New Law Could Mean Fewer Vehicle Inspections

New legislation signed today [Wednesday] by Missouri Governor Mike Parson means fewer vehicle inspections in the state. The law, which goes into effect August 28, says vehicles less than 10 years old or with less than 150 thousand miles on the odometer will not need to be inspected. The current law requires inspections every other […]

Centralia Man And Columbia Woman Serious Injuries In Audrain County Accident

Two people are recovering from serious injuries after a 2 car crash in Audrain County yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. The highway patrol reports it happened on Audrain Road 924 at Audrain Road 989 around 3:48 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. A vehicle going northbound hit the passenger side of another vehicle that was eastbound at a 4 way […]

Nine Die In Traffic Crashes Over Holiday Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released the results from their 2019 Fourth of July Holiday Counting Period. Throughout Missouri, troopers worked 376 traffic crashed with 139 injuries and nine fatalities. Troopers arrested 160 people for driving while intoxicated and 110 were arrested for drugs over the holiday weekend. On the water, the patrol reports […]

One Arrested After Barricading Himself In Home

Columbia Police arrested one person yesterday [Friday] after he barricaded himself in a residence in the 3400 block of Zinnia Drive. Police report officers were called to a domestic disturbance and found a female victim with superficial injuries. She told police the suspect, identified as 26 year old Timothy David Rottet, had displayed a knife […]

Columbia Fire Chief Set To Retire

Columbia Fire Chief Randy White has announced he will be retiring in October. White joined the department in October of 1998 as a firefighter, and took over as chief in February 2015 when Charles Witt retired. Deputy Chief Kyle Fansler will fill the role of acting chief after White retires.

Six Injured, One Seriously In Jefferson City Crash

Six people were injured in a crash yesterday afternoon [Wednesday] on U.S. 50, just west of Big Horn Drive in Jefferson City. According to the crash report, an SUV driven by 40 year old Tamonia Thomas Campbell of Jefferson City struck the rear of a tractor driven by 56 year old Thomas Gilliam. The tractor […]

More Than 550 Applications Received For Medical Marijuana Licenses

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has received more than 550 applications to sell medical marijuana in the state. Missouri has collected more than $3.9 million in fees from the applicants so far. The state is required by law to approve at least 60 commercial grower, 86 manufacturing and 192 dispensary licenses. So […]

MFA Incorporated Closing Agri-Services Centers In Columbia And Fulton

MFA Incorporated is announcing they will be closing five Agri Services centers in Missouri, including Columbia and Fulton. According to a press release, customers of those locations should use equipment from other nearby MFA Agri Services Centers. The company says urbanization has affected the Columbia and Springfield locations over time, making trucking grain into the […]

Middletown Teen Seriously Injured In Crash

A Middletown teen is in serious condition after a car crash on Highway 19 yesterday [Thursday] afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 16 year old Dennis Hunt went off the roadway and overturned. The crash report indicates Hunt was not wearing a seat belt. He was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in […]