Morning News Watch
*breaking news* committee recommends fire captain for jc-fd chief

City of Jefferson fire chief recommendation committee recommends Matt Schofield to City Administrator Steven S. Crowell for consideration as fire chief during the next phase of the search.   At a meeting on July 25th the Jefferson City fire chief ...Read More

will the osage county sheriff lose his ‘cop credentials’?

More troubles for the Osage County sheriff. The attorney general’s office has filed a complaint against Michael Dixon, and it could cost Dixon his peace officer license. Dixon earlier this year pleaded guilty to harassing a female Belle police officer. ...Read More

jefferson citians meet the three jcfd chief candidates

The final three candidates for Jefferson City Fire Department chief met with citizens yesterday. Fire Captains Jay Niemeyer and Matt Schofield and interim chief Jason Turner answered questions from fellow firefighters and the public or nearly three hours. Members of ...Read More

a shooting is being investigated near eugene

The Miller County sheriff’s department is investigating an incident near Eugene that resulted in one man with several non-life threatening bullet wounds. The incident occurred at a home near town Tuesday night. No arrests have been made.  

four die in Lake area bridge crash

A dump truck driver from Warsaw and three members of an Illinois family are dead after a head-on crash on the Niangua Bridge Wednesday morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a tire blew on the dump truck being driven by ...Read More

is the lottery selling education short?

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered a review of the Missouri Lottery after a decline in the proceeds transferred to education. The Missouri Lottery had record sales of nearly $1.16 billion during the 2014 budget year that ended June 30. But ...Read More


You come home from work or a quick weekend trip and find your flat screen and your laptop missing. Jefferson City Police Captain Doug Shoemaker says you might be surprised about who broke into your home. Maybe it's the neighborhood ...Read More

search for missing man called off at jcmo landfill

After about a month of digging, Jefferson City Police say they're discontinuing the search for Christopher Cray at the landfill. Two people are in custody as part of the homicide investigation. Court documents claim one of the suspects, Adam Moore-Duncan, ...Read More

how are they fixed for space in the cole county jail?

You can bet the inmates at the new Cole County Jail have it better than they did in the old days. The old pre – World War 2 jail didn’t have air – conditioning. And Sheriff’s Captain John Wheeler says ...Read More

lake area woman is found safe

It looks like a Camden County woman who wandered away from her home Sunday night is going to be okay. A home owner in western Camden County found 53-year-old Kathleen Rogers Tuesday in dense woods near his home. The Camden ...Read More