Morning News Watch
semi wreck closes ’54′ in jcmo

Three lanes of Highway 54 in Jefferson City were shut down by an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer truck. The truck rolled over on ‘54’ near the Missouri Blvd intersection late this morning, blocking both outbound lanes. Clean up ...Read More

cole county judge is tired of the attack ads

The race for Cole County Circuit Judge has drawn statewide and national attention, as incumbent Pat Joyce defends her job against challenger Brian Stumpe.  The Washington-based Republican State Leadership Committee gave $200-thousand to Stumpe’s campaign, accusing Joyce of judicial activism.  ...Read More

strong accusations in cole recorder race

Ralph Bray is pulling no punches. The candidate for Cole County Recorder of Deeds claims the incumbent .. Larry Rademan .. is only in the office a couple days a week … Bray adds that Cole County is the only ...Read More

an election mailer says you don’t vote enough

A voter report-card mailer meant to grade Missouri residents on how often they vote compared to their neighbors has some in the state claiming it’s an invasion of privacy. Grow Missouri sent the mailers this week days before the Nov. ...Read More

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