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Shooting Victim in Columbia Dies

A woman has died from her injuries, after last (mon) night’s shooting in central Columbia.  Shamya Brimmage was 25-years-old.  The other victim found in a home on Madison Street a little south of the Business Loop was also taken to the hospital.  Police say the suspect apparently fired from the …

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Truck fire at the Lake!

A frightening scene at the Target store in Osage Beach yesterday afternoon. The cab of a tractor trailer truck caught fire in the parking lot about one oh clock. Osage Beach firefighters arrived and forced the doors of the cab open to make sure no one was inside and quickly …

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Hot coffee causes a JCMO crash

A driver choking on coffee loses control of his vehicle Tuesday morning causing a spectacular crash. The Jefferson City police department says 42-year-old Shawn Shipp’s Dodge Durango went airborne when it hit the Highway 94 exit off Highway 54 during rush hour Tuesday morning. The S-U-V hit a guardrail and …

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Losing your job may get expensive

Lose your job and you might only get ‘three months and a week’ of unemployment checks. That’s under a bill that has passed the Missouri House … The Missouri Budget Project’s Tom Kruckemeyer says the push to cut unemployment benefits to the shortest in nation is ‘mean-spirited’.

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Why is the JC-PD Chief sending you a letter?

Did you get a letter from Jefferson City Police Chief Roger Schroeder? Pitch it .. it’s a scam. Investigators say the letter looks official, even bearing the Chief’s name. They add scam artists will try all sorts of ways to get your money. Police say you should always confirm any …

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Hey kids! Keep on smokin’.. for now

No tobacco 21 decision in Jefferson City Monday night. The sponsor of the measure to ban tobacco sales to people under the age of 21 didn’t show up for Monday night’s city council meeting. It’s expected councilman Carlos Graham will bring up the proposed ordinance for a vote at the …

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Mid-Mo child molester headed to the Big House

A Cole County man is headed to jail for up to 25 years for molesting a 7-year-old girl. A Cole County jury last month found 35-year-old Maurice Hogan guilty of first degree child molestation and sexual misconduct involving a child. The case stemmed from incidents during the spring and summer …

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Another night — another fight in Columbia

Another large gathering in Columbia and more shots fired. About 8 o’clock Monday night, Columbia police found a group of up to 50 people involved in a fight in McKee Street park. Someone fire shots during the melee. One car was hit and police found multiple shell casings. The fight …

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JC Council will vote ‘Tobacco 21’ tonight

The Jefferson City council is scheduled to vote tonight on an ordinance that would ban the sale of tobacco and vaping products to anyone under the age of 21. Under the ordinance, it would not be a crime for anyone 18 to 21 to possess the products. The ordinance is …

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