Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. mayor tergin vents over abandoned buildings

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    You’ll see some abandoned Jefferson City homes continue to stand after the owner pays thousands in back taxes. Barbara Buescher (bish-ur) is being sued by the city to force her to clean up the properties and pay off overdue taxes …

    Mayor Carrie Tergin claims many of Buescher’s buildings have holes in the roofs and some even have trees growing out of them. The family owned the now closed Buescher Memorial Home mortuary.

  2. woman headed to prison for role in mid-mo murders

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    An Audrain County woman now awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to two charges of second degree murder and one charge of First degree robbery. Prosecutors say Jacie Coari drove her husband to the home of Mike Wieberg near Auxvasse in Callaway County in September 2011.
    Ryan Coari robbed and shot Wieberg and his daughter Amanda to death…then burned their house to the ground. Ryan coari is serving two life sentences without parole after pleading guilty to the crimes in 2014.

  3. cops manage to stop wrong way driver

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    It’s happened again… a driver gets on to Highway 54 in Callaway County going the wrong direction. This time, police were able to intercept the driver and force him off the road. Missouri Highway patrol spokesman Corporal Scott White says a 73-year-old man driving a pick up truck entered Highway 54 about noon…going east in the westbound lanes. Holts Summit police and the Highway Patrol were able to set up a roadblock south of the Center Street over pass and force the truck off the road. White says the driver was suffering a medical issue. It’s been about a month since a wrong way driver on Highway 54 in the Holts Summit area caused a crash that killed three teenaged girls and herself.

  4. ** update ** suspect named — chase leads thru 3 counties

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    A woman is facing charges after running from Jefferson City police and leading officers on a chase through 3 – counties. JC-PD tried to pull her
    over on the tri-level early this morning when she took off across the Missouri River Bridge in Callaway and then into Boone County …

    JC-PD Captain Doug Shoemaker adds a passenger in the car was arrested but released. 31 – year old Danna Peters was arrested for Fail to Yield to Emergency Vehicle, Careless and Imprudent Driving, Felonious Resisting Arrest, and a city warrant. She is currently in the Cole County Jail pending charges, and is also facing various traffic charges in Callaway County.

  5. two bond out in russellville body case

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    The investigation into the suspicious death of a Russellville woman continues…but in the meantime, two of the three people who were with the woman when she died are getting out of jail while they await trial. Bobby Kirchner, and Susan Nicolazzo posted bail yesterday and walked out of the Cole County jail. They, along with Levi Holder are all under arrest for abandoning a corpse. Cole County sheriff’s deputies found the body of 23 year old Samantha Rhein near Route A-A south of Russellville on August tenth.

  6. mid-mo muslims say ‘we’re not the bad guys’

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    You shouldn’t confuse Mid-Missouri’s Muslims with the terrorists. Reverend David Avery is with the Capital Area Interfaith Alliance. His group is bringing in a St. Louis college professor to talk about the issue …

    Rihab Sawah is originally from Syria. She’ll discuss ‘Islam versus Islamic State’ Thursday night at Jefferson City’s First Presbyterian Church.

  7. 16 year old shoots 19 year old in holts summit

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    A fight between two groups of teens in Holts Summit ends with one teen wounded…and another taken into custody. Callaway County deputies say the incident occurred just before 8-  Saturday night. The victim of the shooting, a 19-year old from Jefferson City is in stable condition at a Jefferson City hospital. The suspect…a 16 year old from Jefferson City…was arrested after a brief manhunt Sunday in Jefferson City. He’s in juvenile custody.