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Supreme Court Overturns Woodworth Conviction

The Missouri Supreme Court overturns the murder conviction of a man who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1990 killing of a woman on a neighboring farm. The court ruled Tuesday that prosecutors withheld evidence that could have helped Mark Woodworth defend himself. Woodworth was accused of killing …

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Shocking Discovery in Osage Co. Drug Arrest

The Osage County Sheriff calls it the most bizarre incident he’s been involved with in a long time. An Osage County couple slashed their own throats as part of a suicide pact Monday. Officers were trying to arrest Susan Koelling and Joseph Thompson in Linn. It was in connection with …

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Fulton Bank Robber Pleads Guilty Again

A Fulton man who’s already in prison pleads to bank robberies in several towns including Sedalia and Rolla. 61–year-old John David Farnell who is serving a 13 year prison sentence could get an additional 25 years without parole, and a $250,000 fine. He’s also accused of robbing banks in Chillicothe, …

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Lake-Area Woman Dies In Crash

A young Lake-area woman is dead after a Monday morning crash just south of Jefferson City. Troopers say 20–year-old Leah Schauf of Lake Ozark lost control on Highway 54 near Route CC and ran off the road. Her car became airborne and ended up in the Moreau River. Schauf was …

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Missouri Schools Not Making the Grade

An education advocacy group is critical of Missouri’s policies for its schools. A report released Monday by StudentsFirst gives Missouri an overall grade of D-minus. It says the state should require school districts to make teacher effectiveness the driving factor in decisions about pay, tenure and layoffs. The report wants …

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Another Arrested for New Year’s Shooting

The man wanted in connection with a New Year’s Day shooting in Jefferson City turns himself in Friday. Daleron Monroe was wanted after a fight at Club Motivation led to one man being shot at the Phillips 66 on Stadium. Brandon Betts was shot in the face, and was arrested …

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Holts Summit Robbery

Four Jefferson City men face charges after they broke into a Holts Summit apartment and terrorized the renter. The incident happened Friday afternoon at the Evergreen Apartments. The four took items from the home. Donaco Collins, Clyde Mosby, Anthony Alexander and Kily Marlar all face burglary and robbery charges. No …

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Trial Set in Jefferson City Murder

A man accused of killing a Jefferson City couple in 2009 will go on trial this month. The AP reports 57-year-old David Hosier’s trial for first-degree murder and other charges will start on the 14th. Hosier is charged in the deaths of 61-year-old Rodney Gilpin and his wife, 45-year-old Angela …

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Local Banker Guilty of Embezzlement

A former employee at a Jefferson City bank is sentenced for embezzling more than $540,000 from the bank and another business. 52-year-old Kelley Steiner of Jefferson City will spend one year and one day in federal prison without parole. Federal prosecutors say Steiner worked as the personal assistant of former …

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Great Year for Mid-Mo Animal Shelter

A local animal shelter says 2012 was a banner year. The Central Missouri Humane Society says it had just over 2,200 adoptions of dogs, cats, and small animals last year. That’s up from 2011, and officials say it included some record-breaking adoption events. For instance, 44 cats found new homes …

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