Morning News Watch
columbia cops think they have their armed robber

Columbia police have a man in custody they say is involved in all five of the recent armed robberies from businesses. 31-year-old Jafari Boss arrested Wednesday night when he tried to rob a man at gunpoint near the Columbia Mall. ...Read More

a sedalia gold dealer fights for his life aftr being shot

A Sedalia business owner is in critical condition after he was shot during an armed robbery yesterday afternoon. Sedalia police identify the victim as Wesley Brown. Police say a man entered the Gold Buyer on Ohio Avenue about 1:30 yesterday ...Read More

the funding debate for a jcmo rec center is far from over

Do you want to watch the kids play tournament basketball or volleyball in a brand new Jefferson City facility? It might take some tax dollars to make that happen. Councilman Carlos Graham says funds dedicated by Parks and Recreation and ...Read More

snowy roads cause plenty of slide – offs

The Lake Area got the snow .. but Columbia and Boone County got the accidents. As much as 3 – inches of snow was measured at some places at the Lake of the Ozarks .. with about an inch in ...Read More

business – 50 is open ‘for business’

As promised, Cole County’s Business – 50 road project is complete. The multi – million dollar work added three lanes to Business – 50 through Apache Flats. The project includes a center turn lane and sidewalks to better take care ...Read More

cole county’s haz-mat team leads the prep for ebola

First Responders dressed out in ‘spacesuits’ run through the procedures as if a Mid-Missourian had come down with Ebola. Yesterday’s drill ran paramedics, police and firefighters along with HazMat team members through the scenario … Cole County Emergency Response Team ...Read More

cole county’s presiding commissioner has some advice for the new guy

‘You better watch your spending’ .. that’s the advice from Cole County’s Presiding Commissioner to his successor … Marc Ellinger says a little spending now can equal a lot down the road. Marc Ellinger didn’t run for a third term. ...Read More

the flu cleans out one mid-missouri school

There will be no school jn Newburg today…or tomorrow. School officials are shutting the buildings down to the flu. About 20 percent of the district’s teachers are home sick, while student absentee levels are approaching 20 percent. The district has ...Read More

help eric struemph beat columbia’s mayor!!

You still have time to help us help the needy with the KWOS One for One Holiday Food Drive today at Capitol Plaza Hotel. Your donations of food and cash will help JC Mayor Eric Struemph knock off CoMo Mayor ...Read More

jefferson city woman hurt in fiery crash

Investigators think a Jefferson City woman may have had medical issue that caused her to crash into three parked cars yesterday. 65 – year old Roberta Luebbering ran into the vehicles in the 400 – block of  East Capitol during ...Read More