Morning News Watch
kid who bailed on st. louis field trip escapes from prenger center

Jefferson City police scrambled around for about an hour yesterday…chasing two escapees from the Prenger Family Center. The teenaged boys escaped out of a non-secured classroom. The boys ran through storm sewer pipes and were caught in the 1800 block ...Read More

osage sheriff fights for his job

The Osage County sheriff is appealing the state’s ruling that took his peace officer’s license. An attorney for Sheriff Michael Dixon has filed a motion for an immediate stay on the ruling which came down Monday. Right now, Dixon cannot ...Read More


Jay Nixon still can’t catch a break. Jefferson City N-A-A-C-P President Rod Chapel says the Governor dropped the ball in Ferguson … Chapel insists the National Guard would have been better used protecting Ferguson businesses from looters and arsonists than ...Read More

former army ranger sniper jake vogel on kwos open air

From the 'Been There -- Done That' Department. The movie 'American Sniper' is packing theaters. Jefferson City Army veteran Jake Vogel served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Ranger sniper and has some thoughts about the movie ...[audio mp3=""][/audio]

will your jcmo trash service be changing?

How would you like to pay more for your mandatory trash service? Hopefully that won’t happen … Jefferson City Planning Director Janice McMillan is currently putting together the ‘request for proposal’ as Allied Waste’s contract expires this fall. Plenty of ...Read More

“guilty as charged” in a stover child murder

A Morgan County man has been found guilty of first degree murder and child abuse in the death of the 3-year old son of his girlfriend. A Cass County jury last night coming down with the verdict in the case ...Read More

no more legislative hearings at the jc country club

The Missouri House is putting an end to committee meetings at country clubs and restaurants. House Speaker John Diehl said Wednesday that, effective immediately, all House committee meetings will be held at the Capitol. That decision comes a day after ...Read More

kevin riley joins us on kwos open air

The automaker 'Tesla' wants to be able to sell their electric cars only online in Missouri. But dealers like Jefferson City's Kevin Riley says that goes against the laws they all have to play by. He joined us on KWOS ...Read More

**update** jcpd swat team ends standoff

A Jefferson City man is in custody after shooting a gun during an  argument with his girlfriend, then threatening to kill himself.   Police say Heriberto Martinez got into it with his girlfriend at an apartment in the Broadmoor complex on ...Read More

osage county sheriff asked to resign

The Osage County commission wants Sheriff Michael Dixon to step down. Dixon has lost his state peace officer’s license over his conviction on harassment charges. Tuesday, the county commission drafted a resolution to take steps to remove Dixon from office. ...Read More