Morning News Watch
new firepower for lincoln – u cops

Why does a campus police department need military rifles? A recent ‘chronicle dot com’ article shows Lincoln  University got a Department of Defense grant for the M-16's,  along with dozens of other pieces of equipment. LUPD Chief Bill Nelson says, ...Read More

they’re at least talking about a jcmo rec center

Will they end up using your tax dollars to finance a Jefferson City recreation center? One proposal includes putting 11 – (m) million in lodging tax revenues to fund the center. Parks and Rec Commissioner Brad Bates says the want ...Read More

hundreds of stolen guns turn up at a car lot

If you live around the Lake or Fort Leonard Wood and have had a gun stolen…chances are it turned up at Hilltop Motors in Waynesville. Pulaski County sheriff Ron Long says he expects to arrest several people in a case ...Read More

some neigbors not crazy about the ‘new’ st. mary’s

Residents of a Jefferson City neighborhood are less than thrilled with the opening of the new St. Mary’s Hospital.   Our news partner .. ABC - 17 .. reports..   People in the Yorktown Drive and Rolling Hills Drive area ...Read More

new questions about iowa man who drowned while in custody at the lake

Newly released records showed a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper expressed concerns in a call to a supervisor that he might have made mistakes after an Iowa man drowned in custody. The Kansas City Star reported it obtained a video recording ...Read More

independence teen critical after being ‘tasered’

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after police say an officer shot him with a stun gun during a traffic stop. Sgt. Darrell Schmidli says the driver was stopped Sunday afternoon because of an outstanding warrant. He says the ...Read More

accused jcmo vandals busted

Earlier this week, the Jefferson City Police Department issued a release regarding a number of property destruction cases that were occurring throughout the community.  In each of these cases, it appeared that vehicle windows were shot out with bb or ...Read More

** update ** russellville family loses a son and a home

A Russellville – area family loses a house and a son in the same day. Firefighters were called to a house fire on Route ‘V’ Thursday afternoon. The homeowner and her two grandsons managed to get out of the burning ...Read More

nixon frees up education $

Gov. Jay Nixon has released $143 million of education funding that he had frozen, because lawmakers sustained most of his vetoes of tax-break bills. Nixon announced the release of the money Thursday, after lawmakers concluded a veto session in which ...Read More

jcmo woman dies in i – 70 crash

A Jefferson City woman died in the massive wreck that shut parts of Interstate 70 down for more than 12 hours.   The highway patrol says a Jeep lost control in bad weather on  eastbound I-70 near Warrenton yesterday evening,  causing ...Read More