Update On SSM and University Healthcare Merger

A group of State and Local officials recently traveled to Jefferson City to get an update on the potential merger between the SSM Hospitals in Mexico and Jefferson City and University of Missouri Healthcare. Audrain County Presiding Commissioner Steve Hobbs says the deal is still looking like it is going to move forward. Hobbs says […]

Missouri Senate Passes Governor Parson’s Infrastructure Plan

Governor Parson’s infrastructure plan to fix bridges in the state now has Missouri Senate approval. The Senate voted to pass the measure 26-7 in a vote taken yesterday (Monday). Governor Parson says the plan will allow the state to fix 250 bridges in need of critical repair or replacement without raising taxes. The infrastructure plan […]

Man Charged With Second Degree Murder in Jefferson City Shooting Death

A man is now charged with Second Degree Murder in a Jefferson City shooting death over the weekend. Jefferson City Police arrested 22 year old Marquis D. Avant and say during an interview he admitted to firing a weapon during a disturbance that left 20 year old Robert Scott dead. Police say during an investigation […]

Jefferson City Police Investigate Homicide

Jefferson City Police are investigating after an early morning homicide in the 300 block of Hickory Street. [Saturday] Officers located a 20 year old Jefferson City man at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he was later declared dead. The initial investigation has determined […]

Audrain Deputies Arrest Two On Drug Charges

Two people were arrested yesterday afternoon [Thursday] when members of the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a traffic stop and located drugs and a firearm. The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office says 34 year old Luke Jerozal of Jefferson City and 29 year old Amanda Smith of Hallsville were found […]

Wind Advisory Issued For Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory that will go into effect tomorrow [Thursday] morning at 10:00 a.m. and will expire at 7:00 p.m. for the entire listening area. According to the weather service, south winds blowing at 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusting up 45 miles per hour are expected […]

Cole County Deputies Seize Pot, Weapons

Three people are in custody after Cole County Deputies located a small marijuana grow operation and a handgun after receiving reports of a possible drive-by shooting early this morning. [Tuesday] When deputies arrived at 1206 Westview Drive they located several shell casings and gathered enough information to determine where the incident originated, and a search […]

Missouri Attorney General Sues Missouri Town Over Ticket Quotas

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced yesterday [Thursday] he is suing a Missouri town for enforcing ticket quotas to generate additional municipal revenue. The lawsuit stems from a picture taken by a whistleblower familiar with the operations of the City of Diamond. The Attorney General’s Office reports there is a photo of a white board […]

Amber Alert Issued For Two Children Out Of St. Charles

The St. Charles Police Department issued an Amber Alert for an abduction incident that occurred around 10:30 this morning. [Friday] The missing children are 3 year old Fernando Marez, a hispanic male and one year old Alexia Marez, a hispanic female. Fernando has black hair and was last seen wearing a blue shirt and gray […]

Jefferson City Schools Investigate Student Left On Bus Incident

The Jefferson City Public Schools are investigating a incident where a student was left on a bus. The school released a statement yesterday (Thursday) and said it was made aware on Wednesday that a student had not arrived at school and later found the student had not made it off the bus during morning drop-off. […]