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Taos exit bridge set for demolition

Another bridge in Cole County is set for repairs, this time it’s the one at the Taos exit. The route J and M bridge, which runs over Highway 50 is set to be completely demolished and rebuilt. MoDOT Transportation Project Manager Bruce Green said it’s pretty obvious the bridge is …

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** Update ** Names in 50 east accident

On Friday, December 09, 2016, at approximately 7:22 am, Officers of the Jefferson City Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 5500 block of US 50 East.  The investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Kyle Edwards was traveling in the eastbound lanes and attempted to change …

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Burglary suspects busted by Cole deputies

Several suspected burglars are behind bars. Cole County deputies stopped a car Thursday night which led them to a Cole County house full of stolen goods. Sheriff Greg White says they recovered computers, t-v’s, guns, cameras, jewelry and more. Five suspects were taken in. They face charges ranging from receiving …

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Missouri Supreme Court strikes down state law

The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a state law that would deny bail to those who cannot prove they are legally present in the country. According to the Associate Press, the decision came from the case of Faustino Lopez-Matias, who has been in jail since September 3rd. Lopez-Matias is being …

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Gov. Elect Greitens…the record holder!

Governor elect Eric Greitens broke a record in his race to the Capital. The campaign finance records released yesterday showed Greitens spent almost $29 million, the most ever spent in a governor’s race in Missouri history. Even after the conclusion of the election, Greitens received an additional 2.8 million over …

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Fugitives chased through JCMO

Mid Missouri lawmen on high alert after Jefferson City police chase a couple wanted for stabbing a southeast Missouri man at least 20 times. 37 year old Timothy Perkins and 34-year-old Angela Laycock attacked a man living with them in a home in Leawood Missouri. In addition to stabbing the …

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Will guilty plea be thrown out in Iberia murder?

The judge in Laclede County has refused to set aside the guilty plea of a man convicted of first degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old Iberia girl. Steven Henderson pleaded guilty to first degree murder  charges in 2014 in the murder of Macala Shelton. He was sentenced to …

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Are there more state govt. layoffs ahead?

Hey .. Mr. State government Worker .. are you worried about losing your job when the new Governor takes over? Former Chief Economist Tom Kruckemeyer says there isn’t a lot of fat left to cut … Kruckemeyer is with the liberal think tank .. the Missouri Budget Project. He says …

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‘Bed Bug’ free zone at L-U

‘Don’t let the bed bugs bite!’ .. and they aren’t anymore. After issues with that infestation and some mold issues in one dorm, Lincoln – U President Dr. Kevin Rome says they’re staying ahead of it … Mold problems made some students sick in the University’s Dawson Hall. Rome says …

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Columbia man faces child sex trafficking prison time

A Columbia man is going to prison for child sex trafficking. Kenyata Miles got a nearly 16-year sentence with no chance at parole yesterday . Miles pleaded guilty in May to posting prostitution ads online. That included one ad for a 16-year-old girl at an Osage Beach hotel in  

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