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Local Fire Victims Get Helping Hand

Two Mid-Missouri families affected by fire are getting support from their neighbors. Donations of cash and gifts are being collected for the family of Millersburg resident Robert Walker, who died in a home fire last week. He’d managed to get ...Read More

Cole Co. Pays Emergency Funds for Heat Fix

Some might argue no heat for prisoners is a lawsuit waiting to happen. Cole County Presiding Commissioner Marc Ellinger says they had to come up with some emergency funds to get the heat back on in the old county jail. ...Read More

New Train Bridge Opening in Mid-MO

Here's some good news for train lovers. A new railroad bridge east of the capital city is opening, with hopes of clearing the final major bottleneck for train traffic between St. Louis and Jefferson City. The new bridge crossing the ...Read More

Bustamante Wants Guilty Pleas Tossed Out

She admitted to a brutal murder in court, and now wants to take it all back. Alyssa Bustamante, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the October 2009 killing of nine-year-old Elizabeth Olten in St. Martins. ...Read More

Ferguson Family Searching for Witness to Murder

A convicted murderer clears his name, but questions still remain about a high-profile Columbia murder. Ryan Ferguson had murder charges against him vacated this week. His father, Bill, says there’s only one reliable witness in the case, and she saw ...Read More

MSP Cleanup Deal Announced

If you like tours of the old MSP prison site in Jefferson City, you should be able to take them next spring. Governor Nixon and State Senator Mike Kehoe joined city leaders to announce a cleanup and renovation deal for ...Read More

New Zoning Map Proposed in Cole Co.

They’re making a map, and checking it twice. Cole County leaders have formed a rough draft of a new zoning map. Commissioner Kris Scheperle says it’s the first step in a long process. “Zoning’s going to be a hot topic, ...Read More

Conference Center Chat at Council Meeting

Jefferson City leaders get to hear plenty about a proposed conference center. Several people told the city council Monday night that the planned center may be too little, too soon. Most speakers favored a downtown location, but there was some ...Read More

Southern Boone County Student Dead After Threat

A 17–year-old Southern Boone student takes his own life after officers attempt to arrest him for making a threat to the Ashland schools. Ashland Police learned about the threat at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, and decided it was credible. Southern ...Read More

Columbia Teen Pleads Not-Guilty to Murder

A Columbia teen pleads not guilty to the murder of Tre'veon Marshall. Joshua Murray was arrested last month for the July murder of the teen. Murray and Nicholas Thomas approached Marshall in McKee park in mid-July, according to probable cause statements. ...Read More