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Powder scare at Missouri Supreme Court building

Law officers thought they had another case of a mailed –in dangerous substance at a state office today (wed). Firefighters, law officers and first responders were called to the Missouri Supreme Court building for a possible suspicious substance. Jefferson City Fire Division Chief Jason Turner says their investigation revealed that …

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Hurricane blasts Florida with 150+ winds

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in nearly 50 years. Michael blew ashore near Mexico Beach, a …

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More High Street buildings at risk of collapsing

Is another Jefferson City building in danger of collapsing? The building at the corner of High and Madison was evacuated back in June after it partially collapsed. And now two buildings next door could risk the same fate because of shared walls. All three buildings date to the late 19th …

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Task Force 1 ready for the worst on the Gulf Coast

Boone County-based emergency responders are standing by down south, as the Florida Panhandle gets ready for one of the worst storms in its modern history. Hurricane Michael was a Category 4 storm, and getting stronger, as it made its way toward the northwest Florida coast this (wed) morning. Missouri Task …

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Bad wreck in front of the ABB plant Monday

Two men are recovering after a crash in north Jefferson City yesterday (tue) morning. It closed traffic for a while on Hwy 94 just east of Hwy 54, and just north of the Missouri River Bridge. Police say Zachary Fewins’ pickup crossed the center line and hit the car driven …

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Watch out .. storms could hit Mid-Missouri

(NOAA) — Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring heavy rain to the area today and tonight. The higher totals today will be in extreme southeast Kansas into western Missouri. A line of thunderstorms will move through later tonight and bring the risk of heavy rain to the entire …

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No arrests in JCMO shooting

Jefferson City Police are searching for a gunman after a Monday shooting. The incident happened about 5:30pm in the Miller Street Park, just across the street from the Jefferson City Fire Museum. Officers say a lot of people ran from the area when they arrived. There’s no word on any …

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No rest for Task Force 1

Missouri Task Force 1 is on the move again. Members of the Boone County-based emergency response team leave this (tue) morning for Eglin Air Force Base on the Florida Panhandle ahead of the intensifying Hurricane Michael. It could make landfall along the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow (wed). The deployment comes …

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Hawley and McCaskill tangle again

(MissouriNet) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley says Democrats engaged in a smear campaign to discredit Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and claims Senator Claire McCaskill was part of that effort. Hawley says people he talks to on the campaign trail are extremely angered the party has tarnished the …

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Hawley and McCaskill clash over Obama – Care

(MissouriNet) — Missouri Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill says GOP Attorney General Josh Hawley’s lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act puts health insurance for two-point-five million Missourians at risk. Hawley, the GOP Senate nominee, disagrees with that and says he supports requiring insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions. Hawley is challenging …

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