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‘Guilty as charged’ – the verdict for the ‘Coz’

A jury finds Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault . Cosby, now 80, was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his Pennsylvania home in 2004. A jury of seven men and five women found him guilty on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault in a retrial of …

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Columbia Police search for shooters

A man is shot at a Columbia bar. Police say a fight involving three men started a little after 2:00 this (thur) morning outside Black and Gold Bar on East Business Loop 70 near Paris Road. One man was shot, and the two other men drove off. No arrests reported …

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Governor Greitens’ lawyers will be in a Cole County courtroom today

A judge in Jefferson City this (thur) morning looks at Governor Greitens’ request for a temporary restraining order against Attorney General Josh Hawley. Greitens doesn’t want Hawley investigating his alleged mis-use of a charity donor list to help his campaign for governor. His attorneys say Hawley is biased because he …

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Greitens attorneys file motion in second charge against the Governor

(A-P) ST. LOUIS — The legal battle between lawyers from Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and St. Louis prosecutors is escalating, with a judge considering Tuesday a request to disqualify the circuit attorney’s office from a felony case over Greitens’ use of charity donor list for his 2016 gubernatorial campaign. Defense …

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Lawyer says medical marijuana could save troubled veterans

Some lawmakers want Missouri to stop dragging its feet and legalize medical marijuana. Jefferson City attorney Dan Dodson represents Mid-Missouri’s chapter of NORML. He says he knew one young veteran who killed himself while suffering from combat – related stress … Dodson says the young veteran was arrested for DWI …

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Funeral set for Lake – area fire victims

Services for the four Lake – area brothers who died in a fire are set for Friday. 14-year-old Tyler Otto, 8-year-old Cason Otto, 5-year-old Max Otto and 4-year-old Levi Otto died in the Lake Ozark fire. Funeral services are set for at 2 – Friday afternoon at Christ the King …

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St. Louis area legislator won’t resign

(AP) — A Democratic Missouri state lawmaker says he won’t step down despite facing backlash for repeatedly calling into a radio program whose host has been criticized for comments denounced as racist and offensive. St. Louis-area Rep. Bob Burns told reporters Monday that he has no intention of resigning. Missouri …

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Lawyer tied to the Greiten’s case gets anonymous money

(AP) — The law firm representing the ex-husband of the woman who had an affair with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in 2015 received two anonymous $50,000 payments that went toward the man’s legal fees, the man’s attorney said Monday. Attorney Al Watkins, in an interview after a court hearing for …

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