Highway Patrol Releases Updated Response Numbers

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has updated the numbers of calls for service they responded to during yesterday’s winter weather. Preliminary troop F totals between 10AM and 5PM were 272 calls for service, 110 stranded motorists, 81 crashes, 18 injuries and no fatalities. State wide, General Headquarters reports 1797 calls for service, 598 stranded motorists, […]

Jefferson City Man Arrested After Car Chase, Manhunt

A pursuit  in Callaway County early yesterday [Friday] morning resulted in the arrest of a Jefferson City man. The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office says they were notified just after midnight of a pursuit on Highway 54. Callaway deputies deployed spike strips on 54 near State Road BB, south of Fulton. A second one was deployed […]

MSHP Make Drug Arrest On Interstate 70

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested a North Carolina man in Callaway County after allegedly finding him to be in possession of a large amount of drugs early this morning. [Friday] Thirty three year old Robbie Roberts was taken into custody at around 12:11AM on Interstate 70. Troopers made a traffic stop for following to […]

Crews Work To Clear 50 Car Pileup

A multiple car pileup closed Highway 54 in Miller County around 1:30 this afternoon. Sergeant Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says around 50 cars were involved in crashes or slide offs in the same general area near Opie Road. Crews are working to clear the road, and emergency crews are treating injuries. […]

City Of Columbia Hires New Treasurer

The City of Columbia announced today [Friday] they have filled the position of treasurer in the Finance Department. Chelsea Miller comes to Columbia after recently working as the corporate controller/finance director for Onshore Outsourcing, a large private IT corporation. It is headquartered in Macon. The treasurer is responsible for managing the revenue and cash flow […]

Highway Patrol Responds To More Than 500 Calls For Service

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Highway Patrol General Headquarters reports more than 125 traffic crashes in the state since 9:00 this morning, and that number is still climbing. [Friday] The Highway Patrol says troopers have received 569 calls for service, 166 stranded motorists, 19 injuries and one fatality. The Highway Patrol is advising to avoid […]

Cause of Fire At Mexico Hardee’s Unknown

The cause of a fire at the Mexico Hardee’s early this (Friday) morning is under investigation. Mexico Public Safety says at approximately 1:19 this (Friday) morning they went to the Hardee’s in the 700 block of West Jackson. Several passersby saw flames coming from the roof of the building towards the back. The fire was […]

Reported Fire At Hardee’s In Mexico

A fire is being reported at the Hardee’s in Mexico early this (Friday) morning. According to several posts on Facebook the fire started around 2 this (Friday) morning at the Hardee’s at 707 West Jackson Street. No details about the fire have been released yet from Mexico Public Safety as to the cause of the […]

MoDot Advises Limited Travel This Weekend

The Missouri Department of Transportation is advising motorists to limit travel beginning Friday and throughout the weekend as a series of winter storms will impact roads across the state. MoDOT’s first priority is to return interstates and major roads to mostly clear driving conditions as soon as possible after a storm. The department also gives […]