Jefferson City DWI Enforcement Results

The Jefferson City Police Department is releasing its results of a recent DWI enforcement campaign. During the effort 10 were arrested for DWI, 18 speeding tickets were issued, and 7 people received tickets for driving while suspended or revoked. The campaign took place during the St. Patrick’s Holiday weekend March 16th through the 19th.

Randolph County League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

The Randolph County League of Women Voters will be hosting a candidate forum tonight (Tuesday) at the Moberly City Hall. Candidates running for seats on the city council, the school board, health department will all be there to answer questions. The forum starts at 7 pm.

Removal Hearing for Sturgeon Police Chief

A hearing to remove Sturgeon Chief of Police Greg Halderman is set for tonight (Monday). Sturgeon Mayor Gene Kelly gave papers to Halderman several weeks ago asking for his resignation or to face a hearing for removal. Halderman is accused of abusing alcohol while working, using distasteful language with a minor, and holding a gun […]

Shots Fired Arrest in Columbia

A 25 year old Columbia man is in police custody after an arrest yesterday in connection with shots being fired at a gas station. According to the Columbia Police Department 25 year old Marc Raydale Ballinger Jr. was seen pointing a gun at a man and hearing 2 shots fired at the Eagle Stop Gas […]

Triple Shooting Homicide Investigation in Columbia

A homicide investigation is continuing by the Columbia Police Department. The incident happened at Northwest I-70 Drive and Garden Drive yesterday (Sunday). Police one the victims found dead was 26 year old Jeffery D. Jones of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Police say 32 year old Michael J. Walker Jr. of Columbia was taken by ambulance to a […]

MMA Now an A+ School

The Missouri Military Academy is now an A+ school, through the A+ Scholarship Program, which funds higher education to Missouri state schools. In order for a student to qualify for one of the scholarships, they must maintain a 2.5 grade point average, have 95 percent attendance over the 4 years of high school, be a […]

Fayette Residents Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Two Fayette residents sustained moderate injuries after hitting a deer on a motorcycle early this morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 35 year old Ronnie Phillips and 26 year old Elizabeth Hazlett were riding on Highway 55, just south of Route DD when they hit a deer and the bike overturned. They were taken […]

Illinois Man Accused of Armed Robbery

An Illinois man has been arrested in an armed robbery at Pickleman’s Deli in Columbia early this morning. The investigation revealed 22 year old Kevin Strong allegedly entered the restaurant and placed a black bag on the counter before pulling out what appeared to be a black handgun, and pointed it at the employee. An […]

Pettis Deputies Assist in Jail Riot

Pettis County deputies assisted in a Johnson County Jail riot overnight. Deputies posted on their facebook page around 10:30 last night an active riot was happening inside a pod at the jail. The Jail requested assistance from area law enforcement and the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The situation was resolved around 1:30 this morning, with […]

Centralia Library Grant

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the Centralia Public Library has received a mini grant to improve technology. The funds, in the amount of 4765 dollars, will be used to purchase 6 laptops, one charging station and a 3D printer to better meet the expectations of patrons. The mini grants are funded by the […]