Morning News Watch
jcmo boy found safe and sound

A five-year-old Jefferson City boy is now OK, after concerns overnight he was kidnapped. We got the Endangered Person Advisory late Thursday night for Cameron Thomas. Authorities believed his non-custodial father, Melvin Thomas, took him from the mother’s house on ...Read More

girl goes missing in cooper county

A girl from Pilot Grove in Cooper County has gone missing and her parents are reaching out for help in finding her. The parents of 14-year-old Chawnette Elizabeth Hazlett say she was last seen in her bed last night at ...Read More

new details on the callaway county child killing

A six year old boy with Downs Syndrome is dead…shot several times apparently by a family friend who was baby-sitting him. Dane Hathman’s mother found his body in the bedroom of family friend Scottie Willet early Thursday morning. Willet had ...Read More

you’ll see a teacher tenure ballot issue in november

It looks like you’ll get to vote on the future of teacher tenure in Missouri. Jefferson City Judge Dan Green says he’s likely to reject challenges to the ballot issue. Green heard both sides of the issue Thursday in Cole ...Read More

get ready to fire up the burn barrel

You’ll get a ‘jump start’ on firing up the burn barrel this fall. Jefferson City interim Fire Chief Jason Turner says the burning season will start two weeks earlier … The city limits open burning to the cold weather months. ...Read More

there’s an arrest in a callaway county murder of a child

A man who is suspect in a Callaway County murder investigation is under arrest in Sedalia. The case involves a missing 6 – year old. Law officers searched the Little Dixie Lake area early this morning and the death investigation ...Read More

what’s taking so long with some jcmo road paving?

Are you having to park on the next block over so crews can pave your Jefferson City street? Public Works Director Matt Morasch says they should wrap up that work in the Satinwood – Vieth Drive area … Work is ...Read More

fort wood sergeant faces dozens of sex abuse charges

A Ft. Leonard Wood solider faces more than two-dozen assault and sexual misconduct charges. Shatara Seymour, Fort Leonard Wood Public Information Chief, said Wednesday charges aganist Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez range from incidences of alleged sexual assault and maltreatment. The ...Read More

woman accused of defrauding central bank

A Missouri woman has been charged with de-frauding a Jefferson City bank out of nearly $200-thousand dollars. U.S. Western District Attorney Tammy Dickinson says 62,year-old Carol Noble of Carrollton got the loan to buy a convenience store in Stover. Dickinson ...Read More

an jc-cc inmate could face murder charges in cellie’s death

The Cole County sheriff’s department is investigating the death of an inmate at Jefferson City Correctional Center…who died over the weekend from injuries he suffered in a beating by his cellmate. 35-year- old Mark Melton was serving a sentence for ...Read More