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McCaskill and Hawley square off in STL

President Trump’s U-S Supreme Court nomination received attention during Friday’s forum in St. Louis County between Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill and GOP challenger Josh Hawley. The event hosted by the Missouri Press Association on Friday gave the candidates the opportunity to debate over several issues, including Supreme Court nominee Brett …

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Hurricane Florence has them running for cover

(Fox News) — Hurricane Florence’s eyewall is onshore in North Carolina on Friday and will make landfall ‘very soon,’ as the Category 1 storm lashed the Carolina coast and appeared ready to cause catastrophic flooding. The storm was about 10 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., and about 80 miles east-northeast …

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The green stuff mailed to a Senator last spring was rat poison

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators now say the unknown, green granular substance sent in an envelope to a Missouri lawmaker earlier this year was rat poison. Missouri Senate Administrator Patrick Baker on Wednesday said Capitol police determined the substance sent to Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal was pesticide. Initial analysis suggested it …

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Mid Mo search teams and linemen are in the Carolinas

Water rescues have already started in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence dumps heavy rain on the East Coast. Fifty members of Boone County-based Missouri Task Force 1 set up shop yesterday (thur) in the towns of Leland and Bolivia. The local emergency responders will mostly focus on water rescues. Eight …

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Jefferson City Special Olympics campus is a reality

Gary Wilbers says it took a real community partnership to ‘steal’ the new Special Olympics Training For Life site away from Columbia. The 32-thousand square foot complex, that was originally planned for Boone County, opened on Jefferson City’s Christy Drive today .. The $18 million campus includes workout space and …

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3 – JCFD firefighters are with Task Force One in North Carolina

Missouri Task Force 1 is now in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence hits land Thursday. The Boone County-based emergency responders have been assigned to Brunswick County, which is on the ocean and south of Wilmington. Fifty local members are staging in Leland, North Carolina on Thursday. Most of the crew …

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Mid – Missouri State Rep right in the middle of veto session debate

(MissouriNet) — The Missouri House voted overwhelmingly Wednesday in favor of overriding four of Governor Parson’s budget vetoes, but the Senate killed the effort. State Rep. Rocky Miller, a stroke survivor, urged lawmakers to override Parson’s veto that cuts 153,000 dollars to certify hospitals treating trauma, stroke and some heart …

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Hunt on for missing man in JCMO

The search continues for a lake-area man last seen in Jefferson City. Harold Neeley was last seen yesterday (wed) driving a 2013 Ford Escape hatchback, going north toward Columbia on Highway 63. He was following family members in a different car for a trip to Florida, and went the wrong …

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Teens on the run in Fulton

A couple teens have escaped from juvenile detention in Fulton. Police said yesterday (tue) one is a five-foot-ten while male wearing an orange shirt and black shorts. Another is a six-foot tall black male wearing a gray shirt and dark shorts. Since they’re juveniles, investigators say they cannot put out …

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