Morning News Watch

An 88 year old Columbia man pleads guilty to reduced charges in the stabbing death of his wife. Donald Rowland faces a seven year sentence for involuntary manslaughter for last year’s death of Betty Rowland. Rowland was originally charged with ...Read More

school closings march 2 2015

Boonville R-I Schools Running snow routes California R-1 Schools Running snow routes Cole Co. R-I Schools No school Monday College Park Christian Academy (Columbia) 2-hour late start Monday Columbia Public Schools 2-hour late start Monday Fulton Public Schools Running snow ...Read More

** update ** rainbow lanes burns

The fire at the Rainbow Lanes bowling alley at the Osage River was so intense that firefighters had to scramble to safety just before the roof collapsed. The fire at the Osage County 50 – 63 junction started around 3:30am. ...Read More

two jcmo fires

Fire fighters in Jefferson City have had a busy last 18 hours or so. A couple dozen firefighters were needed to put out an apartment fire on Cherry Street Sunday morning. Fire was shooting through the roof of the old ...Read More

three dead in columbia shooting

Boone County sheriff’s deputies may never know why a Boone County man killed two house mates and seriously injured a third. The sheriff’s department says 28 year old C.J. Parker shot 53-year-old Deborah Koontz and her 51-year-old brother Donald Wilson ...Read More

mass killing in southwest missouri

TEXAS COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol held a news conference Friday morning on a mass homicide that happened overnight near Tyrone. Sgt. Jeff Kinder confirmed nine people were deceased. Of the nine, seven are suspected homicides. Authorities said ...Read More

does eric streumph have a favorite in the mayor’s race?

You have to bet the odds. And Jefferson City’s next mayor may well have served time on the city council. Just like current Mayor Eric Streumph … Edith Vogel, Bob Scrivner, Roy Viessman (vees-man), Dick Groner and Carrie Tergin are ...Read More


Tom Schweich had just won a second term as State Auditor last fall and had recently announced his intentions to run for Governor. Prior to his runs for state office, Schweich was a highly placed and decorated diplomat, serving at ...Read More

auditor tom schweich takes own life

Shock and grief flood the Capital City with news that State Auditor Tom Schweich shot himself to death at his home in St. Louis yesterday morning. According to the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Schweich was getting ready to meet with ...Read More

Show Me Israeli Trade

Roey Gilad is Israel's Consul General to the Midwest.  He's visiting Jefferson City this week to talk with lawmakers and state officials about trade between Israel and Missouri.  Here's our conversation on KWOS Open Air:[display_podcast]