Morning News Watch
parent goes after show – me games coach

Emotions apparently boiled over for at least one fan watching some children's baseball at Show Me State Games over the weekend. Police report 36-year-old Curtis Howell of Jefferson City attacked a 15-year-old umpire after a coach pitch baseball game Saturday ...Read More

it’s fair time!

Big crowds expected this week at the Cole County Fair in Jefferson City…which features musical acts the Marshall Tucker Band, The Outlaws and Blackhawk…along with tractor pulls, motocross and demolition derbies. It gets underway tonight and runs through Saturday.

jcmo duplex didn’t have any smoke detectors

A Jefferson City duplex did not have smoke detectors when fire broke out there early Saturday. The building on Cherry Street suffered fire and water damage. Four people were displaced by the fire…which the fire department says appeared to be ...Read More


The Missouri Highway Patrol says a 29 year old man from Kaiser wasn’t wearing a life vest and was riding his personal water craft in the dark when he struck a dock on the Niangua River Saturday night. Gene Grumbois ...Read More

*breaking news* committee recommends fire captain for jc-fd chief

City of Jefferson fire chief recommendation committee recommends Matt Schofield to City Administrator Steven S. Crowell for consideration as fire chief during the next phase of the search.   At a meeting on July 25th the Jefferson City fire chief ...Read More

will the osage county sheriff lose his ‘cop credentials’?

More troubles for the Osage County sheriff. The attorney general’s office has filed a complaint against Michael Dixon, and it could cost Dixon his peace officer license. Dixon earlier this year pleaded guilty to harassing a female Belle police officer. ...Read More

jefferson citians meet the three jcfd chief candidates

The final three candidates for Jefferson City Fire Department chief met with citizens yesterday. Fire Captains Jay Niemeyer and Matt Schofield and interim chief Jason Turner answered questions from fellow firefighters and the public or nearly three hours. Members of ...Read More

a shooting is being investigated near eugene

The Miller County sheriff’s department is investigating an incident near Eugene that resulted in one man with several non-life threatening bullet wounds. The incident occurred at a home near town Tuesday night. No arrests have been made.  

four die in Lake area bridge crash

A dump truck driver from Warsaw and three members of an Illinois family are dead after a head-on crash on the Niangua Bridge Wednesday morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a tire blew on the dump truck being driven by ...Read More

is the lottery selling education short?

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds transferred to education. The Missouri Lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30. But ...Read More