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Columbia Cop Hit by Car


A car hits a police officer in downtown Columbia. CPD says the accident happened on Walnut between 6th and 7th streets a little before 10:00 this (fri) morning. Authorities now say the officer was conscious and speaking after being hit. The officer was taken to the hospital…

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Expressway Interchange Officially Dedicated


The recently opened Lafayette-Highway 50 interchange was dedicated this morning (Friday 21). Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin is thrilled about the prospects the interchange opens up for the area… She adds the interchange will make it easier for travelers to Lincoln University and the Federal Courthouse…

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Possible Fire at Jail

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A fire at the Cole County Jail provided for a few tense moments this morning (Friday 21). Jefferson City Fire Department’s Jason Turner says some smoke was noticed in one of the pods and they were called to the scene.   Cole County Sheriff’s Captain John Wheeler says they moved some …

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Overnight crashes keep JCPD cops busy


It’s been a night of driving mishaps in Jefferson City. One person appeared to be seriously injured after an S-U-V plowed into the back of a semi near the Unilever plant on Truman Boulevard just after 2 – this morning. About a half hour later, a car plunged off Highway …

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Different bridge .. same old delays


More delays for a MoDOT Bridge project in Jefferson City. This time it’s the Clark Avenue bridge. Work crews say the 56-year-old structure was in worse shape than they anticipated. Originally scheduled to re-open in a matter of weeks, MoDOT says now look for an early to mid-December completion date …

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Lincoln – U President isn’t ducking tough questionss


Moldy dorm rooms, a no – confidence vote by faculty and students questions about why there aren’t more black professors. It’s not easy being Lincoln University President Dr. Kevin Rome. He says running a college is always a ‘work in progress’ … Lincoln has gotten mold cleaned up in the …

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First “Fair” Debate for the Trumpster


How did Donald Trump do in his final of three debates with opponent Secretary of State Hilary Clinton? It’s not as bad as some in the press is making it according to Vice Chairman of the Cole County Republican Central Committee Ron Fitzwater. He feels it’s the first ‘fair’ debate …

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Holts Summit driver looking at DWI charges

A Holts Summit man is arrested on drunk driving charges after a wreck. Jefferson City Police say Cody Probst rear-ended a Jeep on Highway 50 last (wed) night. The Jeep hit a guardrail and flipped a couple times. That driver, Linda Evers of Jefferson City, went to the hospital with …

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Suspected Eldon bank robber caught months later

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An Eldon man identified as a suspect in a July bank robbery has been apprehended by U.S. marshals in Alabama. 52-year-old Russell Cooper was taken into custody Wednesday on Alabama charges not related to the robbery at the Citizen’s Bank in Eldon on July 19th. Miller County prosecutor Ben Winfrey …

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You many want to hold off on the ‘clowin around’


You might leave the scary clown suit in the closet when the Trick or Treaters come to your house next week. With all the rumors about ‘evil clowns’, Cole County Sheriff’s Captain John Wheeler says ‘play it cool’ … Several Mid-Missouri law enforcement agencies communities put up with ‘clown sightings’ …

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