Governor Activates Drought Teams

Governor Mike Parson activated the Drought Assessment Committee and drought impact teams today. [Wednesday] At the July 13 meeting of the Climate Weather Committee it was recommended that phase 2 of Missouri’s Drought Plan move forward. This phase includes declaring a Drought Alert for 47 Missouri Counties, including Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Monroe and Randolph.

Woman Arrested For Threatening Sheriff’s Department

A 60 year old woman has been arrested after she allegedly threatened to blow up the Boone County Jail last night. [Tuesday] Maria Scott was originally arrested after deputies were called to the Midway Plaza for reports of a person with an active warrant. When he was located, Scott attempted to interfere with his arrest. […]

State Representative Unblocks Critic

A Missouri State Representative has unblocked a constituent after he filed a lawsuit. Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch, of Hallsville, announced her decision today to unblock attorney Michael Campbell. Campbell sued Reisch saying blocking a constituent based on their political views violates their first amendment rights. Similar lawsuits have been filed around the country. A federal […]

Man Pleads Guilty For Fatal Bus Crash

A Boone County man entered a guilty plea in relation to a 2017 bus crash that killed Harrisburg School Teacher, Brian Simpson. Brandon Brill waived formal arraignment, and entered a guilty plea to the lesser charges of involuntary manslaughter and assault. He was originally charged with second degree murder. The accident happened when Brill crossed […]

SEMA Official Deployed To Hawaii

The State Emergency Management Chief of Operations will being deployed to assist Hawaii in recovering from April storms. Terry Cassil has been deployed throughout the United States as a member of Missouri Task Force 1. During his two week deployment he will be ensuring the safety of responders. Cassil will fly to Hilo, Hawaii on […]

Kinman Search Area Moved Out

The search for 74 year old Jerry Kinman is continuing in the Millersburg area. Several members of the Callaway County Sheriff’s office, the Department of Conservation and community members have all been in the area of Little Dixie Lake where Kinman went missing on July 14. After searching the conservation area for 33 hours, it […]

Shots Fired in Jefferson City Leads to Car Pursuit That Ends in Columbia

Shots fired in Jefferson City early this (Tuesday) morning leads to a car pursuit and an arrest. According to the Cole County Sheriff’s Department they received reports of a shooting between two vehicles just after 3 this (Tuesday) morning in the area of Big Horn Drive. Deputies say they found a vehicle matching a description […]

Mikolas Leaves All-Star Game To Be With Wife

St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Miles Mikolas flew to Washington D.C. after last night’s victory for the All-Star game, but had to leave when his wife went into early labor, according to MLB.com. Lauren Mikolas is carrying twins, one boy and one girl, and was due in September. This was Mikolas’ first all star appearance. He […]

Trial Dates Set In DeBrodie Case

The trials for two people charged in the death of Carl DeBrodie have been set. According to court records, the former manager of Second Chance Homes, where DeBrodie was a resident, Sherry Paulo will go to trial on August 21. Another employee, Anthony Flores will have his trial on November 28. Both Paulo and Flores […]

Man Drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

A drowning is being reported in the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol the body of 37 year old Brett Davidson of Clarksville, Tennessee was found after a search was conducted at the 5.2 mile mark of Lick Branch Cove on Saturday in Morgan County. Davidson was last […]