Morning News Watch
osage sheriff could get cop license back

It looks like the Osage County sheriff is going to get his license back. Cole County judge John Beetem yesterday reversed the revocation of Sheriff Michael Dixon’s license, citing several irregularities in the decision by the Department of Public Safety. ...Read More

jcmo fire started by kid with a lighter

A four-year-old playing with a lighter lit a mattress on fire in a home in Jefferson City yesterday. A family of up to six people ran out of the house in the 200 block of Argonne Street just before three ...Read More

mid-mo lawmakers back state worker pay hike talk

You can bet Mid-Missouri’s state lawmakers will go to bat for a state worker pay raise again next year. Mike Bernskoetter says Missouri government workers shouldn’t rank last in the nation … Legislators, like Bernskoetter and J-C's Jay Barnes, say ...Read More

toddler hit by jcpd cruiser out of hospital

The Jefferson City toddler hit by a police car last week is back home. The 1 – year old was hit by a patrol car on East McCarty last week and was taken to University Hospital. The child apparently slipped ...Read More

psc commissioner pleads in dwi arrest

Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and one-time senator Bill Kenney pleads guilty to drunken driving in Jefferson City.Kenney pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated charge and was placed on two years unsupervised probation. Jefferson City police say ...Read More

‘guilty as charged’ in everharts arson case

A former Jefferson City businessman has been found guilty of setting fire to his former business. Kurt Steidley was accused of setting fire to Everhart’s Sporting Goods on New Year’s Day 2011. Cole County prosecutor Mark Richardson says Steidley was ...Read More

wrestling club coach accused of inappropriate contact with young girls

A one - time coach at the Jefferson City Wrestling Club is charged with two counts of harassment involving two Cole County girls. 47 – year old Matthew Frye stands accused of harassing the two 14-year-old girls online. Court documents ...Read More

blaine luetkemeyer thinks “the donald” is hurting the gop

You’re seeing Donald Trump pull no punches with anyone from illegal aliens to his GOP Presidential opponents. Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer admits that the campaign has been ‘finely crafted’ … But Luetkemeyer calls Trump’s tactics divisive. Luetkemeyer was supporting Wisconsin Governor’s ...Read More

jcmo shooting prompts school lockdown

A man was shot several times this morning in the 200 block of Pine Street in Jefferson City. There are two suspects on the loose, both black men ages 18 to 25. One had a gray hoodie and black shorts, ...Read More

everharts arson trial could end soon

The arson trial of a former Jefferson City businessman is expected to wrap up today. Both sides in the trial of Kurt Steidley wrapped up their cases yesterday. Steidley is accused of setting fire to the Everhart’s Outdoor Store on ...Read More