Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. convicted jcmo killer has a date with the mo supreme court

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    A Jefferson City man facing the death penalty for killing his ex girlfriend will have his case heard by the Missouri Supreme Court. Oral arguments are scheduled for October second in the appeal of David Hosier’s murder conviction. Hosier was given the death penalty for the 2009 killing of Angela Gilpin. Police say Hosier also killed Gilpin’s husband Rodney in their Jefferson City apartment.

  2. st. mary’s move – in set for mid – november

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    You’re already seeing the ‘new’ St. Mary’s Health Center dominating the Jefferson City skyline. The original plan was to have the new hospital open next year. But Tony Houston says they’re way ahead of schedule … They’ll move patients Sunday November 16th.

    The plan is to use ambulances from both Cole and Miller counties to move the patients.

  3. man who runs from a cole county car stop is still running

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    Jefferson City police and Cole County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who got away from them after a traffic stop. 24-year-old Matt Haulenbeek is on the run. Police pulled him over Tuesday night on Rainbow Drive west of the Capital Mall on a possible drug violation. Haulenbeek didn’t wait around long…leading police on a chase that extended into Miller County. That’s where Haulenbeek bailed out of the car he was driving…and he hasn’t been seen since.

  4. two holts summit fires overnight

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    Two apparently unrelated fires cause over a half – million dollars damage in Holts Summit. A pair of semis caught fire at the Pro Foods – Champs Chicken Plant shortly before 3-am today. The rigs .. parked at the building’s loading dock .. were destroyed. The building itself had only minor damage.

    New Bloomfield firefighters assisted Holts Summit Volunteers. No one was injured.

    Firefighters also battled a blaze at a home on the 600 – block of South Summit Drive. There’s no word on a cause.

  5. two men die in mid-mo crashes

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    A Jefferson City man is dead after a car crash on Hiway 40 west of Columbia. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 23-year old Lance Bingaman pulled out into the path of another vehicle and was struck and killed.

    A motorcyclist from Crocker died Tuesday morning when his bike went off the road. 52 year old David Morris ran off Highway 17 in Miller County yesterday morning and struck a tree. Morris’ body wasn’t discovered until about 2 yesterday afternoon.

  6. should the jc-pd use body cameras?

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    Smile – you may be on Candid Cop.  Columbia police have begun using body cameras, but Jefferson City is taking a wait and see approach to the technology.

    JCPD Captain Doug Shoemaker says the trouble in Ferguson this summer has sparked interest in the cameras by departments across the nation.

  7. be careful with those space heaters

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    These first cold mornings of fall mean one thing … house fires. The Red Cross’ Dave Griffith says 20-13 saw almost 390 – home fires in Mid-Missouri .. and 20-14 is right on track …

    Griffith adds that too many people crank up old space heaters to avoid using the furnace and those cause majority of house fires.

  8. JCPD Eyeing National Trends

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    Body cameras, police “militarization”, community relations…just a few of the issues that have been in the national spotlight this year. We talked about it with JCPD Captain Doug Shoemaker on KWOS Open Air:

    icon for podpress  KWOS Open Air 9/23/14: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

  9. stretch of ’54′ named for fallen law officer

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    A portion of Highway 54 that runs through Holts Summit will now carry the name of a former Holts Summit police officer. The new name of the stretch of road is the Sergeant Bryan Holohan Highway. Holohan served with the department from 2002 until 2009. Holohan passed away in 2010 at the age of 36.

  10. cole county’s drug court is changing lives

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    It’s hard enough to find a job right now. How would like to try it with a drug conviction on your record? But Cole County’s Drug Court is having good luck finding jobs for their graduates …

    Director Larry Henry says those participants in the intensive program initially have to meet weekly with Judge Pat Joyce and then spend months in treatment and counseling. Central Bank, Lincoln University and Command Web were all recognized recently for hiring graduates.