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man shot dead by columbia police had just left prison days before

Turns out the gunman shot to death by Columbia police Wednesday night had just gotten out of prison last Friday. Papers reviewed by ABC 17 news in Columbia show Mark Adair was released from prison after serving only a portion ...Read More

stop the presses! ameren wants to cut your gas bill!

Well…you don’t hear this very often…a utility is asking the public service commission of permission to lower rates. Ameren Missouri says low natural gas prices means that the utility needs to lower gas rates. The filing says rates could drop ...Read More

YOU MAY HIT SOME MISSOURI BLVD. TRAFFIC

Watch out for some Capital City roadwork. Missouri American Water is working on Missouri Blvd. near the intersection of West Main. That part of Missouri Blvd. will be closed through Monday at 6:00 a.m., but West Main St. will stay ...Read More

new football coach for blair oaks

Retired Air Force officer and Jays assistant coach Terry Walker takes over the reins at Blair Oaks. Walker recently retired as a fighter pilot. He played for the Jays before attending the Air Force Academy.

fulton school officials hear from mad parents

Concerned parents and school district residents in Fulton pack a classroom in the elementary school. The group protesting the controversial “claim it” game played in gym classes just before spring break. The game asked students sensitive, personal information. Parent Amanda ...Read More

columbia police gun down armed robber

Columbia police say they believe a late night shoot out in a parking garage on the M-U campus has resulted in the death of a man wanted for an earlier attempted armed robbery. Police were looking for 51 year old ...Read More

GET READY FOR MORE ROUNDABOUTS

Have you learned to navigate all the roundabouts? You better get used to them. Jefferson City – City Engineer David Bange (bang-ee) says they seem to be the solution to increased traffic … Two other roundabouts are planned for the ...Read More

new details in tom schweich suicide

St. Louis County police are looking further into Schweich’s suicide. Clayton police announcing yesterday they were seizing a home computer and Schweich’s work computer form his Jefferson City office looking for clues into why Schweich shot himself to death on ...Read More

NUMBER 3 FOR THE EXECUTIONER

The state of Missouri has put another convicted killer to death. Andre Cole executed last night for the 1998 murder of his ex-wife’s boyfriend. Prosecutors say Cole was in a fit of rage over child support payments when he repeatedly ...Read More

BIG POT BUST ON I-70 IN CALLAWAY!

Missouri Highway patrol troopers got quite a surprise when they pulled over a driver on Highway 70 in Callaway County Tuesday. Turns out 34- year-old Christopher Asbury of Palmetto Florida was riding dirty with about 70 pounds of marijuana stuffed ...Read More