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Man faces prison time in tax case

A Jefferson City business owner pleads guilty to tax evasion. Ryan Phegley admitted in federal court yesterday (tue) he did not pay taxes on more than six hundred thousand dollars in income. Phegley owned and operated Phoenix Freight Lines. He has to pay more than 180-grand, and is looking at …

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Chiefs Kingdom comes up with the BIG bucks for Mahomes!

(AP) The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as possible. Mahomes agreed to a 10-year extension worth up to $503 million, according to his agency, Steinberg Sports. The deal is worth $477 million in guarantee mechanisms and includes a no-trade clause …

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Are you headed to Columbia? Better take a mask

The Columbia City Council passes an ordinance requiring most people to wear a mask. The measure passed 6-1 late last (mon) night. People who violate the ordinance could face a 15-dollar fine. It’s a 100-dollar potential fine for businesses. It goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Friday. There are …

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Latest coronavirus numbers

More mid-Missouri counties saw higher-than-normal increases in coronavirus cases. 15 positives were confirmed in Boone County yesterday (mon). Cole County reports 13 new cases since Thursday. Moniteau County added 10 new cases. Saline added 11 since the holiday weekend. Callaway and Audrain counties both added one yesterday (mon). The state …

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One man stabbed — his niece’s boyfriend faces charges

KMIZ– A man faces several felonies in Cole County linked to a stabbing Friday night. Michael Collins, 35, is accused of stabbing his girlfriend’s uncle after an altercation around 8:43 p.m. Court documents say first responders were called to an apartment building in the 600 block of Cherry Street. Police …

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Juvenile charged in Columbia double murder

A 16-year-old is charged in that east Columbia double murder over the weekend. We learned yesterday (mon) the boy is accused of two counts of second degree murder, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Juvenile authorities have that suspect in custody. An 11-year-old girl named Ri’ajauhna and …

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