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Big JCMO drug bust

(JCPD) — On 4/15/2021 at approximately 4:30 PM, an officer spotted a Jefferson City resident known to have a federal arrest warrant for weapons possession in the parking lot of Schnucks, 1801 Missouri Blvd. Officers quickly made contact and took the suspect into custody for the arrest warrant without incident. …

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Capital Mall shot clinic isn’t that busy

They’re not exactly breaking down the doors to get vaccinated at the Capital Mall shot clinic …       x760416    Cole County Health Director Kristi Campbell says their plan is to give out up to 4000 – shots a week at the Mall clinic. She adds that there are now …

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Attempted murder for hire trial is a year away

It will be next spring before a Lake area realtor goes on trial for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill her former mother in law. Leigh Ann Bauman was arrested in March after she supposedly offered $1500 to have the woman killed. Bauman could face up to …

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Human remains found in Cooper County

Medical examiners will perform an autopsy soon on human remains found in Cooper County. They were reported to the sheriff’s department yesterday (thur) in a rural area west of Boonville. We do not know who the person was yet.  

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Fulton teen dies after car crash

The Fulton teenager who was badly hurt in a car crash last weekend has died from his injuries. Xander Noel, 17, passed away after the crash that occurred Saturday afternoon. His family confirmed the news tuesday on a GoFundMe account that was set up to pay for hospital costs. The …

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4000 doses a week may have been ambitious

KMIZ 17 — The Cole County Health Department planned to give out 4,000 total doses this week at the Capital Mall and has only filled 1,600 appointments. Chezney Schulte with the Cole County Health Department said the clinic is accepting walk-ins. If the health department consistently can’t fill 4,000 spots …

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MU doctor agrees with J & J ‘pause’

Missouri is one of the state’s pausing the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Federal health officials are investigating potentially dangerous blood clots. They’ve popped up in less than one-in-a-million Americans in the days after vaccination. Doctor Margaret Day with MU Health Care says it makes sense to take …

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Folks in Vicky Hartzler’s district can speak out

(MissouriNet) — A Missouri House committee on congressional redistricting will hear public testimony today (Thursday) from residents who live in west-central Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District. In-person and written testimony will be taken today by the Missouri House Special Committee on Redistricting. The 24-county district includes Columbia, Moberly, Sedalia, Warrensburg, Waynesville, …

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