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Investigators name man accused of attacking his daughter at the Mall

The Cole County man accused of hitting and kicking his 4-year-old daughter at Capital Mall over the weekend is well known to Jefferson City police. Bruce Cannady Junior has four previous felony convictions, including theft, stealing and imitation drug trafficking. Cannady is charged with felony domestic assault and felony child …

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JCMO lawmaker right at the center of abortion regs bill

Your state lawmakers hit the ground running with the special session abortion issue this week. The Senate addressed the call for more regulation for the abortion industry last week. Jefferson City Rep. Jay Barnes held a hearing on the House version of the bill … Barnes would like to see …

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Man attacks little girl

A 23-year-old man is charged with child abuse…after he punched and kicked his four year old daughter in front of witnesses at Capital mall on Saturday. Police were called to the mall after the man fled with the little girl. He was identified through surveillance camera video and arrested at …

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Strong storms do some damage

Another round of summer storms passed through the area over the weekend, knocking down trees and knocking out power. A Fulton man found his fishing boat under a tree at his home on Sunday morning. High winds from a late Saturday night thunderstorm knocked down several trees in the neighborhood. …

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Even a Taser didn’t stop this guy

Centralia police arrest a man after grappled with officers at a church. Jonathan Griffin refused to leave the First Baptist Church on Collier Street. Police arrived about 3-40 Saturday afternoon and found Griffin armed with a baseball bat and a hammer. After a brief struggle, officers tazered and pepper sprayed …

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NASA to broadcast eclipse from JC

Jefferson City is the place to be for the upcoming solar eclipse, and NASA would agree. From our news partner ABC17 KMIZ, NASA announced they will be live broadcasting the solar eclipse live from the City of Jefferson, and they will be bringing along some goodies, including their travelling exhibit …

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What is the JC Schools connection to the ‘old’ St. Mary’s?

Jefferson City’s School Superintendent says he’s all about helping kids learn. This week, he and the District’s Finance Officer both cast ‘yes’ votes for a tax break to help the Farmer Group develop the old St. Mary’s site … Lincoln University would like to locate their nursing school at the …

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Columbia mom facing child abuse charges

Columbia police take a mother of three children into custody after state children division workers find the kids living in filth. An 11-year-old boy, a six year old boy and a four year old girls were found in an Amelia Street home packed with garbage, raw sewage, and dirty mattresses. …

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What went ‘BANG’??

Residents of Callaway and Cole Counties report hearing a loud explosion Thursday mid morning. The blast shook houses and rattled windows in Fulton and Jefferson City. Emergency management officials in Callaway County confirm the sound was a sonic boom. They didn’t identify the cause of the boom which is generally …

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