Jefferson Man Arrested After Police Standoff

A Jefferson City man is in the Cole County Jail after a standoff with police yesterday (Thursday) morning. According to the Cole County Sheriff’s Department it happened at the 5000 block of Woodhaven Drive when a victim said that she was assaulted and the man had barricaded himself in the basement of the home with […]

Car Chase Ends In a Crash In Cole County

A high speed chase yesterday (Thursday) afternoon ends in Cole County with a crash. The Jefferson City Police Department were called in to help the Moniteau County Sheriff’s department to stop a vehicle for failing to yield for multiple hazardous driving complaints. The chase entered Cole County where the suspects vehicle side swiped another motorist […]

Eugene Man Dies In Cole County Accident

A thirty year old Eugene man is dead after an accident in Cole County early this (Saturday) morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened around 12:30 on Highway 54 eastbound, three quarters of a mile east of Highway 17. Richard J. Lowry went off the road, hit the ground, became airborne, and overturned. Lowry […]

Sedalia Man Dies In Cole County Accident

A Sedalia man is dead after an accident in Cole County on Saturday night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened when 21 year old Darius Patterson of Jefferson City tried to cross Highway 50 westbound at Lookout Trail and pulled out in front of 49 year old Michael Poindexter of Sedalia causing him […]

Cole County Judge Dismisses Case To Remove Medical Marijuana From November Ballot

A lawsuit seeking to remove the medical marijuana initiative form the November ballot in Missouri is now dismissed. Cole County Judge Patricia Joyce made her ruling yesterday (Friday). Brad Bradshaw a Springfield doctor and attorney had argued that New Approach Missouri unlawfully obtained signatures to get the measure on the ballot. Judge Joyce says the […]

Emergency Plane Landing Ends In Arrest of Fugitive

A wanted man that had been on the run for 8 years was arrested after making an emergency plane landing in Cole County on August 13. According to the Camden County Sheriff’s Office,the man identified himself to authorities as Scott Star, a resident of Camden County. Further investigation revealed his real name was Graham S. […]

Jury Awards Missouri Prison Guards Millions in Lawsuit

A Cole County Jury is awarding one hundred thirteen point seven million dollars to Missouri prison guards. The jury awarded the money yesterday (Wednesday) to thirteen thousand current corrections officers and to those who worked at the Department of Corrections since 2007. The guards were compensated for work they performed before and after their shifts. […]

Tax Free Weekend Runs Through Sunday Several Counties Not Participating

The Missouri Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is set to begin. The holiday starts at 12:01 tomorrow (Friday) morning and will run through Sunday. No state tax will be charged on certain back to school purchases. Items include clothing with a taxable value of one hundred dollars or less. School supplies under fifty dollars. […]

Two Arrested For Drugs and Weapons In Cole County

A man and woman are in the Cole County Jail after an arrest last (Thursday) night for weapons and drugs. Cole County Sheriff’s Deputies went to the 2700 block of Bess Street in reference to a possible weapons violation. Upon arrival deputies say they found a man and woman intoxicated shooting off fireworks and observed […]

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 […]