Suspect In Multi-State Chase Took His Own Life

The suspect involved in a police chase across state lines took his own life when confronted by police. The Illinois State Police reports 39 year old Leslie Austin, kidnapped his girlfriend and her child in Jefferson City on Tuesday. The woman, identified as Danielle Smith, suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the incident. The child was […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that will go into effect at 6PM, and will expire at 6AM tomorrow. [Sunday] Snow and freezing drizzle is expected this evening with a light glaze of ice and up to one inch of snow. The National Weather Service says it is often difficult to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former TV News Anchor Teresa Snow Appears on Public Perspectives

The Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations at MU Health Care Teresa Snow is the featured guest on your local talk show Public Perspectives tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Your host Matt Pilger will talk to Teresa about her days at KRCG in Jefferson City and KMIZ in Columbia. Also she talks about how she […]

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 […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the most of the listening area that will go into effect at 9AM tomorrow [Friday] and will expire at midnight. Periods of accumulating snow could make travel difficult in some areas, and roads may rapidly become slippery once the snow begins. The timing of […]

Valentine’s Day Spending Expected To Break Records

Spending for Valentine’s Day this year is expected to increase by 6 percent over last year, according to the National Retail Federation. American’s are expected to spend a total of approximately $20.7 billion dollars this year, exceeding the spending record of $19.7 billion set in 2016. According to the NRF’s annual holiday study, 52 percent […]

Missouri’s U.S. Senators Respond To Funding Bill

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt issued a statement today [Thursday] after the Senate passed a bipartisan funding bill that will fund the fiscal year and give President Donald Trump some funding for the border wall. In the statement Blunt says in part “This bill marks a step toward securing the border. It’s not the agreement either […]