Morning News Watch
** update ** driver named in car chase

A chase that started at the Lake ended in Jefferson City Thursday afternoon. Missouri Highway patrol troopers tried to stop the car near the lake at about 3 yesterday afternoon. It matched the description of a car wanted in a ...Read More

wounded warrior thief

A Jefferson City man will do time for stealing from the Wounded Warrior Project. 34-year-old Andrew Fortner was sentenced to four years each on two counts of forgery. Surveillance cameras twice caught Fortner asking for and receiving donations from people ...Read More


Like you don’t have enough to worry about with the kids sneaking a beer or smoking pot. Now ‘powdered alcohol’ is  about to hit the market … Joy Sweeney with the Council for Drug Free Youth says they’re also concerned ...Read More

3 men charged in jcmo murder

Jefferson City police have made three arrests in the February 15th death of Johnny Evans. Robert Burks, Charles Thompson and Vincent Smith face murder, burglary and attempted robbery charges. The Jefferson City police say the trio broke into Evans apartment ...Read More

fulton school officials busy with ‘damage control’

Fulton Public Schools has launched an investigation into a teacher-led activity referred to as a “survey” that has upset participating students and parents. Reports say that during a Fulton Middle School physical education class on Friday, teachers conducted an activity ...Read More

who stole the camels?? sounds like a geico commercial!

Boone County authorities are looking for two stolen camels. The double-hump male camels were stolen along with two steers from a farm in Columbia. They were last seen Monday morning. The animals’ owner says someone likely lured the animals into ...Read More

** update ** moniteau prosecutor gets venue change in his car crash case

Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea will see his case moved out of Boone County. Healea is accused of crashing his pickup into a downtown Columbia restaurant and then driving off. The November accident at Addisons injured four diners. Court records ...Read More

columbia dog fight leads to shots & arrests

The Boone County sheriff’s department has a couple of men in custody after a dog fight in a Boone County subdivision leads to gun fire. Deputies say 35 year Josh Williams got a gun and began firing after a neighbor ...Read More


A close call for a Rolla toddler. Police in Rolla say they rescued a ten month old from a burning car. The mother of the baby told police she left the baby in his car seat while she went into ...Read More

did g-o-p chairman john hancock say late auditor tom schweich was jewish?

A prominent Republican donor stepped forward Thursday to back up assertions that Missouri's GOP chairman had made negative remarks about the religion of the state auditor, who killed himself amid perceptions he was the target of an anti-Semitic whispering campaign. ...Read More