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details of spence jackson suicide note released

The Missouri auditor's spokesman wrote "I just can't take being unemployed again," before his apparent suicide, authorities said Tuesday. Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27. Jackson was found ...Read More

sheriff white to retire – 3 want his job

Cole County Sheriff Greg White won’t run for re-election. It comes as no real surprise as White has said for some time he plans to retire. He’s endorsing Sheriff’s Captain John Wheeler for the job. Both White and Wheeler worked ...Read More

20-15 is a tough time to be a cop

Do you think incidents like Ferguson are making police more accountable? Former Missouri Public Safety Director Gary Kempker has seen a real mindset change … Kempker is also a one - time State Corrections Director and Jefferson City’s former police ...Read More

fulton parents still want some answers about a student survey

The controversy in Fulton over that survey given to students at the middle school the Friday before spring break continues to spiral. When students arrived for school yesterday, they found that principal Christopher Crane had been let go. Parents also ...Read More

** update ** late auditor tom schweich’s spokesman kills himself

Jefferson City Police confirm State Auditor’s spokesman Spence Jackson did shoot and kill himself at his Capital City apartment. Captain Doug Shoemaker says a note was found with the body at Jackson’s Southwest Blvd home Sunday… Jackson’s apparent suicide comes ...Read More

2-year old from mexico missouri run over by mom’s car

A 2 year old Mexico boy is seriously injured when he is struck by his mother’s car in a driveway in Montgomery County. 31-year-old Nicole Murphy apparently did not see 2 year old Slane Holsman as she was backing out ...Read More

lawmakers are back from their ‘all-star’ break

Will your legislators use their veto-proof majority this session?  Jefferson City’s Jay Barnes and his colleagues are back at the Capitol this week … He says 'could - be' .. He’s referring to Rod Jetton’s remarks going after then - ...Read More

** 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