cop defends his use of deadly force

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    The man at the center of the protests says he has a clear conscience. Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson telling ABC News that black teenager Michael Brown was aggressive and did not have his hands up when Wilson shot him to death in August.

  3. another night of unrest in ferguson

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    National Guardsmen outnumbered protestors in Ferguson on a mostly peaceful night last night. Police report some fire bomb throwing and some looting. A police car was burned in front of the Ferguson police department. The police report 44 arrests overnight.

  4. controversial hog farm coming to kingdom city

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    The state has issued a permit for a large hog-breeding farm in central Missouri that had been vehemently opposed by neighbors.

    The permit from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources will allow Callaway Farrowing to build a farm raising 10,000 hogs on 20 acres in western Callaway County near Kingdom City. Neighbors had held meetings to oppose the farm and submitted a petition with 1,400 signatures asking the state to reject it.

    After it granted the permit on Friday, the state said in a letter to the neighbors that many of their concerns were not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Natural Resources. The farm will be owned by Eichelberger Farms in Wayland, Iowa.

  5. Couty Announces For School Board

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    Cole County Juvenile Court Administrator Michael Couty joined us on KWOS Open Air to announce his candidacy for JCPS School Board.  Here’s our conversation:

     
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  6. peaceful protest in jcmo

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    About 50 – Lincoln University students and supporters march to the State Capitol in the hours after the Ferguson decision. The group sang and chanted slogans but met peacefully. They spent about a half – hour on the Capitol steps before heading back to the campus. Law enforcement stood by but didn’t intervene.

  7. jcmo car chase involves shots fired at cops

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    Three people are in custody after a wild car chase through farmers’ fields in Callaway County. The pursuit started when Jefferson City police spotted a wanted man in a car at a hotel on the city’s south side. The car fled…going north on Highway 54 to Highway 94. At one point, someone inside the vehicle fired shots at police. The car alternated between gravel roads and farm fields as it lead more than a half dozen law enforcement vehicles on a high speed chase. The driver finally lost control when he hit spikes. Among those arrested was a female who had a two year old in a car seat with her.

  8. ** breaking news ** ferguson cop not charged in teen shooting

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    It’s been a long night in Ferguson Missouri following word that a St. Louis County police officer will not face charges in the shooting death of a black teenager. Hundreds of people took to the streets, clashing with police, looting and burning businesses and vehicles. At last count, more than a dozen businesses had been destroyed by fire…including a car lot, a gas station and a storage facility. The St. Louis County police chief announces about 30 arrests.

  9. juvenile holds up quick shop

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    On Friday, November 20, 2014 at about 9 p.m., a male entered the Bee Line Snack Shop, located at 1100 Missouri Boulevard, and pointed a handgun at the clerk, demanding money.  The suspect, who concealed part of his face with a scarf, threatened the clerk with what appeared to be a black semi-automatic pistol and was given money from the register by the clerk, who was unharmed.  The suspect then fled the scene on foot to a residence in the 1400 block of St. Mary’s Boulevard.

    Information was received as to the suspect’s identity, and shortly thereafter the suspect was located and detained by officers without further incident.

    The suspect, a 16 year old male, was transported to the Prenger Family Center for Robbery 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action.  The pistol used in the robbery was a black air soft pistol, and it was recovered after officers obtained a search warrant for the residence.

  10. accused teen killer headed to fulton state hospital

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    A Callaway County killer is headed to the state mental institution. Friday, prosecutors in the case accepted Ryan Koebel’s plea of not guilty by reason of insanity for the January 2012 stabbing and shooting death of Koebel’s grandmother Karen Cates in her Holts Summit home. Koebel also fired at police and state troopers following the killing. Mental health evaluations concluded Koebel suffers from schizophrenia.