Bid to Reduce Penalties for Pot Possession Fails in Missouri
An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in the Missouri House.
KC Man Who Stockpiled Firearms Sentenced to Prison
A 37-year old man from Kansas City, MO who reportedly struck and dragged a police officer with his vehicle and stockpiled a large number of firearms in preparation for a shootout with officers, was recently sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing methamphetamine and firearms.
UCM Earth Week Activities Include Sustainability Displays
UCM faculty, staff and students are joining the worldwide observance of Earth Week. All activities are planned Monday-Saturday, April 22-27.
Court Nixes Bid to Send Suit Over Rams’ Move to Arbitration
A Missouri court has turned down an effort by Rams owner Stan Kroenke and the NFL to send a lawsuit over the team’s relocation from St. Louis to Los Angeles into arbitration.
State House Votes to Force Sale of Southern Missouri Park
Missouri would be forced to sell a planned state park on the Eleven Point River in the southern part of the state under a bill that has passed the state House.
Theft Suspect Wounded in Officer-Involved Shooting
Authorities say a theft suspect has been shot in the shoulder during a physical confrontation with a deputy in eastern Missouri.
North Central Sedalia Water Line Extension Project to Begin Soon
The City of Sedalia will begin the third in a series of water line replacement and extension projects on Monday, April 22 in the north central part of town.
Sedalia DARE Program Receives $9,563 From Car Show
Race Car Bob Hiller presented a $9,563.64 check to the Sedalia Police DARE program Monday night near the top of the City Council meeting
Versailles Man Arrested in Moniteau County After Vehicle Pursuit
A 39-year old Versailles man was recently arrested in Moniteau County after a vehicle pursuit.
Missouri Senate Passes Term-Limit Proposal for Top Officials
A proposed constitutional amendment to limit how long the state’s top executives can serve has passed the Senate.
Missouri Supreme Court Upholds Appointment of Lt. Gov. Kehoe
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Mike Parson's appointment of Mike Kehoe as lieutenant governor.
Pettis County Sheriff's Crime Reports for April 17, 2019
Pettis County deputies and the MSHP followed up on leads referring to subjects with outstanding warrants on subjects staying at a local business
Conviction Upheld for Man Convicted of Killing Trooper
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a man sentenced to death in the fatal shooting of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper 14 years ago.
Man Arrested, Woman Found Dead in Eastern Missouri Home
Authorities have arrested a man in the deadly shooting of a woman in an eastern Missouri home.
Body Found in Plastic Barrel in River in Central Missouri
Authorities say human remains have been found inside a plastic barrel floating in a river in central Missouri.
Missouri House Passes Bill to Waive Penalties for Taxpayers
The Missouri House has passed legislation to give taxpayers a break if they can’t pay on time this year.
Sedalia Man Injured in Johnson County Vehicle Rollover
A 24-year old Sedalia man was injured early Tuesday morning after his vehicle overturned in Johnson County.
Sacred Heart Baseball Slips Past Smithton in Kaysinger
Sacred Heart Gremlins Varsity stole the lead late in the game for a 7-6 victory over Smithton on Monday.