Six Juveniles Arrested After Fight At Salute To America

Six juveniles were arrested in downtown Jefferson City during the Salute to America after a large fight in the 200 block of East Capitol. Responding officers found three separate groups fighting in the area. Police attempted to separate those involved in the altercation but had problems due to a large crowd encircling and pushing the […]

Reward Offered For Person Of Interest In Human Remains Case

Jefferson City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Sandy Gallaspie, a person of interest in an ongoing missing person case. The Cole County Sheriff’s Department is searching for the 58 year old after human remains were found in late June near Bess Hill Road. Authorities describe […]

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 […]

Conservation Department Moves Toward Elk Hunting Season

The Missouri Department of Conservation shared its initial plan for a limited elk hunting season with the Missouri Conservation Commission at their meeting today. [Friday] According to MDC Elk and Deer Biologist Aaron Hildreth, the department will begin offering a limited season for hunting once the herd reaches a minimum of 200 with an annual […]

Marshals Warn Of Phone Scam

The U.S. Marshals in the Western District of Missouri are alerting the public of an impostor phone scam where the perpetrators are spoofing official phone numbers to trick people into sending money. The tactic involves scammers using technology to modify what appears on the victim’s caller I.D. The Marshals are urging people to report these […]

Jefferson City Levee Breaks

The Jefferson City Police Department is asking people to avoid North Jefferson City after a levee broke at around 3:00 this afternoon. [Thursday] The department says the Turkey Creek levee broke. A temporary repair to a breach in the levee’s western section failed and crews are working to fix it. Police say the breach currently […]

Cole County Official Charged With Assault

The Cole County Assessor has been charged with fourth degree assault today [Friday] after allegedly punching someone in the face yesterday. According to a probable cause statement, police were called at around 5:45 PM to Christopher Estes’ home in the 1600 block of Wooded Hills Lane. A man told the deputy Estes punched him in […]