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JCMO Tobacco 21? Maybe next time

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 wasn’t at Monday night’s city council meeting because of a family emergency. It’s expected councilman Carlos Graham will bring up the proposed ordinance for a …

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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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JCMO fire leaves three on the street

Three Jefferson City people were forced out of their apartments after a fire early Saturday morning. Jefferson City firefighters arrived on the scene in the 200 block of Pine Street about 6-15 Saturday morning. The found heavy fire and smoke coming from a deck on the second story of the …

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Shots fired after cops and crowd battle in Columbia

Columbia police use tasers and pepper spray to break up a large fight at convenience store early Sunday morning. During the melee at Texas Avenue and Providence Road there was at last one gun shot fired, four men were taken into custody and by-standers began attacking police. None of the …

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No worries on Mid-MO JCPenney’s

The retail store closings continue, but JCPenney will keep it’s Mid-Missouri locations open. Our new partner ABC17 KMIZ reports the Columbia and Jefferson City locations avoided the list of 130-140 locations on the chopping block.   Though the closures will not affect our Mid-Missouri community, about 5,000 jobs will be …

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Mizzou in a giving mood for ‘Giving Day’

Mizzou has to decide what to do, now that their pockets are loaded with ‘Giving Day’ money. The University of Missouri Office of Advancement announced they received more than eight point two million dollars on nearly four-thousand donations during their twenty-four-hour campaign to raise money for the UM community. Mizzou …

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Mexico, MO minor hurt in crash

A single car crash in Audrain County sent one minor to the hospital with serious injuries. The Highway Patrol’s Crash Reports says Johnny Hicks, a seventeen-year-old from Mexico, Missouri, was driving north on U-S fifty-four just north of H-H. Hick’s truck ran off the left side of the road, struck …

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A couple alleged crooks face jail time

Cole County sheriff’s deputies arrest a Jefferson City man for stealing from a storage unit on Old Lohman Road. The department says Mark Bax stole taxidermy tools and mounts as well as animal traps, arrowheads, guns and a television from the storage unit on December 18th. Bax faces receiving stolen …

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