Morning News Watch
one last chance to hear from cole cty candidates

A final candidates forum is on tap tonight at Lincoln University. The Student Government Association is hosting the event featuring candidates for Prosecutor, Circuit Judge, Recorder of Deeds and County Clerk. It gets underway at 5:30 in the Pawley Theater ...Read More

a ‘bum rush’ for the ol’ royals

Cinderella was not wearing Royal Blue last night. The Kansas City Royals dream season ended last night at Kauffman Stadium with a Salvador Perez pop foul to third…with the tying run 90-feet away in the San Francisco Giants’ 3-2 series ...Read More

missouri attorney general in hot water over campaign $$

An investigation by the New York Times concluded Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster’s office ended an investigation of 5-Hour Energy after Koster was informed of the investigation by a lobbyist for the company.  The report also examines other dealings between ...Read More

mid mo bank robber gets decades in prison

A Kansas City man is going to federal prison for robbing banks in mid Missouri. 45-year-old Brian Unthank pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbing a Landmark Bank on Columbia…and the River Regional Credit Union in Jefferson City back in 2010. Unthank ...Read More

convicted jcmo murderer gets life .. and then some

A man convicted of a December 2012 drug-related killing in Jefferson City has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 30 years. Calvin Hutson was convicted of second degree murder for killing Andre Hudson. Hutson was also convicted of first ...Read More

special prosecutor brought in in columbia restaurant accident

A special prosecutor is being called in on the case of the Moniteau County prosecutor accused of assault in a vehicle wreck in Columbia last Saturday night. Boone County prosecutor Dan Knight says he can’t handle the case that involves ...Read More

lebanon man and wife charged with abusing their kids

A southwest Missouri man is accused of hitting his two children in the head with a hammer as punishment, while his wife is accused of biting one of them for the same reason. 28-year-old Richard Tubb and 23-year-old Brittny Tubb ...Read More

execution stayed at bonne terre prison

The U-S Supreme Court has kept convicted triple-killer Mark Christeson from being executed overnight. Christeson is under the death sentence for the 1998 murders of a rural Vichy woman and her two children. Corrections Department Spokesman Mike O'Connell says the ...Read More

cole circuit judge race gets nasty

If you’re a Cole County voter you’ve probably seen the TV and direct mail ads against Circuit Judge Pat Joyce.  The incumbent Democrat has caught the attention of the Washington-based Republican State Leadership Committee which has channeled 200-thousand dollars to ...Read More

councilman wants jcmo mayor job

A Jefferson City Councilman says he will run for Mayor. 3rd Ward Councilman Bob Scrivner says he’ll file for the job that’s on the April 20-15 ballot. Current Mayor Eric Struemph decided not to file for re-election .. citing personal ...Read More