Morning News Watch

Teen dies in 50 crash

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A Sedalia Smith-cotton high school senior died in yesterday’s head-on wreck on Highway 50 west of Tipton. The Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Alex Carr was east bound about 6-15 yesterday morning when his pickup truck crossed the centerline of the highway and struck a tractor trailer head-on. Carr was pronounced …

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Former Mid-Mo teacher faces kiddie porn charges

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A former teacher at St. Elizabeth High School now has a federal court date in Jefferson City. Stephen Strobel is charged with child sexual exploitation. Investigators allege he produced child porn and shared it over the internet. He was indicted by a grand jury in November of 2014. He’s due …

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Man and dog survive fall into icy pond


A few scary moments for a man and a dog who fell through the ice of a small south Columbia lake yesterday. Neighbors saw the dog fall through the ice about 3 oh clock yesterday afternoon in the 4-thousand block of Hyde Park Avenue. The man went after the dog …

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** Breaking news ** Bad wreck on 50

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A serious accident has traffic jammed on Highway – 50 between Tipton and Sedalia. You need to detour around the area. Troopers say the road could be blocked for hours. No word on injuries. The accident was reported at the Lamine River bridge in Morgan County.

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Finally! the Nutty Professor speaks out!


That suspended MU professor is speaking out. Melissa Click granted an exclusive interview with our news partner ABC-17 KMIZ-TV last night. Click says she regrets her action when she harassed a student journalist during the take over of the MU quad in November. But Click says the student never identified …

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Are they still going to build upscale apartments near JC-MG?

Jefferson City Seal

You might be wondering when the developer plans to build dozens of multi-family homes at the old Schepker Farms property. The Ridgecrest Subdivision is still in the works for the 60 – acre site across from Jefferson City Medical Group … Jefferson City Councilman Carlos Graham voted against the plan. …

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Federal prison for Osage druggie


An Osage County drug dealer is going to federal prison for ten years. 39-year-old Sangria Mueller pleaded guilty to federal drug possession charges last September. She was in possession of more than six ounces of meth and several illegal guns when police raided her apartment in Linn in February 2014. …

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Mo high court rules on felons and guns


(AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court said a recent amendment to the state constitution doesn’t mean some felons now can carry guns. The Tuesday ruling by the Supreme Court applies to a 2014 amendment making the right to bear arms “unalienable.” The amendment specified that lawmakers can limit the rights …

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Saline County Sheriff admits to stealing

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The now former Sheriff of Saline County may be going to jail. Wally George has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 79-thousand dollars worth of state checks that were supposed to be used to pay for housing state prisoners in the county jail. The thefts occurred over a five year …

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Big Lake home burns to the ground


The State Fire Marshal’s office and the Camden County Sheriff’s office are investigating a fire at the Lake that destroyed a 14-thousand square foot mansion. The home on Castleview Road was fully engulfed in flames when the first units from the Mid County Fire Protection District arrived on the scene …

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