Morning News Watch
when ‘black friday’ comes …

You might be one of those folks who thinks Black Friday is becoming anti – climactic. Capital Mall Manager Jamie Reed says a couple of the big box stores will open as early as 8 – Thanksgiving night .. Reed ...Read More

suspect arrested in jcmo thefts from cars

Looks like Jefferson city police have a suspect in custody in a string thefts from cars. Police pulled over 24 year old Shawnelle Yarbrough early Monday and a search of his car turned up several items that had been reported ...Read More

jay nixon calls it the ‘ferguson commission’

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called for the formation of a panel to study the social and economic conditions that have fueled ongoing unrest in the wake of this summer’s killing of Michael Brown Jr. by a police officer in ...Read More

fatal jcmo overdose

A Jefferson City woman has died of an apparent heroin overdose. Her mother called police early this (tue) morning, saying she found her passed out in the bathroom of a home on Sue Drive.  Detectives found evidence of apparent heroin ...Read More

deserving jcmo woman gets a donated car

Sherryl Henderson is back on the road .. thanks to a donated car. Henderson moved back to Jefferson City last year to care for her family after her mother died. She received the 2003 Kia from the Working Wheels for ...Read More

jcmo 2015 budget passes – but with cuts

Some unfilled Jefferson City government jobs will stay open. Jefferson City councilmen approve the city’s 29 – (m) million dollar budget but not without turning thumbs down on several jobs. Councilmen decide not to add an additional police officer and ...Read More

mizzou freshman found dead

Columbia police say they don’t suspect foul play in the death of a University of Missouri freshman in an off campus house. 20-year old Chris Nicklow was a freshman from Edina Minnesota. Police say Nicklow was visiting friends at a ...Read More

callaway house race pits newcomer versus old timer

A Callaway County House race should bring out the voters. Former State Rep Gracia Backer meets Travis Fitzwater for the 49th District job. Fitzwater says he’d like to cut state government’s infrastructure costs … State Rep Jeannie Riddle is now ...Read More

mexican national headed to prison after russellville bust

An illegal alien living in Russellville will spend 11 years in prison after  being found with large amounts of meth, cash, and guns. A federal  judge handed down the sentence to 22-year-old Emmanuel Guillen  Friday after he plead guilty to ...Read More

holts summit man at university hospital after mcycle crash

A Holts Summit man suffers serious injuries in a Saturday morning motorcycle wreck in Morgan County. 43-year-old Oren Barnes was riding on Highway 179, just south of West Splice Creek Rd when his motorcycle went off the road and rolled ...Read More