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Suspect still on the run after car chase

Law officers are searching for a driver who led cops on an early morning car chase. Jefferson City Police tried to pull the driver over around 2-am. He took off on Ellis Blvd and headed north on Highway 54 into  Holts Summit. He finally blew a tire and crashed. The …

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Make – believe Dad could get prison time for sex with teen

A Cole County man could serve up to five years in state prison after pleading guilty to underage sex charges. Jerome Buschman was sentenced yesterday in Cole County Circuit Court on charges of statutory rape and statutory sodomy. In January, police arrested Buschman after a 16-year-old high school student told …

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Prosecuting the Prosecutor

The Missouri Attorney General’s office says it should still be involved in the case against Moniteau County prosecuting attorney Shayne Healea. A state court of appeals disqualified the A.G.’s office earlier this year over a defense motion that the office mishandled evidence. Last week, Assistant Attorney General Gregory Goodwin filed …

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Grin and Bear it .. at the Lake

Are you Bear Aware? The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents of Camden County are indeed seeing a black bear in rural parts of the county. The Conservation Department wants to make sure you secure any garbage cans and do not feed bears. If you come face to face with …

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Belle fire brings in crews from all over the area

Fire departments from all over Maries and Osage counties fought a blaze at a downtown building in Belle. Maries County sheriff Chris Heitman says the building housed the A-B-C clothing store and some apartments on the upper story. The fire broke out about 6 – last night and filled the …

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Another suspect charged in Audrain killing

A third person has now been charged with murder in Audrain County. 37-year-old Justin Trauber faces second degree murder charges in the death of Leon Wilder on July 6th. Wilder was found bleeding with a head wound in a ditch on a county road near the Boone County border. Trauber …

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A Mid-Missouri Marine will be buried at Arlington

Funeral services have been scheduled for the Callaway County Marine killed in a transport plane crash last month. Sergeant Talon Leach will be laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. on August 15th. A public memorial service will be held at North Callaway …

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JCMO bar gets brief suspension after shots fired incident

The Jefferson City liquor control board and the owners of Paddy Malone’s Pub come to an agreement after a staffer fired a weapon at the business back in April. The bar will be closed this coming Friday and Saturday and will pay a 500 dollar fine. The employee, Allen Tatman …

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Bad crash on Route ‘C’

A Lohman woman suffered moderate injuries yesterday afternoon in a two car crash on Route C in Cole County. The Highway Patrol says 55 year old Shelly Culley turned her S-U-V in front of an on-coming pick-up truck at the intersection of Route C and Hemstreet Road about 4 – …

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Wrong way driver faces trial for manslaughter

A woman from the state of Hawaii will go to trial in October…charged with manslaughter in last year’s traffic crash that took the life of two Eldon residents. 63-year-old Carol Elwyn’s trial is set to start October 30th in Miller County Circuit Court. Prosecutor’s say Elwyn was driving the wrong …

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