Silver Alert Issued For Springfield Woman

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued a silver alert for a 62 year old Springfield woman. Sylvia Sue Donnell was last seen May 26 and has not been reached since, which is unusual. She suffers from dementia and is increasingly paranoid and often arms herself with blunt objects. Donnell is five feet eleven inches […]

Missouri Bond Reform Could Limit Courts

A new bond reform will go into effect on July 1 that would change the process of incarceration before trial. According to the bond reform, the plan would restrict courts from charging defendants bail as a condition of release. The new rules would not only limit how long a defendant can be detained before a […]

MSHP Says To Expect Some Delays In Travel

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is advising drivers to check the MoDOT Travel Information Map before hitting the road for Memorial Day. The patrol is advising motorists to plan for delays in travel due to additional traffic on the roadway and flooding events throughout the state. More rain is expected in some areas and could […]

Another Round Of Storms Predicted For Wednesday

The National Weather Service is predicting a second round of severe weather for tonight. [Wednesday] A tornado watch was issued this afternoon for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Montgomery, Pike, Monroe, Ralls, Shelby, Cooper, Saline, Howard, Pettis, Chariton and Randolph Counties until 11:00. The National Weather Service reports severe thunderstorms are expected this evening and tonight. […]

Pay Concern For Missouri Teachers

A survey presented to the State Board of Education last week indicates teacher pay is the primary reason teachers leave the profession. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education surveyed more than 6500 administrators and teachers from around the state. The final report indicates 70 percent of teachers have seriously considered giving up teaching […]

Severe Weather Possible Tuesday

The National Weather Service is reporting an enhanced risk of strong to severe thunderstorms in mid-Missouri for tomorrow afternoon. [Tuesday] The storm is expected to produce damaging winds with gusts of up to 70 miles per hour and the possibility of multiple tornadoes, according to the latest NWS forecast model. Heavy rainfall could also lead […]

Woman Arrested In Moberly With Two Active Warrants

Moberly Police report the arrest of a Bonnets Mill, Missouri woman who was found to have 2 active warrants. A report was taken on Saturday night of a woman shoplifting at Gordman’s department store in Moberly at 1720 Crete Road. Officers say when they found the female she denied having concealed any merchandise, and claimed […]

Abortion Bill Passes House, Protesters Removed From Gallery

Protesters against a Missouri bill that would ban abortion past 8 weeks of pregnancy temporarily interrupted debate today. [Friday] Dozens of abortion-rights supporters were instructed to leave the galleries after chanting “when you lie, people die”. The bill was approved by the house today, and is now headed to Governor Mike Parson, who is expected […]

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Columbia Regional Airport

A plane made a safe landing at Columbia Regional Airport this morning after the pilot reported electrical issues. [Friday] Emergency personnel and equipment were dispatched at around 11:45 when a Piper PA 32r single engine aircraft with three people on board reported the problem. The plane had taken off from the Omar Bradley Airport in […]